Worbla was at USITT a few months ago and spoke with RIT about their Polyester DyeMore line and their new Proline series. We’d discussed how these dyes might work on Worbla products – and Rit set us up with dye to test ourselves. This ended up being a pretty in-depth test over a few weeks,…
Have you been told by someone that ‘you should try Worbla’ when you asked for advice on a project? Or have you seen something awesome that was made from Worbla and you want to see what the fuss is about? Did your school, wardrobe manager or designer tell you to ‘look into Worbla’ and you have no idea where to even start? Do you want to make durable props and costumes that take less time to construct, with less noxious chemicals?
This was designed for you.
Nimbus Cosplay shared this method of using both the folding and sandwich method together for a smooth application without air bubbles and less Worbla used.
The Sandwich Method is one of the most common ways of working with Worbla to add strength and thickness. This writeup explains the basic process of how the Sandwich Method is used.
The awesome Black & Nobo Cosplay shared with us this handy tutorial on how to ad straps to your armor for a snug, secure fit.
Air bubbles form when Worbla is layered, on its own or with EVA foam, and air is trapped between layers. Tiff shares a method here for removing them before painting.
How (and why) to use the folding method instead of the sandwich method when building with Worbla and EVA foam.
If you need to figure out how much Worbla to buy, this is a simple process to help you decide so you don’t run out – or overbuy!
Every bit of Worbla can be used, so make sure to never throw your scraps out! Here are a few ways to repurpose your Worbla scraps.
Want to protect your workspace? These tips will help you create a space to work with heat tools easily and safely.