Instructables: exploring - - costume - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 8 Dec 2016 16:37:16 PST BLOX v1.01 Erwin Rommel's Iconic Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/Erwin-Rommels-Iconic-Hat/
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Fri, 2 Dec 2016 21:24:16 PST
Quality Easy Pirate Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/Quality-Easy-Pirate-Hat/
Quality Easy Pirate Hat - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHP/JQEG/IVO5BPK9/FHPJQEGIVO5BPK9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHP/JQEG/IVO5BPK9/FHPJQEGIVO5BPK9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHP/JQEG/IVO5BPK9/FHPJQEGIVO5BPK9.SMALL.jpg bginoza Are you looking for a beautiful tricorn hat but you don't want to spend an hand and a leg? Looks like you came to the right place for a cheap easy solution to your problem. Gather materials Materials list for the hat seen here:6 decorative buttons50 inches of 4 mm wide chainwire cuttershot glue ...
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Mon, 28 Nov 2016 19:40:33 PST
Easy DIY Grinch Sweater http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-DIY-Grinch-Sweater/
Easy DIY Grinch Sweater - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMK/ER18/IVO59RB0/FMKER18IVO59RB0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMK/ER18/IVO59RB0/FMKER18IVO59RB0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMK/ER18/IVO59RB0/FMKER18IVO59RB0.SMALL.jpg bginoza Are you ready for the ever approaching holiday season? Prepared for that upcoming ugly Christmas Sweater party? This easy tutorial will surely show you how easy it to make that sweater you've been putting off, and of course, you'll be doing it in style. Gather materials What you will need:referen...
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Mon, 28 Nov 2016 14:08:32 PST
Metal Cosmoclast Helmet (Destiny: Rise of Iron) http://www.instructables.com/id/Metsal-Cosmoclast-Helmet-Destiny-Rise-of-Iron/
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Sun, 20 Nov 2016 13:10:36 PST
Zootopia Bellewether Headpiece http://www.instructables.com/id/Zootopia-Bellewether-Headpiece/
Zootopia Bellewether Headpiece - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/CA97/IVO3HUAU/F7MCA97IVO3HUAU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/CA97/IVO3HUAU/F7MCA97IVO3HUAU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/CA97/IVO3HUAU/F7MCA97IVO3HUAU.SMALL.jpg hting5 Simple Halloween headpiece with just fabric, foam balls, hot glue, and headband.Material :_3/4 yard of furry fabric (any kind that resembles sheep wool)_1/4 yard soft pink color fabric for inner ears_hot glue gun and hot gue sticks_styrofoam balls for structure (1 with 5 inch diameter, 5 with 4 inch...
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Sun, 20 Nov 2016 18:24:03 PST
Maleficent Headpiece Using Cardstock http://www.instructables.com/id/Maleficent-Headpiece-Using-Cardstock/
Maleficent Headpiece Using Cardstock - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMB/GYWF/IVO38IZA/FMBGYWFIVO38IZA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMB/GYWF/IVO38IZA/FMBGYWFIVO38IZA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMB/GYWF/IVO38IZA/FMBGYWFIVO38IZA.SMALL.jpg hting5 Maleficent is badass! I made this headpiece for my Halloween costume, and it turned out to be pretty sturdy after all the layers of work. Cut paper strips for the horns Cut strips of cardstock in the following:1 strips with 7cm width per horn (cut 2cm tall slits as shown in diagram)9 strips with ...
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Sat, 19 Nov 2016 07:01:31 PST
Cabbage Patch Kid Hat (NO Crocheting or Sewing!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Cabbage-Patch-Kid-Hat-NO-Crocheting-or-Sewing/
Cabbage Patch Kid Hat (NO Crocheting or Sewing!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/YMD4/IVHQRFSQ/FV4YMD4IVHQRFSQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/YMD4/IVHQRFSQ/FV4YMD4IVHQRFSQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/YMD4/IVHQRFSQ/FV4YMD4IVHQRFSQ.SMALL.jpg Meglymoo87 Sometimes we all need a little nostalgia in our lives. What better way to get your fix then with a household classic, the Cabbage Patch Kids!? This Cabbage Patch inspired hat/wig is a big trend in kids and baby fashion...isn't it time you could make your own? Easy and cheap, with NO crocheting or se...
