Instructables: exploring - living - craft - costume http://www.instructables.com Fri, 18 Apr 2014 20:09:31 PDT BLOX v1.01 Daft Punk Card Helmet http://www.instructables.com/id/Daft-Punk-Card-Helmet/
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Wed, 11 Dec 2013 12:46:59 PST
Hatsune Miku Hair Accessories http://www.instructables.com/id/Hatsune-Miku-Hair-Accessories/
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Sun, 17 Nov 2013 19:19:49 PST
Mantis Shrimp Punch! (Halloween Costume) http://www.instructables.com/id/Mantis-Shrimp-Punch-Halloween-Costume/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Q/2XGZ/HNID2AKI/F5Q2XGZHNID2AKI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Q/2XGZ/HNID2AKI/F5Q2XGZHNID2AKI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Q/2XGZ/HNID2AKI/F5Q2XGZHNID2AKI.SMALL.jpg nixellany I became fascinated with mantis shrimp after reading about them in The Oatmeal. Earlier this month, I saw one in real life while scuba diving in Indonesia on vacation. So I decided to make this costume. It took about 10-12 hours to make (up to this point).  What you will need: Lots of cardboard 5 b...
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Sun, 3 Nov 2013 10:21:54 PST
10 minute tutu! http://www.instructables.com/id/10-minute-tutu/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/K535/HN8263GU/FPYK535HN8263GU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/K535/HN8263GU/FPYK535HN8263GU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/K535/HN8263GU/FPYK535HN8263GU.SMALL.jpg sarahfish There are some incredible costume 'ibles, but sometime you need a faster solution. Here's how to make an awesome tutu in just a few minutes. Watch the video to see how to tie it up quickly. It is my scientific opinion that you can never have enough tutus. After years of tutu creation, these steps/m...
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Sat, 26 Oct 2013 18:03:03 PDT
Hands Free Tool + Template -- How To Make Pinwheel Bows http://www.instructables.com/id/Hands-Free-Tool-Template-How-To-Make-Pinwheel-Bows/
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Sat, 19 Oct 2013 21:38:54 PDT
Curious George costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Curious-George-costume/
Curious George costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/5FF0/HLZRV7TN/F3G5FF0HLZRV7TN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/5FF0/HLZRV7TN/F3G5FF0HLZRV7TN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/5FF0/HLZRV7TN/F3G5FF0HLZRV7TN.SMALL.jpg wmorey37 This is my homemade Curious George Costume.   materials and molding the head For materials you will need: 1.  5 foot roll of chicken wire. 2.  1 bottle wood glue (paper mache mix) 3.  1 bag of flour (paper mache mix) 4.  1 large roll of masking tape 5.  scissors 6.  wire cutters 7.  HI temp glue ...
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Wed, 2 Oct 2013 05:57:34 PDT
How to make an authentic looking ESB Darth Vader Helmet http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-an-authentic-looking-ESB-Darth-Vader-H/
How to make an authentic looking ESB Darth Vader Helmet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F40/4KEX/HLZRO349/F404KEXHLZRO349.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F40/4KEX/HLZRO349/F404KEXHLZRO349.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F40/4KEX/HLZRO349/F404KEXHLZRO349.SMALL.jpg skyfly23 Here's part of the Darth Vader Costume Series. We Start off with the Helmet. you need you need a: Darth Vader Helmet http://http://www.tesco.com/direct/star-wars-darth-vader-voice-changer-helmet/515-2195.prd?pageLevel=&skuId=515-2195& kpid=515-2195&gclid=CL7yq5OZ3bkCFbLHtAodlVEAcQ Black Enam...
