Instructables: exploring - play - costume - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 4 Jul 2015 10:19:28 PDT BLOX v1.01 Mad Max Inspired Cosplay http://www.instructables.com/id/Mad-Max-Inspired-Cosplay/
Mad Max Inspired Cosplay - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/3AGN/IBM250QP/FAX3AGNIBM250QP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/3AGN/IBM250QP/FAX3AGNIBM250QP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/3AGN/IBM250QP/FAX3AGNIBM250QP.SMALL.jpg bwebby This project was not supposed to turn out as it did. When I started I wanted to make a cyber-punk gas mask style thing with lights etc. That changed when I went to see Mad Max: Fury Road (brilliant film, saw it twice to make sure..), I loved the aesthetics of that universe and really wanted to creat...
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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 12:22:47 PDT
Quick Bert & Ernie Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Bert-Ernie-Costume/
Quick Bert & Ernie Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/UAMC/IB8PRPT7/F1EUAMCIB8PRPT7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/UAMC/IB8PRPT7/F1EUAMCIB8PRPT7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/UAMC/IB8PRPT7/F1EUAMCIB8PRPT7.SMALL.jpg ModMischief When my son was recently given a sweater just like Ernie's on Sesame Street, my partner and I knew we needed to make him some helmet accessories to go with it!While the sweater has orange and blue stripes like Ernie's, my son's helmet is a very Bert yellow. So we decided to do a Bert and Ernie mashu...
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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 23:33:53 PDT
Faun / Satyr Costumes for Two http://www.instructables.com/id/Faun-Satyr-Costumes-for-Two/
Faun / Satyr Costumes for Two - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/E80R/GFRWREN7/FWZE80RGFRWREN7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/E80R/GFRWREN7/FWZE80RGFRWREN7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/E80R/GFRWREN7/FWZE80RGFRWREN7.SMALL.jpg onebrokenneck My girlfriend came up with this idea for faun costumes and we know it's been done before but we thought we would give it a shot. We looked at hundreds of pictures on google image search along with related instructables and videos on youtube. For anyone who doesn't know, a faun or satyr is a creatur...
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Mon, 8 Nov 2010 00:40:41 PST
How to survive to zombie invasion http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-survive-to-zombie-invasion/
How to survive to zombie invasion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/55R1/I6W2Y3NA/FAW55R1I6W2Y3NA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/55R1/I6W2Y3NA/FAW55R1I6W2Y3NA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/55R1/I6W2Y3NA/FAW55R1I6W2Y3NA.SMALL.jpg briciius Today we will learn how to survive an apocalypse. Due to chemicals, energitical, natural or industrial, when our world falls into mayhem, it is always because of the similar weakness : Mankind. Rapes,acts of barbary, hold-ups... in any of those scenarios, the main danger remains Man.The following tu...
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Fri, 6 Mar 2015 13:23:03 PST
Quick and Easy Klondike Bartender Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-and-Easy-Klondike-Bartender-Costume/
Quick and Easy Klondike Bartender Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/11T7/IAUWY8VN/FVO11T7IAUWY8VN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/11T7/IAUWY8VN/FVO11T7IAUWY8VN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/11T7/IAUWY8VN/FVO11T7IAUWY8VN.SMALL.jpg ModMischief Today, June 13, 2015, is the Yukon's 117th birthday. We decided to celebrate by whipping up a quick costume fit for the Commissioner's Ball, out of nothing but some thrift store finds.This costume cost less than $5 and would be perfect for Rendezvous, Halloween or any other fancy dress occasion. M...
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Sun, 14 Jun 2015 07:39:15 PDT
Custom-Molded InstaMorph Mask http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Molded-InstaMorph-Mask/
Custom-Molded InstaMorph Mask - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/6UA0/IAJHP3L9/FPK6UA0IAJHP3L9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/6UA0/IAJHP3L9/FPK6UA0IAJHP3L9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/6UA0/IAJHP3L9/FPK6UA0IAJHP3L9.SMALL.jpg ohhmyhead At the CRASHspace InstaMorph build night, I'd planned to make a custom stand for our mascot Sparkles. However, as soon as the pancake of plastic grew large enough, I suddenly changed plans and opted to make a mask instead.Check out the instructable showing some of the other projects we made. There a...
