Instructables: exploring - living - costume - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 04:43:24 PDT BLOX v1.01 Baby Buccaneer Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Baby-Buccaneer-Costume/
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Thu, 10 Jul 2014 13:14:33 PDT
Sew a Where the Wild Things Are hat + pattern! http://www.instructables.com/id/Sew-a-Where-the-Wild-Things-Are-hat-pattern/
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Fri, 4 Sep 2009 16:27:32 PDT
Beer Cans as Hair Rollers http://www.instructables.com/id/Beer-Cans-as-Hair-Rollers/
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Mon, 19 May 2014 21:21:12 PDT
Game of Thrones Stark House Robe http://www.instructables.com/id/Game-of-Thrones-Stark-House-Robe/
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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/
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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
Leather Cyber Goth Shoulder Armor http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-Cyber-Goth-Shoulder-Armor/
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Thu, 13 Mar 2014 11:43:06 PDT
Gorgeous and Warm: Hooded Capes & Cloaks! http://www.instructables.com/id/Gorgeous-and-Warm-Hooded-Capes/
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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
Autumn Cape & Colorful Forests http://www.instructables.com/id/Autumn-Cape-Colorful-Forests/
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Tue, 19 Nov 2013 02:21:21 PST
No-Sew Finding Nemo Clownfish Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Sew-Finding-Nemo-Clownfish-Costume/
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Mon, 11 Nov 2013 12:58:39 PST
Toddling Pumpkin http://www.instructables.com/id/Walking-Pumpkin/
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Sun, 10 Nov 2013 19:43:09 PST
Rainbow Tutu http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainbow-Tutu/
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Fri, 8 Nov 2013 18:00:57 PST
Make a bunny ear top hat http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-bunny-ear-top-hat/
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Fri, 8 Nov 2013 07:31:21 PST
LED Stick Figure Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Stick-Figure-Costume/
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Wed, 6 Nov 2013 05:53:44 PST
Best DIY Headless Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Best-DIY-Headless-Costume/
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Wed, 6 Nov 2013 11:39:49 PST
Mad King Thorn says... http://www.instructables.com/id/Mad-King-Thorn-says/
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Wed, 6 Nov 2013 16:49:38 PST
Grocery Bag of Muppet Fruit and Vegetables Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Grocery-Bag-of-Muppet-Fruit-and-Vegetables-Costume/
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Wed, 6 Nov 2013 07:40:12 PST
Caterpillar to Butterfly! http://www.instructables.com/id/Caterpillar-to-Butterfly/
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Tue, 5 Nov 2013 18:34:49 PST
Bat Crown (glow in the dark) http://www.instructables.com/id/Bat-Crown-glow-in-the-dark/
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Thu, 17 Oct 2013 21:36:18 PDT
Exposed Bone FX http://www.instructables.com/id/Exposed-Bone-FX/
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Tue, 1 Nov 2011 17:12:54 PDT
Evil Krusty vs. Simpsons Couch Costume - Treehouse of Horrors III http://www.instructables.com/id/Evil-Krusty-vs-Simpsons-Couch-Costume-Treehouse-of/
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Sun, 27 Oct 2013 18:07:21 PDT
Make wearable LED eyelashes http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-wearable-LED-eyelashes/
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Sun, 27 Oct 2013 15:24:16 PDT
DIY Painted Eyeball Sphero for Halloween http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Painted-Eyeball-Sphero-for-Halloween/
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Thu, 24 Oct 2013 13:59:26 PDT
Zombie/monster fingernails http://www.instructables.com/id/Zombiemonster-fingernails/
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Wed, 16 Oct 2013 14:26:55 PDT
Make a Superhero Mask http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Superhero-Mask/
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Thu, 26 Aug 2010 00:58:26 PDT
Curious George costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Curious-George-costume/
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Wed, 2 Oct 2013 05:57:34 PDT
Crow (Tonto) Headpiece http://www.instructables.com/id/Crow-Tonto-Headpiece/
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Mon, 30 Sep 2013 11:48:08 PDT
Disco Bra http://www.instructables.com/id/Disco-Bra/
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Fri, 27 Sep 2013 15:39:35 PDT
Indiana Jones MKVII bag - half size! http://www.instructables.com/id/Indiana-Jones-MKVII-bag-half-size/
Indiana Jones MKVII bag - half size! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZK/LRPR/HLSH969F/FZKLRPRHLSH969F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZK/LRPR/HLSH969F/FZKLRPRHLSH969F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZK/LRPR/HLSH969F/FZKLRPRHLSH969F.SMALL.jpg Chrononaut I love Indiana Jones's famous bag, but the last thing I need is yet another mid-size satchel. I've been looking unsuccessfully for another small purse to replace one that's falling apart... so I decided to combine the two! In the movies, Indy's bag is a World War II British MKVII gas mask bag with...