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Wed, 25 Sep 2013 11:39:54 PDT
Wheres Waldo? Halloween Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Wheres-Waldo-Halloween-Costume-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/JT3I/HLY70B8N/FWWJT3IHLY70B8N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/JT3I/HLY70B8N/FWWJT3IHLY70B8N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/JT3I/HLY70B8N/FWWJT3IHLY70B8N.SMALL.jpg Mr.Lebrend Here is a simple but unique built Waldo costume sure to impress your friends. The materials required are: plain white long sleeve white toque with pom pom red fabric paint thick tape cardboard brushes circular frame glasses (3D glasses from movies) For this step place cardboard inside the long sl...
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Mon, 23 Sep 2013 18:59:47 PDT
No Sew Splash-proof Tunic (Long Or Short) http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Sew-Splash-proof-Tunic-Long-Or-Short/
No Sew Splash-proof Tunic (Long Or Short) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXQ/1T6M/HLJUGQ47/FXQ1T6MHLJUGQ47.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXQ/1T6M/HLJUGQ47/FXQ1T6MHLJUGQ47.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXQ/1T6M/HLJUGQ47/FXQ1T6MHLJUGQ47.SMALL.jpg Will_Tingle Multi-purpose plastic tunic, ideal for art, or fancy dress. I made this in 2 hours, including working out why to do, taking photos and typing this instrucatable as I went; without having to do those things, I'd be surprised if you couldn't knock this out in less than an hour. I needed a tunic styl...
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Sun, 15 Sep 2013 17:37:15 PDT
Dragon Wagon http://www.instructables.com/id/Dragon-Wagon/
Dragon Wagon - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/DDG1/HHJOIRNK/FIVDDG1HHJOIRNK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/DDG1/HHJOIRNK/FIVDDG1HHJOIRNK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/DDG1/HHJOIRNK/FIVDDG1HHJOIRNK.SMALL.jpg pikachu4592 We like to go to the local reinassance fair and some of our group dress up when we go. This was going to be the first trip with our one year old son, so we wanted to make it special. I had seen several versions of wagons and carriages for kids out at the fair or on the internet, but wanted to do our...
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Sat, 22 Jun 2013 16:41:29 PDT
Hellboy Hand http://www.instructables.com/id/Hellboy-Hand/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/FJVV/HJKC2M9U/F00FJVVHJKC2M9U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/FJVV/HJKC2M9U/F00FJVVHJKC2M9U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/FJVV/HJKC2M9U/F00FJVVHJKC2M9U.SMALL.jpg alvara2 from Chile......hand Hellboy
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Fri, 7 Jun 2013 18:15:22 PDT
Bowling Pin Costuming http://www.instructables.com/id/Bowling-Pin-Costuming/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/SKJD/HD4VG16Z/FZASKJDHD4VG16Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/SKJD/HD4VG16Z/FZASKJDHD4VG16Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/SKJD/HD4VG16Z/FZASKJDHD4VG16Z.SMALL.jpg ecsaul23 These are a few of the bowling pins we made during teen camp at the youth center. The Finn and Jake (left and center) were made by a teen and the Mordecai (right) was made my me. The first two are just painted to be a likeness of the characters. The last one is painted and then fabric paper was us...
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Thu, 21 Feb 2013 17:10:47 PST
DIY Spine T-Shirt http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Spine-T-Shirt/
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Thu, 1 Nov 2012 21:17:19 PDT
Quick and dirty costume rivets http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-and-dirty-costume-rivets/
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Mon, 11 Jun 2012 08:50:43 PDT
Jellyfish Costume Headpiece http://www.instructables.com/id/Jellyfish-Costume-Headpiece/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/TOB7/H88XIBRE/FLLTOB7H88XIBRE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/TOB7/H88XIBRE/FLLTOB7H88XIBRE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/TOB7/H88XIBRE/FLLTOB7H88XIBRE.SMALL.jpg Joshblake We are doing an under the sea medley in our touring show, so I needed to make a jellyfish costume for one of the male performers. This is the tutorial of how I made the hat. I used the little plastic sheets you crochet with or you can use for different craft projects and i cut out a pattern to fit m...
