Instructables: exploring - - costume - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:37:43 PDT BLOX v1.01 Game of Thrones Stark House Robe http://www.instructables.com/id/Game-of-Thrones-Stark-House-Robe/
Game of Thrones Stark House Robe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8T/FV6T/HTR6EJZP/F8TFV6THTR6EJZP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8T/FV6T/HTR6EJZP/F8TFV6THTR6EJZP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8T/FV6T/HTR6EJZP/F8TFV6THTR6EJZP.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name I'm a huge fan of Game of Thrones and the books that the show is based on, but my dad is the person who introduced me to it in the first place! He saw the Game of Robes I had made for myself and liked it so much that I decided to surprise him with one of his own! His favorite house is the Stark ho...
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Tue, 8 Apr 2014 12:25:46 PDT
TUTORIAL: How to Make a Kid-Size 18th Century European Buckle Shoe http://www.instructables.com/id/TUTORIAL-How-to-Make-a-Kid-Size-18th-Century-Europ/
TUTORIAL: How to Make a Kid-Size 18th Century European Buckle Shoe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/LVW8/HTHKD4GQ/FBBLVW8HTHKD4GQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/LVW8/HTHKD4GQ/FBBLVW8HTHKD4GQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/LVW8/HTHKD4GQ/FBBLVW8HTHKD4GQ.SMALL.jpg hometownbetty Last week, I shared a tutorial to make a fake lace ruffle front shirt (part 1) for Piano Man’s historical school costume. For the next piece, I wanted to make a black boot cover over his rain boots. I researched online to find a tutorial to make a quick and easy boot for a child’s costume. However, ...
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Tue, 1 Apr 2014 13:28:57 PDT
Clockwork/Steampunk Ear Cuff Earring http://www.instructables.com/id/ClockworkSteampunk-Ear-Cuff-Earring/
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Fri, 28 Mar 2014 19:43:11 PDT
Game of Thrones Melisandre Robe http://www.instructables.com/id/Game-of-Thrones-Melisandre-Robe/
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Fri, 28 Mar 2014 14:40:38 PDT
Bioshock Elizabth Choker http://www.instructables.com/id/Bioshock-Elizabth-Choker/
Bioshock Elizabth Choker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/KWS7/HT1M25W9/FL7KWS7HT1M25W9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/KWS7/HT1M25W9/FL7KWS7HT1M25W9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/KWS7/HT1M25W9/FL7KWS7HT1M25W9.SMALL.jpg Kion Designs The bird it is.. References First things first: get some good images to help you get everything right! The ribbon You'll need:- a blue-greyish leather or other piece of fabic about 3-3.5cm high and long enough to fit around your neck.- white bias tape (2x lenght of your blue fabric)- white ...
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Fri, 21 Mar 2014 13:47:42 PDT
DEAD SPACE - Isaac Clarke Level 3 Suit Complete Cosplay Build http://www.instructables.com/id/DEAD-SPACE-Isaac-Clarke-Level-3-Suit-Complete-Cosp/
DEAD SPACE - Isaac Clarke Level 3 Suit Complete Cosplay Build - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/P27I/HSVTAYY6/FHBP27IHSVTAYY6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/P27I/HSVTAYY6/FHBP27IHSVTAYY6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/P27I/HSVTAYY6/FHBP27IHSVTAYY6.SMALL.jpg Steven K Smith Props Because of the great response I got from my Dragon Age Inquisition Instructable helmet build thread.   I have decided to make a full Instructible on my DEAD SPACE Isaac Clarke Level 3 Cosplay costume!!!!! This build was by far the most detailed costume/prop I have ever attempted to create.  But, af...
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Wed, 19 Mar 2014 20:30:24 PDT
Leather Cyber Goth Shoulder Armor http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-Cyber-Goth-Shoulder-Armor/
Leather Cyber Goth Shoulder Armor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/G2WA/HSM56B7F/FQHG2WAHSM56B7F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/G2WA/HSM56B7F/FQHG2WAHSM56B7F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/G2WA/HSM56B7F/FQHG2WAHSM56B7F.SMALL.jpg MikaelaHolmes Protect yourself from unfashionable time traveling ninja warriors with these relatively easy to make leather shoulder pieces. Mine were made with the help of a laser cutter, but they could also be cut out by hand with a lot of patience, sharp scissors and an exacto knife. Lacing under the arm ma...