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Sat, 6 Jun 2015 10:27:37 PDT
How to make an X-force: "Cable" costume http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-an-X-force-Cable-Costume/
How to make an X-force: "Cable" costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/HWK0/IAGMQGGL/FAQHWK0IAGMQGGL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/HWK0/IAGMQGGL/FAQHWK0IAGMQGGL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/HWK0/IAGMQGGL/FAQHWK0IAGMQGGL.SMALL.jpg SpicyPandaCreations Like big guns? Like robotic metal looking arms? Like cybernetic EYES?!??! Well, Cable is your man! ..er.. Wo-"man" in this case. Nathaniel Dayspring is the time-traveling former leader of X-force who shoots first and asks questions later. For 2015 Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo, I wanted to ma...
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Wed, 3 Jun 2015 19:26:19 PDT
Discord Horns from InstaMorph http://www.instructables.com/id/Discord-Horns-from-InstaMorph/
Discord Horns from InstaMorph - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3P/4471/IACFLQJQ/F3P4471IACFLQJQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3P/4471/IACFLQJQ/F3P4471IACFLQJQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3P/4471/IACFLQJQ/F3P4471IACFLQJQ.SMALL.jpg ModMischief When YuKonstruct announced that the April Instructables Build Night would be InstaMorph I was really excited!InstaMorph is an easy to use thermoplastic that has all sorts of awesome applications, but I was most interested in the costume opportunities. We had lots of fun playing with the InstaMorph a...
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Sun, 31 May 2015 13:15:12 PDT
How to make an adjustable duct tape Mannequin http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-an-adjustable-duct-tape-Mannequin/
How to make an adjustable duct tape Mannequin - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIQ/01V1/IA3VTY8D/FIQ01V1IA3VTY8D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIQ/01V1/IA3VTY8D/FIQ01V1IA3VTY8D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIQ/01V1/IA3VTY8D/FIQ01V1IA3VTY8D.SMALL.jpg SpicyPandaCreations Do you have a hard time building costumes on yourself? Are you building a costume commission for someone who isn't even there? Well, perhaps a mannequin would help! Rather than spend hundreds of dollars on a store-bought one, this tutorial is to teach you how to make a REUSABLE version for a fractio...
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Mon, 25 May 2015 17:19:19 PDT
How to make a Marvel: "Black Panther" Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Marvel-Black-Panther-Costume/
How to make a Marvel: "Black Panther" Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/Z9CL/I9Q9C31A/F1EZ9CLI9Q9C31A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/Z9CL/I9Q9C31A/F1EZ9CLI9Q9C31A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/Z9CL/I9Q9C31A/F1EZ9CLI9Q9C31A.SMALL.jpg SpicyPandaCreations It's good to be king. Even better when you are the King of Wakanda, your wife is storm of the men, and your nation has mounds and mounds of Vibranium!!!For the most recent Comic convention, a friend asked to take on the mantle of the Black Panther. Well, you ask and Spicy Panda Creations delivers. ...
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Fri, 15 May 2015 23:29:27 PDT
Captain America Shirt - Comic Book Classic! http://www.instructables.com/id/Captain-America-Shirt-Comic-Book-Classic/
Captain America Shirt - Comic Book Classic! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJD/RYIJ/I9FGROG6/FJDRYIJI9FGROG6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJD/RYIJ/I9FGROG6/FJDRYIJI9FGROG6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJD/RYIJ/I9FGROG6/FJDRYIJI9FGROG6.SMALL.jpg TheFrankTurk Because of the wild response we got the our first costume instructable -- the Winter Soldier jacket -- and in honor of the great time we had going to Age of Ultron in costume, I'm going to post a series of instructables to put together a Cap costume like the one you see in the cover photo.If there's...
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Fri, 8 May 2015 13:04:34 PDT
How to make a Super Mario Bros: "Bowser" Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Super-Mario-Bros-Bowser-Costume/
How to make a Super Mario Bros: "Bowser" Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/CXMQ/I9EOS94P/FK2CXMQI9EOS94P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/CXMQ/I9EOS94P/FK2CXMQI9EOS94P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/CXMQ/I9EOS94P/FK2CXMQI9EOS94P.SMALL.jpg SpicyPandaCreations King of the Koopas, Bowser is one awesome villain! My friend wanted to be the menace of the Mushroom Kingdom for the Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo. Well, I aim to please! Let's get started shall we??* This costume is VERY hot, since it is mattress foam. You definitely need a fan or an ice pac...
