Cosplay Feature: Bearers Of The Blade

I’m somehow playing catch-up again, still archiving costumes from SDCC 2009. But better later than never! This costume/project was as much fun as it was work – heaps of both. Considering I had already figured out the mechanics of crafting a Witchblade gauntlet from my prior two costumes, the execution itself wasn’t overly strenuous. It was the organization that got a tad overwhelming.

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Cosplay Feature: Sara Pezzini/Witchblade

Update: Witchblade 2.0 images added!

I will admit that this costume scared the crap out of me when I decided to make it. First, I had no idea how I was going to make the Witchblade ā€“ and considering what a huge fan I am of the comic ā€“ I was not willing to do it half-assed. Second, wearing 100% latex is a frightening thought. Still, looking back, the costume was a blast to make and I am pretty happy with the results. I am not completely finished with the costume ā€“ I think I am going to add a bit more of the Witchblade armor to the boots and my chest, but I am close enough to done that I am going to keep wearing it out to conventions.

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