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Thu, 13 Mar 2014 11:43:06 PDT
DIY LED light-up Tardis Fascinator hat http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-LED-light-up-Tardis-Fascinator-hat/
DIY LED light-up Tardis Fascinator hat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL2/5BBX/HQMN6AJZ/FL25BBXHQMN6AJZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL2/5BBX/HQMN6AJZ/FL25BBXHQMN6AJZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL2/5BBX/HQMN6AJZ/FL25BBXHQMN6AJZ.SMALL.jpg kemcelroy This past Halloween I finally made my very own Tardis costume, from the longest running science fiction show, Doctor Who. I've seen so many versions of this costume that I wanted to try my own and make something unique. For this Instructable I'm going to focus on how to make the LED fascinator from ...
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Sat, 1 Mar 2014 19:58:28 PST
Assasins Creed - Ezio's Belt Buckle - Laser Cut and Etched Costume Piece http://www.instructables.com/id/Assasins-Creed-Ezios-Belt-Buckle-Laser-Cut-and-Etc/
Assasins Creed - Ezio's Belt Buckle - Laser Cut and Etched Costume Piece - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/BLER/HRWNCVYN/F52BLERHRWNCVYN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/BLER/HRWNCVYN/F52BLERHRWNCVYN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/BLER/HRWNCVYN/F52BLERHRWNCVYN.SMALL.jpg roballoba Assassins Creed... Cool Game... 'nuff said. My friend wanted to make an Ezio Costume for Halloween and needed this crucial piece made. The buckle is ornate and pretty hard to make with drawing and carving on a piece of wood so he sketched it up on Illustrator. I cut a piece of clear Acrylic to fit o...
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Fri, 21 Feb 2014 14:25:04 PST
Borderlands Psycho Mask http://www.instructables.com/id/Borderlands-Psycho-Mask-2/
Borderlands Psycho Mask - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHI/UWWM/HRWNBBLX/FHIUWWMHRWNBBLX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHI/UWWM/HRWNBBLX/FHIUWWMHRWNBBLX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHI/UWWM/HRWNBBLX/FHIUWWMHRWNBBLX.SMALL.jpg Eireannach This years halloween costume. The mask is made from air dry clay and a cpu fan. There is a layer of plasti-dip on the top to strengthen and give a "distressed look". There is a hidden toggle switch under the chin that to control the interior lights. I'd like to apologies for the lack of photos, I ...
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Thu, 20 Feb 2014 15:36:24 PST
Building a full scale Dragon Age Inquisition Helmet http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-full-scale-Dragon-Age-Inquisition-Helme/
Building a full scale Dragon Age Inquisition Helmet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/AA54/HRKR28S7/FUYAA54HRKR28S7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/AA54/HRKR28S7/FUYAA54HRKR28S7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/AA54/HRKR28S7/FUYAA54HRKR28S7.SMALL.jpg Steven K Smith Props OK, here is my first and hopefully not last.......Instructable!!!!!  My name is Steven K Smith and I am a freelance illustrator turned prop maker living outside KC, Missouri.  This demo will detail my full build of the dragon helm from Bio Ware's highly anticipated video game Dragon Age Inquisition...
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Mon, 17 Feb 2014 16:00:54 PST
Tonio's Halo Flood-Infected Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Tonios-Halo-Flood-Infected-Costume/
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Tue, 11 Feb 2014 21:52:56 PST
How To Make A Robot Beard Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Robot-Beard-Hat/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/68MJ/HR170VJQ/FBH68MJHR170VJQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/68MJ/HR170VJQ/FBH68MJHR170VJQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/68MJ/HR170VJQ/FBH68MJHR170VJQ.SMALL.jpg Simon Panrucker Learn how to make a time travelling robot beard hat using sieves, door handles and wire!