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Thu, 7 May 2015 22:45:24 PDT
Request: Tiger makeup transformation http://www.instructables.com/id/Request-Tiger-makeup-transformation/
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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 22:06:31 PDT
Borderlands Psycho Glow in the Dark Earrings http://www.instructables.com/id/Borderlands-Psycho-Glow-in-the-Dark-Earrings/
Borderlands Psycho Glow in the Dark Earrings - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/PN1J/I92LVLWH/F7RPN1JI92LVLWH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/PN1J/I92LVLWH/F7RPN1JI92LVLWH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/PN1J/I92LVLWH/F7RPN1JI92LVLWH.SMALL.jpg Steven K Smith Props Hey everyone SKS Props here with another build!!Ok, so I am getting to be pretty well known throughout the cosplay community for making full size props / replicas of famous video game characters. Taking this into consideration I really wanted to start pushing more into other markets and I though ga...
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Wed, 29 Apr 2015 20:23:00 PDT
Embossed Faux Armor with Hot Glue http://www.instructables.com/id/Embossed-Faux-Armor-with-Hot-Glue/
Embossed Faux Armor with Hot Glue - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/28VU/I8YBI9ID/F8B28VUI8YBI9ID.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/28VU/I8YBI9ID/F8B28VUI8YBI9ID.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/28VU/I8YBI9ID/F8B28VUI8YBI9ID.SMALL.jpg ashleyjlong There are a lot of great tutorials, on this site and others, explaining how to make faux armor for cosplay out of foam. Most often you'll see techniques that carve into the foam or layer pieces of foam to make the decorative touches. In this Ible, I'll be showing you a different technique to add t...
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Sun, 26 Apr 2015 16:13:25 PDT
zebra mask http://www.instructables.com/id/zebra-mask/
zebra mask - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/J80C/I8SLS3E3/FU9J80CI8SLS3E3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/J80C/I8SLS3E3/FU9J80CI8SLS3E3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/J80C/I8SLS3E3/FU9J80CI8SLS3E3.SMALL.jpg jayludden Last week I made a tutorial for a much simpler mask that can be made with regular printer paper. This one is a little bit more complicated, but super cool. This instructable doesn't cover either design or screen printing, but rather focuses on putting together the mask linked as a PDF (and PNG above...
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Wed, 22 Apr 2015 15:56:03 PDT
Poor Man's Arc Reactor Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Poor-Mans-Arc-Reactor-Costume/
Poor Man's Arc Reactor Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLA/7VA1/I7VQRPNZ/FLA7VA1I7VQRPNZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLA/7VA1/I7VQRPNZ/FLA7VA1I7VQRPNZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLA/7VA1/I7VQRPNZ/FLA7VA1I7VQRPNZ.SMALL.jpg JonBush This is a quick Instructable on an Arc Reactor that I made on the cheap and quick for a Halloween party last year. I needed a costume but didn't want to go to great lengths to get a getup together. I needed something that gave me an excuse to make/tinker and would be easy to wear. So I decided to...
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 22:15:08 PDT
Maleficent costume dress, staff and mask http://www.instructables.com/id/Maleficent-costume-dress-staff-and-mask/
Maleficent costume dress, staff and mask - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVH/C37E/I7CCK77I/FVHC37EI7CCK77I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVH/C37E/I7CCK77I/FVHC37EI7CCK77I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVH/C37E/I7CCK77I/FVHC37EI7CCK77I.SMALL.jpg jleighkrupp I didn't take a lot of pictures while I was making this. Usually I do but I had so many failed costume attempts before this. The Mask The mask was sculpted with clay, molded with Plaster of Paris and then ran with Monster Makers Latex. It is a half mask with Elastic. I used brushes and an air bru...
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 19:08:30 PDT
Turn 3 Silk Scarves and 3 Seams into a 1920s Style Handkerchief Dress http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-3-Silk-Scarves-and-3-Seams-into-a-1920s-Style/
Turn 3 Silk Scarves and 3 Seams into a 1920s Style Handkerchief Dress - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/5UVS/I6H7F0AF/FGE5UVSI6H7F0AF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/5UVS/I6H7F0AF/FGE5UVSI6H7F0AF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/5UVS/I6H7F0AF/FGE5UVSI6H7F0AF.SMALL.jpg jdalva Need a last-minute costume? All you need is three square scarves and basic sewing skills and you can have yourself a lovely (and fairly historically accurate) 1920s style dress in an easy afternoon! Add some gloves, a long strand of pearls and a feather or two for your hair, and it's flapper time! T...
