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How to make your synthetic wig look natural

How to make your synthetic wig look natural

We all know cheap wigs look…well…cheap. But you don’t need to spend hundreds to get a better looking wig. Below are some of my favorite tips on making a synthetic wig look more natural.

Quick and easy DIY Halloween costumes for women

Halloween is obviously the greatest time of the year. You can fight me on that. But trying to find a costume without breaking the bank or spending half your life constructing it can be challenging. This is why I’ve put together some simple, quick and easy but recognizable halloween costumes that don’t require a professional workshop to create.

How to draft a curved belt pattern

Learn how to draft a pattern for a curved belt with your very own measurements! This tutorial is great for making a belt pattern that sits freely across the hips and lower waist (below the belly button). It’s also great for creating a better fitting gun holster belt.

Create any paint color using only 5 paints and basic color theory

Don’t want to buy a whole bottle of paint that you’ll barely use? Mixing paints is the cheapest method to work around that dilemma. Save your hard earned cash on crafting and cosplay endeavors by learning a little bit about basic color theory and how to mix paints.

Cara Dune cosplay tutorial: Blaster Pistol and Holster

Cara Dune cosplay tutorial: Blaster Pistol and Holster

Featured Image Credit: @StarWarsIRL This tutorial will show you step by step how to make the Cara Dune blaster and how to put together the blaster holster. Supplies I used: Black faux leather fabricLight to Medium weight fusible interfacingEVA foam or something...

Cara Dune cosplay tutorial: Belts

Cara Dune cosplay tutorial: Belts

This Cara Dune belt tutorial will show you how to create the teal and black belt, including the blaster holster. We will be doing everything except for the buckles and ammo/greeblies on the teal belt. Supplies I used: Black faux leather fabricTeal faux leather...

Cara Dune cosplay tutorial: Pants

Cara Dune cosplay tutorial: Pants

This Cara Dune pants tutorial covers drafting a pattern for the leg panels and sewing them to the pants You will also be adding a waistband to the pants.

Behind the blog!

Erin

Erin has been a graphic designer by day and a seamstress by night for over a decade. At Mega Coven Art she combines her skills to give you useful sewing tips, costuming tutorials, and pattern drafting advice. And sometimes fancy tidbits from the Supernatural universe.