Instructables: exploring - play - cosplay - popular http://www.instructables.com Mon, 1 Sep 2014 00:49:09 PDT BLOX v1.01 Making Superhero Leather Masks http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Superhero-Leather-Masks/
Making Superhero Leather Masks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8R/K17Q/HZ2IVK4U/F8RK17QHZ2IVK4U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8R/K17Q/HZ2IVK4U/F8RK17QHZ2IVK4U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8R/K17Q/HZ2IVK4U/F8RK17QHZ2IVK4U.SMALL.jpg Li Sashay Ever wanted to make a leather mask for a party? Here's a short easy tutorial on how to quickly throw together a custom leather mask for Halloween or a fun party in 1-2 hours. All masks were constructed from leather, in 1-2 hours in our leather mask class for Animazement 2014 Charity fund raiser. Tha...
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:56:22 PDT
Animatronic Wheatley http://www.instructables.com/id/Animatronic-Wheatley/
Animatronic Wheatley - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/IPDS/HZ13FX7M/FQXIPDSHZ13FX7M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/IPDS/HZ13FX7M/FQXIPDSHZ13FX7M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/IPDS/HZ13FX7M/FQXIPDSHZ13FX7M.SMALL.gif lukealbertson96 Hello Everyone! The purpose of this Instructable is to give a brief overview of the process I went through to create an Animatronic Wheatley. Wheatley was a project I did for the Salt Lake Comic-Con Fan Xperience 2014. Over the course of two months, I spent my free time assembling one of the greates...
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 19:42:27 PDT
Electronic LEGO DL-44 Blaster (Light & Sound) http://www.instructables.com/id/Electronic-LEGO-DL-44-Blaster-Light-Sound/
Electronic LEGO DL-44 Blaster (Light & Sound) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/Y80T/HYPO1WON/F82Y80THYPO1WON.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/Y80T/HYPO1WON/F82Y80THYPO1WON.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/Y80T/HYPO1WON/F82Y80THYPO1WON.SMALL.jpg Baron von Brunk Update: this project is now available on LEGO Ideas -- so be sure to support it if you'd like to see it sold in stores someday!Built originally for Star Wars Day 2014, I present to you a project that I've been constantly revising and making additions to since spring 2014 -- into a near-final refined...
By: Baron von Brunk

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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 09:20:21 PDT
Hooves from Comfy Shoes (No high heels!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Hooves-from-Comfy-Shoes-No-high-heels/
Hooves from Comfy Shoes (No high heels!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/DVGJ/HYWT6GL2/FWPDVGJHYWT6GL2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/DVGJ/HYWT6GL2/FWPDVGJHYWT6GL2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/DVGJ/HYWT6GL2/FWPDVGJHYWT6GL2.SMALL.jpg RiftwingDesigns Sometimes the best part of a costume is a little attention to detail. If your costume has hooves, why not make a pair of shoes into durable, realistic-looking hooves to add a little something extra to your outfit?In this Instructable, I will go over the materials and steps required to make hooves ou...
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Sat, 16 Aug 2014 20:21:15 PDT
Nerf Barricade Borderlands 2 Vladof gun prop http://www.instructables.com/id/Nerf-Barricade-Borderlands-2-Vladof-gun-prop/
Nerf Barricade Borderlands 2 Vladof gun prop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/UXJF/HYR3BVM6/FYHUXJFHYR3BVM6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/UXJF/HYR3BVM6/FYHUXJFHYR3BVM6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/UXJF/HYR3BVM6/FYHUXJFHYR3BVM6.SMALL.jpg Darthorso NOTE: if you have already seen my Nerf Hyperion Guide, be patient! I will repeat a lot of things, but i want every 'ible to be indipendent! :)Welcome dear friends!This is Filippo from Italy.Probably some of you have already seen my Nerf Strongarm Borderland Hyperion replica, which is also my first I...
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 10:25:36 PDT
ACUnity Phantom Blade the paper built http://www.instructables.com/id/ACUnity-Phantom-Blade-the-paper-built/
ACUnity Phantom Blade the paper built - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/WXEN/HXTFUX4M/FU3WXENHXTFUX4M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/WXEN/HXTFUX4M/FU3WXENHXTFUX4M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/WXEN/HXTFUX4M/FU3WXENHXTFUX4M.SMALL.jpg mchau2 Welcome to this paper Phantom Blade Instructable...Phantom blade, latest and perharps the deadliest weapon from the Ubisoft franchise Assassin's Creed. Fans including me would die for one. Unfortunately many fans around the globe can't own the official replica (toy) of hidden blade, due to shipping ...