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Thu, 30 Jan 2014 05:13:44 PST
Quick and easy costume animal ears http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-and-easy-costume-animal-ears/
Quick and easy costume animal ears - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/65ZG/HNE3VOON/FT565ZGHNE3VOON.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/65ZG/HNE3VOON/FT565ZGHNE3VOON.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/65ZG/HNE3VOON/FT565ZGHNE3VOON.SMALL.jpg Entanglement It's the last minute, and you need a costume, fast! This method lets you make a pair of comfy animal ears with a realistic shape in about half an hour.  It's pretty flexible - whether short dainty cat ears or giant swaying bunny ears, they'll come together in a jiffy!  Mine are pretty bright, but s...
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Thu, 31 Oct 2013 06:45:57 PDT
Pantone Color Swatch Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Pantone-Color-Swatch-Costume/
Pantone Color Swatch Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/WRJR/HQ03AL4L/FEHWRJRHQ03AL4L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/WRJR/HQ03AL4L/FEHWRJRHQ03AL4L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/WRJR/HQ03AL4L/FEHWRJRHQ03AL4L.SMALL.jpg jessicahenderson88 Can't decide what to wear for a costume party? Why go as some thing boring like a witch or princess when you can go as a color?! I chose the 2013 Pantone color of the year for my Halloween 2013 costume. Sorry there aren't more pictures. I decided on this at the last-minute since I'm incredibly inde...
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Fri, 3 Jan 2014 18:55:31 PST
Gorgeous and Warm: Hooded Capes & Cloaks! http://www.instructables.com/id/Gorgeous-and-Warm-Hooded-Capes/
Gorgeous and Warm: Hooded Capes & Cloaks! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/4MME/HPZLKVFG/FE04MMEHPZLKVFG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/4MME/HPZLKVFG/FE04MMEHPZLKVFG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/4MME/HPZLKVFG/FE04MMEHPZLKVFG.SMALL.jpg doodlecraft Capes or cloaks are amazing! They can be formal and classy, they can be rugged and not much more than a poncho. They are easy to make and make a statement-- Great for costumes, fancy dresses or keeping warm! And, We've been watching 'Once Upon a Time'...any other mildly obsessed fans out there? Whe...
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Fri, 3 Jan 2014 13:01:24 PST
Hooded Character Blanket http://www.instructables.com/id/Hooded-Character-Blanket/
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Thu, 26 Dec 2013 20:42:17 PST
John's Journal - A hunters diary http://www.instructables.com/id/Johns-Journal-A-hunters-diary/
John's Journal - A hunters diary - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F77/29V9/HPBJ2L56/F7729V9HPBJ2L56.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F77/29V9/HPBJ2L56/F7729V9HPBJ2L56.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F77/29V9/HPBJ2L56/F7729V9HPBJ2L56.SMALL.jpg Kion Designs Hello there Supernatural fans and John Winchester appreciators! This following tutorial shows you how I made my leather John Winchesters Journal (for my cosplay). Enjoy Enjoy! References First things first - get to know your stuff.So I collected some screenshots and photos, made some notes and g...
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Tue, 17 Dec 2013 12:47:09 PST
Minecraft Enderman Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/Minecraft-Enderman-Hat/
Minecraft Enderman Hat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/BNKA/HP1KOSUU/FP9BNKAHP1KOSUU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/BNKA/HP1KOSUU/FP9BNKAHP1KOSUU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/BNKA/HP1KOSUU/FP9BNKAHP1KOSUU.SMALL.jpg pie popper Get into creative mode and make an Enderman Hat! This hat is easy, fun, and definitely a minecrafter's favorite. Materials You will need: -1/2 yard of black fleece-A few inches of white fleece-A few inches of light purple/pink fleeceOptional:-A Kitty Cutting Everything Out You can download the...
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Tue, 10 Dec 2013 15:08:07 PST
John Winchesters Colt - Colt Paterson 1836 http://www.instructables.com/id/John-Winchesters-Colt-Colt-Paterson-1836/
John Winchesters Colt - Colt Paterson 1836 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/J5PS/HOG8VE84/FYJJ5PSHOG8VE84.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/J5PS/HOG8VE84/FYJJ5PSHOG8VE84.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/J5PS/HOG8VE84/FYJJ5PSHOG8VE84.SMALL.jpg Kion Designs Colt Paterson 1836Cosplay prop for John Winchester cosplay.Materials used:- wood (birch) - I got mine from the hardware store- tools: saw, sanding paper, engraving tools, wood glue, knife- acrylic paint References As usual!Getting the complete idea, what this weapon looks like from all sides, it...
