Instructables: exploring - - costume - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 3 Jul 2015 09:17:35 PDT BLOX v1.01 Mad Max Inspired Cosplay http://www.instructables.com/id/Mad-Max-Inspired-Cosplay/
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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 12:22:47 PDT
DIY Dalek Armor Dress http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Dalek-Armor-Dress/
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 12:07:23 PDT
DIY Light Up Dalek Helmet http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Light-Up-Dalek-Helmet/
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 11:20:25 PDT
Wear the Rainbow http://www.instructables.com/id/Wear-the-Rainbow/
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Sun, 28 Jun 2015 20:28:16 PDT
Quick Bert & Ernie Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Bert-Ernie-Costume/
Quick Bert & Ernie Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/UAMC/IB8PRPT7/F1EUAMCIB8PRPT7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/UAMC/IB8PRPT7/F1EUAMCIB8PRPT7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/UAMC/IB8PRPT7/F1EUAMCIB8PRPT7.SMALL.jpg ModMischief When my son was recently given a sweater just like Ernie's on Sesame Street, my partner and I knew we needed to make him some helmet accessories to go with it!While the sweater has orange and blue stripes like Ernie's, my son's helmet is a very Bert yellow. So we decided to do a Bert and Ernie mashu...
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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 23:33:53 PDT
Faun / Satyr Costumes for Two http://www.instructables.com/id/Faun-Satyr-Costumes-for-Two/
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Mon, 8 Nov 2010 00:40:41 PST
How to survive to zombie invasion http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-survive-to-zombie-invasion/
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Fri, 6 Mar 2015 13:23:03 PST
Model Magic 101: Finger Puppets http://www.instructables.com/id/Model-Magic-101-Finger-Puppets/
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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 12:51:47 PDT
Quick and Easy Klondike Bartender Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-and-Easy-Klondike-Bartender-Costume/
Quick and Easy Klondike Bartender Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/11T7/IAUWY8VN/FVO11T7IAUWY8VN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/11T7/IAUWY8VN/FVO11T7IAUWY8VN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/11T7/IAUWY8VN/FVO11T7IAUWY8VN.SMALL.jpg ModMischief Today, June 13, 2015, is the Yukon's 117th birthday. We decided to celebrate by whipping up a quick costume fit for the Commissioner's Ball, out of nothing but some thrift store finds.This costume cost less than $5 and would be perfect for Rendezvous, Halloween or any other fancy dress occasion. M...
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Sun, 14 Jun 2015 07:39:15 PDT
Custom-Molded InstaMorph Mask http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Molded-InstaMorph-Mask/
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Sat, 6 Jun 2015 10:27:37 PDT
Medals of Honour http://www.instructables.com/id/Medals-of-Honour/
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Thu, 4 Jun 2015 23:12:28 PDT
How to make an X-force: "Cable" costume http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-an-X-force-Cable-Costume/
How to make an X-force: "Cable" costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/HWK0/IAGMQGGL/FAQHWK0IAGMQGGL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/HWK0/IAGMQGGL/FAQHWK0IAGMQGGL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/HWK0/IAGMQGGL/FAQHWK0IAGMQGGL.SMALL.jpg SpicyPandaCreations Like big guns? Like robotic metal looking arms? Like cybernetic EYES?!??! Well, Cable is your man! ..er.. Wo-"man" in this case. Nathaniel Dayspring is the time-traveling former leader of X-force who shoots first and asks questions later. For 2015 Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo, I wanted to ma...
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Wed, 3 Jun 2015 19:26:19 PDT
Horror Makeup- Torn Face http://www.instructables.com/id/Horror-Makeup-Torn-Face/
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Tue, 2 Jun 2015 17:59:12 PDT
Discord Horns from InstaMorph http://www.instructables.com/id/Discord-Horns-from-InstaMorph/
Discord Horns from InstaMorph - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3P/4471/IACFLQJQ/F3P4471IACFLQJQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3P/4471/IACFLQJQ/F3P4471IACFLQJQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3P/4471/IACFLQJQ/F3P4471IACFLQJQ.SMALL.jpg ModMischief When YuKonstruct announced that the April Instructables Build Night would be InstaMorph I was really excited!InstaMorph is an easy to use thermoplastic that has all sorts of awesome applications, but I was most interested in the costume opportunities. We had lots of fun playing with the InstaMorph a...