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Tue, 5 Jun 2012 10:22:00 PDT
Comprehensive Design & Construction of Papercraft Anime Wigs http://www.instructables.com/id/Polygon-Cosplay-Wig-from-3D-Character-Models/
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Tue, 5 Jun 2012 00:00:26 PDT
Under the Sea (seashell costume/head piece) http://www.instructables.com/id/Under-the-Sea-seashell-costumehead-piece/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/A2K0/H2WEV4E3/FI0A2K0H2WEV4E3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/A2K0/H2WEV4E3/FI0A2K0H2WEV4E3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/A2K0/H2WEV4E3/FI0A2K0H2WEV4E3.SMALL.jpg Joshblake I'm making a costume for one of our girl performers in our traveling show and we're doing the song Under the Sea, so I needed each dancer to look like something from the ocean. I had the idea to make the one girl into a shell of some sort, so i created the dress to have a clam shell surround her as ...
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Sat, 2 Jun 2012 21:36:31 PDT
Aperture Weighted Companion Cube shirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Aperture-Weighted-Companion-Cube-shirt/
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Thu, 5 Apr 2012 11:38:31 PDT
mermaid bra http://www.instructables.com/id/mermaid-bra/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FN4/FO59/H045VPYF/FN4FO59H045VPYF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN4/FO59/H045VPYF/FN4FO59H045VPYF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN4/FO59/H045VPYF/FN4FO59H045VPYF.SMALL.jpg lpringiers So I made this for a pirate themed costume party i will be attending next week. I figured pirates are so boring, so I went for mermaid. I used an old bra that I didn't like wearing because the one of the straps broke. Start by turning the bra inside out. Then, with a pencil i drew on the shape of a...
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Tue, 3 Apr 2012 12:00:57 PDT
Maze Ball Mask (laser cut) http://www.instructables.com/id/Labyrinth-Ball-Mask-laser-cut/
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Thu, 15 Mar 2012 14:02:58 PDT
The Ultimate Dinosaur Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ultimate-T-Rex-Costume/
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Wed, 22 Feb 2012 10:56:25 PST
VENDETTA mask - make it your own. http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-mache-VENDETTA-mask-make-it-your-own/
VENDETTA mask - make it your own. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNY/XZDQ/GYQFRKK7/FNYXZDQGYQFRKK7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNY/XZDQ/GYQFRKK7/FNYXZDQGYQFRKK7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNY/XZDQ/GYQFRKK7/FNYXZDQGYQFRKK7.SMALL.jpg Frankyfly As you know, this mask has become the symbol of rebellion against globalization, banks and governments . It represents  the stylised person of Guy Fawkes, a member of the  Gunpowder Plot , who attempted  to blow up the English Palace of Westminster  in London in 1605.     I reproduced a solid versio...
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Sun, 19 Feb 2012 09:45:59 PST
How To: Big Sister, Bioshock 2 Helmet/Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Big-Sister-Bioshock-2-HelmetLamp/
How To: Big Sister, Bioshock 2 Helmet/Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Z/LHX6/GYC4KPW1/F1ZLHX6GYC4KPW1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Z/LHX6/GYC4KPW1/F1ZLHX6GYC4KPW1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Z/LHX6/GYC4KPW1/F1ZLHX6GYC4KPW1.SMALL.jpg TimTheScarecrow Want an awesomesauce videogame character based helmet and desk lamp!?!? This instructable will show you how i made my version of a Big Sister's helmet from the popular videogame Bioshock 2. I do not claim to have made an exact replica because i know i haven't. I didnt make it to be a costume.. i m...