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Tue, 26 Nov 2013 12:41:36 PST
Princess Merida Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Pincess-Merida-Costume/
Princess Merida Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/CI72/HO7XD4LB/FATCI72HO7XD4LB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/CI72/HO7XD4LB/FATCI72HO7XD4LB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/CI72/HO7XD4LB/FATCI72HO7XD4LB.SMALL.jpg Kion Designs My cosplay/ costume of DIsney Pixars Princess Merida of Dunbroch! I just love her independent and tom-boy-ish character. Her story is lovely and the more often I see the landscape the more I want to go back visit scotland!! Her personalilty fits me to good to be true and so it was decided! My new c...
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Fri, 22 Nov 2013 08:36:08 PST
Making Faux Feathers for Costumes and Props http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Faux-Feathers-for-Costumes-and-Props/
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Thu, 21 Nov 2013 20:21:06 PST
Bioshock Infinite - Booker DeWitt Vest http://www.instructables.com/id/Bioshock-Infinite-Booker-DeWitt-Vest/
Bioshock Infinite - Booker DeWitt Vest - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/5TZG/HO7XP2DY/F1J5TZGHO7XP2DY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/5TZG/HO7XP2DY/F1J5TZGHO7XP2DY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/5TZG/HO7XP2DY/F1J5TZGHO7XP2DY.SMALL.jpg Kion Designs Hey fellas, I am a cosplayer and my upcoming cosplay plans are including the incredible,fun and mind-blowing game Bioshock Infinite! This time,I will be teaming up with my beloved boyfriend to accomplish this cosplay dream - him as Booker DeWitt and myself as Elizabeth. Because he is not able...
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Wed, 20 Nov 2013 05:03:48 PST
Chuck Greene Cosplay (With Servbot Lego Mask) http://www.instructables.com/id/Chuck-Greene-Cosplay-With-Servbot-Lego-Mask/
Chuck Greene Cosplay (With Servbot Lego Mask) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F15/JU6H/HNE45JU2/F15JU6HHNE45JU2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F15/JU6H/HNE45JU2/F15JU6HHNE45JU2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F15/JU6H/HNE45JU2/F15JU6HHNE45JU2.SMALL.jpg Shadow Of Intent I originally planned this for Halloween, but  wasn't able to finish it in time. I completed it about a week after so that it could be used for future Comic Cons. The iconic Chuck Greene costume consists of a novelty giant Lego-like head (Servbot Mask), a yellow leather biking jacket, and some sort ...
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Tue, 19 Nov 2013 09:51:30 PST
Jellyfish Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Jellyfish-Costume/
Jellyfish Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/QX6K/HO2336B4/FD6QX6KHO2336B4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/QX6K/HO2336B4/FD6QX6KHO2336B4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/QX6K/HO2336B4/FD6QX6KHO2336B4.SMALL.jpg lebowski I made this jellyfish costume for my wife during on our Halloween build day here at Instructables. It turned out to be a great lesson on the value Instructables brings to the Internet. The costume idea came from a few costume sleuthing searches, probably some Pinterest results, and then onto an unna...
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Mon, 18 Nov 2013 16:31:08 PST
Autumn Cape & Colorful Forests http://www.instructables.com/id/Autumn-Cape-Colorful-Forests/
Autumn Cape & Colorful Forests - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/GSNY/HO236SNJ/FYNGSNYHO236SNJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/GSNY/HO236SNJ/FYNGSNYHO236SNJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/GSNY/HO236SNJ/FYNGSNYHO236SNJ.SMALL.jpg Kion Designs It's getting colder and colder, the leaves are turning into reds, yellows, oranges and all the forests become an autumn wonderland! Why not join this event with your own colorful, warm and cozy AUTUMN CAPE?! Get Your Idea! Get Your Stuff! Starting from scratch also means to start with your imagin...