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Sat, 19 Jul 2014 15:12:40 PDT
Mark V Sonic Screwdriver http://www.instructables.com/id/Mark-V-Sonic-Screwdriver/
Mark V Sonic Screwdriver - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/XNR7/HWVAVC4P/FYBXNR7HWVAVC4P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/XNR7/HWVAVC4P/FYBXNR7HWVAVC4P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/XNR7/HWVAVC4P/FYBXNR7HWVAVC4P.SMALL.jpg The Props Monster I was recently commissioned to create a sonic screwdriver fusing a dragon them with the 11th doctor's sonic.Some of the crazy things I did with it:It contains the same sound/lights and tvbgone circuit as my previous models(http://www.instructables.com/id/Working-Sonic-Scre...The marble at the front ...
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Thu, 26 Jun 2014 11:15:42 PDT
Leather Pouch Tutorial & Intro to Basic Leather Working http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-Pouch-Tutorial-Intro-to-Basic-Leather-Work/
Leather Pouch Tutorial & Intro to Basic Leather Working - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ8/OEL0/HWRC5X3G/FJ8OEL0HWRC5X3G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ8/OEL0/HWRC5X3G/FJ8OEL0HWRC5X3G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ8/OEL0/HWRC5X3G/FJ8OEL0HWRC5X3G.SMALL.jpg Towering Props Good evening ladies and gents. In this fine Instructable I will be showing you how to create your own leather pouches! This is also a great introductory in basic leather working.If you have any questions regarding the tutorial, making of your own cosplay/costume or just want to say hi please send me...
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 15:11:17 PDT
Cosplay Axe - Astrid Httyd 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Cosplay-Axe-Astrid-Httyd-2/
Cosplay Axe - Astrid Httyd 2 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJD/OZLK/HWKCDAA0/FJDOZLKHWKCDAA0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJD/OZLK/HWKCDAA0/FJDOZLKHWKCDAA0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJD/OZLK/HWKCDAA0/FJDOZLKHWKCDAA0.SMALL.jpg Kion Designs I really really want to see the new How to train your dragon 2 , but I don't want to go alone.. Nevertheless, friend of mine is cosplaying Astrid to my Hiccup and she needs an axe!So let me show you what you cando with low budget and only on a friday night ^^' Material and basic shape This is ...
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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 10:14:22 PDT
How to make a Transformers: "Arcee" costume http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Transformers-Arcee-costume/
How to make a Transformers: "Arcee" costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Z/2ZDB/HWC4M0OA/F0Z2ZDBHWC4M0OA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Z/2ZDB/HWC4M0OA/F0Z2ZDBHWC4M0OA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Z/2ZDB/HWC4M0OA/F0Z2ZDBHWC4M0OA.SMALL.jpg SpicyPandaCreations My girlfriend and I wanted to do a couples costume within our Transformers cosplay group, so we decided on Arcee and Hotrod. Arcee is one of the few female characters in the Transformer Universe. No wonder the Transformers were always fighting!Materials-white Zeta Suit -white craft foam -pink Craft ...
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Thu, 12 Jun 2014 13:25:22 PDT
Nerf Strongarm Borderlands 2 Hyperion gun replica http://www.instructables.com/id/Nerf-Strongarm-Borderlands-2-Hyperion-gun-replica/
Nerf Strongarm Borderlands 2 Hyperion gun replica - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F50/J2H3/HW4OGW3Y/F50J2H3HW4OGW3Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F50/J2H3/HW4OGW3Y/F50J2H3HW4OGW3Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F50/J2H3/HW4OGW3Y/F50J2H3HW4OGW3Y.SMALL.jpg Darthorso Hi to everybody, dear friends! :)I'm Filippo, I'm italian (from Bologna), so I apologize for my bad english XD It's a long time since follow Instructables, but I've never made one of my own. This is my first one!I love Borderlands and Nerf Guns, so... the result is simple! I made a replica out of a ...
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Sat, 7 Jun 2014 13:58:35 PDT
Costume Horns http://www.instructables.com/id/Costume-Horns/
Costume Horns - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/LRUB/HVLYAPV1/FW2LRUBHVLYAPV1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/LRUB/HVLYAPV1/FW2LRUBHVLYAPV1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/LRUB/HVLYAPV1/FW2LRUBHVLYAPV1.SMALL.jpg Kion Designs Welcome to my tutorial for crafting costume horns the cheap, easy and lightway way!This design is based on a fanart I will cosplay, but you can freely experiment with other forms and shapes and use the same step-by-step guideHave fun! You need.. Material:a pencilscissorsglue/ hotgluehair circlet(...