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Thu, 17 Nov 2016 21:04:19 PST
DIY Minnie Mouse ears with bow http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Minnie-Mouse-Ears-With-Bow/
DIY Minnie Mouse ears with bow - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/TH4T/IVHQLU47/FOFTH4TIVHQLU47.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/TH4T/IVHQLU47/FOFTH4TIVHQLU47.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/TH4T/IVHQLU47/FOFTH4TIVHQLU47.SMALL.jpg Lillyvilleky This is how I made my own Minnie Mouse ears for a Disney cruise. I actually made 2 pairs, which were $25 each online so I probably saved close to $45 by making my own! Materials Materials needed:HeadbandFeltPen/pencilFabric, ribbon, or bow Ric racHot glue stringCardstockBattingCup or round object...
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Tue, 15 Nov 2016 09:06:44 PST
Robopunk Bluetooth Speaker Goggles http://www.instructables.com/id/Robopunk-Bluetooth-Speaker-Goggles/
Robopunk Bluetooth Speaker Goggles - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FH6/GV2S/IVHQJH3I/FH6GV2SIVHQJH3I.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH6/GV2S/IVHQJH3I/FH6GV2SIVHQJH3I.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH6/GV2S/IVHQJH3I/FH6GV2SIVHQJH3I.SMALL.jpg Sam Freeman I built a pair of speakers into some goggles because I thought it was so crazy that no one would've tried it yet. They've gotten a great response from friends, so I now share my wisdom with you. Yes, they do fit in front of your eyes, but they're exactly as difficult to see out of as you'd expect. A...
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Mon, 14 Nov 2016 21:25:16 PST
2016 Ghostbusters Proton Pack REBOOT http://www.instructables.com/id/2016-Ghostbusters-Proton-Pack-REBOOT/
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Sat, 12 Nov 2016 05:17:42 PST
How to make a Yarn Headband http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Yarn-Headband/
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Wed, 9 Nov 2016 13:07:31 PST
Maimie The Clown Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Maimie-the-Clown-Costume/
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Tue, 8 Nov 2016 10:22:47 PST
Halloween Train http://www.instructables.com/id/Halloween-Train/
Halloween Train - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/3EAD/IV0BLKNH/FZR3EADIV0BLKNH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/3EAD/IV0BLKNH/FZR3EADIV0BLKNH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/3EAD/IV0BLKNH/FZR3EADIV0BLKNH.SMALL.jpg wentworthm This is my first Instructable. I built this train for my son's Halloween costume/ride. He wore the Tiny Pteranodon costume from Dinosaur Train so I thought he obviously needed a train. Let me know what you think of my creation. Make the base frame First step is to build a platform. I decided ...
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Mon, 7 Nov 2016 18:44:36 PST
Making Ant-man http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Ant-man/
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Mon, 7 Nov 2016 20:28:02 PST
Easy Smee Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Smee-Costume/
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Mon, 7 Nov 2016 21:45:20 PST
How to Put your Past DIY Costumes to Good Use as a Prop for Next Halloween http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Put-Your-Past-DIY-Costumes-to-Good-Use-As-a/
How to Put your Past DIY Costumes to Good Use as a Prop for Next Halloween - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/ZMK5/IV0ATPHA/FR3ZMK5IV0ATPHA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/ZMK5/IV0ATPHA/FR3ZMK5IV0ATPHA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/ZMK5/IV0ATPHA/FR3ZMK5IV0ATPHA.SMALL.jpg ThirstyMason05 In this Instructable I will show you how to put this years, or past DIY Halloween costumes to good use for future Halloweens. Last year I made a "white walker" (from Game of Thrones) costume as I envisioned. So I will use this costume as an example of how to preserve it by keeping its shape overti...
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Mon, 7 Nov 2016 20:13:18 PST
Project Owl Man Lord of Tears http://www.instructables.com/id/Project-Owl-Man-Lord-of-Tears/
Project Owl Man Lord of Tears - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/R4WN/IV0BNRKM/FUFR4WNIV0BNRKM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/R4WN/IV0BNRKM/FUFR4WNIV0BNRKM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/R4WN/IV0BNRKM/FUFR4WNIV0BNRKM.SMALL.jpg Lagatek Produktionz This homemade Lord of Tears Owl man costume was great fun to create, but little did I know all the work that had to be done. Lord of Tears is a horror film directed and produced by Scottish director and producer Lawrie Brewster, known for his 2013 film Lord of TearsI first laid eyes on this characte...