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Mon, 23 Sep 2013 12:19:28 PDT
Fursuit Eyes you can see out of! http://www.instructables.com/id/Animal-Eyes-easy-quick-and-cheap/
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Tue, 29 Mar 2011 14:11:08 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
Bounty Hunter Jet Packs! http://www.instructables.com/id/Bounty-Hunter-Jet-Packs/
Bounty Hunter Jet Packs! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/07VT/HI3TRR8S/FNN07VTHI3TRR8S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/07VT/HI3TRR8S/FNN07VTHI3TRR8S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/07VT/HI3TRR8S/FNN07VTHI3TRR8S.SMALL.jpg doodlecraft Ever since the Jet Packs of 2012, my son has requested a Bounty Hunter Jet Pack... like Jango or Boba Fett. Here's how we did it! Let's get started... You will need: 2 1-liter bottles 1 2-liter Felt Spray paint Buckle...or seat belt webbing straps... cardboard hot glue/gun We started by removing...
By: doodlecraft

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Fri, 21 Jun 2013 15:07:42 PDT
a 20's style headband http://www.instructables.com/id/a-20s-style-headband/
a 20's style headband - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F65/XZTN/HGZNX63H/F65XZTNHGZNX63H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F65/XZTN/HGZNX63H/F65XZTNHGZNX63H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F65/XZTN/HGZNX63H/F65XZTNHGZNX63H.SMALL.jpg sursula in this instructable i will show you how to make a beautiful 1920's style feather headband. combined with a flapper dress it will make the perfect outfit for the next swing-party, halloween, karneval or whenever you want to look fabolous. here it goes: you will need - a rest of black fabric - 3...
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Wed, 22 May 2013 11:05:51 PDT
Dip Dyed Ombre Rose Petal Fairy Dress! http://www.instructables.com/id/Dip-Dyed-Ombre-Rose-Petal-Fairy-Dress/
Dip Dyed Ombre Rose Petal Fairy Dress! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/LMS5/HFWSUSGQ/FG4LMS5HFWSUSGQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/LMS5/HFWSUSGQ/FG4LMS5HFWSUSGQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/LMS5/HFWSUSGQ/FG4LMS5HFWSUSGQ.SMALL.jpg doodlecraft This is a dress my daughter has wanted me to make for her since she was probably 4. The Flower Fairy Dress! This picture, drawn by my daughter, was the vision. Cut Petals! I was given about 10 yards of this glorious white shiny material.  Maybe some kind of satin/nylon...? Anyway, it was free an...
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Sun, 5 May 2013 14:43:00 PDT
Pizza "Wings" Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Pizza-Wings-Costume/
Pizza "Wings" Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/8QPC/HFSH7GVA/F4W8QPCHFSH7GVA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/8QPC/HFSH7GVA/F4W8QPCHFSH7GVA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/8QPC/HFSH7GVA/F4W8QPCHFSH7GVA.SMALL.jpg Erratic.Chromatic I created this pizza costume for a volunteer fundraiser for charity.  I wanted to make a costume that would open and close/ expand and contract. After lots of brainstorming and trial and error... I made this!  This instructable shows you how to make the basic wings. You don't have to turn it into a ...
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Fri, 3 May 2013 02:59:43 PDT
Making a Victorian-inspired necklace http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Victorian-inspired-necklace/
Making a Victorian-inspired necklace - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4U/44H7/HFSHFSRE/F4U44H7HFSHFSRE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4U/44H7/HFSHFSRE/F4U44H7HFSHFSRE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4U/44H7/HFSHFSRE/F4U44H7HFSHFSRE.SMALL.jpg partemis I’ve always had a soft spot for Victorian jewellery. There’s something about the materials they use and the lines of the jewellery that make me feel like a true Lady while in costume. The unfortunate thing, however, is that jewellery from this era can be both stupidly expensive and hard to come by. ...