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Sun, 25 May 2014 09:11:34 PDT
Officer Jenny Cosplay (How To Alter an Existing Pattern for Cosplay) http://www.instructables.com/id/Officer-Jenny-Cosplay-How-To-Alter-an-Existing-Pat/
Officer Jenny Cosplay (How To Alter an Existing Pattern for Cosplay) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/68OX/HUMSAOVE/FVC68OXHUMSAOVE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/68OX/HUMSAOVE/FVC68OXHUMSAOVE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/68OX/HUMSAOVE/FVC68OXHUMSAOVE.SMALL.jpg thevoid This Instructable will show you how to make an Officer Jenny Costume by altering a pattern. I'm going to use Simplicity pattern 2154( If, you intend to use a different pattern please disregard all steps that refer to pattern instructions).This is the second instructable I have ever made so, if you h...
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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 22:43:05 PDT
Attack on Titan/ SnK 3d maneuver gear http://www.instructables.com/id/Attack-on-Titan-SnK-3d-maneuver-gear/
Attack on Titan/ SnK 3d maneuver gear - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/FZEB/HO7XCGM3/FAPFZEBHO7XCGM3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/FZEB/HO7XCGM3/FAPFZEBHO7XCGM3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/FZEB/HO7XCGM3/FAPFZEBHO7XCGM3.SMALL.jpg Kion Designs Attack on Titan - 3D gearCosplay Prop WIPThis gear is a cosplay prop made for and with a good friend of mine. Shingeki no kyojin or Attack on Titan is/was a big hit and therefore she wants to do a cosplay. Here we go trying out best to build and craft the machine all the soldiers use to move around ...
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Wed, 20 Nov 2013 14:48:09 PST
Battlestar Galactica Sea. 1 Sidearm: Fun with Guns and Moldmaking http://www.instructables.com/id/Battlestar-Galactica-Sea-1-Sidearm-Fun-with-Guns-a/
Battlestar Galactica Sea. 1 Sidearm: Fun with Guns and Moldmaking - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/O9RV/HU7Q1Q5B/FQFO9RVHU7Q1Q5B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/O9RV/HU7Q1Q5B/FQFO9RVHU7Q1Q5B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/O9RV/HU7Q1Q5B/FQFO9RVHU7Q1Q5B.SMALL.jpg Goombah Squad With my last semester for my Bachelor's underway, my wife and I were busy on the side creating steampunk Bonnie and Clyde costumes for the upcoming Salt Lake Comic Con. I had chosen to simply modify a couple of Nerf guns, considering I was trying to finalize the thesis for my degree. One night at wo...
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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 16:48:44 PDT
Light Saber from Plumbing http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Saber-from-Plumbing/
Light Saber from Plumbing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/CDO0/HUY48IME/FOBCDO0HUY48IME.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/CDO0/HUY48IME/FOBCDO0HUY48IME.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/CDO0/HUY48IME/FOBCDO0HUY48IME.SMALL.jpg agent036 Recently I realized that I had not yet gotten around to building my own lightsaber. Sure I had a nice Master Replicas one that worked well and looked good, but as a Maker I really wanted one that I had built. A little research led me to the plumbing saber, not only is it not a new idea, it dates bac...
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Thu, 8 May 2014 14:25:09 PDT
Female Blademaster Barioth Armor http://www.instructables.com/id/Female-Blademaster-Barioth-Armor/
Female Blademaster Barioth Armor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/U8Z7/HUU1GMA3/FV4U8Z7HUU1GMA3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/U8Z7/HUU1GMA3/FV4U8Z7HUU1GMA3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/U8Z7/HUU1GMA3/FV4U8Z7HUU1GMA3.SMALL.jpg MandaBear Hey there, I'm Bear and I'm going to show you how to make the Barioth female blademaster armor from CAPCOM's video game series, Monster Hunter. Technically, I'm going to tell you how I learned about existing techniques and tweaked them to suit my purpose. This materials list will be motley hot mess ...
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Mon, 5 May 2014 22:00:07 PDT
How to make a Constructicons: "Devastator" costume http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Constructicons-Devastator-costume/
How to make a Constructicons: "Devastator" costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/2265/HULS7L64/F0J2265HULS7L64.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/2265/HULS7L64/F0J2265HULS7L64.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/2265/HULS7L64/F0J2265HULS7L64.SMALL.jpg SpicyPandaCreations This guy was such an iconic decepticon, that I JUST HAD TO DO IT!  My friend is 6'5 and a fan favorite of this giant. I hear the biggest form of flattery is imitation.. Hence.... I give you… DEVASTATOR! * This costume is quite HOT and HEAVY *This costume is quite an intricate, time consuming ...
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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 08:39:28 PDT
Animatronic Iron Man Mk III suit http://www.instructables.com/id/Animatronic-Iron-Man-Mk-III-suit/
Animatronic Iron Man Mk III suit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3J/4WIC/HUITRXZ3/F3J4WICHUITRXZ3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3J/4WIC/HUITRXZ3/F3J4WICHUITRXZ3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3J/4WIC/HUITRXZ3/F3J4WICHUITRXZ3.SMALL.jpg Honus Iron Man costumes have been extremely popular lately and the number one question I am most often asked is "How can I add animatronics to my suit?" My friend Greg wanted to add animatronics to his MkIII fiberglass suit so he asked for my help and for this suit we went all out. We wanted to add as ma...