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Tue, 8 Nov 2016 00:07:07 PST
Costume Needs a Tail? (e.g., Pikachu) http://www.instructables.com/id/Costume-Needs-a-Tail-eg-Pikachu/
Costume Needs a Tail? (e.g., Pikachu) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/PAXL/IV0BNP7H/FEEPAXLIV0BNP7H.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/PAXL/IV0BNP7H/FEEPAXLIV0BNP7H.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/PAXL/IV0BNP7H/FEEPAXLIV0BNP7H.SMALL.jpg wannabemadsci Costume Needs a Tail? .......... (See Step #7 for Ears!)Find yourself making a costume that needs a tail? Many costumes need one, but there aren't really any good options for attaching a tail. There are lots of pinned-on droopy tails, but not many stand-up, perky, be proud tail options - until now...
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Mon, 7 Nov 2016 23:47:13 PST
Keaton tames the Indominus Rex! http://www.instructables.com/id/Keaton-Tames-the-Indominus-Rex/
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Tue, 8 Nov 2016 00:19:07 PST
Star Fire Teen Titans Go Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Star-Fire-Teen-Titans-Go-Costume/
Star Fire Teen Titans Go Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/MSXD/IV0BD2MQ/FF5MSXDIV0BD2MQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/MSXD/IV0BD2MQ/FF5MSXDIV0BD2MQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/MSXD/IV0BD2MQ/FF5MSXDIV0BD2MQ.SMALL.jpg ecsaul23 This year my family dressed up as the Teen Titans for Halloween. We went with the style from Teen Titans Go rather than the original since it was a little more light and simple. I was in charge of the vast majority of all the costumes. It was a lot of work and a race against time to get it all toget...
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Mon, 7 Nov 2016 18:20:11 PST
Excalibur, Antique Leather Sword http://www.instructables.com/id/Antique-Leather-Sword/
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Mon, 7 Nov 2016 05:33:07 PST
The Fire-breathing steel Dragon helmet http://www.instructables.com/id/Fire-Breathing-Steel-Dragon-Helmet/
The Fire-breathing steel Dragon helmet - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/GB20/IVHQFFQ2/FHXGB20IVHQFFQ2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/GB20/IVHQFFQ2/FHXGB20IVHQFFQ2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/GB20/IVHQFFQ2/FHXGB20IVHQFFQ2.SMALL.jpg Makersauce I mean seriously, dragons? they're everybody's favorite lizard! partner it with a flamethrower, you're about to steal all the eyes this halloween!Mount it on a wall, wear it on, it's all good. IT STILL BREATHES FIRE ON IT'S OWN!in today's episode of makersauce, we'll be making a supposedly paper mas...
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Sun, 6 Nov 2016 23:39:44 PST
Robin Teen Titans Go Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Robin-Teen-Titans-Go-Costume/
Robin Teen Titans Go Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F48/USNY/IV0B4IPT/F48USNYIV0B4IPT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F48/USNY/IV0B4IPT/F48USNYIV0B4IPT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F48/USNY/IV0B4IPT/F48USNYIV0B4IPT.SMALL.jpg ecsaul23 This year my family dressed up as the Teen Titans for Halloween. We went with the style from Teen Titans Go rather than the original since it was a little more light and simple. I was in charge of the vast majority of all the costumes. It was a lot of work and a race against time to get it all toget...
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Sun, 6 Nov 2016 19:38:02 PST
ALIEN CYBORG FISHMAN HEADPIECE http://www.instructables.com/id/ALIEN-CYBORG-FISHMAN/
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Sun, 6 Nov 2016 14:09:14 PST
50s Poodle Skirt http://www.instructables.com/id/50s-Poodle-Skirt/
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Sun, 6 Nov 2016 05:41:12 PST
Mad Hatter Halloween Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Mad-Hatter-Halloween-Costume/
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Sun, 6 Nov 2016 04:52:20 PST
MIDI Drum Machine Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Functional-MIDI-Drum-Machine-Costume/
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Sun, 6 Nov 2016 04:38:16 PST
Steampunk Costume Corset http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Costume-Corset/
Steampunk Costume Corset - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/YMH0/IV0AKQL4/FXZYMH0IV0AKQL4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/YMH0/IV0AKQL4/FXZYMH0IV0AKQL4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/YMH0/IV0AKQL4/FXZYMH0IV0AKQL4.SMALL.jpg Mysterious_Gal Today I am going to be showing you how to make a Steampunk costume corset. Keep in mind it is only a costume corset so while it may show off your curves if you tighten it enough, but it won't make your waist smaller. I wore this for Halloween with my Steampunk Robin Hood Dress. Have fun making. Wh...