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Sun, 31 May 2015 13:15:12 PDT
How to make an adjustable duct tape Mannequin http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-an-adjustable-duct-tape-Mannequin/
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Mon, 25 May 2015 17:19:19 PDT
How to make a Marvel: "Black Panther" Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Marvel-Black-Panther-Costume/
How to make a Marvel: "Black Panther" Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/Z9CL/I9Q9C31A/F1EZ9CLI9Q9C31A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/Z9CL/I9Q9C31A/F1EZ9CLI9Q9C31A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/Z9CL/I9Q9C31A/F1EZ9CLI9Q9C31A.SMALL.jpg SpicyPandaCreations It's good to be king. Even better when you are the King of Wakanda, your wife is storm of the men, and your nation has mounds and mounds of Vibranium!!!For the most recent Comic convention, a friend asked to take on the mantle of the Black Panther. Well, you ask and Spicy Panda Creations delivers. ...
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Fri, 15 May 2015 23:29:27 PDT
3D Printed Sword http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Sword/
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Fri, 15 May 2015 08:37:53 PDT
Captain America Shirt - Comic Book Classic! http://www.instructables.com/id/Captain-America-Shirt-Comic-Book-Classic/
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Fri, 8 May 2015 13:04:34 PDT
How to make a Super Mario Bros: "Bowser" Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Super-Mario-Bros-Bowser-Costume/
How to make a Super Mario Bros: "Bowser" Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/CXMQ/I9EOS94P/FK2CXMQI9EOS94P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/CXMQ/I9EOS94P/FK2CXMQI9EOS94P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/CXMQ/I9EOS94P/FK2CXMQI9EOS94P.SMALL.jpg SpicyPandaCreations King of the Koopas, Bowser is one awesome villain! My friend wanted to be the menace of the Mushroom Kingdom for the Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo. Well, I aim to please! Let's get started shall we??* This costume is VERY hot, since it is mattress foam. You definitely need a fan or an ice pac...
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Thu, 7 May 2015 22:45:24 PDT
Request: Tiger makeup transformation http://www.instructables.com/id/Request-Tiger-makeup-transformation/
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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 22:06:31 PDT
Borderlands Psycho Glow in the Dark Earrings http://www.instructables.com/id/Borderlands-Psycho-Glow-in-the-Dark-Earrings/
Borderlands Psycho Glow in the Dark Earrings - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/PN1J/I92LVLWH/F7RPN1JI92LVLWH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/PN1J/I92LVLWH/F7RPN1JI92LVLWH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/PN1J/I92LVLWH/F7RPN1JI92LVLWH.SMALL.jpg Steven K Smith Props Hey everyone SKS Props here with another build!!Ok, so I am getting to be pretty well known throughout the cosplay community for making full size props / replicas of famous video game characters. Taking this into consideration I really wanted to start pushing more into other markets and I though ga...
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Wed, 29 Apr 2015 20:23:00 PDT
Embossed Faux Armor with Hot Glue http://www.instructables.com/id/Embossed-Faux-Armor-with-Hot-Glue/
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Sun, 26 Apr 2015 16:13:25 PDT
zebra mask http://www.instructables.com/id/zebra-mask/
zebra mask - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/J80C/I8SLS3E3/FU9J80CI8SLS3E3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/J80C/I8SLS3E3/FU9J80CI8SLS3E3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/J80C/I8SLS3E3/FU9J80CI8SLS3E3.SMALL.jpg jayludden Last week I made a tutorial for a much simpler mask that can be made with regular printer paper. This one is a little bit more complicated, but super cool. This instructable doesn't cover either design or screen printing, but rather focuses on putting together the mask linked as a PDF (and PNG above...
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Wed, 22 Apr 2015 15:56:03 PDT
Poor Man's Arc Reactor Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Poor-Mans-Arc-Reactor-Costume/
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 22:15:08 PDT
My Pedal Pony: a Costume for your Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Pedal-Pony-a-Costume-for-your-Bike/
My Pedal Pony: a Costume for your Bike - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/FAX0/I7NL2WAO/FM2FAX0I7NL2WAO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/FAX0/I7NL2WAO/FM2FAX0I7NL2WAO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/FAX0/I7NL2WAO/FM2FAX0I7NL2WAO.SMALL.jpg ceejwells I built this horse to dress up my bike for cruiser rides, parades, special events. I made it so it easily attaches with zip ties and doesn't permanently stay on the bike. I like to put it on the bike once I take it off my car rack and I'm at the event, then I snip the zip ties and take it off before...