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Tue, 30 Apr 2013 21:12:20 PDT
Tulle Circle Skirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Tulle-Circle-Skirt/
Tulle Circle Skirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPF/0TMM/HFD1KC7I/FPF0TMMHFD1KC7I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPF/0TMM/HFD1KC7I/FPF0TMMHFD1KC7I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPF/0TMM/HFD1KC7I/FPF0TMMHFD1KC7I.SMALL.jpg abigail-nicole Here is a tulle skirt I made, because I'm 23 now and I need a tulle skirt for everyday looking-fancy needs as well as you can wear it under other skirts to make them poof out adorably. In case you need one, here is how I made it!  Materials fabric for underskirt (~2 yards) tulle (4-10 yards; mor...
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Mon, 15 Apr 2013 12:56:59 PDT
IKEA Hackers: GOSIG RATTA Handbag (pattern included) http://www.instructables.com/id/IKEA-Hackers-GOSIG-RATTA-Handbag/
IKEA Hackers: GOSIG RATTA Handbag (pattern included) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/4EJZ/HF2405Z8/F9C4EJZHF2405Z8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/4EJZ/HF2405Z8/F9C4EJZHF2405Z8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/4EJZ/HF2405Z8/F9C4EJZHF2405Z8.SMALL.jpg uersel For the opera "Hänsel und Gretel" (by Engelbert Humperdinck) the costume designer wanted to have Gretel a handbag in the shape of an IKEA rat, so I made one... If you like this project, consider voting for me in the contest! ;-) Taking apart and taking notes As in so many other hacks, taking apa...
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Wed, 3 Apr 2013 14:53:37 PDT
How to Make a Leather Top Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Leather-Top-Hat/
How to Make a Leather Top Hat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/0ZOS/HCV97RGC/F3Y0ZOSHCV97RGC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/0ZOS/HCV97RGC/F3Y0ZOSHCV97RGC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/0ZOS/HCV97RGC/F3Y0ZOSHCV97RGC.SMALL.jpg The Rambler ::EDIT:: If you enjoy this Instructable please take a moment to vote for it.I've wanted a leather top hat ever since I saw them at the Georgia Renaissance Festival. The one I saw that inspired me to make one myself wasn't quite a typical top hat. Rather than getting larger at the top like a Mad Hatt...
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Fri, 15 Mar 2013 08:54:56 PDT
Duct Tape Dragon Puppet http://www.instructables.com/id/Duct-Tape-Dragon-Puppet/
Duct Tape Dragon Puppet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/BBZV/HDOVL2HE/FQNBBZVHDOVL2HE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/BBZV/HDOVL2HE/FQNBBZVHDOVL2HE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/BBZV/HDOVL2HE/FQNBBZVHDOVL2HE.SMALL.jpg blipvert A little duct tape, cardboard, tape, pingpong balls, and LEDs make a terrific oversized dragon hand puppet. Duct tape has a nice sheen for dragon scales but a little antiquing adds the proper primeval appearance. Included is a printable pattern for this dragon. Materials Red, yellow, white, and b...
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Wed, 27 Feb 2013 23:19:00 PST
Corset drafting and sewing http://www.instructables.com/id/Corset-drafting-and-sewing/
Corset drafting and sewing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/K2LU/HAWBXFDJ/FABK2LUHAWBXFDJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/K2LU/HAWBXFDJ/FABK2LUHAWBXFDJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/K2LU/HAWBXFDJ/FABK2LUHAWBXFDJ.SMALL.jpg Serinde Who doesn't love corsets? Try making one for yourself with these instructions for drafting your own pattern and sewing it! As this is a pattern you may need to draft yourself, there are no seam allowances! You can also find these instructions as a nifty little pdf on my blog. Attention! Drafting a...
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Tue, 15 Jan 2013 13:43:31 PST
Chain Mail Hand Flowers http://www.instructables.com/id/Chain-Mail-Hand-Flowers/
Chain Mail Hand Flowers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXW/0RVO/HAQ32YX4/FXW0RVOHAQ32YX4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXW/0RVO/HAQ32YX4/FXW0RVOHAQ32YX4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXW/0RVO/HAQ32YX4/FXW0RVOHAQ32YX4.SMALL.jpg Shadow Ranger Girls, need to add some flare to your Renaissance Festival costumes? Hand Flowers are  interesting and very versatile and will give your costume fantastic character. They are easy to make and inexpensive and can be whatever colors you choose. In staying with the Reniassance theme I chose colors that...