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Thu, 3 Nov 2016 16:27:32 PDT
How To Create Your Own Thanator Skull http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Create-Your-Own-Thanator-Skull/
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Thu, 3 Nov 2016 23:21:43 PDT
(How to make a fairy tale worthy) Big Bad Wolf Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Fairy-Tale-Worthy-Big-Bad-Wolf-Costu/
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Sat, 5 Nov 2016 18:25:49 PDT
Moon (toilet Paper Mâché) http://www.instructables.com/id/Moon-toilet-Paper-Mâché/
Moon (toilet Paper Mâché) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/VV4I/IV0AM5JQ/FCEVV4IIV0AM5JQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/VV4I/IV0AM5JQ/FCEVV4IIV0AM5JQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/VV4I/IV0AM5JQ/FCEVV4IIV0AM5JQ.SMALL.jpg Brittneyross Materials needed for moon:Large balloon (36")Toilet paper (a roll or two)Starch (used for laundry)Sheer black pantyhose (make sure you can see through them when stretched.)Hot glue gun and glueRazor bladeSpray paint (textured works best, but you can also use white or off-white to save money)G...
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Sat, 5 Nov 2016 05:30:30 PDT
Ennard Costume - FNAF Sister Location http://www.instructables.com/id/Ennard-Costume-FNAF-Sister-Location/
Ennard Costume - FNAF Sister Location - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIC/0R7G/IV0ASAN3/FIC0R7GIV0ASAN3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIC/0R7G/IV0ASAN3/FIC0R7GIV0ASAN3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIC/0R7G/IV0ASAN3/FIC0R7GIV0ASAN3.SMALL.jpg enaviganda For this costume we used:Glue gun & tons of hot glue sticks!Old black hoodieOld black sweatpantsA piece of an old black scarfCheap thick ropes, more cheap thin ropes, then moreOther wire-like things you can find (for example old neon sticks)Newspaper, packaging cardboardA piece of thick white foamTh...
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Sat, 5 Nov 2016 08:38:02 PDT
Beast Boy Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Beast-Boy-Costume/
Beast Boy Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUS/PSGE/IV0AQ7QD/FUSPSGEIV0AQ7QD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUS/PSGE/IV0AQ7QD/FUSPSGEIV0AQ7QD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUS/PSGE/IV0AQ7QD/FUSPSGEIV0AQ7QD.SMALL.jpg ecsaul23 This year my family dressed up as the Teen Titans for Halloween. We went with the style from Teen Titans Go rather than the original since it was a little more light and simple. I was in charge of the vast majority of all the costumes. It was a lot of work and a race against time to get it all toget...
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Fri, 4 Nov 2016 22:30:37 PDT
Jurassic Park Inspired Velociraptor Costume (Dinosaur Costume) http://www.instructables.com/id/Jurassic-Park-Inspired-Velociraptor-Costume/
Jurassic Park Inspired Velociraptor Costume (Dinosaur Costume) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/M8TG/IV0APPRG/FEIM8TGIV0APPRG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/M8TG/IV0APPRG/FEIM8TGIV0APPRG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/M8TG/IV0APPRG/FEIM8TGIV0APPRG.SMALL.jpg CandlewickCreations The idea for this costume came about when I was researching leg structures and mechanisms for my previous Halloween costume. My friend and I decided we wanted to be fauns (deer human creatures), and her father suggested using the same principles of these very cool dinosaur costumes online for our de...