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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 11:50:37 PST
Iron Man Suit http://www.instructables.com/id/Iron-Man-Suit-1/
Iron Man Suit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNL/TAD9/I6C2KBCB/FNLTAD9I6C2KBCB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNL/TAD9/I6C2KBCB/FNLTAD9I6C2KBCB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNL/TAD9/I6C2KBCB/FNLTAD9I6C2KBCB.SMALL.jpg Duck210 My second costume build attempt using foam flooring from home depot. Starting the Foam Process... I began by downloading files from the web, using pepakura software as my designer/viewer program. From here, its print, cut, trace, repeat. Making the helmet I decided to build this costume out o...
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Thu, 19 Feb 2015 09:00:34 PST
Halo Master Chief Suit http://www.instructables.com/id/Halo-Master-Chief-Suit/
Halo Master Chief Suit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDT/GLT9/I6B1Q6R1/FDTGLT9I6B1Q6R1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDT/GLT9/I6B1Q6R1/FDTGLT9I6B1Q6R1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDT/GLT9/I6B1Q6R1/FDTGLT9I6B1Q6R1.SMALL.jpg Duck210 This was my first attempt to making a full scale, costume replica build... Templets.. The beginning process of printing and cutting out shapes...1. I first start with building the helmet. I used card stock to cut my shapes out. and used regular clear tape to hold the shapes in place. Helmet co...
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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 13:53:01 PST
How to Make Your Dragon http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Your-Dragon/
How to Make Your Dragon - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMB/4ICL/I63EY4YP/FMB4ICLI63EY4YP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMB/4ICL/I63EY4YP/FMB4ICLI63EY4YP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMB/4ICL/I63EY4YP/FMB4ICLI63EY4YP.SMALL.jpg haleylhughes Gimbled 'Stormfly' and 'Astrid' from How to Train Your Dragon 2 PVC Skeleton The dragon's skeleton is PVC piping, balsa wood, for the gimbal, and dry wall stilts for the legs and to give me height. Paper Mache I made the general shape of the head and horns (minus the jaw) using paper mache. I...
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Fri, 13 Feb 2015 22:14:13 PST
Link's Master Sword from The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Warriors http://www.instructables.com/id/Links-Master-Sword-from-The-Legend-of-Zelda-Hyrule/
Link's Master Sword from The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Warriors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/FHZL/I5WCQ5YJ/FZ7FHZLI5WCQ5YJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/FHZL/I5WCQ5YJ/FZ7FHZLI5WCQ5YJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/FHZL/I5WCQ5YJ/FZ7FHZLI5WCQ5YJ.SMALL.jpg Namisuke After hunting for good Master Sword replica tutorials, I found that most were done in wood (requiring expensive power tools and know-how) or were cheaply made from paper and tape. With conventions increasing their security restrictions, many replicas and fake weapons aren't allowed inside. Therefore...
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Sun, 8 Feb 2015 10:56:27 PST
Hawk Wings Poncho http://www.instructables.com/id/Hawk-Wings-Poncho/
Hawk Wings Poncho - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/HWF9/I5UXDCXC/FVCHWF9I5UXDCXC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/HWF9/I5UXDCXC/FVCHWF9I5UXDCXC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/HWF9/I5UXDCXC/FVCHWF9I5UXDCXC.SMALL.jpg kokoleo My Halloween costume last year was a great big Seahawk logo headpiece. You can read the instructable for it here:http://www.instructables.com/id/Sew-Yourself-a-Seahawk-or-other-logo-mascot/. At the time, I did a rush-job on the body and simply wore a store-bought fringed sweater and some sparkly fab...
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Sat, 7 Feb 2015 23:15:20 PST
Realistic Digitigrade "Backwards" Costume Animal Legs http://www.instructables.com/id/Realistic-Digitigrade-Backwards-Costume-Animal-Leg/
Realistic Digitigrade "Backwards" Costume Animal Legs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1F/TJEN/I4YTVXJR/F1FTJENI4YTVXJR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1F/TJEN/I4YTVXJR/F1FTJENI4YTVXJR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1F/TJEN/I4YTVXJR/F1FTJENI4YTVXJR.SMALL.jpg RiftwingDesigns If you've ever wanted to wear an animal costume and have the "backwards" legs like animals, too, this Instructable is for you! In it, I'll show you how to make digitigrade legs, which look like the joints are standing animal legs. It requires a bit of money, sewing, and patience. If you have those, ...