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Mon, 28 Apr 2014 00:02:35 PDT
Propmaking with MDF http://www.instructables.com/id/Propmaking-with-MDF/
Propmaking with MDF - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/XOPG/HT7P8FGZ/F57XOPGHT7P8FGZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/XOPG/HT7P8FGZ/F57XOPGHT7P8FGZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/XOPG/HT7P8FGZ/F57XOPGHT7P8FGZ.SMALL.jpg Goombah Squad This Instructable will teach you some of the basics of constructing prop weapons (or really any kind of prop out of MDF). Why MDF? MDF stands for medium density fiberboard. Essentially, it is wood dust that has been compressed and glued together. Saying it like that, though, makes it sound like a h...
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Thu, 27 Mar 2014 11:53:23 PDT
Steampunk dragon-styled NERF Jolt http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-dragon-styled-NERF-Jolt/
Steampunk dragon-styled NERF Jolt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMF/BDQD/HT8R4QWB/FMFBDQDHT8R4QWB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMF/BDQD/HT8R4QWB/FMFBDQDHT8R4QWB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMF/BDQD/HT8R4QWB/FMFBDQDHT8R4QWB.SMALL.jpg Skep-tiker A somehow graphic novel styled Nerf that looks like an Asian dragon meeting steampunk? Sounds like a bad idea - but it was great fun to do this. But you may judge it yourself - here's how to do it Needed materials Material List: - "Smiffys Dart Gun with Foam Bullets" - Nerf Jolt (I used the orang...
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Wed, 26 Mar 2014 16:09:52 PDT
Bioshock Elizabth Choker http://www.instructables.com/id/Bioshock-Elizabth-Choker/
Bioshock Elizabth Choker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/KWS7/HT1M25W9/FL7KWS7HT1M25W9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/KWS7/HT1M25W9/FL7KWS7HT1M25W9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/KWS7/HT1M25W9/FL7KWS7HT1M25W9.SMALL.jpg Kion Designs The bird it is.. References First things first: get some good images to help you get everything right! The ribbon You'll need:- a blue-greyish leather or other piece of fabic about 3-3.5cm high and long enough to fit around your neck.- white bias tape (2x lenght of your blue fabric)- white ...
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Fri, 21 Mar 2014 13:47:42 PDT
Letz make a Paper Hidden Blade (Realistic!!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Letz-make-a-Paper-Hidden-Blade-Realistic/
Letz make a Paper Hidden Blade (Realistic!!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCS/0I3E/HRI8SHKK/FCS0I3EHRI8SHKK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCS/0I3E/HRI8SHKK/FCS0I3EHRI8SHKK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCS/0I3E/HRI8SHKK/FCS0I3EHRI8SHKK.SMALL.jpg mchau2 Welcome to this paper Hidden Blade Instructable... Hidden blade, most iconic weapon from the Ubisoft franchise Assassin's Creed. Fans including me would die for one. Unfortunately many fans around the globe can't own the official replica (toy) of hidden blade, due to shipping and tons of other trou...
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Tue, 11 Feb 2014 10:01:29 PST
DEAD SPACE - Isaac Clarke Level 3 Suit Complete Cosplay Build http://www.instructables.com/id/DEAD-SPACE-Isaac-Clarke-Level-3-Suit-Complete-Cosp/
DEAD SPACE - Isaac Clarke Level 3 Suit Complete Cosplay Build - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/P27I/HSVTAYY6/FHBP27IHSVTAYY6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/P27I/HSVTAYY6/FHBP27IHSVTAYY6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/P27I/HSVTAYY6/FHBP27IHSVTAYY6.SMALL.jpg Steven K Smith Props Because of the great response I got from my Dragon Age Inquisition Instructable helmet build thread.   I have decided to make a full Instructible on my DEAD SPACE Isaac Clarke Level 3 Cosplay costume!!!!! This build was by far the most detailed costume/prop I have ever attempted to create.  But, af...
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Wed, 19 Mar 2014 20:30:24 PDT
Assasins Creed - Ezio's Belt Buckle - Laser Cut and Etched Costume Piece http://www.instructables.com/id/Assasins-Creed-Ezios-Belt-Buckle-Laser-Cut-and-Etc/
Assasins Creed - Ezio's Belt Buckle - Laser Cut and Etched Costume Piece - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/BLER/HRWNCVYN/F52BLERHRWNCVYN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/BLER/HRWNCVYN/F52BLERHRWNCVYN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/BLER/HRWNCVYN/F52BLERHRWNCVYN.SMALL.jpg roballoba Assassins Creed... Cool Game... 'nuff said. My friend wanted to make an Ezio Costume for Halloween and needed this crucial piece made. The buckle is ornate and pretty hard to make with drawing and carving on a piece of wood so he sketched it up on Illustrator. I cut a piece of clear Acrylic to fit o...
