Today is International Women’s Day. Most of us are lucky enough that we can knit for it’s creative fulfillment and relaxation. Take a moment as you stitch today to think of the many women around the world for whom knitting is the only thing they have to empower them. Their skill allows them to survive, and earn a little to feed their families.
So basically I had a bunch of tutorials liked/bookmarked and I wanted to consolidate them into one nice place. I hope this is helpful! I will probably make a part two later.
Cosplay Crash Course - x
A Guide to Conventions - x
Conventions and Your Stomach - x
How to Budget for Cosplay - x
How to Start Cosplaying - x
Everything About Sewing
Sewing Tips and Tricks - x
How to Use Fabric Paint - x
Sewing Language - x
Gathering Fabric - x
All About Interfacing - x
Finishing Seams - x
Kimono Sleeves - x
Button Holes - x
Sailor Collar Tutorial - x
Introduction to Sewing - x
Buying Wigs - x
How to Cut Wigs - x
Elsa Wig Tutorial - x
How to Dye a Wig - x
Restoring Your Wig/Washing it - x
All About Circle Lenses - x
How to Open the Stupid Containers - x
All the Skirt Tutorials You Could Ever Need
Half Circle Skirt - x
Gathered Skirt - x
Tulle Skirt - x
Maxi Skirt - x
Pencil Skirt - x
Ruffley Petticoat/Skirt - x
Pleated Skirt - x
Coloring Your Eyebrows - x
Make Your Own Lipstick - x
MTF Makeup - x
Make Your Own Binder - x
Affordable Binders - x
FTM Makeup - x
How to Make Invisible Shoes - x
Anna Masterpost - x
How to Make a Sword - x
Two Colored Bow - x
Satyr/Goat Feet - x
Pointy Teeth - x
Super Cleavage - x
Master Sword - x
Fitting Thigh Highs - x
How to Make Things Shiny - x
Armor Pattern Tutorial - x
Asuna Boots Tutorial - x
Lightweight Wings- x
Asuna Stocking Tutorial - x
Zelda TP Armor - x
Misc Useful Things
Colored Tights - x
InstaMorph - x
How To Bead Dresses - x
Elf Ears - x
Helpful Cosplay Blogs
The Penguin Foundation has a global call out for knitters to make pullovers for penguins in rehab.
Penguins caught in oil spills need the little jumpers to keep warm and to stop them from trying to clean the toxic oil off with their beaks.
If you enjoy knitting as a pass time please please please do this. please.
You can download a PDF with more info here
Asked by urhotmess
Hmm, I just reblogged it from another site, but I think I can help you in terms of what to buy and how to do it. If you click the link, it’ll take you to the complete photo post that shows you what you need. In any event, here’s the list:
- Nail polish
- Floral wire, a thin bendable wire is ideal. 26 Gauge is fine.
- Floral Tape
- Wire cutters/scissors
- a pencil or cylindrical object to wrap the petals around
- Ribbon (optional)
- First, you’re gonna need to make the crown. You can do this by using the wire you already have or you can use an old headband or anything that you like that resembles a headpiece. Thicker wire is also fine for this step. As you can see, OP twisted two pieces of wire together and left loops at the end (to attach the ribbon). Then they covered it in brown floral tape.
- The second step is to make the flowers. Using your pencil/cylindrical object, twist the wire around it to create a ‘petal’. Repeat this until you have at least a couple of petals. 3-6 is usually fine, it’s really your call.
- SLIGHTLY bend the petals back to create a natural looking petal.
- After you are satisfied with the shape of your petals, cut out your flower, leaving some wire left to attach it to your crown.
- Repeat the first few steps and make the rest of your flowers.
- Take one of your flowers and CAREFULLY apply nail polish to it, one petal at a time. Think of it like making bubbles. It may be easier to pour the nail polish in a flat plate and dip it, or dip the entire flower into the polish.Repeat this for all your remaining flowers.
- Twist the two ends of your flowers together to form a ‘stem’.
- Wrap the stems with floral tape, preferably with the same color you used in the base of the crown.Repeat this for all your remaining flowers.
- The third step will be attaching the flowers to your crown. You can do this a few ways. One way is to wrap the stems around the crown. Another way is to just wrap the stems with floral tape as you go along, like the OP did.Do this until all your flowers have been attached to your crown.
- At this point, you can tie the ribbons to the loops like OP did, or decorate it any other way you like. :)
Enjoy your new floral crown!
- You can purchase most of the items in Walmart, Michael’s or any craft or flower store. You can also order it online. :)
- REMEMBER, this tutorial is just a guide. If you don’t want to use brown floral tape or if you prefer using the green floral wire, don’t be afraid to change it up. You can use any color or material your heart desires.
This is the link to the DIY Floral Crown post.
Sorry for replying late. I hope this helps you with making your own crown. :)
So this one time on Tumblr — hee! — I dressed up as David Aja for Halloween and drew Clint as a centaur.
AND THEN IT GOT BETTER, BECAUSE skandrae. She made this and it is so very majestic (MAJESTIC.JPG) that I am inarticulate with delight. The center portion is about the size of a standard piece of paper, all those details are TINY and FUCKING AMAZING.
Forget about prying this out of my cold, dead hands: you will have to cut a padlock off my coffin.