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Sun, 12 Feb 2012 22:39:45 PST
Black Swan Inspired Mask for School Masquerade Dance http://www.instructables.com/id/Black-Swan-Inspired-Mask-for-School-Masquerade-Dan/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/N56B/GV2OKUQV/FTZN56BGV2OKUQV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/N56B/GV2OKUQV/FTZN56BGV2OKUQV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/N56B/GV2OKUQV/FTZN56BGV2OKUQV.SMALL.jpg shilothebigfatpiggy Our school is having a masquerade dance, and i wanted to redecorate mine to make it special for me. so this is what happened. It was inspired by the movie Black Swan, and a mask i saw on this website. http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_8eU0kEc5yrg/TUvuqveQshI/AAAAAAAAB50/2DQYHGJ9O54/natalie-portman-black-swa...
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Sun, 20 Nov 2011 02:19:30 PST
Skyrim Iron Helm - Felt http://www.instructables.com/id/Skyrim-Iron-Helm-Felt/
Skyrim Iron Helm - Felt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0P/7PW9/GUKARWL0/F0P7PW9GUKARWL0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0P/7PW9/GUKARWL0/F0P7PW9GUKARWL0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0P/7PW9/GUKARWL0/F0P7PW9GUKARWL0.SMALL.jpg ThePrankMonkey I recently learned of the nifty hats given out at PAX this year when I started following /Skyrim on Reddit. Not wanting to pay a bunch of money, I decided to make my own. It's pretty a pretty simple pattern. With my Amazon order not arriving until sometime in the afternoon, I figured I could waste ...
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Fri, 11 Nov 2011 11:20:45 PST
Skeksil, Dark Crystal Chamberlain (How-to version) PART #1, The structure and basic shape. http://www.instructables.com/id/Skeksil-Dark-Crystal-Chamberlain-How-to-version/
Skeksil, Dark Crystal Chamberlain (How-to version) PART #1, The structure and basic shape. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/5HQM/GUKARBN0/FJ05HQMGUKARBN0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/5HQM/GUKARBN0/FJ05HQMGUKARBN0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/5HQM/GUKARBN0/FJ05HQMGUKARBN0.SMALL.jpg xaerael Before I start, it's worth noting that this project was neither quick or cheap. It took several months of gruelling work to reach a stage which I felt the project was complete. That being said, completing a project of this scale is an incredible feeling. Learning so many techniques and applying the...
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Mon, 7 Nov 2011 09:38:56 PST
Skeksil, Dark Crystal Chamberlain http://www.instructables.com/id/Skeksil-Dark-Crystal-Chamberlain/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/5HQM/GUKARBN0/FJ05HQMGUKARBN0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/5HQM/GUKARBN0/FJ05HQMGUKARBN0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/5HQM/GUKARBN0/FJ05HQMGUKARBN0.SMALL.jpg xaerael This is a project I've been working on for a year now, Hope you like it! Several methods and techniques have been used throughout, including mouldings, animatronics and old fashioned sewing.
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Mon, 7 Nov 2011 07:39:39 PST
A Door-Handle Mask for my Brother http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Door-Handle-Mask-for-my-Brother/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/MQXL/GUI0T005/FTJMQXLGUI0T005.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/MQXL/GUI0T005/FTJMQXLGUI0T005.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/MQXL/GUI0T005/FTJMQXLGUI0T005.SMALL.jpg Poogle 'This is a mask I made for my brother. This is not a step-by-step, because the steps I took to get a mask out of the materials are quite clearly steps that only I could have taken. The door plates are also pretty unlikely for anybody else to have. This is to say, it was a personal journey, and maki...
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Wed, 2 Nov 2011 15:06:42 PDT
Making a customizable paper tie. http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-customizable-paper-tie/
Making a customizable paper tie. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRY/J0XG/H18FMTK5/FRYJ0XGH18FMTK5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRY/J0XG/H18FMTK5/FRYJ0XGH18FMTK5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRY/J0XG/H18FMTK5/FRYJ0XGH18FMTK5.SMALL.jpg Computothought This kind of a cool idea if you need a different tie for different occasions that is disposable. Another neat thing is that paper is cheap. it only takes i think 9 pages (could be compressed) to print out the tie. No sewing required. Folded the tie backwards to let you kind of see how it goes togeth...
