Instructables: exploring - play - costume - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 20 Apr 2014 17:37:43 PDT BLOX v1.01 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
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
DIY LED light-up Tardis Fascinator hat http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-LED-light-up-Tardis-Fascinator-hat/
DIY LED light-up Tardis Fascinator hat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL2/5BBX/HQMN6AJZ/FL25BBXHQMN6AJZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL2/5BBX/HQMN6AJZ/FL25BBXHQMN6AJZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL2/5BBX/HQMN6AJZ/FL25BBXHQMN6AJZ.SMALL.jpg kemcelroy This past Halloween I finally made my very own Tardis costume, from the longest running science fiction show, Doctor Who. I've seen so many versions of this costume that I wanted to try my own and make something unique. For this Instructable I'm going to focus on how to make the LED fascinator from ...
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Sat, 1 Mar 2014 19:58:28 PST
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
Borderlands Psycho Mask http://www.instructables.com/id/Borderlands-Psycho-Mask-2/
Borderlands Psycho Mask - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHI/UWWM/HRWNBBLX/FHIUWWMHRWNBBLX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHI/UWWM/HRWNBBLX/FHIUWWMHRWNBBLX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHI/UWWM/HRWNBBLX/FHIUWWMHRWNBBLX.SMALL.jpg Eireannach This years halloween costume. The mask is made from air dry clay and a cpu fan. There is a layer of plasti-dip on the top to strengthen and give a "distressed look". There is a hidden toggle switch under the chin that to control the interior lights. I'd like to apologies for the lack of photos, I ...
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Thu, 20 Feb 2014 15:36:24 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
Tonio's Halo Flood-Infected Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Tonios-Halo-Flood-Infected-Costume/
Tonio's Halo Flood-Infected Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/AIG5/HR9V92Q9/FLQAIG5HR9V92Q9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/AIG5/HR9V92Q9/FLQAIG5HR9V92Q9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/AIG5/HR9V92Q9/FLQAIG5HR9V92Q9.SMALL.jpg azolina3 My son, Tonio, is a die-hard fan of the Halo franchise, so what would be better than to infect him with the Flood virus! We created this costume using about five cans of insulation foam spray, PVC pipe and glue, a rubber glove, plastic aquarium plants, Halloween makeup art, glue, wire, acrylic paint...
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Tue, 11 Feb 2014 21:52:56 PST
How To Make A Robot Beard Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Robot-Beard-Hat/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/68MJ/HR170VJQ/FBH68MJHR170VJQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/68MJ/HR170VJQ/FBH68MJHR170VJQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/68MJ/HR170VJQ/FBH68MJHR170VJQ.SMALL.jpg Simon Panrucker Learn how to make a time travelling robot beard hat using sieves, door handles and wire!
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Thu, 30 Jan 2014 05:13:44 PST
Quick and easy costume animal ears http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-and-easy-costume-animal-ears/
Quick and easy costume animal ears - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/65ZG/HNE3VOON/FT565ZGHNE3VOON.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/65ZG/HNE3VOON/FT565ZGHNE3VOON.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/65ZG/HNE3VOON/FT565ZGHNE3VOON.SMALL.jpg Entanglement It's the last minute, and you need a costume, fast! This method lets you make a pair of comfy animal ears with a realistic shape in about half an hour.  It's pretty flexible - whether short dainty cat ears or giant swaying bunny ears, they'll come together in a jiffy!  Mine are pretty bright, but s...
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Thu, 31 Oct 2013 06:45:57 PDT
Pantone Color Swatch Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Pantone-Color-Swatch-Costume/
Pantone Color Swatch Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/WRJR/HQ03AL4L/FEHWRJRHQ03AL4L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/WRJR/HQ03AL4L/FEHWRJRHQ03AL4L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/WRJR/HQ03AL4L/FEHWRJRHQ03AL4L.SMALL.jpg jessicahenderson88 Can't decide what to wear for a costume party? Why go as some thing boring like a witch or princess when you can go as a color?! I chose the 2013 Pantone color of the year for my Halloween 2013 costume. Sorry there aren't more pictures. I decided on this at the last-minute since I'm incredibly inde...