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Tue, 19 Nov 2013 02:21:21 PST
1800 French Court Coat http://www.instructables.com/id/1800-French-Court-Coat/
1800 French Court Coat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/3M3R/HNID13RM/FTF3M3RHNID13RM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/3M3R/HNID13RM/FTF3M3RHNID13RM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/3M3R/HNID13RM/FTF3M3RHNID13RM.SMALL.jpg joecooning I made this coat to be the Beast for Halloween. I looked around online, but it was difficult to find a pattern for the style that I liked. So I drafted this from a pattern contained in the History of Costuming book. It was then sew together with lining and trim. Drafting the coat: Supplies Suppli...
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Fri, 15 Nov 2013 09:36:53 PST
Super Easy *No Sew* Dog Costume! http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Easy-No-Sew-Dog-Costume/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FD2/FYKB/HN82AIT5/FD2FYKBHN82AIT5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD2/FYKB/HN82AIT5/FD2FYKBHN82AIT5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD2/FYKB/HN82AIT5/FD2FYKBHN82AIT5.SMALL.jpg StuffStephMakes In just a few minutes and for only a few dollars you can make a ridiculously adorable costume for your pet! And the best part is - there is NO SEWING involved, so really anybody can do this!
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Mon, 28 Oct 2013 22:15:09 PDT
Horsie http://www.instructables.com/id/Horsie/
Horsie - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/O68X/HNTTFT4X/F6PO68XHNTTFT4X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/O68X/HNTTFT4X/F6PO68XHNTTFT4X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/O68X/HNTTFT4X/F6PO68XHNTTFT4X.SMALL.jpg carrielynneh My baby girl loves the horses near our home and gets excited each time she sees one. It's sweet to watch. There is all sorts of pointing, neighing and smiling going on. This year I started into her costume and wondered if she'd even try it on. Once she recognized it for what it was though, she was g...
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Mon, 11 Nov 2013 22:09:16 PST
Easy “No Sew” Soft Foam Minecraft Armor http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-No-Sew-Soft-Foam-Minecraft-Armor/
Easy “No Sew” Soft Foam Minecraft Armor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/ZMMI/HNWFS5H0/FSCZMMIHNWFS5H0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/ZMMI/HNWFS5H0/FSCZMMIHNWFS5H0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/ZMMI/HNWFS5H0/FSCZMMIHNWFS5H0.SMALL.jpg minecrasher This is a quick project that will take approximately 3 hours or less to complete depending on how detailed you want to make it. We purchased the ½” thick green upholstery foam from Jo-Ann’s Fabric & Crafts for $11 a yard. Use a Jo-Ann's printable coupon from (www.joann.com/coupon) when you purchase ...
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Mon, 11 Nov 2013 22:55:37 PST
Steampunk 6 Barrel Volley Gun Prop http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-6-Barrelled-Volley-Gun/
Steampunk 6 Barrel Volley Gun Prop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/RRWU/HNUEWE7O/F31RRWUHNUEWE7O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/RRWU/HNUEWE7O/F31RRWUHNUEWE7O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/RRWU/HNUEWE7O/F31RRWUHNUEWE7O.SMALL.jpg Steamcrunk I have been making large steampunk styled props and weapons for when I cosplay at cons about 5 years now.  In the past I modded plastic toy guns with paint, added new barrels and accessories and had a blast doing it.  Last year I did my first scratch build (a 6 foot hypodermic syringe) and have been...
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Sun, 10 Nov 2013 14:30:58 PST
T-U-R-T-L-E POWER http://www.instructables.com/id/T-U-R-T-L-E-POWER/
T-U-R-T-L-E POWER - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/IVZ2/HO7XHYGD/FW3IVZ2HO7XHYGD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/IVZ2/HO7XHYGD/FW3IVZ2HO7XHYGD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/IVZ2/HO7XHYGD/FW3IVZ2HO7XHYGD.SMALL.jpg carrielynneh I knew Halloween was going to be good this year when I brought home 2 yards of bright green dance spandex. Before you discredit yet another Ninja Turtle costume I must tell you that it is one of my most favorite costumes I have made in the seven years of homemade Halloween costume goodness. Mostly,...