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Mon, 17 Oct 2011 21:04:10 PDT
Yamiguru's How-To Make An Affordable Steampunk Helmet http://www.instructables.com/id/Project-How-To-Make-An-Affordable-Steampunk-Helme/
Yamiguru's How-To Make An Affordable Steampunk Helmet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/K7Z1/GRFN2PVB/FCRK7Z1GRFN2PVB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/K7Z1/GRFN2PVB/FCRK7Z1GRFN2PVB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/K7Z1/GRFN2PVB/FCRK7Z1GRFN2PVB.SMALL.jpg Yamiguru I have created a penny saving tutorial for everyone to be able to enjoy the wonderful world of Steampunk. Meet… The Helmet. Construction Hard Hat I purchased this Construction Hard Hat at a local Thrift Store for 2 dollars and fifty cents. You are welcome to buy one brand new for less than ten do...
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Tue, 23 Aug 2011 22:09:12 PDT
Warg Puppy Puppet Prop http://www.instructables.com/id/Warg-Puppy-Puppet-Prop/
Warg Puppy Puppet Prop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F14/8YWC/GR9T2G6R/F148YWCGR9T2G6R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F14/8YWC/GR9T2G6R/F148YWCGR9T2G6R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F14/8YWC/GR9T2G6R/F148YWCGR9T2G6R.SMALL.jpg corsairgryl I wanted to make a sidekick for my costume for Dragoncon 2011 costume-Steampunked Warg Rider ( from the  Lord of the Rings movie) so I decided to turn a innocent wolf puppet to the darkside.  I stumbled upon a Folkmanis Big Bad Wolf puppet and so it began... Materials Needed: Folkmanis Big Bad Wolf...
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Sat, 13 Aug 2011 15:18:58 PDT
Pepsimus Prime Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Pepsimus-Prime-Costume/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F4K/IZ69/GMON6BAP/F4KIZ69GMON6BAP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4K/IZ69/GMON6BAP/F4KIZ69GMON6BAP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4K/IZ69/GMON6BAP/F4KIZ69GMON6BAP.SMALL.jpg mimisikokryptonite Well, I only have one really good picture of the finished thing, but here it is! i made this for an assembly at my school, it was a battle-LARP-thing, and I said "count me in!" and built this! The best part is that my friend made Coke armor and we fought in front of the whole assembly! I thouroughly...
By: mimisikokryptonite

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Sat, 23 Jul 2011 14:12:33 PDT
How to contruct and paint a Death Eater Mask http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-contruct-and-paint-a-Death-Eater-Mask/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRJ/2MKQ/GPVENOIX/FRJ2MKQGPVENOIX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRJ/2MKQ/GPVENOIX/FRJ2MKQGPVENOIX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRJ/2MKQ/GPVENOIX/FRJ2MKQGPVENOIX.SMALL.jpg kieshar This for me was on the fly and no time and no money. So paper mache was out. 1. Made paper template using my husband's face :D 2. Cut out main face and nose out of Duck Clothe 3. Painted base color on the face and nose pieces 4. attached nose pieces with hot glue gun 5. penciled in design to get a ...
By: kieshar

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Sun, 10 Jul 2011 10:34:03 PDT
Fairy Wings http://www.instructables.com/id/Fairy-Wings/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/TUS7/GPBDFVBQ/FIXTUS7GPBDFVBQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/TUS7/GPBDFVBQ/FIXTUS7GPBDFVBQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/TUS7/GPBDFVBQ/FIXTUS7GPBDFVBQ.SMALL.jpg crystalcollecter Estimated Time: 4 hours (including spray paint drying during the summer outside) Supplies: 2 Wire Hangers Pliers Pantyhose Ribbon/Cloth Spray Paint (I used Silver and Bronze Krylon) Scissors Glue Gun Acrylic Paint Beads/Fabric Paint (Optional) Steps: 1: Take the wire hanger and mold into preferr...