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Fri, 21 Feb 2014 14:25:04 PST
Building a full scale Dragon Age Inquisition Helmet http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-full-scale-Dragon-Age-Inquisition-Helme/
Building a full scale Dragon Age Inquisition Helmet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/AA54/HRKR28S7/FUYAA54HRKR28S7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/AA54/HRKR28S7/FUYAA54HRKR28S7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/AA54/HRKR28S7/FUYAA54HRKR28S7.SMALL.jpg Steven K Smith Props OK, here is my first and hopefully not last.......Instructable!!!!!  My name is Steven K Smith and I am a freelance illustrator turned prop maker living outside KC, Missouri.  This demo will detail my full build of the dragon helm from Bio Ware's highly anticipated video game Dragon Age Inquisition...
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Mon, 17 Feb 2014 16:00:54 PST
How to make Vincent Valentine's gauntlet http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-Vincent-Valentines-gauntlet/
How to make Vincent Valentine's gauntlet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/TEW0/HR8VAYWN/FHJTEW0HR8VAYWN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/TEW0/HR8VAYWN/FHJTEW0HR8VAYWN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/TEW0/HR8VAYWN/FHJTEW0HR8VAYWN.SMALL.jpg Kerirra Just a basic guide and pattern for a leather version of Vincent's gauntlet (from Final Fantasy VII). What you'll need Your base glove (hopefully something reasonably easy to sew through)
Your medium (I used leather*, but you could probably make it out of metal or something similar)
Gold metallic ...
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Tue, 4 Feb 2014 00:49:51 PST
Arrow of Legolas http://www.instructables.com/id/Arrow-of-Legolas/
Arrow of Legolas - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/LDXR/HPQO8Z52/FTYLDXRHPQO8Z52.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/LDXR/HPQO8Z52/FTYLDXRHPQO8Z52.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/LDXR/HPQO8Z52/FTYLDXRHPQO8Z52.SMALL.jpg EarthboundEmpire Legolas is my favourite character in Lord of the Rings and the Hobbit and this is a replica arrow I made of the ones Legolas carries in The Lord of the Rings movies. Note that this isn't designed for real archery. For display purposes only. This arrow is quite large compared to my height because I ...
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Sat, 28 Dec 2013 06:01:43 PST
John's Journal - A hunters diary http://www.instructables.com/id/Johns-Journal-A-hunters-diary/
John's Journal - A hunters diary - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F77/29V9/HPBJ2L56/F7729V9HPBJ2L56.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F77/29V9/HPBJ2L56/F7729V9HPBJ2L56.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F77/29V9/HPBJ2L56/F7729V9HPBJ2L56.SMALL.jpg Kion Designs Hello there Supernatural fans and John Winchester appreciators! This following tutorial shows you how I made my leather John Winchesters Journal (for my cosplay). Enjoy Enjoy! References First things first - get to know your stuff.So I collected some screenshots and photos, made some notes and g...
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Tue, 17 Dec 2013 12:47:09 PST
Ordon Sword from Zelda Twilight Princess http://www.instructables.com/id/Ordon-Sword-from-Zelda-Twilight-Princess/
Ordon Sword from Zelda Twilight Princess - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9U/F6JY/HOUFPUGA/F9UF6JYHOUFPUGA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9U/F6JY/HOUFPUGA/F9UF6JYHOUFPUGA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9U/F6JY/HOUFPUGA/F9UF6JYHOUFPUGA.SMALL.jpg EarthboundEmpire The Legend of Zelda Twilight Princess is one of my favourite games, so I was quite excited to make this sword :D I wanted to make a really ancient-looking, beat up sword to give it more realism and character - I think it turned out good for my first attempt at 'breaking down' something. Now i'll sho...
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Fri, 29 Nov 2013 18:36:02 PST
Princess Merida Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Pincess-Merida-Costume/
Princess Merida Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/CI72/HO7XD4LB/FATCI72HO7XD4LB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/CI72/HO7XD4LB/FATCI72HO7XD4LB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/CI72/HO7XD4LB/FATCI72HO7XD4LB.SMALL.jpg Kion Designs My cosplay/ costume of DIsney Pixars Princess Merida of Dunbroch! I just love her independent and tom-boy-ish character. Her story is lovely and the more often I see the landscape the more I want to go back visit scotland!! Her personalilty fits me to good to be true and so it was decided! My new c...