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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 10:49:12 PST
Fiberglass Costume Helmet http://www.instructables.com/id/Fiberglass-Costume-Helmet/
Fiberglass Costume Helmet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/8AMP/I48C8FEF/FJW8AMPI48C8FEF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/8AMP/I48C8FEF/FJW8AMPI48C8FEF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/8AMP/I48C8FEF/FJW8AMPI48C8FEF.SMALL.jpg miststlkr This is a fairly advanced project and my first shot at making an Instructable so I hope I don't botch it too badly. It is a lot of work and I did a lot of reading and research before starting, but I got it right the first time and so can you. When you find a step that needs to be clarified, please...
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Sun, 28 Dec 2014 13:29:50 PST
Craft Foam Bracers http://www.instructables.com/id/Craft-Foam-Bracers/
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Sun, 28 Dec 2014 03:32:02 PST
Iron Man Cosplay Boots http://www.instructables.com/id/Iron-Man-Cosplay-Boots/
Iron Man Cosplay Boots - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/MQH1/I3XU1A1V/FOXMQH1I3XU1A1V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/MQH1/I3XU1A1V/FOXMQH1I3XU1A1V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/MQH1/I3XU1A1V/FOXMQH1I3XU1A1V.SMALL.jpg Raccoondog17 If you are an Iron Man fan and would love to cosplay in a replica suit but do not necessarily have the money and time to make a fully-fledged Iron Man suit then this is the perfect project for you. On a personal level, I profoundly admire the Iron Man comic series and the TV actor, Robert Downey Jr....
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Mon, 22 Dec 2014 19:05:43 PST
How to Sew and Embroider Link's Scarf from Hyrule Warriors http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Sew-and-Embroider-Links-Scarf-from-Hyrule-W/
How to Sew and Embroider Link's Scarf from Hyrule Warriors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/0JPS/I3H4TTMU/FMU0JPSI3H4TTMU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/0JPS/I3H4TTMU/FMU0JPSI3H4TTMU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/0JPS/I3H4TTMU/FMU0JPSI3H4TTMU.SMALL.jpg Namisuke ^^ Make sure to check out this video tutorial! ^^*If you have found this tutorial helpful, please vote for it if it is currently in a contest. Thanks!Materials: 1m blue fabric (quilting fabric works well) If you are making this for a child, you can use less fabric. Simply measure from the shoulder ...
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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 19:48:01 PST
Pepakura Alien Queen http://www.instructables.com/id/Pepakura-Alien-Queen/
Pepakura Alien Queen - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/PVAM/I3H6VGA1/FTYPVAMI3H6VGA1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/PVAM/I3H6VGA1/FTYPVAMI3H6VGA1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/PVAM/I3H6VGA1/FTYPVAMI3H6VGA1.SMALL.jpg ashleyjlong Some of you may have seen my Alien Queen costume back in October for the Halloween costume contest. The response was fantastic, not just here, but on many other wonderfully nerdy sites like Kotaku, MAKE, and Fashionably Geeky. I was brand new to Instructables at the time and didn't realize how det...
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Tue, 9 Dec 2014 16:30:10 PST
Cardboard Airplane - from 3D model to parade costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Airplane-from-3D-model-to-parade-costume/
Cardboard Airplane - from 3D model to parade costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/XOWG/I3DQGHJG/FUQXOWGI3DQGHJG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/XOWG/I3DQGHJG/FUQXOWGI3DQGHJG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/XOWG/I3DQGHJG/FUQXOWGI3DQGHJG.SMALL.jpg ModMischief Inspired by Aidan Chopra's cardboard Grumman F4F-4 costume, we decided to make cardboard airplanes for YuKonstruct's entry in this year's Winterval Santa Clause Parade.We used free cardboard and YuKonstruct's Epilog laser to make the planes and they were a huge hit with the kids and everyone watchin...
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Sun, 7 Dec 2014 22:52:18 PST
DIY Blood Pumping Effect - How to Cry Blood http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Blood-Pumping-Effect-How-to-Cry-Blood/
DIY Blood Pumping Effect - How to Cry Blood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/J1XK/I2XTR6QO/FX1J1XKI2XTR6QO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/J1XK/I2XTR6QO/FX1J1XKI2XTR6QO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/J1XK/I2XTR6QO/FX1J1XKI2XTR6QO.SMALL.jpg push_reset Last Halloween I was inspired to get spooky, like really spooky. My choice of costume was a cemetery angel, but that wasn't enough. I needed to flex some electronic muscles and have always been intrigued by the weeping Madonnas. So, I chose to try the effect of crying blood. It's very simple, you do...