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Wed, 9 Jan 2013 11:13:31 PST
Body Impaling Special Effect for Halloween http://www.instructables.com/id/Body-Impaling-Special-Effect-for-Halloween/
Body Impaling Special Effect for Halloween - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN0/Y6G4/H994RXRR/FN0Y6G4H994RXRR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN0/Y6G4/H994RXRR/FN0Y6G4H994RXRR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN0/Y6G4/H994RXRR/FN0Y6G4H994RXRR.SMALL.jpg micmac Some fine folks where I live organized a "Zombie Walk" fundraiser and i just knew I needed to take part in that. But, I also knew my makeup skills were lacking. I needed a prop to get me through with my dignity intact. But what? I know! A striking zombie body impalement would do the trick.  Step 1...
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Sun, 11 Nov 2012 10:40:14 PST
Lion Dog Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Lion-Dog-Costume/
Lion Dog Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/5478/H97JSC4W/FI85478H97JSC4W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/5478/H97JSC4W/FI85478H97JSC4W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/5478/H97JSC4W/FI85478H97JSC4W.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo Tucker had always dreamed of being a lion.  He imagined languid days on the Serengeti, punctuated with thrilling hunts, watching the lionesses chase down wild antelope, and then moving in for his share.  When he thought about it enough, he could even feel the hot, dry wind blowing through his luxuri...
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Wed, 7 Nov 2012 12:49:09 PST
Iron Man http://www.instructables.com/id/Iron-Man/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FXY/AVFU/H67388P8/FXYAVFUH67388P8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXY/AVFU/H67388P8/FXYAVFUH67388P8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXY/AVFU/H67388P8/FXYAVFUH67388P8.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo You may not have his billions of dollars. You may not have his sharp wit or sharper goatee. But you can put together a replica Iron Man suit using these 18 Iron Man costumes. Mark II suit? Check. Arc reactors? Check. Repulsors? Got ‘em. This guide even features a War Machine helmet and a Whiplash c...
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Thu, 6 May 2010 14:22:12 PDT
Carl Sagan and The Cosmos http://www.instructables.com/id/Carl-Sagan-and-The-Cosmos/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLH/2JW1/H94ZBLRT/FLH2JW1H94ZBLRT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLH/2JW1/H94ZBLRT/FLH2JW1H94ZBLRT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLH/2JW1/H94ZBLRT/FLH2JW1H94ZBLRT.SMALL.jpg maggiedee This year, my boyfriend and I decided to be Carl Sagan and The Cosmos. His was pretty simple, we went to a thrift store and bought the red turtleneck and tan blazer. He shaved his beard (!), slicked his hair to the side, and carried around his copy of The Cosmos (It was his Vinyl copy of the music)....
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Mon, 5 Nov 2012 13:24:38 PST
How to make a Victorian/Steampunk 4 Gore Underskirt http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-VictorianSteampunk-4-Gore-Underskir/
How to make a Victorian/Steampunk 4 Gore Underskirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/UP2E/H8RVD781/FEZUP2EH8RVD781.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/UP2E/H8RVD781/FEZUP2EH8RVD781.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/UP2E/H8RVD781/FEZUP2EH8RVD781.SMALL.jpg Janel Norris Please check out my other tutorials, and vote for me in the Halloween Costume Challenge! For more of my costumes please visit www.littlewingsdesign.com/costume.html My store www.etsy.com/shop/ibukij Photos by M.G. Norris Contemporary Photography www.mgnorris.com Sometimes these patterns can be a...
By: Janel Norris

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Fri, 2 Nov 2012 12:56:16 PDT
DIY Spine T-Shirt http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Spine-T-Shirt/
DIY Spine T-Shirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL3/V30G/H8XM1XU6/FL3V30GH8XM1XU6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL3/V30G/H8XM1XU6/FL3V30GH8XM1XU6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL3/V30G/H8XM1XU6/FL3V30GH8XM1XU6.SMALL.jpg StacieGrissom When it comes to my style, I have a bit of a multiple-personality disorder... In my closet. I love flowers, glitter, colors, fringe... and bones.  On one level, I think I'm attracted to the edginess of skulls and spines, but on another level, I think I just recognize the beauty of something so natur...
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Thu, 1 Nov 2012 21:17:19 PDT