By: crystalcollecter

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Mon, 27 Jun 2011 15:11:16 PDT
Fursuit Eyes you can see out of! http://www.instructables.com/id/Animal-Eyes-easy-quick-and-cheap/
Fursuit Eyes you can see out of! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/DFUX/GQBCHXI2/FLXDFUXGQBCHXI2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/DFUX/GQBCHXI2/FLXDFUXGQBCHXI2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/DFUX/GQBCHXI2/FLXDFUXGQBCHXI2.SMALL.jpg Dimensionz Aim: to make some realistic-looking eyes that could be seen out of, but not into. One-way eyes. We wanted the clearest vision possible, while still preventing people from seeing through from the outside.  We also wanted them to 'sparkle' a bit, if possible; but without the use of embedded lights.  I...
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Tue, 29 Mar 2011 14:11:08 PDT
Duct Tape Angel Wings http://www.instructables.com/id/Duct-Tape-Angel-Wings/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FCN/1RXR/GEFGGRW0/FCN1RXRGEFGGRW0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCN/1RXR/GEFGGRW0/FCN1RXRGEFGGRW0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCN/1RXR/GEFGGRW0/FCN1RXRGEFGGRW0.SMALL.jpg ladycroft108 This is one wing of a pair of angel wings I made awhile back. The whole pair used 1 1/2 rolls of duct tape, 2 coat-hangers, and some reeds for basket making as a frame. The whole wing measures out to about 3ft long.   I later attached both wings to a harness I put together made with hardware cloth, ...
By: ladycroft108

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Fri, 4 Mar 2011 13:46:18 PST
Sticky Tape & Aluminium Foil Objets d'Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Sticky-Tape-Aluminium-Foil-Objets-dArt/
Sticky Tape & Aluminium Foil Objets d'Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/CE40/GJ7MUPCQ/FZTCE40GJ7MUPCQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/CE40/GJ7MUPCQ/FZTCE40GJ7MUPCQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/CE40/GJ7MUPCQ/FZTCE40GJ7MUPCQ.SMALL.jpg Gomi Romi What inexpensive decorations can you make to quickly transform aluminium foil and sticky tape? Hope this video gets you going with a few of my favourite ideas. Might be useful for designing costume jewelry or props for performances. Christo and his wife Jeanne Claude wrapped coastlines, I enjoy wra...
By: Gomi Romi

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Mon, 24 Jan 2011 02:21:30 PST
Slots of Snails Cardboard Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Slots-of-Snails-Cardboard-Costume/
Slots of Snails Cardboard Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/D68I/GIYWWLON/FZWD68IGIYWWLON.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/D68I/GIYWWLON/FZWD68IGIYWWLON.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/D68I/GIYWWLON/FZWD68IGIYWWLON.SMALL.jpg dancergirl413 Introduction My technology teacher gave my class a project where we have to design and build a costume with a marine theme. The costume has to be a marine themed, slotted, flat-pack costume for a middle school student to wear on Halloween or for a stage performance. The costume is also eco-friendly ...
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Mon, 17 Jan 2011 21:11:06 PST
Not Just Any Fish In The Sea... http://www.instructables.com/id/Not-Just-Any-Fish-In-The-Sea/
Not Just Any Fish In The Sea... - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWT/SGAQ/GJ289Z9Q/FWTSGAQGJ289Z9Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWT/SGAQ/GJ289Z9Q/FWTSGAQGJ289Z9Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWT/SGAQ/GJ289Z9Q/FWTSGAQGJ289Z9Q.SMALL.jpg kbutts My ninth grade Technology class was given the challenge to create a “green” costume for middle school aged children while also allowing easy construction. The class was broken into multiple teams, each responsible for designing a line of marine themed costumes. Within my team I was responsible for d...
