Instructables: exploring - - costume - popular http://www.instructables.com Wed, 5 Aug 2015 01:47:24 PDT BLOX v1.01 Chainmail Armor Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Chainmail-Armor-Tutorial/
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 14:54:21 PDT
Nibbler from Futurama Dog Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Nibbler-from-Futurama-Dog-Costume/
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Wed, 15 Jul 2015 15:02:11 PDT
Deathstroke Cosplay http://www.instructables.com/id/Deathstroke-Cosplay/
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 09:54:14 PDT
Dark Hero Gauntlet Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Dark-Hero-Gauntlet-Tutorial/
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Sat, 18 Jul 2015 09:17:30 PDT
Build The H.U.L.C Suit From The Movie Elysium http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-The-HULC-Suit-From-The-Movie-Elysium/
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Fri, 10 Jul 2015 08:28:48 PDT
Make a Megahelmet (a helmet with a megaphone) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Megahelmet-a-helmet-with-a-megaphone/
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Wed, 8 Jul 2015 12:36:40 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
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
The Shredder - a costuming tool http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Shredder-a-costuming-tool/
The Shredder - a costuming tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0D/UBVK/I98BL2WU/F0DUBVKI98BL2WU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0D/UBVK/I98BL2WU/F0DUBVKI98BL2WU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0D/UBVK/I98BL2WU/F0DUBVKI98BL2WU.SMALL.jpg mr.phikset Greetings and salutations! This will be my first Instrucable, so here we go. I am mr.phikset and I am going to be presenting to you the first in a series of Instructables having to do with costuming. To get things started, we need to gather some tools. Many tools are already in your workshops, tool ...
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Sun, 3 May 2015 08:34:55 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
My Pedal Pony: a Costume for your Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Pedal-Pony-a-Costume-for-your-Bike/
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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 15:04:39 PDT
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
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/
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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 11:50:37 PST
Iron Man Suit http://www.instructables.com/id/Iron-Man-Suit-1/
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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/
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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/
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Fri, 13 Feb 2015 22:14:13 PST
Hawk Wings Poncho http://www.instructables.com/id/Hawk-Wings-Poncho/
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Sat, 7 Feb 2015 23:15:20 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
Realistic Digitigrade "Backwards" Costume Animal Legs http://www.instructables.com/id/Realistic-Digitigrade-Backwards-Costume-Animal-Leg/
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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/
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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
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/
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Tue, 2 Dec 2014 23:23:06 PST
Dalek Dome costume headpiece http://www.instructables.com/id/Dalek-Dome-costume-headpiece/
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 10:03:56 PST
DIY Blood Pumping Effect - How to Cry Blood http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Blood-Pumping-Effect-How-to-Cry-Blood/
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:15:40 PST
Hal 9000 costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Hal-9000-cosplay/
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 14:17:11 PST
How to Make Costume Wings http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Costume-Wings/
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 13:47:14 PST
Detailed wonder woman costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Detailed-wonder-woman-costume/
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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 09:42:04 PST
DIY LED Stick Figure Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-LED-Stick-Figure-Costume/
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 21:04:24 PST
Batman: Arkham Asylym Scarecrow http://www.instructables.com/id/Batman-Arkham-Asylym-Scarecrow/
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 11:35:37 PST
Poison Ivy Costume from Scratch http://www.instructables.com/id/Poision-Ivy-Costume-from-Scratch/
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 23:59:45 PST
Dinobot Grimlock - Transformers: Age of Extinction http://www.instructables.com/id/Dinobot-Grimlock-Transformers-Age-of-Extinction/
Dinobot Grimlock - Transformers: Age of Extinction - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F60/6B3R/I2BYMMRG/F606B3RI2BYMMRG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F60/6B3R/I2BYMMRG/F606B3RI2BYMMRG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F60/6B3R/I2BYMMRG/F606B3RI2BYMMRG.SMALL.jpg thomp5km My name is Kaleena and I am an always growing, constantly learning, and often experimental studio/graphic Artist! After working at Disney World for half a year awhile back, I was always inspired by the costumes around the parks and how they filled guests with feelings of excitement and awe! I wanted...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 19:38:52 PST
Make a Costume Mask Using Pepakura (Bonus: Foam Armor) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Costume-Mask-out-of-Pepakura-Bonus-Foam-Arm/
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 09:58:06 PST
Stomach shot - Halloween costume 2014 http://www.instructables.com/id/Stomach-shot-Halloween-costume-2014/
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 09:31:55 PST
Wheelchair + Toothless = Epic Costume! http://www.instructables.com/id/Wheelchair-Toothless-Epic-Costume/
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Sun, 9 Nov 2014 18:08:44 PST
Kyoshi Metal Fans http://www.instructables.com/id/Kyoshi-Metal-Fans/
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 14:40:33 PDT
DIY Cyberlocks Hair Falls http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Cyberlox-Hair-Falls/
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Thu, 6 Nov 2014 10:57:50 PST
Spider Attack http://www.instructables.com/id/Spider-Attack/
Spider Attack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/1C1H/I27GRML9/FLZ1C1HI27GRML9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/1C1H/I27GRML9/FLZ1C1HI27GRML9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/1C1H/I27GRML9/FLZ1C1HI27GRML9.SMALL.jpg darcy3529 This is the simplest Funniest costume I have ever made!First ,acquire a newborn or very cooperative child. I started by swaddling the baby in a white fabric sack. I made a sack, but a sleep sack would be ideal ,also.Then I used an entire bag of spider webbing to wrap up the baby from feet to neck. O...
