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Harry Potter: Full Hogwarts costume

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This is my instrucctable of how to make a full hogwarts costume, from the hat to the wand. Im sorry but i dont have any pictures for this instructable right now butI might make an updated version.
 
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Step 1: The Hat

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Well first we are going to make the hat, although i guess you could do this in any order you really like. Ok, take a peice of bristle board and spiral it into the shape of a pointy hat until it fits the shape of your (or your models) head. once you have it perfectly fiting (make sure to have it a little big so it will stay on, thats where my mistake was)tape the crack with any kind of tape (except double sided!). take an old pair of black or dark blue pants (you could also use some material but pants are esier) that are sort of silky to the touch and cut off a pant leg. DO NOT DO THIS WITHOUT YOUR PARENTS PERMISSION! In the small end of the pant leg tie a not and then slip the cone of bristle board into it. trim the bottom of the hat so only about an inch of material is on the bottom of the cone. Tape the inch of material to the inside of the cone and your finished your hat! Dont worry if it's a little bit baggy it makes it look real.

Step 2: The Robe

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Take a peice of black materialdown to your shins and wide enough to wrap yourself in once (you can make it bigger or smaller to your liking) and trim it to make it a little rectangular, the longer side the one that goes to your shins. grab a safty pin and pin it around your shoulders (over-lap the two sides of the top infront of your chest and while you hold it have someone pin it for you) You can make a house crest or hogwarts crest on paper or cardboard to make it look a little better, here are all the house crests:
annafavela6 years ago
yay!!! let's go to candymountain!!!! :D Slytherin kicks asss!!!
No, that would be Gryffindor
Its nice, but not exactly what i consider a FULL hogwarts uniform, Its just a hat and cloak.
hoven5614 years ago
That hat looks like a cone head outfit really really big hat
Looks a bit constipated, what do u think?
DanwiseG4 years ago
not the best hat...looks kinda goofy, like noone would understand the concept of it, goofy.

I like the wand idea though....  :P
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I agree, the robe should be closed. But there are more polite ways to suggest it.
ongissim6 years ago
You should try to get photos of the process of making this costume. Also, you can divide each part of the costume into more steps, instead of clumping everything together.
Albatraus (author)  ongissim6 years ago
thanx i'll be sure to work hard and try my best to perfect my instructables =).
Vertigo6666 years ago
that kid doesn't look too happy....
Albatraus (author)  Vertigo6666 years ago
ya i think she (my sister) was trying to look serious.
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