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Fri, 22 Nov 2013 08:36:08 PST
Bioshock Infinite - Booker DeWitt Vest http://www.instructables.com/id/Bioshock-Infinite-Booker-DeWitt-Vest/
Bioshock Infinite - Booker DeWitt Vest - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/5TZG/HO7XP2DY/F1J5TZGHO7XP2DY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/5TZG/HO7XP2DY/F1J5TZGHO7XP2DY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/5TZG/HO7XP2DY/F1J5TZGHO7XP2DY.SMALL.jpg Kion Designs Hey fellas, I am a cosplayer and my upcoming cosplay plans are including the incredible,fun and mind-blowing game Bioshock Infinite! This time,I will be teaming up with my beloved boyfriend to accomplish this cosplay dream - him as Booker DeWitt and myself as Elizabeth. Because he is not able...
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Wed, 20 Nov 2013 05:03:48 PST
Chuck Greene Cosplay (With Servbot Lego Mask) http://www.instructables.com/id/Chuck-Greene-Cosplay-With-Servbot-Lego-Mask/
Chuck Greene Cosplay (With Servbot Lego Mask) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F15/JU6H/HNE45JU2/F15JU6HHNE45JU2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F15/JU6H/HNE45JU2/F15JU6HHNE45JU2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F15/JU6H/HNE45JU2/F15JU6HHNE45JU2.SMALL.jpg Shadow Of Intent I originally planned this for Halloween, but  wasn't able to finish it in time. I completed it about a week after so that it could be used for future Comic Cons. The iconic Chuck Greene costume consists of a novelty giant Lego-like head (Servbot Mask), a yellow leather biking jacket, and some sort ...
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Tue, 19 Nov 2013 09:51:30 PST
Dune Giant Sandworm Shai Hulud Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Dune-Giant-Sandworm-Shai-Hulud-Costume/
Dune Giant Sandworm Shai Hulud Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/1NPH/HNUEY8R1/FE41NPHHNUEY8R1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/1NPH/HNUEY8R1/FE41NPHHNUEY8R1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/1NPH/HNUEY8R1/FE41NPHHNUEY8R1.SMALL.jpg canida The giant sandworms of Dune can grow to over 400 meters long, and are equipped with an incredible array of crystalline teeth. They dwell in the deep desert on the planet Arrakis, sole source of the prescience-inducing spice drug melange, and are known to native Fremen as Shai-Hulud. The worms create...
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Mon, 11 Nov 2013 21:31:44 PST
How to be a Cylon, or The Excitable Glowing Cylon Spine http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-be-a-Cylon-or-The-Excitable-Glowing-Cylon-S/
How to be a Cylon, or The Excitable Glowing Cylon Spine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/73FF/HNV9ON3X/FKC73FFHNV9ON3X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/73FF/HNV9ON3X/FKC73FFHNV9ON3X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/73FF/HNV9ON3X/FKC73FFHNV9ON3X.SMALL.jpg iminthebathroom Note:  Video at end is being hijacked by Cylons!  New video and pics to be uploaded soon! Have you always wanted to be a Cylon, or just maybe like the shenanigans and hijinks of being mistaken as one?  Either way, with the Excitable Cylon Glowing Spine you too can join the ranks of the fabled 12 as...
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Mon, 11 Nov 2013 23:53:09 PST
Steampunk 6 Barrel Volley Gun Prop http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-6-Barrelled-Volley-Gun/
Steampunk 6 Barrel Volley Gun Prop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/RRWU/HNUEWE7O/F31RRWUHNUEWE7O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/RRWU/HNUEWE7O/F31RRWUHNUEWE7O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/RRWU/HNUEWE7O/F31RRWUHNUEWE7O.SMALL.jpg Steamcrunk I have been making large steampunk styled props and weapons for when I cosplay at cons about 5 years now.  In the past I modded plastic toy guns with paint, added new barrels and accessories and had a blast doing it.  Last year I did my first scratch build (a 6 foot hypodermic syringe) and have been...
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Sun, 10 Nov 2013 14:30:58 PST
Princess Mononoke Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Princess-Mononoke-Costume/
Princess Mononoke Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/F97E/HNICUUBM/FEJF97EHNICUUBM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/F97E/HNICUUBM/FEJF97EHNICUUBM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/F97E/HNICUUBM/FEJF97EHNICUUBM.SMALL.jpg TheFirewalker Thank you everybody for the feature and all the supportive comments! It really means a lot to me, thank you all!! :-D This is my first ever experience cosplaying! I really wanted to be Princess Mononoke for Halloween. I've never cosplayed before so I wasn't sure where to start. I thought I'd just ...
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Sun, 3 Nov 2013 20:03:14 PST
Spy vs. Spy http://www.instructables.com/id/Spy-vs-Spy/
Spy vs. Spy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/8LP4/HNHA2K7K/FXH8LP4HNHA2K7K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/8LP4/HNHA2K7K/FXH8LP4HNHA2K7K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/8LP4/HNHA2K7K/FXH8LP4HNHA2K7K.SMALL.jpg kokoleo The last 3 years my kids have wanted to do brother/sister team costumes for Halloween. In 2011 they were Finn and Jake from Adventure Time. In 2012 they were Mordecai and Rigby from Regular Show. This year, they wanted to be Spy vs. Spy. They don't read MAD magazine but they watch the animated sket...