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:15:40 PST
Dalek Dome costume headpiece http://www.instructables.com/id/Dalek-Dome-costume-headpiece/
Dalek Dome costume headpiece - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/RKGY/I2XIF56L/FD4RKGYI2XIF56L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/RKGY/I2XIF56L/FD4RKGYI2XIF56L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/RKGY/I2XIF56L/FD4RKGYI2XIF56L.SMALL.jpg joejoetheclown This past halloween, my wife and I decided to dress up as mortal enemies: a Dalek and the 10th Doctor from Doctor Who. Obviously in order to be even remotely frightening to a figure as historically headstrong as the Doctor, she was going to need a good headpiece. Wearability was the key factor he...
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 10:03:56 PST
No Face from Spirited Away Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Face-from-Sprited-Away-Costume/
No Face from Spirited Away Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F49/LBIP/I2TG4ASI/F49LBIPI2TG4ASI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F49/LBIP/I2TG4ASI/F49LBIPI2TG4ASI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F49/LBIP/I2TG4ASI/F49LBIPI2TG4ASI.SMALL.jpg TheCraftingTeenageNerd This is No Face, a character from the Studio Ghibli movie Spirited Away. This costume turned out to be really cool and I wore it for Halloween. I got some really great reactions from people while wearing it, although not many people knew who I was. The whole thing is put on just by wearing a helmet...
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 16:05:32 PST
How to Make Costume Wings http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Costume-Wings/
How to Make Costume Wings - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/6VQY/I2P3U80K/FAB6VQYI2P3U80K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/6VQY/I2P3U80K/FAB6VQYI2P3U80K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/6VQY/I2P3U80K/FAB6VQYI2P3U80K.SMALL.jpg push_reset These wings are shaped as fallen angel wings, but you can use the methods in the 'ible to make any shape or size wing you need for your character or creature. I think they would be great for comic book and cartoon character wings.They are primarily made of foam, as opposed to feathers. This is so th...
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 13:47:14 PST
Merida's Bow http://www.instructables.com/id/Meridas-Bow/
Merida's Bow - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/1HV1/I2I47BRU/FKO1HV1I2I47BRU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/1HV1/I2I47BRU/FKO1HV1I2I47BRU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/1HV1/I2I47BRU/FKO1HV1I2I47BRU.SMALL.jpg Wastelander Props This was my project made for the November 2014 Cardiff Film and Comic Con. I used the traditional bow making techniques, with the only difference being a longer bow string to make it "Con-Safe" Forming the bow shape To form the bow I used two pieces of 4X2 and glued them together, once dried I sk...
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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 09:48:26 PST
DIY Minecraft Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Minecraft-Costume/
DIY Minecraft Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F09/ZTMV/I2CVBKNR/F09ZTMVI2CVBKNR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F09/ZTMV/I2CVBKNR/F09ZTMVI2CVBKNR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F09/ZTMV/I2CVBKNR/F09ZTMVI2CVBKNR.SMALL.jpg wingwalker1 My son is a huge fan of Minecraft and wanted to be Steve for Halloween.This Minecraft costume was made from paper, cardboard, packing tape, wood and metal flashing. We wanted to make a diamond helmet and diamond armor that could be worn by a 2nd grader.The scale was as close to actual as possible.T...
