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Coolest Rogue from the Xmen Costume 4

by Kathleen
(Boston, MA, USA)

Homemade Rogue from the Xmen Costume

Homemade Rogue from the Xmen Costume

I created this Rogue from the Xmen Costume almost entirely from scratch.

I purchased a sewing machine just for the occasion and the 2 colors of spandex at a local fabric store in Boston. I made the body suit, added a zipper at the back so that I could get in and out of the suit, made the gloves, and also made the covers over my boots. I used a pair of boots I owned to get the correct shape I was looking for. From there, I took measurements and made sewing adjustments as required to get the boot covers to look like actual boots and not just boot covers. I added some thick felt to the top to acquire the accurate shape of the boot and attached the ties around the knee last.

I purchased an imitation suede jacket at a local used clothing store and used fabric dye to color it hunter green as Rogue wears it in the cartoon series. I bought a thick felt to create the patches and belt buckle and used fabric glue and hand stitching to attach them.

I made sure the costume was as accurate as possible so the patches, black lines, and collar match the cartoon figure exactly. I found the thick brown belt at a local store and used the felt and glue to create the buckle. I used ribbon for the black lines on the chest, the wraps around the knees, and the head band. I crimped my hair and used white hair spray to make my hair match Rogue’s.

I think it came out pretty accurate, and I couldn’t believe how well I sewed the costume together considering I’ve never sewed any clothing from scratch before.

Comments for Coolest Rogue from the Xmen Costume 4

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I want one
by: Rogue

I been looking for one on line but can't find one

awesome costume
by: kath

I've been trying to find one since I am no good at sewing myself at all! any tips for putting one together?? OR any chance I could buy this off you? I know you're probably SUPER proud of it and want to hold onto it, but she's my favorite character and really want to be her for Comic-con this year! let me know, thanks.

Ready-made costume
by: Jess

This costume is amazing! I say try to make one yourself and see how it goes. It's so worth it!

Ohhhh I wanted to be this!
by: Bindi

I so wanted to be rogue but couldn't find the costume! I'm so not good with a sewing machine. How did you do it without ever sewing?

Pattern?
by: lena

What pattern did you use to sew the costume, or did you just create your own?

Awesome rogue
by: Nelly

That costume looks awesome...great job! Are you selling it?!

What Pattern Was Used??
by: Mimi

eBay sells a Rogue costume. Also, Stretchy.com had a bodysuit pattern, but I'd like to know which one was used here. It looks great!

Boot covers!
by: Cyren

Hi!!! How did you make the boot-covers? They even appear to cover the heel! What kind of boots do you have underneath? Thanks so much!

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