Quick and Easy Applique for Cosplay


I’ve utilized applique on various cosplay ventures, a considerable lot of which I’ve shared here on my blog. It’s one of my preferred pieces of ensemble making. Attempting to love chipping away at applique? Peruse on for how I handle attaching down texture plans on my ensemble ventures!

For this instructional exercise, I’m utilizing an ensemble I’ve made for my better half Kevin – Link’s Champion Tunic from Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. Toward the finish of this guide, you can discover connections to my examples for this cosplay!

On the off chance that you’ve been costuming for some time, you’ll presumably comprehend that individuals create brand inclinations and alternate ways to make dull assignments simpler. One of my go to items is Steam-A-Seam2. It is an iron on fusible webbing that comes in Regular and Lite adaptations. There’s a large number of these items available, yet I incline toward this brand for its convenience. The paper the fusible web goes ahead is pleasantly straightforward, which makes moving your plans on to the paper backing simple.

The primary thing you’ll need to do is to follow your expected structure on to the rear of your fusible webbing’s paper backing. On Steam-A-Seam2 this is distinguished by the framework example imprinted on the paper. In the wake of following on to the webbing, cut around your structure pieces leaving a half inch or so fringe around the design. (Don’t utilize your great texture scissors for this. Break out your making scissors for this venture since you’ll be cutting paper and sticky fusible webbing.)

Expel the paper on the contrary side of the webbing and stick your applique pieces to the BACKSIDE of your plan’s texture. Ensure the webbing adheres to the texture and is smooth. You can utilize an iron on low warmth to help follow your example pieces in the event that they are undulating.

Cut out your structure, following the lines you’ve followed on to the webbing’s paper. At that point, place your plan on your piece of clothing like stickers. Steam-A-Seam2 is pardoning so you can unstick and move your pieces around until you have the position perfectly. When you are sure with the situation, get out your iron and a press fabric, and iron the example down for all time. You won’t almost certainly move the applique pieces once they are appropriately pressed on so take as much time as is needed with this piece of the procedure.

Before you begin sewing, do yourself a major support and get some Anti-Glue Needles. I utilize these needles for my applique ventures. Ordinary needles will gunk up as you sew through fusible webbing and need consistent cleaning. Against Glue Needles are covered so they coast through shabby interfacings and webbings, diminishing the need to clean to an inconsistent errand.

Next, I place a tear away stabilizer sheet under the area of applique structure I mean to join over. This anticipates puckering and makes it simpler to move your texture under the sewing machine foot. In the event that you have a wide mouth machine foot, this is the ideal opportunity to utilize it! Numerous cutting edge machines accompany one of course, so check the cabinet on your machine. It will make seeing your applique configuration edges simpler.

You can utilize a standard crisscross fasten or a tweaked glossy silk line to complete your applique’s edges. Vinyl can be attached down with a straight join. It’s everything up to your own inclination. Notwithstanding what line you use, pursue the outside edge of your structure at a moderate to medium speed. Having tolerance will yield better outcomes. This stage requires significant investment, so I like to tune in to book recordings while I do this.

When your sewing is done, cautiously remove the stabilizer from the underside of your task and iron it once more.

Remain back and respect your craftsmanship! It’s a wonderful encounter.

Need to evaluate the applique design I utilized in this instructional exercise? You can get it or the entire Champion’s Tunic Pattern in my shop now: