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Elizabethan Ruff Tutorial

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Here is a tutorial on how I made the Elizabethan Ruff for my Valentine day cosplay, made entirely for free. I hope this is helpful to anyone working on a budget.

Tell me if you have any questions!

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If you use this tutorial to make your own work, or if the techniques shown here inspired your work - then I'd love to see what you've made! If you comment or message me a link to your photos, then I'll post your link right here in the description

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ArtisticRose's avatar
Would you have any tips on how to do this with Fabric?
ilisidi's avatar
You could sew horsehair braid to some fabric and then follow this technique.  Or apply really stiff interfacing to make it hold up like these materials, and then do this.  Alternately, there are places online that will tell you how to do it the renaissance way, with a 2 liter bottle, a boatload of starch, and a tiny curling iron.   :)
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kirilee's avatar
This is FANTASTIC! I will have to do this!
Bllacksheep's avatar
Great! I'm glad you liked it :)
kirilee's avatar
It's fantastic!
kris10achan's avatar
Thanks sooo much! I'm working on Esther's costume slowly..
Bllacksheep's avatar
Cool! Well hope it goes well, I'd love to see some pictures
ARW1860's avatar
This SHALL be used for future reference.
HappyEverything's avatar
awesome!!this can help me a lot!!Thank you so much!!
Bllacksheep's avatar
Great, I'm glad it helped! Are you working on one cosplay in particular?
HappyEverything's avatar
I want to cosplay Esther from Trinity Blood like everyone XD MAybe one day!
Bllacksheep's avatar
Nice, you should! It's an awesome cosplay to do, so elaborate.
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Vilya0's avatar
Ingeniously simple! Thank you for this!
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fangirlasylum's avatar
THANK YOU THANK YOU SOOOOO MUCH!!!!!! i am doing queen esther blanchett's coronation and it has so many ruffs! You just saved me a trip and some money :D thanks sooo much!!!! your cosplay is amazing btw :)
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Thanks for the compliments, and your very welcome!
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