By: kbutts

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Mon, 17 Jan 2011 17:40:40 PST
Super Stupendous Surfboard! (cardboard with slotted construction) http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Stupendous-Surfboard-cardboard-with-slotte/
Super Stupendous Surfboard! (cardboard with slotted construction) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/EGHC/GITHIQU2/FZAEGHCGITHIQU2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/EGHC/GITHIQU2/FZAEGHCGITHIQU2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/EGHC/GITHIQU2/FZAEGHCGITHIQU2.SMALL.jpg ilikepie22 This project is a Halloween surfboard costume, constructed entirely out of cardboard! What began as a simple school project evolved into a Halloween costume for middle school aged children. Super Stupendous Surfboard is made of entirely recyclable materials (cardboard) so it is beneficial to the env...
By: ilikepie22

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Mon, 17 Jan 2011 17:28:51 PST
Going Green Even Under the Sea: Make a Cardboard Octopus Costume. http://www.instructables.com/id/Going-green-even-under-the-sea-Make-a-cardboard-o/
Going Green Even Under the Sea: Make a Cardboard Octopus Costume. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/04M9/GIWZLMLP/F4O04M9GIWZLMLP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/04M9/GIWZLMLP/F4O04M9GIWZLMLP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/04M9/GIWZLMLP/F4O04M9GIWZLMLP.SMALL.jpg rensatiou Our teacher assigned us a group project to construct flat-pack, marine themed costumes made of cardboard. These costumes had to be sized to fit middle school aged children. Today many people are trying to go green, so to stick with this idea, the costume had to be made from only recycled cardboard. ...
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Sun, 16 Jan 2011 14:52:23 PST
Jerry the Jamin' Jellyfish http://www.instructables.com/id/Jerry-the-Jamin-Jellyfish/
Jerry the Jamin' Jellyfish - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/5LYL/GIWZLBA1/FH95LYLGIWZLBA1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/5LYL/GIWZLBA1/FH95LYLGIWZLBA1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/5LYL/GIWZLBA1/FH95LYLGIWZLBA1.SMALL.jpg rbadum Jerry the Jamin' Jellyfish originated as a school project, but evolved far beyond that. Jerry is a flat pack, slotted construction, Halloween costume for middle school aged children. Jerry is 100% recyclable and can be built and constructed in a very short amount of time. Since he has a flat pack de...
By: rbadum

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Sun, 16 Jan 2011 09:25:10 PST
Constructed Cardboard Creature: Narwhal http://www.instructables.com/id/Constructed-Cardboard-Creature/
Constructed Cardboard Creature: Narwhal - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVP/BQSR/GIWZLX52/FVPBQSRGIWZLX52.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVP/BQSR/GIWZLX52/FVPBQSRGIWZLX52.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVP/BQSR/GIWZLX52/FVPBQSRGIWZLX52.SMALL.jpg nephraim This costume was a school project. Cardboard is the only material used for the body of costume. The project was to create a line of marine themed costumes. The costumes were either Halloween costumes or stage costumes. The costumes were for middle school aged children. This narwhal costume is from a...
By: nephraim

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Sun, 16 Jan 2011 09:20:07 PST
When you wear this, you'll look like a doll(phin) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-dolphin-costume-out-of-slot-construc/
When you wear this, you'll look like a doll(phin) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5H/7UI2/GJ2834WO/F5H7UI2GJ2834WO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5H/7UI2/GJ2834WO/F5H7UI2GJ2834WO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5H/7UI2/GJ2834WO/F5H7UI2GJ2834WO.SMALL.jpg ojackson I am a nineth grader in highschool, and I was assigned to make a marine themed stage costume, for a middle schooler, out of nothing but cardboard. I was also given the assignment to make an instructable on the costume to develope my explaination skills. I chose the majestic creature of a dolphin. ...
