What I Bought:
You can’t always make everything! If it’s cheaper for me to buy something already made for a cosplay vs. sewing it I opt to buy. For Duela I ordered the hat, wig, corset, and gloves on Amazon. I already had the goggles, purple underwear, and PVC pipe at home.
Materials for DIY:
The Collar (Attempt #1)
I ended up not using the neck armor because it was too big on my neck – but this was still a fun learning experience.
I used another Evil Ted pattern for Duela’s shoulder armor. Here’s my process:
I ended up buying the orange corset on amazon. I sewed on the green details and also sewed the green arm wraps? Bracelets? (Whatever those are). I made the skirt form a curtain panel and followed an easy pattern I found online for a bustle skirt.
This makeup was done using Mehron makeup water activated and cream paints. In the future I might try experimenting with scar wax for a more realistic look.