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Fri, 3 Jan 2014 18:55:31 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
Minecraft Enderman Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/Minecraft-Enderman-Hat/
Minecraft Enderman Hat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/BNKA/HP1KOSUU/FP9BNKAHP1KOSUU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/BNKA/HP1KOSUU/FP9BNKAHP1KOSUU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/BNKA/HP1KOSUU/FP9BNKAHP1KOSUU.SMALL.jpg pie popper Get into creative mode and make an Enderman Hat! This hat is easy, fun, and definitely a minecrafter's favorite. Materials You will need: -1/2 yard of black fleece-A few inches of white fleece-A few inches of light purple/pink fleeceOptional:-A Kitty Cutting Everything Out You can download the...
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Tue, 10 Dec 2013 15:08:07 PST
John Winchesters Colt - Colt Paterson 1836 http://www.instructables.com/id/John-Winchesters-Colt-Colt-Paterson-1836/
John Winchesters Colt - Colt Paterson 1836 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/J5PS/HOG8VE84/FYJJ5PSHOG8VE84.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/J5PS/HOG8VE84/FYJJ5PSHOG8VE84.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/J5PS/HOG8VE84/FYJJ5PSHOG8VE84.SMALL.jpg Kion Designs Colt Paterson 1836Cosplay prop for John Winchester cosplay.Materials used:- wood (birch) - I got mine from the hardware store- tools: saw, sanding paper, engraving tools, wood glue, knife- acrylic paint References As usual!Getting the complete idea, what this weapon looks like from all sides, it...
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Tue, 26 Nov 2013 12:41:36 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
Making Faux Feathers for Costumes and Props http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Faux-Feathers-for-Costumes-and-Props/
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Thu, 21 Nov 2013 20:21:06 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
Jellyfish Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Jellyfish-Costume/
Jellyfish Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/QX6K/HO2336B4/FD6QX6KHO2336B4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/QX6K/HO2336B4/FD6QX6KHO2336B4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/QX6K/HO2336B4/FD6QX6KHO2336B4.SMALL.jpg lebowski I made this jellyfish costume for my wife during on our Halloween build day here at Instructables. It turned out to be a great lesson on the value Instructables brings to the Internet. The costume idea came from a few costume sleuthing searches, probably some Pinterest results, and then onto an unna...
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Mon, 18 Nov 2013 16:31:08 PST
1800 French Court Coat http://www.instructables.com/id/1800-French-Court-Coat/
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Fri, 15 Nov 2013 09:36:53 PST
Super Easy *No Sew* Dog Costume! http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Easy-No-Sew-Dog-Costume/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FD2/FYKB/HN82AIT5/FD2FYKBHN82AIT5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD2/FYKB/HN82AIT5/FD2FYKBHN82AIT5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD2/FYKB/HN82AIT5/FD2FYKBHN82AIT5.SMALL.jpg StuffStephMakes In just a few minutes and for only a few dollars you can make a ridiculously adorable costume for your pet! And the best part is - there is NO SEWING involved, so really anybody can do this!
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Mon, 28 Oct 2013 22:15:09 PDT
Horsie http://www.instructables.com/id/Horsie/
Horsie - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/O68X/HNTTFT4X/F6PO68XHNTTFT4X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/O68X/HNTTFT4X/F6PO68XHNTTFT4X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/O68X/HNTTFT4X/F6PO68XHNTTFT4X.SMALL.jpg carrielynneh My baby girl loves the horses near our home and gets excited each time she sees one. It's sweet to watch. There is all sorts of pointing, neighing and smiling going on. This year I started into her costume and wondered if she'd even try it on. Once she recognized it for what it was though, she was g...
