Een prachtige ridderhelm gemaakt van slaapmat met textieltape en dubbelzijdig klevend tape, gedecoreerd met knopen en vilt.
How to do it
Print and cut out the pattern. Then draw the parts onto the sleeping mat.
Cut out the parts.
Put the triangles together with cloth tape as illustrated.
Use double-sided adhesive tape to attach the visor onto the helmet.
Also attach the strips using double-sided adhesive tape.
Cut off the excessive ends.
Take extra strips and cut them into points at the ends.
Attach the strip, starting on the visor as shown.
Make “brads” from buttons and bonsai wire as shown.
Fasten the “brads” onto the helmet by pushing them through the foam.
Bend out the legs of the “brad” on the reverse and cover with a piece of cloth tape.
Cut 6-10 strips (each approx. 1 x 50cm) in textured acrylic felt for helmet adornment.
Cut the ends into a point.
Take one of the strips and pull it through a “brad” as shown.
Then attach it onto the top of the helmet.
Now tie on the remaining felt ribbons with the fitted ribbon.
The finished helmet.
Variant of the helmet.
This variant is made without visor and only with a nose protector and painted with Plus Color Hobbypaint. The helmet has been painted in two stages; first to cover and then patted once with foam stamp to obtain structure.