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Why make a disco ball helmet? Because it's awesome. Nuff said. I've seen disco ball helmets before, but they didn't satisfy the perfectionist in me. No haphazardly glued ...
You will need: Mirror tiles: I used mirror tiles that come backed with fabric. This makes the whole process MUCH faster. You can purchase it from Kit Kraft. ...
Cut your mirror tile fabric into strips. I alternated between a knife and scissors to do this. If your helmet has snaps for a visor, you will need ...
Apply Glue: First, apply contact glue to a few of your mirror strips, then in a few inch band around the widest circumference of your helmet as shown ...
Continue gluing tiles in circular rows based on your central row of tiles. In order to make the rows fit neatly, my technique was to lay down half ...
As you continue working your way up, the strips of tiles will get harder and harder to fit. At a certain point I needed to cut the tiles ...
Finishing the bottom is the most time consuming part. If you are not a perfectionist, you can continue adding rows like on the top, fit as many squares ...
To finish, clean off any surface glue with a razor blade and acetone. Pair with some shiny clothing (like my awesome Betabrand hoodie), and you're ready to rock!
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