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Sat, 5 Nov 2016 04:58:55 PDT
Leather Valkyrie Headpiece http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-Valkyrie-Headpiece/
Leather Valkyrie Headpiece - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/ZRP5/IV0ALBAC/F0LZRP5IV0ALBAC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/ZRP5/IV0ALBAC/F0LZRP5IV0ALBAC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/ZRP5/IV0ALBAC/F0LZRP5IV0ALBAC.SMALL.jpg Max_the_King According to Wikipedia, "In Norse mythology, a valkyrie (from Old Norse valkyrja "chooser of the slain") is one of a host of female figures who choose those who may die in battle and those who may live. Selecting half of those who die in battle, the valkyries bring their chosen to the afterlife hall...
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Fri, 4 Nov 2016 12:45:32 PDT
Poe Dameron and His X-Wing http://www.instructables.com/id/Poe-Dameron-and-His-X-Wing/
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Fri, 4 Nov 2016 08:23:26 PDT
Extraterrestrial Cyborg Halloween Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Extraterrestrial-Cyborg-Halloween-Costume/
Extraterrestrial Cyborg Halloween Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2R/ENVC/IV0AGYS2/F2RENVCIV0AGYS2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2R/ENVC/IV0AGYS2/F2RENVCIV0AGYS2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2R/ENVC/IV0AGYS2/F2RENVCIV0AGYS2.SMALL.jpg Lagatek Produktionz Time to create the costume 1 month 3 weeks and four days24 AA Batteries 27 AAA Batteries18 - CR 2032 Lithium Batteries Batteries in Total = 69422 LED lights in total236 Metal Washers672 Beer Can TabsThe Extraterrestrial Steampunk Cyborg came about after mother told me a story about an uncle who once...
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Thu, 3 Nov 2016 20:15:48 PDT
Steampunk Girl Robin Hood Style Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Girl-Robin-Hood-Style-Costume/
Steampunk Girl Robin Hood Style Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F89/LXJ3/IV0AKRQM/F89LXJ3IV0AKRQM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F89/LXJ3/IV0AKRQM/F89LXJ3IV0AKRQM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F89/LXJ3/IV0AKRQM/F89LXJ3IV0AKRQM.SMALL.jpg Mysterious_Gal Hey Everyone, I haven't made an Instructable in a while so bear with me. So this is a project I made for halloween and after I made it I thought "Hey I should make an instructable about this" So I don't have the best pictures of the process but they will do. To make this project you need a base know...
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Thu, 3 Nov 2016 16:29:59 PDT
Fiona Hat (Guide to Modifying Style & Color of Your Favorite Hat) http://www.instructables.com/id/Fiona-Hat-Guide-to-Modifying-Style-Color-of-Your-F/
Fiona Hat (Guide to Modifying Style & Color of Your Favorite Hat) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGH/3V64/IV0A7X39/FGH3V64IV0A7X39.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGH/3V64/IV0A7X39/FGH3V64IV0A7X39.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGH/3V64/IV0A7X39/FGH3V64IV0A7X39.SMALL.jpg LMcosplays Because we have gotten so many questions on how to make the Tales from the Borderlands Fiona hat…. *PEW PEW*… here you go Kiddo, a tutorial for your cosplay needs!You can also use this tutorial for changing the color of your favorite hat!*WARNING... if you want to change the color of your hat (espec...
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Wed, 2 Nov 2016 10:57:41 PDT
The Great Pumpkin Costume: Mark II http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Great-Pumpkin-Costume-Mark-II/
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Tue, 1 Nov 2016 19:39:12 PDT
Simple Wendy Darling Dress- Following and Modifying a Pattern http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Wendy-Darling-Dress-Following-and-Modifying/
Simple Wendy Darling Dress- Following and Modifying a Pattern - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/45NI/IUYD2CW4/FT045NIIUYD2CW4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/45NI/IUYD2CW4/FT045NIIUYD2CW4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/45NI/IUYD2CW4/FT045NIIUYD2CW4.SMALL.jpg cfremming Our family's theme for this Halloween is Peter Pan. My kids love the movie and were so excited to get to dress up as characters from Peter Pan.My 5 year old daughter wanted to be Wendy Darling and couldn't wait for me to make her dress. I wanted to find an easy pattern of a dress that could be pulle...
