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Re: Fursuits
« Reply #860 on: February 11, 2017, 10:31:14 pm »
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Re: Fursuits
« Reply #861 on: February 15, 2017, 06:41:34 pm »
People say you should never use a hair dryer to dry a fursuit, but what if the hair dryer has a cold air setting? Would that do damage?
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Re: Fursuits
« Reply #862 on: February 15, 2017, 06:57:27 pm »
People say you should never use a hair dryer to dry a fursuit, but what if the hair dryer has a cold air setting? Would that do damage?

It would probably be fine, but I've never tried it. Maybe do it on a piece of scrap faux fur first to test it out.
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Re: Fursuits
« Reply #863 on: February 27, 2017, 07:40:33 pm »
Generally, for a resin base (already cut, sanded, with the hinges/moving jaw installed), how do you go about furring? Do you just make your fabric outlines, and glue the fur, or do you need a foamy layer/padding?
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Re: Fursuits
« Reply #864 on: February 27, 2017, 07:54:34 pm »
Generally, for a resin base (already cut, sanded, with the hinges/moving jaw installed), how do you go about furring? Do you just make your fabric outlines, and glue the fur, or do you need a foamy layer/padding?
As far as I'm aware unless you want a different shape or bulk up certain areas you just go ahead and start patterning and glue down the fur once you have everything cut(and sewn if you sew it).
I never worked with a resin base though just going by what I've seen others do ^^''
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Re: Fursuits
« Reply #865 on: February 27, 2017, 07:55:45 pm »
Generally, for a resin base (already cut, sanded, with the hinges/moving jaw installed), how do you go about furring? Do you just make your fabric outlines, and glue the fur, or do you need a foamy layer/padding?
As far as I'm aware unless you want a different shape or bulk up certain areas you just go ahead and start patterning and glue down the fur once you have everything cut(and sewn if you sew it).
I never worked with a resin base though just going by what I've seen others do ^^''

I see, any way on how to install LED resin eyes and a toggle fan? :fox-:P:
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Re: Fursuits
« Reply #866 on: February 27, 2017, 08:07:26 pm »
Generally, for a resin base (already cut, sanded, with the hinges/moving jaw installed), how do you go about furring? Do you just make your fabric outlines, and glue the fur, or do you need a foamy layer/padding?
As far as I'm aware unless you want a different shape or bulk up certain areas you just go ahead and start patterning and glue down the fur once you have everything cut(and sewn if you sew it).
I never worked with a resin base though just going by what I've seen others do ^^''

I see, any way on how to install LED resin eyes and a toggle fan? :fox-:P:
I'm not so sure about that tbh, I never used resin eyes and have yet to install a fan as I tend to make small masks and don't suit for long when I do.
I'm sure there's plenty tutorials if you google it ^^
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Re: Fursuits
« Reply #867 on: February 28, 2017, 11:54:28 pm »
A fursuit would be AWESOME. It would be so cool to be you before you put on the costume, but after you do, you're like a whole different person. (Or animal, for that manner.)  :fox-;):
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Re: Fursuits
« Reply #868 on: March 02, 2017, 05:50:04 pm »
I would love one, but it ssoooo much. Maybe after I turn 18 and get an actual job :P
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Re: Fursuits
« Reply #869 on: March 02, 2017, 08:28:41 pm »
For buckram tear-duct vision, how do you apply them securely? Should you hot-glue inside the base or outside?
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Re: Fursuits
« Reply #870 on: March 02, 2017, 10:14:37 pm »
For buckram tear-duct vision, how do you apply them securely? Should you hot-glue inside the base or outside?

I'd say inside, so you don't have any ugly seams/edges. Just make sure nothing is rubbing against your face from the eyes when you wear the base.
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Re: Fursuits
« Reply #871 on: March 06, 2017, 08:04:37 pm »

Look at this cute suit!
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Re: Fursuits
« Reply #872 on: March 18, 2017, 11:06:24 pm »
Hey I only recently learned about the World's Greatest Shave fundraiser, but here's a link to donate:
https://secure.leukaemiafoundation.org.au/registrant/FundraisingPage.aspx?RegistrationID=664423

The cool thing about this is that the person who set the page up is also including a fursuit raffle. It's only $15 per slot, and all the money is going to a very good cause.
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Re: Fursuits
« Reply #873 on: March 20, 2017, 07:41:13 pm »

Look at this cute suit!

YESS I love Suitadile suits! i kinda want a plush suit one day, they seem so fun to wear
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« Reply #874 on: March 20, 2017, 08:10:31 pm »
Should I make my own fursuit or save up a ton of money I could use on more important stuff?
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Re: Fursuits
« Reply #875 on: March 27, 2017, 03:15:43 pm »
Should I make my own fursuit or save up a ton of money I could use on more important stuff?
(I know kinda late) Depends on what you wanna do and if you want something good and long lasting. If you just wanna make something for fun or just to try out fursuit making do it yourself if your not interested and just want a suit I recommend just saving for awhile for one. Some will do payment plans too you'll have to be 18 to order from most makers though.
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Re: Fursuits
« Reply #876 on: March 27, 2017, 08:25:13 pm »
I convinced my Mom to get me a half fursuit without even saying I'm a furry. (She used to live in pittsburg in the early 21st century and right next to the AnthroCon center :/ She hated it ever year so she moved away, I remember seeing the parade every year from outside my window, It meant something to me and got me into the community
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« Reply #877 on: April 12, 2017, 09:12:48 pm »

New suit from Fleecerot!
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Re: Fursuits
« Reply #878 on: April 12, 2017, 09:15:16 pm »

New suit from Fleecerot!

I saw this one omg!! Looks SO COOL

Honestly Fleecerot makes me want to have a character compatible with that style omg
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Re: Fursuits
« Reply #879 on: April 12, 2017, 10:59:06 pm »
Looks like an awesome robo chicken or somethin!