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Fri, 1 Nov 2013 13:55:45 PDT
Terminator Flesh Chest Wound http://www.instructables.com/id/Terminator-Flesh-Chest-Wound/
Terminator Flesh Chest Wound - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/CX3P/HN81ZCRD/FDJCX3PHN81ZCRD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/CX3P/HN81ZCRD/FDJCX3PHN81ZCRD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/CX3P/HN81ZCRD/FDJCX3PHN81ZCRD.SMALL.jpg omex In this instructable ill show you how to create a cheap but effective robotic flesh wound to accompany a terminator costume.The tools you need are:Flesh colour latex. Red acrylic. Black acrylic. Foam brush. Red led. Acrylic rod. Foamies. Eva foam (i used a thin yoga mat). Enamel silver acrylic. A sp...
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Tue, 29 Oct 2013 16:07:33 PDT
Assassin's Creed Hidden Blade - Functional Prop!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Assassins-Creed-Hidden-Blade-Functional-Prop/
Assassin's Creed Hidden Blade - Functional Prop!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/CXB9/HN82HL7H/FE0CXB9HN82HL7H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/CXB9/HN82HL7H/FE0CXB9HN82HL7H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/CXB9/HN82HL7H/FE0CXB9HN82HL7H.SMALL.jpg Matt2 Silver In this Instructable I will be teaching you how to build a working replica of the Hidden Blade from the Assassin's Creed video game series. Don't be intimidated by the number of steps involved, this is a fun project that should only take you a few days in your workshop and should only cost you aroun...
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Tue, 29 Oct 2013 10:31:46 PDT
Thor: The Dark World Mjolnir http://www.instructables.com/id/Thor-The-Dark-World-Mjolnir/
Thor: The Dark World Mjolnir - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/GQ5O/HNC2J8RM/F1RGQ5OHNC2J8RM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/GQ5O/HNC2J8RM/F1RGQ5OHNC2J8RM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/GQ5O/HNC2J8RM/F1RGQ5OHNC2J8RM.SMALL.jpg jetpackbraggin First off, confession. I'm really not a big Thor fan. I like the character just fine, but most of that has to do with the movies. I still remember being surprised by the cheers for the end credits scene in Iron Man 2 ("That's got to be the first time anyone shouted "*bleep* yeah Thor!!!"). And then...
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Tue, 29 Oct 2013 10:34:07 PDT
Raiden (Cyborg Ninja) w/ Motorized Face Shield from Metal Gear http://www.instructables.com/id/Raiden-Cyborg-Ninja-w-Motorized-Face-Shield-from-M/
Raiden (Cyborg Ninja) w/ Motorized Face Shield from Metal Gear - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/GQQ1/HN82P3UE/FVBGQQ1HN82P3UE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/GQQ1/HN82P3UE/FVBGQQ1HN82P3UE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/GQQ1/HN82P3UE/FVBGQQ1HN82P3UE.SMALL.jpg mizunohadouken I was a big fan of Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance right after I first played the demo video game and thought Raiden was awesome.  How can a cyborg ninja not be cool?  This was a new challenge for me, as I have never freehanded a costume before.  After a little research on google, this is how I ended...
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Sun, 27 Oct 2013 14:44:45 PDT
How to make a Batman's "Scarecrow" costume http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Batmans-Scarecrow/
How to make a Batman's "Scarecrow" costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/7NIU/HKM9489O/FIN7NIUHKM9489O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/7NIU/HKM9489O/FIN7NIUHKM9489O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/7NIU/HKM9489O/FIN7NIUHKM9489O.SMALL.jpg SpicyPandaCreations *For this particular costume, we wanted to infuse several aspects of different scarecrow costumes. We wanted the practicality of wearing street clothes, but with some key aspects of scarecrow flair. *Batman begin’s jonathan crane (dress clothes and mask). *Arkham Asylum’s scarecrow (needle hand wi...
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Thu, 22 Aug 2013 22:41:43 PDT
How to make a sims plumbob hat http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-sims-plumbob-hat/
How to make a sims plumbob hat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAO/BQHM/H82U8KAM/FAOBQHMH82U8KAM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAO/BQHM/H82U8KAM/FAOBQHMH82U8KAM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAO/BQHM/H82U8KAM/FAOBQHMH82U8KAM.SMALL.jpg James___UK So there I was looking along my games shelf thinking of a simple costume design to do and I got the idea to make one of these hats which makes you into a sim along with whatever clothing you're wearing! This is a semi-easy build and you may well have most of what you need lying around, but it may or...
