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Our class was assigned a project to design and construct a cardboard costume that was marine themed. This costume had to fit a Intermediate School ...
Draw an 8inX8in box on cardboard using a pencil(T4) and a ruler(T3)
Inside the box from Step 1 draw a circle with a pencil(T4) This circle will become the mask once a face is drawn, you may draw the face using my desig...
Cut out the seal mask using a utility knife(T2) or scissors. Also cut out both eye holes and two 2in. slits on either side of the mask.
Draw a 2inX20in rectangle using a pencil(T4) and a ruler(T3). This band will become the head strap that hold the mask on. To save cardboard, draw two ...
Draw two 4inX8in rectangles using a pencil(T4) and a ruler(T3).
Inside the rectangles from Step 5 draw two small flippers, you may use my design or make up your own design. Once the flippers are done to your satisf...
Have a 52inX20in rectangle or cardboard cut out. This rectangle will be broken down into 4 different parts plus 4in to make tabs on the far right side...
Cut out the perimeter of the 52inX20in torso from the Step 7 using a utility knife(T2).
Cut out both arm holes and slits with a utility knife(T2).
Round all corners of the torso to make it look more natural. Do this be cutting 1-2in from each corner in a rounded fashion.
Have a 46inX30in piece of cardboard cut out. This piece will be divided into 4 sections plus 4in to make the tabs. First section will be 9in, then 12i...
Cut out tail fin using a utility knife(T2), also cut two 4in corresponding slits on the opposite side
Item Qty Part Name P1 1 Mask P2 1 Tail Fin P3 1 Torso P4 2 ...
Turn your mask(P1) upside down. Take the head band(P5) and place either side through a slit on both sides of the head. Make it loose first, put it on,...
You will be using the same method that was used for assembling the mask(P1). Place both small flippers(P4) upside down and put both hand straps(P6) th...
Have the person who is going to wear the costume face you. The torso(P3) piece will have to go behind them, take the 9in section with the tabs connect...
Bring tail fin(P2) around the wearer with the tabs on the left side. Once around their hips secure the tabs in the corresponding slits. The tail looki...
Once the costume is complete and on the wearer, Enjoy what you have created!
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Posted:Jan 17, 2011
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