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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 15:04:39 PDT
Maleficent costume dress, staff and mask http://www.instructables.com/id/Maleficent-costume-dress-staff-and-mask/
Maleficent costume dress, staff and mask - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVH/C37E/I7CCK77I/FVHC37EI7CCK77I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVH/C37E/I7CCK77I/FVHC37EI7CCK77I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVH/C37E/I7CCK77I/FVHC37EI7CCK77I.SMALL.jpg jleighkrupp I didn't take a lot of pictures while I was making this. Usually I do but I had so many failed costume attempts before this. The Mask The mask was sculpted with clay, molded with Plaster of Paris and then ran with Monster Makers Latex. It is a half mask with Elastic. I used brushes and an air bru...
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 19:08:30 PDT
Thomas The Tank Engine Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Thomas-The-Tank-Engine-Costume/
Thomas The Tank Engine Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/JSML/I6RT0H3A/F0CJSMLI6RT0H3A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/JSML/I6RT0H3A/F0CJSMLI6RT0H3A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/JSML/I6RT0H3A/F0CJSMLI6RT0H3A.SMALL.jpg MurphyPaw My son loves Thomas and all of his train engine friends. So for a costume parade at school, I set out to make him a Thomas the Tank Engine costume. Finding A Train Body I started with an empty Pampers Cruisers Size 5 132 Count box. It's about 20" (L) x 11" (W). I ended up leaving a 10 x 11 openin...
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Fri, 6 Mar 2015 21:55:56 PST
DIY functional Sonic Screwdriver http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-functional-Sonic-Screwdriver/
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 23:40:21 PST
Make a Medieval Ring Brooch - Without a Torch! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Medieval-Ring-Brooch-Without-a-Torch/
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 09:33:02 PST
Turn 3 Silk Scarves and 3 Seams into a 1920s Style Handkerchief Dress http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-3-Silk-Scarves-and-3-Seams-into-a-1920s-Style/
Turn 3 Silk Scarves and 3 Seams into a 1920s Style Handkerchief Dress - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/5UVS/I6H7F0AF/FGE5UVSI6H7F0AF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/5UVS/I6H7F0AF/FGE5UVSI6H7F0AF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/5UVS/I6H7F0AF/FGE5UVSI6H7F0AF.SMALL.jpg jdalva Need a last-minute costume? All you need is three square scarves and basic sewing skills and you can have yourself a lovely (and fairly historically accurate) 1920s style dress in an easy afternoon! Add some gloves, a long strand of pearls and a feather or two for your hair, and it's flapper time! T...
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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 11:50:37 PST
Iron Man Suit http://www.instructables.com/id/Iron-Man-Suit-1/
Iron Man Suit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNL/TAD9/I6C2KBCB/FNLTAD9I6C2KBCB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNL/TAD9/I6C2KBCB/FNLTAD9I6C2KBCB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNL/TAD9/I6C2KBCB/FNLTAD9I6C2KBCB.SMALL.jpg Duck210 My second costume build attempt using foam flooring from home depot. Starting the Foam Process... I began by downloading files from the web, using pepakura software as my designer/viewer program. From here, its print, cut, trace, repeat. Making the helmet I decided to build this costume out o...
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Thu, 19 Feb 2015 09:00:34 PST
Halo Master Chief Suit http://www.instructables.com/id/Halo-Master-Chief-Suit/
Halo Master Chief Suit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDT/GLT9/I6B1Q6R1/FDTGLT9I6B1Q6R1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDT/GLT9/I6B1Q6R1/FDTGLT9I6B1Q6R1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDT/GLT9/I6B1Q6R1/FDTGLT9I6B1Q6R1.SMALL.jpg Duck210 This was my first attempt to making a full scale, costume replica build... Templets.. The beginning process of printing and cutting out shapes...1. I first start with building the helmet. I used card stock to cut my shapes out. and used regular clear tape to hold the shapes in place. Helmet co...
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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 13:53:01 PST
How to Make Your Dragon http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Your-Dragon/
How to Make Your Dragon - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMB/4ICL/I63EY4YP/FMB4ICLI63EY4YP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMB/4ICL/I63EY4YP/FMB4ICLI63EY4YP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMB/4ICL/I63EY4YP/FMB4ICLI63EY4YP.SMALL.jpg haleylhughes Gimbled 'Stormfly' and 'Astrid' from How to Train Your Dragon 2 PVC Skeleton The dragon's skeleton is PVC piping, balsa wood, for the gimbal, and dry wall stilts for the legs and to give me height. Paper Mache I made the general shape of the head and horns (minus the jaw) using paper mache. I...
