Handwear Handbook: Make Gloves, Cuffs & Vambraces for Cosplay & Beyond
Gillian Conahan (Author)
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DescriptionYour go-to handbook for costume handwear Making gloves is a notorious test of cosplay craft. Novices and experienced costume makers alike find them fiddly, time-consuming, and tricky to fit, but too often essential to complete a look. Handwear Handbook guides readers through all the techniques and tips to create all forms of hand and arm-wear, building up from basic cuffs and bracers to fully gusseted gloves, armor, and more! Covering every step of the process -- from material selection to final embellishments -- professional stage costumer Gillian Conahan demystifies glove making and offers crafters of all levels a repertoire of basic pieces that can adapt to any style. Hand and arm wear are costume staples across all popular genres, from princesses to wizards and superheroes to anime!Get all the expert coaching you need to create unique costume pieces from basic cuffs to gusseted gloves. Includes basic sewing and decorative techniques and instructions on working with knits, wovens, and leather.
C&t Publishing / Fanpowered Press
April 25, 2023
8.05 X 9.99 X 0.23 inches | 0.69 pounds
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About the Author
Gillian Conahan is a professional stage costumer, former sewing magazine editor, and award-winning hobby cosplayer. Raised in Portland, OR, she received S.B. and Master's degrees from MIT and now lives in Brooklyn, NY. She occasionally blogs at alltomorrowspatterns.com.