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Mon, 31 Oct 2016 17:44:45 PDT
Luke Skywalker helmet (Rebel X Wing helmet) http://www.instructables.com/id/Luke-Skywalker-Helmet-Rebel-X-Wing-Helmet/
Luke Skywalker helmet (Rebel X Wing helmet) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/69DG/IUYD0RA7/FTY69DGIUYD0RA7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/69DG/IUYD0RA7/FTY69DGIUYD0RA7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/69DG/IUYD0RA7/FTY69DGIUYD0RA7.SMALL.jpg Valarauko My son really wanted to wear one of those cheap costumes that come with a plastic mask but he was a bit dissappointed that it was too shabby so I decided to make a helmet for him on a budget.And yes, I am aware the overall is Poe Dameron's and the Helmet is Luke's, lets just.... OK?I saw a video tha...
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Mon, 31 Oct 2016 13:31:56 PDT
Light-Up Jack-o-Lantern Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Jack-o-Lantern-Costume/
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Mon, 31 Oct 2016 12:00:13 PDT
Umbreon Pokemon Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Umbreon-Pokemon-Costume/
Umbreon Pokemon Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYU/R5VU/IUSM52UD/FYUR5VUIUSM52UD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYU/R5VU/IUSM52UD/FYUR5VUIUSM52UD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYU/R5VU/IUSM52UD/FYUR5VUIUSM52UD.SMALL.jpg parisusa Know Your Pokemon Since there are so many Pokemon it is important to get an image of the correct one and in the correct stage of their evolution. Ask your child or the person who will ultimately wear the costume! Buy A Basic Black Hoodie And Sweatpants Easy and cheap...this is my favorite b...
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Sun, 30 Oct 2016 20:51:09 PDT
Viking Baby Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Viking-Baby-Costume/
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Mon, 31 Oct 2016 06:22:10 PDT
Awesome Ghostbuster with proton pack, Slimer, and Ecto-1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Awesome-Ghostbuster-Livi-With-Proton-Pack-Slimer-a/
Awesome Ghostbuster with proton pack, Slimer, and Ecto-1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/YR4N/IUSM0YDV/FKEYR4NIUSM0YDV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/YR4N/IUSM0YDV/FKEYR4NIUSM0YDV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/YR4N/IUSM0YDV/FKEYR4NIUSM0YDV.SMALL.jpg KatrinaD3 Who you gonna call?? Ghostbuster Livi, of course! We love Ghostbusters (old and new movies & cartoons), and my daughter was so excited about the new Ghostbusters movie featuring women. She left the theater feeling like she could be a Ghostbuster too! So she decided she wanted to be a Ghostbuster, an...
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Sun, 30 Oct 2016 11:42:40 PDT
Arkham Knight kids costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Arkham-Knights-Kids-Costume/
Arkham Knight kids costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVF/AO62/IUSLVQXU/FVFAO62IUSLVQXU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVF/AO62/IUSLVQXU/FVFAO62IUSLVQXU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVF/AO62/IUSLVQXU/FVFAO62IUSLVQXU.SMALL.jpg LarryH26 My son wished to dress up as something different this Halloween. The problem is the costume he wanted couldn't be bought at a store as it doesn't exist. He wanted to be The Arkham Knight from the Batman video game of the same title. I had built his Hiro Hamada costume last year so we went the same r...
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Sun, 30 Oct 2016 11:51:37 PDT
Luna Lovegood Lion Hat (Harry Potter) http://www.instructables.com/id/Luna-Lovegood-Lion-Hat/
Luna Lovegood Lion Hat (Harry Potter) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F80/MLST/IUYD8QOF/F80MLSTIUYD8QOF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F80/MLST/IUYD8QOF/F80MLSTIUYD8QOF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F80/MLST/IUYD8QOF/F80MLSTIUYD8QOF.SMALL.jpg jedininja89 A Luna Lovegood Lion Hat!I wanted to make a lion hat for our book character day (halloween) and wanted it to be more like the book version (a giant lion head on a witch hat)! Materials I tried to use as little and light-weight materials as possible for my hat. -cardstock paper -tan thin fleece -...
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Sun, 30 Oct 2016 18:30:28 PDT
DIY ALICE IN WONDERLAND COSTUME http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-ALICE-IN-WONDERLAND-COSTUME/
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Sun, 30 Oct 2016 12:49:32 PDT
How to Make a Find "x" Wing Halloween Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Find-x-Wing-Halloween-Costume/
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Sun, 30 Oct 2016 18:21:36 PDT