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Mon, 11 Nov 2013 22:56:41 PST
Dune Giant Sandworm Shai Hulud Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Dune-Giant-Sandworm-Shai-Hulud-Costume/
Dune Giant Sandworm Shai Hulud Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/1NPH/HNUEY8R1/FE41NPHHNUEY8R1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/1NPH/HNUEY8R1/FE41NPHHNUEY8R1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/1NPH/HNUEY8R1/FE41NPHHNUEY8R1.SMALL.jpg canida The giant sandworms of Dune can grow to over 400 meters long, and are equipped with an incredible array of crystalline teeth. They dwell in the deep desert on the planet Arrakis, sole source of the prescience-inducing spice drug melange, and are known to native Fremen as Shai-Hulud. The worms create...
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Mon, 11 Nov 2013 21:31:44 PST
No-Sew Finding Nemo Clownfish Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Sew-Finding-Nemo-Clownfish-Costume/
No-Sew Finding Nemo Clownfish Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/DHHR/HNUEX5WM/FRODHHRHNUEX5WM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/DHHR/HNUEX5WM/FRODHHRHNUEX5WM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/DHHR/HNUEX5WM/FRODHHRHNUEX5WM.SMALL.jpg canida My daughter loves Finding Nemo, so when she asked to go trick-or-treating as Nemo, with her dad dressed as Marlin, I whipped up these super easy no-sew clownfish costumes from orange hoodies, some cheap felt, and hot glue! They really are easy, I promise: the hardest part is sourcing an orange hood...
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Mon, 11 Nov 2013 12:58:39 PST
Homemade "What Does the Fox Say" costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-What-Does-the-Fox-Say-costume/
Homemade "What Does the Fox Say" costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/LAQE/HNSDZGRE/FLXLAQEHNSDZGRE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/LAQE/HNSDZGRE/FLXLAQEHNSDZGRE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/LAQE/HNSDZGRE/FLXLAQEHNSDZGRE.SMALL.jpg awunderman This is an easy, homemade DIY costume for Ylvis' "What Does The Fox Say" music video. The concepts here can be applied to other animals or any full body costume. This is my first Instructable and my first sewing project, so I would love feedback on how to make it better. Are you the kind of Hallowe...
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Mon, 11 Nov 2013 12:21:42 PST
Holy Grail Coconut guy Patsy costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Monty-Python-Coconut-guy-Patsy-costume/
Holy Grail Coconut guy Patsy costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/RARA/HNUEWK3S/F7MRARAHNUEWK3S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/RARA/HNUEWK3S/F7MRARAHNUEWK3S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/RARA/HNUEWK3S/F7MRARAHNUEWK3S.SMALL.jpg solipsism My friend made this costume and I thought it was so well done, he let me document it and show describe how he built it. It doesnt take a lot of skill, but several hours. We had a Monty Python themed Halloween party and he was a big hit. Patsy (the guy who follows the king around and claps the coco...
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Mon, 11 Nov 2013 09:14:21 PST
Jawa Costume from Star Wars http://www.instructables.com/id/Jawa-Costume-from-Star-Wars/
Jawa Costume from Star Wars - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/O45W/HNUEWUP8/FCCO45WHNUEWUP8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/O45W/HNUEWUP8/FCCO45WHNUEWUP8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/O45W/HNUEWUP8/FCCO45WHNUEWUP8.SMALL.jpg christinapiquette Step 1: The Pattern and cutting I adapted a pattern for the Jawas and cut it from burlap that I purchased at Hancock Fabrics for about $6/yard.  I used about 3 yards per costume.  I made the tunic longer with wider sleeves and made the hood a separate piece, a bit longer than the original patt...
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Mon, 11 Nov 2013 10:37:35 PST
Toddling Pumpkin http://www.instructables.com/id/Walking-Pumpkin/
Toddling Pumpkin - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/FXQ4/HNSDZ0R3/FG5FXQ4HNSDZ0R3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/FXQ4/HNSDZ0R3/FG5FXQ4HNSDZ0R3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/FXQ4/HNSDZ0R3/FG5FXQ4HNSDZ0R3.SMALL.jpg Phydeaux This was the first Halloween that my daughter was able to come up with her own costume. For a while, it changed every week, then settled on "pumpkin." So, I used her pumpkin-shaped trick-or-treat bucket as a pattern to make her a wearable giant pumpkin costume. It took a couple weeks of spare time, ...
