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  1. KandosiiFRP's Avatar
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    Mar 2014
    Mar 15, 2014, 4:32 AM - New to costuming... #1


    I'm new to costuming but not Star Wars, and definitely not Fett's! Woefully, this is all very intimidating to my simple mind.

    When I first saw Empire as a kid I knew Boba was for me! I've known of the 501st for some time, which originally turned me on to this site about a year ago, though I never joined. Due to lack of funds I had consigned myself to perpetual jealousy of everyone with a Mandalorian costume of any sort.

    Well I couldn't stop thinking about it so I said screw it, I'm going to try my hardest.

    Anyways pointers or advice is appreciated!
    Last edited by KandosiiFRP; Mar 15, 2014 at 9:31 PM.
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  3. DeathProof's Avatar
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    Jun 2013
    Mar 15, 2014, 9:56 AM - Re: New to costuming... #2


    Sometimes you definitely need to just pull the trigger and start building Costuming is a great hobby but can get outrageously expensive if you're not careful. Create a budget and be patient! Be sure to post your progress and take advantage of all the awesome people here.

    Good luck!
  4. Mullreel's Avatar
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    Jan 2010
    Mar 15, 2014, 10:23 AM - Re: New to costuming... #3


    I started this hobby kinda the same way you are describing but finally just said "I am just going to do it".
    My biggest recommendation is READ READ READ. There is a ton of info here and a ton of help to be had. Read, get a plan and then start. I read, started and then got a which cost me a little extra in the long run but it as still fun.

    Enjoy the site and the hobby.
  5. Member Since
    Aug 2011
    Mar 15, 2014, 2:55 PM - Re: New to costuming... #4

    Welcome that's how I started too and 3years in my Boba is still not done . Made a plan after like Mullreel and cost a lot extra as well. But this hobby is loads of fun and the finished product is priceless to some. Best of luck.
  6. KandosiiFRP's Avatar
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    Mar 2014
    Mar 15, 2014, 9:32 PM - Re: New to costuming... #5

    Thanks! I appreciate the tips!
  7. Syper's Avatar
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    Oct 2008
    Mar 16, 2014, 11:51 PM - Re: New to costuming... #6

    Welcome Brother nice to have ya

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