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Sun, 14 Oct 2012 14:46:45 PDT
How to make a Transformers: Insecticon "Shrapnel" Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Transformers-Insecticon-Shrapnel-Cos/
How to make a Transformers: Insecticon "Shrapnel" Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCM/2LIG/HMVJ96M8/FCM2LIGHMVJ96M8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCM/2LIG/HMVJ96M8/FCM2LIGHMVJ96M8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCM/2LIG/HMVJ96M8/FCM2LIGHMVJ96M8.SMALL.jpg SpicyPandaCreations Mechanized Bugs?! Don’t mind if I do! For C2e2, we decided to go as Transformers. So this is Shrapnel. He is a decepticon.. He’s an insecticon… and He’s a stag beetle. *A very special shout-out to instructable members: dannyeurena and Incxtc for their previous Transformers tutorials as theirs w...
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Thu, 17 Oct 2013 00:18:12 PDT
faux fur animal ears http://www.instructables.com/id/faux-fur-animal-ears/
faux fur animal ears - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/MVTI/H8CVGHHE/F5SMVTIH8CVGHHE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/MVTI/H8CVGHHE/F5SMVTIH8CVGHHE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/MVTI/H8CVGHHE/F5SMVTIH8CVGHHE.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink These faux fur ears are perfect for cosplay and costumes! They're easy to put together (even though I admit they're a little time consuming!), and pretty cheap as well. I've included a template for the ear shape I went with, but I think these faux fur ears could be easily modified to look like cat, ...
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Tue, 30 Oct 2012 16:33:34 PDT
Erza Scarlet's Heart Kreuz Armor : Sword http://www.instructables.com/id/Erza-Scarlets-Heart-Kreuz-Armor-Sword/
Erza Scarlet's Heart Kreuz Armor : Sword - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/I77Z/HLZRHBPI/FEOI77ZHLZRHBPI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/I77Z/HLZRHBPI/FEOI77ZHLZRHBPI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/I77Z/HLZRHBPI/FEOI77ZHLZRHBPI.SMALL.jpg nphoenix2 Hello gorgeous people! So this was my first cosplay attempt EVER, Erza Scarlet’s Heart Kreuz Armor from the anime Fairy Tail. And since I got frustrated searching the internet for tutorials and found nothing useful, I promised myself to share my knowledge with everyone if the armor turned out to be...
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Fri, 4 Oct 2013 12:12:34 PDT
Como fazer um capacete básico com pepakura http://www.instructables.com/id/Como-fazer-um-capacete-bsico-com-pepakura/
Como fazer um capacete básico com pepakura - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/RB1I/HFSHUJHR/F2DRB1IHFSHUJHR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/RB1I/HFSHUJHR/F2DRB1IHFSHUJHR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/RB1I/HFSHUJHR/F2DRB1IHFSHUJHR.SMALL.jpg FabiojapaXD Fala pessoal, tudo bem? Eu sou o Fábio, Administrador do Pepakura Cosplayers Brasil (http://www.facebook.com/groups/544986712193773/?bookmark_t=group) e estou aqui hoje fazendo um tutorial para vocês que querem começar a fazer capacetes e armaduras com pepakura mas não tem uma base concreta por não ...
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Mon, 6 May 2013 15:37:38 PDT
Simple (yet effective) Edward Scissorhands costume for kiddos http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-yet-effective-Edward-Scissorhands-costume/
Simple (yet effective) Edward Scissorhands costume for kiddos - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/MDRD/H8W1VS1Q/FUHMDRDH8W1VS1Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/MDRD/H8W1VS1Q/FUHMDRDH8W1VS1Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/MDRD/H8W1VS1Q/FUHMDRDH8W1VS1Q.SMALL.jpg caraslifka When my son told me that he wanted to be Edward Scissorhands for Halloween, I knew that we were going to have a blast making the costume for him. Everyone in the family had something to add - my son of course offering the piece de resistance by literally *becoming* Edward that Halloween night :) Ma...
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Mon, 7 Nov 2011 18:18:13 PST
How to make a Batman's "Red Hood: Jason Todd" costume http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Batmans-Red-Hood-Jason-Todd-costume/
How to make a Batman's "Red Hood: Jason Todd" costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/5UKO/HKM94BGX/FF05UKOHKM94BGX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/5UKO/HKM94BGX/FF05UKOHKM94BGX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/5UKO/HKM94BGX/FF05UKOHKM94BGX.SMALL.jpg SpicyPandaCreations Easily one of my most favorite Batman Story lines. Jason Todd comes back to life after being killed by the Joker and is PISSED. *special note: The helmet will be form fitting to your entire head. Caution to those who are claustrophobic Materials: - military boots -card board -comic book cardboa...
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Fri, 23 Aug 2013 14:03:09 PDT