When my husband proposed making a vintage TV costume, initially, I wasn't so hot on the idea. Then I began to think about the first TV I can remember in my parent's living room - it had a blonde cabinet, sparkly fabric covering the speaker, and legs similar to the ones on our boomerang coffee table, then I began to get excited about the project!

Step 1: The Box

It began with a sports utility box from U-Haul that we cut down, and added holes for the head and arms. 
Cool! Were you able to download the old TV shows without much fuss?
Thanks! The Internet Archive offers tons of public domain programs in a number of different formats. After a little trial and error, we found that the h.264 file worked just fine. I downloaded the show: loaded it into iTunes and transferred it to the iPad. It looked and sounded great.

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