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Tue, 11 Nov 2014 05:53:34 PST
Batman: Arkham Asylym Scarecrow http://www.instructables.com/id/Batman-Arkham-Asylym-Scarecrow/
Batman: Arkham Asylym Scarecrow - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/Z94W/I2BYIRJQ/FVCZ94WI2BYIRJQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/Z94W/I2BYIRJQ/FVCZ94WI2BYIRJQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/Z94W/I2BYIRJQ/FVCZ94WI2BYIRJQ.SMALL.jpg Mickey_Truelove I wanted to make a Scarecrow costume from the Batman: Arkham Asylum video game series. Required Equipment Tools:Hot Glue GunContact Cement12x1.5" Machine bolts12x Hex nutsTwo or more PaintbrushesElectric DrillDremmel ToolMask: Crayola Model Magic - 1lbCotton Bandages White Glue Paint: Brown (var...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 11:35:37 PST
Garbage Pail Baby Costume with Prop http://www.instructables.com/id/Garbage-Pail-Baby-Costume/
Garbage Pail Baby Costume with Prop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/38OE/I2BRG341/FKZ38OEI2BRG341.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/38OE/I2BRG341/FKZ38OEI2BRG341.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/38OE/I2BRG341/FKZ38OEI2BRG341.SMALL.jpg melarky Cute, quick and easy Garbage Pail Kid costume for Halloween! We named our little Garbage Pail Kid, Suzy Poo, but you can easily adapt this to other Garbage Pail Kids. Make it more cute or as gross as you want. We went for CUTE! The Hair I do not know how to crochet. So I bought mine. This is a ...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 21:52:16 PST
Poison Ivy Costume from Scratch http://www.instructables.com/id/Poision-Ivy-Costume-from-Scratch/
Poison Ivy Costume from Scratch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/8U7A/I2CV3OIV/FWL8U7AI2CV3OIV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/8U7A/I2CV3OIV/FWL8U7AI2CV3OIV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/8U7A/I2CV3OIV/FWL8U7AI2CV3OIV.SMALL.jpg Qwkredfox This Poison Ivy costume was inspired by this image. It has been my background on my phone for maybe two years and I've been wanting to dress up for Halloween as Ivy for some time. Finally just did it, it took me a couple sessions of cutting leaves and one long night of gluing and I was done.Ivy was ...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 23:59:45 PST
Dinobot Grimlock - Transformers: Age of Extinction http://www.instructables.com/id/Dinobot-Grimlock-Transformers-Age-of-Extinction/
Dinobot Grimlock - Transformers: Age of Extinction - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F60/6B3R/I2BYMMRG/F606B3RI2BYMMRG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F60/6B3R/I2BYMMRG/F606B3RI2BYMMRG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F60/6B3R/I2BYMMRG/F606B3RI2BYMMRG.SMALL.jpg thomp5km My name is Kaleena and I am an always growing, constantly learning, and often experimental studio/graphic Artist! After working at Disney World for half a year awhile back, I was always inspired by the costumes around the parks and how they filled guests with feelings of excitement and awe! I wanted...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 19:38:52 PST
Make a Costume Mask Using Pepakura (Bonus: Foam Armor) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Costume-Mask-out-of-Pepakura-Bonus-Foam-Arm/
Make a Costume Mask Using Pepakura (Bonus: Foam Armor) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/H44B/I2BR6TCE/FX8H44BI2BR6TCE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/H44B/I2BR6TCE/FX8H44BI2BR6TCE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/H44B/I2BR6TCE/FX8H44BI2BR6TCE.SMALL.jpg The Rambler So, I've been eyeing this process called Pepakura for quite a while now. It's all over the internet and instructables already but if you're new to the term basically the idea works like this: You create a 3D model, or take an existing one, and "unfold" it. Unfolding refers to the process of breaking...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 09:58:06 PST
Payday: Wolf's mask http://www.instructables.com/id/Payday-2-Wolfs-mask-build/
Payday: Wolf's mask - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFV/XX6W/I2BYJ1VH/FFVXX6WI2BYJ1VH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFV/XX6W/I2BYJ1VH/FFVXX6WI2BYJ1VH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFV/XX6W/I2BYJ1VH/FFVXX6WI2BYJ1VH.SMALL.jpg pocholox8 So, its been a while since i last posted an instructable, sorry about that, its just that i got alot of errands to take care of and managing a team isn't that easy lolHey guys! today i'll be guiding you on how i made my mask (wolf's to be exact) from the game Payday.....out of paper!(Sorry for being...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 12:07:15 PST
Stomach shot - Halloween costume 2014 http://www.instructables.com/id/Stomach-shot-Halloween-costume-2014/
Stomach shot - Halloween costume 2014 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/OF72/I2BR5657/FJTOF72I2BR5657.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/OF72/I2BR5657/FJTOF72I2BR5657.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/OF72/I2BR5657/FJTOF72I2BR5657.SMALL.jpg Luis Martín Nuez Have you ever felt as if you had butterflies in your stomach? Last Halloween 2014 day I felt that way.... Like a Walking dead fan, I wanted to do a custom equal to the serie. I was walking around the city, trying not to find a zombie. Suddenly, I saw Rick, I started to run to him but Rick shot me...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 09:31:55 PST
Wheelchair + Toothless = Epic Costume! http://www.instructables.com/id/Wheelchair-Toothless-Epic-Costume/
Wheelchair + Toothless = Epic Costume! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHI/Z662/I2AQY3NR/FHIZ662I2AQY3NR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHI/Z662/I2AQY3NR/FHIZ662I2AQY3NR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHI/Z662/I2AQY3NR/FHIZ662I2AQY3NR.SMALL.jpg ryanthedude So every year since our oldest boy, Keaton, was 3 years old we have made some pretty rad costumes for his wheelchair. This year we stepped it up again, launched a kickstarter, check it out here- https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/425222335/kea... We ended up being on the news check that out here- ...
