Spy Vs. Spy

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Introduction: Spy Vs. Spy

Halloween Costume Contest

Fourth Prize in the
Halloween Costume Contest

The last 3 years my kids have wanted to do brother/sister team costumes for Halloween. In 2011 they were Finn and Jake from Adventure Time. In 2012 they were Mordecai and Rigby from Regular Show. This year, they wanted to be Spy vs. Spy.

They don't read MAD magazine but they watch the animated sketch show on Cartoon Network and love the stop motion Spy Vs. Spy vignettes. This may be the last year they want to do a team costume so I had to oblige.

Step 1:

For the mask, I started with some stiff fusible interfacing - one layer in the shape of the mask and one smaller layer for stablity. Between the two layers I inserted a piece of sheer black satin and straight-stitched around the eyes, then trimmed the excess satin.

Step 2:

Next, on top of mask-shaped interfacing, I lightly ironed (be careful - if your iron is too hot the fleece will melt) some white fleece about an inch larger than interfacing, traced and cut out eye holes, and embroider-stitched around the eyes (then went over it with a Sharpie to make it even darker).



Step 3:

Then I traced with a pencil some eyebrows and a mouth and sewed an embroider stitch over top (and again went over those stitches with a Sharpie to make it darker.

Step 4:

Next, I sewed the nose part into the shape of a cone, lightly stuffed it with fiberfill, folded the fleece over the interfacing and sewed all the way around the edge of the mask. Then I hot-glued it to the inside of a hat.

Step 5:

I also made simple pants and tunics and these bags to hold all the loot.

Step 6:

And here they are, ready for mischief:

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You did a such a good job. You inspired me to make the same. Thank you for posting.

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This is so great! I love it so much I added it to my Party Time ala 70's style page of my Disco-ball pumpkin instructable. My bro & I loved S v S too! THANK YOU!

Its Cute... congratulations

Congratulations on being a finalist in the Halloween costume contest! Can’t wait to see if you win good luck!

Thanks everyone! I'm stoked to be a finalist!

LOVE IT! TOOO CUTE!!!!!!
Nice job.!!.check out mine what u think? made out of card boards and tape lol Vote if you like show some love in return :-)

Very cool, way to be a great parent. I remember Spy vs Spy from Mad Magazine. Thanks for posting.