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Fri, 13 Feb 2015 22:14:13 PST
Link's Master Sword from The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Warriors http://www.instructables.com/id/Links-Master-Sword-from-The-Legend-of-Zelda-Hyrule/
Link's Master Sword from The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Warriors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/FHZL/I5WCQ5YJ/FZ7FHZLI5WCQ5YJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/FHZL/I5WCQ5YJ/FZ7FHZLI5WCQ5YJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/FHZL/I5WCQ5YJ/FZ7FHZLI5WCQ5YJ.SMALL.jpg Namisuke After hunting for good Master Sword replica tutorials, I found that most were done in wood (requiring expensive power tools and know-how) or were cheaply made from paper and tape. With conventions increasing their security restrictions, many replicas and fake weapons aren't allowed inside. Therefore...
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Sun, 8 Feb 2015 10:56:27 PST
Hawk Wings Poncho http://www.instructables.com/id/Hawk-Wings-Poncho/
Hawk Wings Poncho - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/HWF9/I5UXDCXC/FVCHWF9I5UXDCXC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/HWF9/I5UXDCXC/FVCHWF9I5UXDCXC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/HWF9/I5UXDCXC/FVCHWF9I5UXDCXC.SMALL.jpg kokoleo My Halloween costume last year was a great big Seahawk logo headpiece. You can read the instructable for it here:http://www.instructables.com/id/Sew-Yourself-a-Seahawk-or-other-logo-mascot/. At the time, I did a rush-job on the body and simply wore a store-bought fringed sweater and some sparkly fab...
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Sat, 7 Feb 2015 23:15:20 PST
Mini Tophat http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Tophat/
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 19:15:40 PST
Realistic Digitigrade "Backwards" Costume Animal Legs http://www.instructables.com/id/Realistic-Digitigrade-Backwards-Costume-Animal-Leg/
Realistic Digitigrade "Backwards" Costume Animal Legs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1F/TJEN/I4YTVXJR/F1FTJENI4YTVXJR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1F/TJEN/I4YTVXJR/F1FTJENI4YTVXJR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1F/TJEN/I4YTVXJR/F1FTJENI4YTVXJR.SMALL.jpg RiftwingDesigns If you've ever wanted to wear an animal costume and have the "backwards" legs like animals, too, this Instructable is for you! In it, I'll show you how to make digitigrade legs, which look like the joints are standing animal legs. It requires a bit of money, sewing, and patience. If you have those, ...
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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 10:49:12 PST
Thermoplastic paper & Cameo Cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/Thermoplastic-paper-Cameo-Cutter/
Thermoplastic paper & Cameo Cutter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/NAGW/I4SCQTO2/FZHNAGWI4SCQTO2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/NAGW/I4SCQTO2/FZHNAGWI4SCQTO2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/NAGW/I4SCQTO2/FZHNAGWI4SCQTO2.SMALL.jpg The Juliart Hi! Everyone,Today I would like to show you how you can take paper cutouts and turn them into a plasticized material. When modeling miniature scenery, water is a major part of the design, and I am a little impatient when it comes to my work so I came across E-Z water years ago, it is sold in the mo...
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 16:16:03 PST
Fiberglass Costume Helmet http://www.instructables.com/id/Fiberglass-Costume-Helmet/
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Sun, 28 Dec 2014 13:29:50 PST
Craft Foam Bracers http://www.instructables.com/id/Craft-Foam-Bracers/
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Sun, 28 Dec 2014 03:32:02 PST
Building Skyrim Armor http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-Skyrim-Armor/
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Thu, 25 Dec 2014 17:10:29 PST
Iron Man Cosplay Boots http://www.instructables.com/id/Iron-Man-Cosplay-Boots/
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Mon, 22 Dec 2014 19:05:43 PST
How to Sew and Embroider Link's Scarf from Hyrule Warriors http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Sew-and-Embroider-Links-Scarf-from-Hyrule-W/
How to Sew and Embroider Link's Scarf from Hyrule Warriors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/0JPS/I3H4TTMU/FMU0JPSI3H4TTMU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/0JPS/I3H4TTMU/FMU0JPSI3H4TTMU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/0JPS/I3H4TTMU/FMU0JPSI3H4TTMU.SMALL.jpg Namisuke ^^ Make sure to check out this video tutorial! ^^*If you have found this tutorial helpful, please vote for it if it is currently in a contest. Thanks!Materials: 1m blue fabric (quilting fabric works well) If you are making this for a child, you can use less fabric. Simply measure from the shoulder ...