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Sun, 9 Nov 2014 18:08:44 PST
Transformers Optimus Prime costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Transformers-Optimus-Prime-costume-1/
Transformers Optimus Prime costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9A/6QDE/I2AQZRC1/F9A6QDEI2AQZRC1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9A/6QDE/I2AQZRC1/F9A6QDEI2AQZRC1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9A/6QDE/I2AQZRC1/F9A6QDEI2AQZRC1.SMALL.jpg atlgwinett A long time ago in a galaxy far far away........ well in the cybertron universe lol, there was Optimus Prime, leader of the Autobots!!! This is my costume for 2014 that I worked very, very,hard on all year long. Special thanks to dannyeurena,Incrxtc, and Spicy Panda Creations for your great ideas, t...
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Sun, 9 Nov 2014 22:31:27 PST
Halloween Costume: Mail Order Bride http://www.instructables.com/id/Halloween-Costume-Mail-Order-Bride/
Halloween Costume: Mail Order Bride - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAF/854M/I2AQTSRE/FAF854MI2AQTSRE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAF/854M/I2AQTSRE/FAF854MI2AQTSRE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAF/854M/I2AQTSRE/FAF854MI2AQTSRE.SMALL.jpg mysterygirl995 Here is how to make a mail order bride costume. Hope you enjoy. What You Need For this costume you will need. A white dress (or a white shirt & skirt)White & green bubble wrap a headband (white is best but pink works to)6 sheets of white paperred, blue, & black markers Transparent tapescissor...
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Sun, 9 Nov 2014 11:27:05 PST
Halloween Costume: Quarter Back http://www.instructables.com/id/Halloween-Costume-Quarter-Back/
Halloween Costume: Quarter Back - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/PLDU/I2AQVDY9/FILPLDUI2AQVDY9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/PLDU/I2AQVDY9/FILPLDUI2AQVDY9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/PLDU/I2AQVDY9/FILPLDUI2AQVDY9.SMALL.jpg mysterygirl995 This costume is as adorable as my model. hope you enjoy. What You Need What you need for this costume is. a shirt markerduck tapecardboardglue stickscissorsA big picture of a Quarter (you can print it off the Internet here is the link)upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/a/a0/2006_Quarter_Proof...
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Sun, 9 Nov 2014 14:16:17 PST
Samus (Metroid Prime) Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Samus-Metroid-Prime-Costume/
Samus (Metroid Prime) Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/PFLN/I27GU49I/FL9PFLNI27GU49I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/PFLN/I27GU49I/FL9PFLNI27GU49I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/PFLN/I27GU49I/FL9PFLNI27GU49I.SMALL.jpg Namisuke This costume took me over 300 hours and about $350 to create. I have added tips to make it cheaper below. Below is a complete list of the materials I personally used, including cost, quantities, and locations you can purchase the items. Prices are in Canadian dollars. Materials - Quantity - Seller -...
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Fri, 7 Nov 2014 11:49:02 PST
Captain Hook getting EATEN by Tick Tock Croc http://www.instructables.com/id/Captain-Hook-getting-EATEN-by-Tick-Tock-Croc/
Captain Hook getting EATEN by Tick Tock Croc - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/5610/I2WENCZR/FZB5610I2WENCZR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/5610/I2WENCZR/FZB5610I2WENCZR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/5610/I2WENCZR/FZB5610I2WENCZR.SMALL.jpg Rachael K I'm a DIY mommy that loves Halloween a little too much and HAD to go all out for my sons first real year. Loving a little dark humor I thought a crocodile eating a baby was a great costume. However, in the middle of making it, it struck me - Captain Hook! How funny?! And from there it became the bes...
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Fri, 7 Nov 2014 10:54:46 PST