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Sun, 10 Nov 2013 19:43:09 PST
Bjork Costume (Or "Just A Swan") http://www.instructables.com/id/Bjork-Costume-Or-Just-A-Swan/
Bjork Costume (Or "Just A Swan") - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/NL5H/HNT42PJ5/FBHNL5HHNT42PJ5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/NL5H/HNT42PJ5/FBHNL5HHNT42PJ5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/NL5H/HNT42PJ5/FBHNL5HHNT42PJ5.SMALL.jpg Tatterhood My last costume of the year - and it's my favorite one I've done to date (well, next to Ryuk.) Who *wouldn't* want to make and wear this kooky costume?? The construction is very easy, however it is pretty time consuming! So read up on how to do it now, to get ready for next Halloween (or your next r...
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Sun, 10 Nov 2013 20:53:22 PST
Jaguar Shark Costume from 'The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou' http://www.instructables.com/id/Jaguar-Shark-Costume-from-The-Life-Aquatic-with-St/
Jaguar Shark Costume from 'The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou' - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/IIJR/HNT42A0Q/FJ1IIJRHNT42A0Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/IIJR/HNT42A0Q/FJ1IIJRHNT42A0Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/IIJR/HNT42A0Q/FJ1IIJRHNT42A0Q.SMALL.jpg Tatterhood My husband and brother-in-law have recently gotten into scuba-diving and consequently have been watching Sea Hunt, Jacques Cousteau documentaries and the Wes Anderson movie, The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, starring Bill Murray, multiple times. So for Halloween this year the family decided to dre...
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Sat, 9 Nov 2013 20:48:50 PST
Cheap Dinosaur Skeleton Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Dinosaur-Skeleton-Costume/
Cheap Dinosaur Skeleton Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/FGX2/HNR83Q1V/F4HFGX2HNR83Q1V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/FGX2/HNR83Q1V/F4HFGX2HNR83Q1V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/FGX2/HNR83Q1V/F4HFGX2HNR83Q1V.SMALL.jpg whitneydkeen Inspired by another Instructable, i was pretty sure i could do something similar but more in my price range. There was a pretty steep learning curve but i think it turned out great.Materials needed:toy dinosaur skeleton modelprojector (I made mine and i'll show you how i did it)cardboardfoam boarddu...
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Fri, 8 Nov 2013 16:12:46 PST
Character Costume Makeup - Things To Consider, Tips You Can Use! http://www.instructables.com/id/Character-Costume-Makeup-Things-To-Consider-Tips-Y/
Character Costume Makeup - Things To Consider, Tips You Can Use! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/N0IC/HNSDY846/FAYN0ICHNSDY846.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/N0IC/HNSDY846/FAYN0ICHNSDY846.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/N0IC/HNSDY846/FAYN0ICHNSDY846.SMALL.jpg Tatterhood I really love Halloween (...and wearing costumes to cons...and just dressing up in general), so I like to go-all-out when I can. To help push those certain costumes over-the-top and have you looking your very best (or worst) there are some wonderful little changes you can do to your face to help tra...
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Sat, 9 Nov 2013 00:12:41 PST
Rainbow Tutu http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainbow-Tutu/
Rainbow Tutu - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/3O64/HNRHVY98/FPT3O64HNRHVY98.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/3O64/HNRHVY98/FPT3O64HNRHVY98.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/3O64/HNRHVY98/FPT3O64HNRHVY98.SMALL.jpg audreyobscura First off, I love rainbows. My roommate has a saying, "my favorite color is rainbow". I often challenge myself to pull off wild color combinations, and have delved into a new medium recently - the world of tulle! This year for Halloween, I was a clown. To support my clown costume, I decided I neede...
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Fri, 8 Nov 2013 18:00:57 PST
How to Make Midna's Helmet http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Midnas-Helmet/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7X/39YR/HLSHJ6DM/F7X39YRHLSHJ6DM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7X/39YR/HLSHJ6DM/F7X39YRHLSHJ6DM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7X/39YR/HLSHJ6DM/F7X39YRHLSHJ6DM.SMALL.jpg OrangeSpy121 A tutorial on how to make Midna's Helmet from Twilight Princess for around $15 If you need any help at all with this please message me or e-mail me at orange-spy@hotmail.com Click this link to see the pictures I use: http://orangespy.webs.com/apps/photos/album?albumid=11204355 Add us on facebook at...