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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 19:48:01 PST
Pepakura Alien Queen http://www.instructables.com/id/Pepakura-Alien-Queen/
Pepakura Alien Queen - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/PVAM/I3H6VGA1/FTYPVAMI3H6VGA1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/PVAM/I3H6VGA1/FTYPVAMI3H6VGA1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/PVAM/I3H6VGA1/FTYPVAMI3H6VGA1.SMALL.jpg ashleyjlong Some of you may have seen my Alien Queen costume back in October for the Halloween costume contest. The response was fantastic, not just here, but on many other wonderfully nerdy sites like Kotaku, MAKE, and Fashionably Geeky. I was brand new to Instructables at the time and didn't realize how det...
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Tue, 9 Dec 2014 16:30:10 PST
Cardboard Airplane - from 3D model to parade costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Airplane-from-3D-model-to-parade-costume/
Cardboard Airplane - from 3D model to parade costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/XOWG/I3DQGHJG/FUQXOWGI3DQGHJG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/XOWG/I3DQGHJG/FUQXOWGI3DQGHJG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/XOWG/I3DQGHJG/FUQXOWGI3DQGHJG.SMALL.jpg ModMischief Inspired by Aidan Chopra's cardboard Grumman F4F-4 costume, we decided to make cardboard airplanes for YuKonstruct's entry in this year's Winterval Santa Clause Parade.We used free cardboard and YuKonstruct's Epilog laser to make the planes and they were a huge hit with the kids and everyone watchin...
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Sun, 7 Dec 2014 22:52:18 PST
Folding brass fan with etched designs http://www.instructables.com/id/Folding-brass-fan-with-etched-designs/
Folding brass fan with etched designs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP6/J9LC/I36LIH4V/FP6J9LCI36LIH4V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP6/J9LC/I36LIH4V/FP6J9LCI36LIH4V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP6/J9LC/I36LIH4V/FP6J9LCI36LIH4V.SMALL.jpg gfish I was asked by my wife to make a credible steampunk fan. We decided to make it out of brass sheet with a gear train pattern etched onto the front side. Now, I must admit, these gears are purely decorative, which is a bit against my core values. But at least they mesh properly, have a reasonable toot...
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Tue, 2 Dec 2014 23:23:06 PST
DIY Blood Pumping Effect - How to Cry Blood http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Blood-Pumping-Effect-How-to-Cry-Blood/
DIY Blood Pumping Effect - How to Cry Blood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/J1XK/I2XTR6QO/FX1J1XKI2XTR6QO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/J1XK/I2XTR6QO/FX1J1XKI2XTR6QO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/J1XK/I2XTR6QO/FX1J1XKI2XTR6QO.SMALL.jpg push_reset Last Halloween I was inspired to get spooky, like really spooky. My choice of costume was a cemetery angel, but that wasn't enough. I needed to flex some electronic muscles and have always been intrigued by the weeping Madonnas. So, I chose to try the effect of crying blood. It's very simple, you do...
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:15:40 PST
Dalek Dome costume headpiece http://www.instructables.com/id/Dalek-Dome-costume-headpiece/
Dalek Dome costume headpiece - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/RKGY/I2XIF56L/FD4RKGYI2XIF56L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/RKGY/I2XIF56L/FD4RKGYI2XIF56L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/RKGY/I2XIF56L/FD4RKGYI2XIF56L.SMALL.jpg joejoetheclown This past halloween, my wife and I decided to dress up as mortal enemies: a Dalek and the 10th Doctor from Doctor Who. Obviously in order to be even remotely frightening to a figure as historically headstrong as the Doctor, she was going to need a good headpiece. Wearability was the key factor he...
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 10:03:56 PST
No Face from Spirited Away Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Face-from-Sprited-Away-Costume/
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 16:05:32 PST
How to Make Costume Wings http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Costume-Wings/
How to Make Costume Wings - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/6VQY/I2P3U80K/FAB6VQYI2P3U80K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/6VQY/I2P3U80K/FAB6VQYI2P3U80K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/6VQY/I2P3U80K/FAB6VQYI2P3U80K.SMALL.jpg push_reset These wings are shaped as fallen angel wings, but you can use the methods in the 'ible to make any shape or size wing you need for your character or creature. I think they would be great for comic book and cartoon character wings.They are primarily made of foam, as opposed to feathers. This is so th...
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 13:47:14 PST