Strength. Intelligence. Ululations. What’s not to admire? If you’ve ever wanted to be like Xena, here’s the easiest part of the process: the outfit.

Learn to fashion your own chakram, the skirt, the boots, and the armor. You’ll be dressed to impress, lay waste to a costume party, or spurn the advances of Ares.

Required skills for this build:
clay molding

Step 1: Chakram

  • Cardboard
  • Silver and Gold Spray Paint
  • Scissors
This is really simple to make.  Sketch out the design of cardboard then cut it out.  Spray the outer ring silver and the inner section gold.
<p>My 9 year old wants to be Xena for halloween. What exactly did you use for plaster, clay, and parting agents? Thanks. I've never molded before and don't know the technical names for the products. </p>
My 6 year old, too.
<p>Woo...look good design.</p><p>Remember this movie, BTW.</p>
<p>I'm making this for Halloween! Thank you for sharing!</p><p>How big should each of the small flaps be for the skirt?</p>
<p>Very nice! Thanks for the tutorial!</p>
Congrats, Carleyy! Love this <em>outfit</em>! ;-)
Beautiful costume!! An awesome job! :-)
This is intense!! Very well done!! Hummm as for who one the fight, that is hard to say, I could see where a Space Viking might get an upper hand, but let's face it girls rule, so Xena takes it in for the win!
Wow this really turned out great! I'll show it to my co worker as I've been telling her for years she would make a great Xena.
Everything looks great, except for that carcboard thing. You should have made it out of the same stuff as the armor.
very nice, im sure Xena showed more leg than that!. i like Gabryelle better. even gavbe my daughter that name
Nice work! <br> <br>Someone should do a Tron Version of the Xena Costume.
A good sharp utility knife will give cleaner edges when cutting the cardboard. I just had to cut out some weapons of the Xena Era last night and a razor sharp blade gave good clean crisp edges. Other than that it's a great job as is!
You certainly whooped that space viking, Great 'ible, love the costume.
This gal looks truly fearsome. Wouldn't want to be her enemy!
This is amazing! Great job, &amp; thanks for posting the tutorial!
Mind you don't fall down those stairs Carley! Pesky vikings.
That's no way to treat a space viking! <br> <br>(And where's the ible for the EL sword?)

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