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Cosplayer WindoftheStars > Costume of Maya (Borderlands 2)

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Borderlands 2
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Costume worn at:
Kintoki-con 2013
Sac-Anime Winter 2014
Sac-Anime Winter 2013
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About this Costume
Construction Details:
This costume is one of those that looks like it would be fairly easy, but then it's not. I spent almost a week alone making the body suit. By far one of the hardest bodysuits I ever had to construct. To make the pattern I had made a mock up suit, drew all the designs/sections on it and then cut it up and drew my pattern pieces off of it. It took a lot of puzzleing out on how to sew it together to create the flow of lines that Maya has going on. I use spandex for the greys and yellow. The black is matte metallic spandex. to create her texture, I layered mesh over the dark grey. I had to hand baste the netting to the suit so it wouldn't bunch or pucker when I sewed that section to others. I also ended up handing basting a lot of the suit together before sewing it so the tights curves and corners would come out smooth. To get the black lines i just used a sharpie marker. I dyed do some aging with dye, but like with Lilith the first time around, I didn't do it strong enough to really make it pop on camera. One of the few things I need to tweak.

The pants are made of stretch denim and black pleather. No zipper since they are basically leggings.

The shoes are trainers I just modded and painted. Pretty lucky find on finding a pair with the same tread pattern!

The shield is the Flame of the Firehawk shield and was sculpted and casted. Then hand painted and weathered. The center has a piece of mirror in it. The grenade mod, was made from a toy grenade, chopped off the bottom and added PVC pipe. The light up pack (which I want to say is the backpack? IDK they never have clearly stated what it is) is made of foam so it flex with my body and lights up with ELtape. The Nurse class mod is made from a book box I found. I covered it in leather and then painted parts of it to match the design. Everything stays on the belt with clips.
Personal Thoughts:
Being the huge Borderlands fan that I am, it was only matter of time before I did Maya.
Wig Details
Wig Brand
Arda Wigs
Wig Name
Blue Steele
Wig Quality Rating
3 / 5.00
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