Captain America Avengers costume WIP

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TheCrusader

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so its pretty obvious that Im working on Captain America avengers costume.
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heres a couple images of what im looking to achive.
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TheCrusader

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i used vinyl and i painted it with leather paint, its flexible and i havent had a problem with cracking. and i attached it with hot glue.
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not sure if i posted reference photos but heres one.
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and another
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i used 5-7 once leather for the hexagon type pieces holding the elastic to the boot shaft.
 

TheCrusader

New Member
im doing this in smaller posts because i feel like it looks better
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for the silver buckle type things on the boot straps i made a mold and filled it with hot glue and spray painted it silver
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theres still painting that ha to be done and the calf protector, but one day at a time
 

TheCrusader

New Member
im working on every piece of his costume.. i think i have artistic add. here are the gloves im working on
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i used Icon Pursuit Stealth gloves.. they run around $70 give or take. i just used my old pair. i still have to make them into gauntlets and make the forearm protector.
 

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TheCrusader

New Member
haha i wish i made that glove. its an old pair of motorcycle gloves that i have and i used leather paint to paint it . i used leather on the boot but it was too thick so i used vinyl or fuax leather, that you can buy at Jo-ann fabrics. heres a pic of the gloves i used before painting
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the leather paint i used is Angelus Leather paint
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heres part of the boot shaft, i sewed it for detail only... the stitching only holds a purpose on the sides.
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theres the back side of one that im working on right now. so interesting find today is that Autozone sells spray paint for vinyl.. im only painting it because i had left over black from another project.
 

Guri

Sr Member
Ah, yeah, I was going to be all sorts of impressed, having tried and MISERABLY FAILED sewing gloves before. haha!

But great idea with the paint, it looks just right.

I'll be watching! I haven't even seen the movie yet, but it's on my list and watching the costume being made is bumping it up a few notches. :D
 

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Jawafive

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I really like what you've done with the boots! Very clever and they are looking awesome. I'm about to start a similar project so I will be looking at yours for updates!

-matt
 

TheCrusader

New Member
sorry for not updating in a while ive been working on bandoliers for some tuscan raiders.. anyway heres some new pics
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so i added a longer zipper just so it makes it easier to zip up and down, when its fully zipped i just put the rest in the glove. the zipper seam should mostly be hidden by the gauntlets that go on top.. i have some patterns ive made but havent assembled
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i plan on cutting a 45 degree angle in the foam so it kinda gives it a certain je ne sais quoi..
 

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