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Mon, 23 Sep 2013 16:26:13 PDT
How To Make A Scary Bag Hat Monster http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Scary-Bag-Hat-Monster/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/GJM0/HMVJOMMW/FUOGJM0HMVJOMMW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/GJM0/HMVJOMMW/FUOGJM0HMVJOMMW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/GJM0/HMVJOMMW/FUOGJM0HMVJOMMW.SMALL.jpg Simon Panrucker Halloweeeeeeen! Learn how to make a monster costume using a charity shop / thrift store bag, some white felt and painful, painful hot glue!
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Thu, 17 Oct 2013 09:54:38 PDT
Mario Sunshine Functional FLUDD Water Gun http://www.instructables.com/id/Mario-Sunshine-FLUDD-Water-Gun/
Mario Sunshine Functional FLUDD Water Gun - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXX/RGLH/HQBR68JT/FXXRGLHHQBR68JT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXX/RGLH/HQBR68JT/FXXRGLHHQBR68JT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXX/RGLH/HQBR68JT/FXXRGLHHQBR68JT.SMALL.jpg ELDOOGIE The water shooting FLUDD from Mario Sunshine is here! and Yes. It does shoot water. Luckily for you it is easy to make and should cost around $50. Review Instructions before begining. You will need: Empty shampoo or medium sized bottle with a dispenser. Small medium sized plastic fish bowl 78 ...
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Fri, 8 Nov 2013 08:50:28 PST
Make a bunny ear top hat http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-bunny-ear-top-hat/
Make a bunny ear top hat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/NMK7/HNR049TS/FIMNMK7HNR049TS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/NMK7/HNR049TS/FIMNMK7HNR049TS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/NMK7/HNR049TS/FIMNMK7HNR049TS.SMALL.jpg pojken Takes only 30 minutes to make. Made it for a friend's birthday. :D Cut out bunny ears pattern and sew Use the attached PDF or make a quick template of your own. Cut out 4 pieces from satin. Sew it inside out, then flip inside out, and then iron smooth. (Optional) Fold ear flap a...
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Fri, 8 Nov 2013 07:31:21 PST
Fully Functional Working Digital Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Working-Camera-Costume/
Fully Functional Working Digital Camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/PYFL/HMFQLHVT/FDAPYFLHMFQLHVT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/PYFL/HMFQLHVT/FDAPYFLHMFQLHVT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/PYFL/HMFQLHVT/FDAPYFLHMFQLHVT.SMALL.jpg rwelgosh We made a working DSLR for a halloween costume.  Here is how we did it. Check out the video too! Materials list:   Cardboard Box for main body   Cardboard for pop up flash   2 gallon bucket for lens   Plexiglass for flash cover   Construction paper   Duck tape   Pictures of camera parts (mode dial,...
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Tue, 8 Oct 2013 19:17:31 PDT
LED Stick Figure Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Stick-Figure-Costume/
LED Stick Figure Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/Y8W5/HNM4JHCU/F0MY8W5HNM4JHCU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/Y8W5/HNM4JHCU/F0MY8W5HNM4JHCU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/Y8W5/HNM4JHCU/F0MY8W5HNM4JHCU.SMALL.jpg hfb This Instructable will show you how to make an LED stick figure costume from LED strips and a power source. It’s a very inexpensive costume and should only take about an hour to make if you know how to solder. It’ll also keep your kid’s safe while they go out on Halloween night as they will be lit u...
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Wed, 6 Nov 2013 05:53:44 PST
Gary Sterley's 40k Space Marine http://www.instructables.com/id/Gary-Sterleys-40k-Space-Marine/
Gary Sterley's 40k Space Marine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/RBRL/HNM459R9/FKPRBRLHNM459R9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/RBRL/HNM459R9/FKPRBRLHNM459R9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/RBRL/HNM459R9/FKPRBRLHNM459R9.SMALL.jpg gsterley This is my Warhammer 40k Space Marine Costume. It is a Crimson Fist and was completed just in time for Halloween this year. This is my second ever costume build and I have been working on it since March of 2013. I have a full build thread located on the RPF forum here: http://www.therpf.com/f24/syl...
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Thu, 7 Nov 2013 15:09:54 PST