By: ojackson

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Sat, 15 Jan 2011 14:14:29 PST
How to Make a Taco Bell Mild Sauce Packet Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Taco-Bell-Mild-Sauce-Packet-Costume/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FCA/M4IW/GFMC2JUY/FCAM4IWGFMC2JUY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCA/M4IW/GFMC2JUY/FCAM4IWGFMC2JUY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCA/M4IW/GFMC2JUY/FCAM4IWGFMC2JUY.SMALL.jpg Ashley Roybal 1. Decide how big you want the overall packet to be (length: should be from your knees to shoulders, width: measure shoulder to shoulder and add a foot). 2. Whatever that measurement is, cut out two pieces of fabric that size. 3. Cut 4 strips that measure 4” x 12”. You will 2 together to make the st...
By: Ashley Roybal

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Sat, 16 Oct 2010 13:41:30 PDT
Cellophane Fairy Wings in under 2 hrs! http://www.instructables.com/id/Cellophane-Fairy-Wings-in-under-2-hrs/
Cellophane Fairy Wings in under 2 hrs! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/QX8T/GF7BBKSC/F80QX8TGF7BBKSC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/QX8T/GF7BBKSC/F80QX8TGF7BBKSC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/QX8T/GF7BBKSC/F80QX8TGF7BBKSC.SMALL.jpg mercifulmaenad This instructable will show you how to make some very easy cellophane fairy / dragonfly / insect wings in less than two hours, on average.  If you have a lot of crafty stuff, you might not need to make any purchases.  If you need to buy supplies, I expect it will run between $10-$20.  For this ...
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Wed, 13 Oct 2010 01:38:39 PDT
Tunnel snake jacket http://www.instructables.com/id/Tunnel-snake-jacket/
Tunnel snake jacket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHD/3J63/GD2JK4T4/FHD3J63GD2JK4T4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHD/3J63/GD2JK4T4/FHD3J63GD2JK4T4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHD/3J63/GD2JK4T4/FHD3J63GD2JK4T4.SMALL.jpg King of the wasteland How to paint the snake on the jacket. The studs come from www.spikesandstuds.com studding tutorial from them. stud according to the provided texture file. I used 3/8 in. cones. Still need to scan in the full size snake sketch. Sketch it Use this one, sketch your own..... I don't know how you'll w...
By: King of the wasteland

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Thu, 26 Aug 2010 10:26:40 PDT
Crocheted Fairy Wings http://www.instructables.com/id/Crocheted-Fairy-Wings/
Crocheted Fairy Wings - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/DYPG/GBVJ2DEX/FHNDYPGGBVJ2DEX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/DYPG/GBVJ2DEX/FHNDYPGGBVJ2DEX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/DYPG/GBVJ2DEX/FHNDYPGGBVJ2DEX.SMALL.jpg Fruppi Last year for Gen Con when Mr. Fruppi wanted to dress up as Captain America, he convinced me that I should dress up too.  After giving a lot of thought as to what on earth I could wear, I finally came up with the idea for these wings.  I eventually made a whole fairy outfit, but the wings are defini...
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Thu, 22 Jul 2010 20:35:16 PDT
How to make ruby slippers from The Wizard of Oz http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-ruby-slippers-from-wizard-of-oz/
How to make ruby slippers from The Wizard of Oz - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/ULNM/FS8O2MC1/FWFULNMFS8O2MC1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/ULNM/FS8O2MC1/FWFULNMFS8O2MC1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/ULNM/FS8O2MC1/FWFULNMFS8O2MC1.SMALL.jpg msmessiej I'm 15 and I found it hard to find ruby slippers anywhere and I thought many others may be having the same problem so I made my own and thought I'd share them with everyone. Hope you enjoy. A pair of shoes Stringed red sequins preferably metallic : about 10 meters each shoe Red bugle beads : 1 pa...
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Mon, 16 Mar 2009 00:15:28 PDT