Category: Costuming

How To Get Dressed As A Stormtrooper

One of the most challenging parts of being a stormtrooper, is actually getting dressed. Suiting up can be a hassle. You see, the armor isn’t particularly flexible. And once you start putting on the pieces, it will become increasingly difficult bending down and moving your arms and legs around.

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Trooper emergency kit

When you do a troop, you should always have an emergency kit with you. The content of this kit should be everything you need to do quick-fixes that gets you through the day.

In my kit, you’ll find:

Duct tape Masking tape or gaffer tape Superglue Zip-ties Scissors ABS plastic strips Needle and thread Small …

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Helmet padding

The original stormtrooper helmet had elastic strapping under the chin and yellow foam padding shaped like a clover on the head.

I have replicated this in my helmet. This feels great while wearing it. The helmet stays on, and it follows the movement of your head. The clover shape makes the padding fairly adjustable, …

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How To Make Magnet Bags

Strong neodymium magnets are practical when you are assembling your armor. They are cheap, and they can reach where regular clamps can’t. But they can be a bit difficult to work with. Here’s where magnet bags comes in handy!

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