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Thu, 6 Nov 2014 14:43:40 PST
Captain Hook getting EATEN by Tick Tock Croc http://www.instructables.com/id/Captain-Hook-getting-EATEN-by-Tick-Tock-Croc/
Captain Hook getting EATEN by Tick Tock Croc - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/5610/I2WENCZR/FZB5610I2WENCZR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/5610/I2WENCZR/FZB5610I2WENCZR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/5610/I2WENCZR/FZB5610I2WENCZR.SMALL.jpg Rachael K I'm a DIY mommy that loves Halloween a little too much and HAD to go all out for my sons first real year. Loving a little dark humor I thought a crocodile eating a baby was a great costume. However, in the middle of making it, it struck me - Captain Hook! How funny?! And from there it became the bes...
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Fri, 7 Nov 2014 10:54:46 PST
Samus (Metroid Prime) Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Samus-Metroid-Prime-Costume/
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Fri, 7 Nov 2014 11:49:02 PST
Neil deGrasse Tyson Badass Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Neil-deGrasse-Tyson-Badass-Costume/
Neil deGrasse Tyson Badass Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/DBQG/I24LVXB1/FI9DBQGI24LVXB1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/DBQG/I24LVXB1/FI9DBQGI24LVXB1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/DBQG/I24LVXB1/FI9DBQGI24LVXB1.SMALL.jpg beccaschmehcca Ah, the internets. An endless source of inspiration and amusement. My willing boyfriend, who sends this meme on the regular, allowed me to paint him up to go out on the town with me. While I'm used to the face paint, this was a new experience for him. I'm not going to lie, he didn't love it all the ...
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Wed, 5 Nov 2014 05:38:49 PST
Weapons - Axe http://www.instructables.com/id/Weapons-Axe/
Weapons - Axe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/38UF/I24M36MZ/FNF38UFI24M36MZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/38UF/I24M36MZ/FNF38UFI24M36MZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/38UF/I24M36MZ/FNF38UFI24M36MZ.SMALL.jpg Charkhol Studios "Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal."However, here we have both technological progress AND an axe!A simple, light weight prop axe, to wield safely at parties or for any cosplay event!I'll lead you through, step-by-step in the quick and easy way to create a ...
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Thu, 6 Nov 2014 07:25:25 PST
3D Printed Nightmare Before Christmas Costume - Dr. Finkelstein http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Nightmare-Before-Christmas-Costume-Dr-F/
3D Printed Nightmare Before Christmas Costume - Dr. Finkelstein - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/CM76/I0UTMDKU/FDDCM76I0UTMDKU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/CM76/I0UTMDKU/FDDCM76I0UTMDKU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/CM76/I0UTMDKU/FDDCM76I0UTMDKU.SMALL.jpg jamesffclark In this video, we make a Dr. Finkelstein costume using 3D scanning, digital sculpting, and 3D printing.
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Sat, 4 Oct 2014 07:11:28 PDT
Self Portrait Watercolor Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Self-Portrait-Watercolor-Costume/
Self Portrait Watercolor Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQU/WUFQ/I24LVXTY/FQUWUFQI24LVXTY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQU/WUFQ/I24LVXTY/FQUWUFQI24LVXTY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQU/WUFQ/I24LVXTY/FQUWUFQI24LVXTY.SMALL.jpg beccaschmehcca Oh man, I love Halloween. And costumes. And face paint. I've never taken a class, but played around with a Lichtenstein costume a few years ago and discovered a knack for using facepaint. In case you're curious, none of the photos have been photoshopped (although some may have an instagram filter or...
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Wed, 5 Nov 2014 05:42:10 PST
Disney Planes Dusty Crophopper Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Disney-Planes-Dusty-Crophopper-Costume/
Disney Planes Dusty Crophopper Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPB/OEEJ/I21R9HO3/FPBOEEJI21R9HO3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPB/OEEJ/I21R9HO3/FPBOEEJI21R9HO3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPB/OEEJ/I21R9HO3/FPBOEEJI21R9HO3.SMALL.jpg jeferob Disney Planes Dusty Crophopper CostumeDesigned and constructed by Jeff Robertson Determine the airplane size 1. First, determine the size of the airplane needed for your child based on his/her measurements. My son was approximately 7”L (front-to-back) x 12”W (side-to-side) x 36”H (total height)....
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 22:46:07 PST