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Mon, 11 Nov 2013 22:09:16 PST
Easy “No Sew” Soft Foam Minecraft Armor http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-No-Sew-Soft-Foam-Minecraft-Armor/
Easy “No Sew” Soft Foam Minecraft Armor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/ZMMI/HNWFS5H0/FSCZMMIHNWFS5H0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/ZMMI/HNWFS5H0/FSCZMMIHNWFS5H0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/ZMMI/HNWFS5H0/FSCZMMIHNWFS5H0.SMALL.jpg minecrasher This is a quick project that will take approximately 3 hours or less to complete depending on how detailed you want to make it. We purchased the ½” thick green upholstery foam from Jo-Ann’s Fabric & Crafts for $11 a yard. Use a Jo-Ann's printable coupon from (www.joann.com/coupon) when you purchase ...
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Mon, 11 Nov 2013 22:55:37 PST
Steampunk 6 Barrel Volley Gun Prop http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-6-Barrelled-Volley-Gun/
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Sun, 10 Nov 2013 14:30:58 PST
T-U-R-T-L-E POWER http://www.instructables.com/id/T-U-R-T-L-E-POWER/
T-U-R-T-L-E POWER - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/IVZ2/HO7XHYGD/FW3IVZ2HO7XHYGD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/IVZ2/HO7XHYGD/FW3IVZ2HO7XHYGD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/IVZ2/HO7XHYGD/FW3IVZ2HO7XHYGD.SMALL.jpg carrielynneh I knew Halloween was going to be good this year when I brought home 2 yards of bright green dance spandex. Before you discredit yet another Ninja Turtle costume I must tell you that it is one of my most favorite costumes I have made in the seven years of homemade Halloween costume goodness. Mostly,...
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Mon, 11 Nov 2013 22:56:41 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
Homemade "What Does the Fox Say" costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-What-Does-the-Fox-Say-costume/
Homemade "What Does the Fox Say" costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/LAQE/HNSDZGRE/FLXLAQEHNSDZGRE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/LAQE/HNSDZGRE/FLXLAQEHNSDZGRE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/LAQE/HNSDZGRE/FLXLAQEHNSDZGRE.SMALL.jpg awunderman This is an easy, homemade DIY costume for Ylvis' "What Does The Fox Say" music video. The concepts here can be applied to other animals or any full body costume. This is my first Instructable and my first sewing project, so I would love feedback on how to make it better. Are you the kind of Hallowe...
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Mon, 11 Nov 2013 12:21:42 PST
Holy Grail Coconut guy Patsy costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Monty-Python-Coconut-guy-Patsy-costume/
Holy Grail Coconut guy Patsy costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/RARA/HNUEWK3S/F7MRARAHNUEWK3S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/RARA/HNUEWK3S/F7MRARAHNUEWK3S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/RARA/HNUEWK3S/F7MRARAHNUEWK3S.SMALL.jpg solipsism My friend made this costume and I thought it was so well done, he let me document it and show describe how he built it. It doesnt take a lot of skill, but several hours. We had a Monty Python themed Halloween party and he was a big hit. Patsy (the guy who follows the king around and claps the coco...
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Mon, 11 Nov 2013 09:14:21 PST
Jawa Costume from Star Wars http://www.instructables.com/id/Jawa-Costume-from-Star-Wars/
Jawa Costume from Star Wars - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/O45W/HNUEWUP8/FCCO45WHNUEWUP8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/O45W/HNUEWUP8/FCCO45WHNUEWUP8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/O45W/HNUEWUP8/FCCO45WHNUEWUP8.SMALL.jpg christinapiquette Step 1: The Pattern and cutting I adapted a pattern for the Jawas and cut it from burlap that I purchased at Hancock Fabrics for about $6/yard.  I used about 3 yards per costume.  I made the tunic longer with wider sleeves and made the hood a separate piece, a bit longer than the original patt...
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Mon, 11 Nov 2013 10:37:35 PST
Bjork Costume (Or "Just A Swan") http://www.instructables.com/id/Bjork-Costume-Or-Just-A-Swan/
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Sun, 10 Nov 2013 20:53:22 PST
Jaguar Shark Costume from 'The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou' http://www.instructables.com/id/Jaguar-Shark-Costume-from-The-Life-Aquatic-with-St/
Jaguar Shark Costume from 'The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou' - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/IIJR/HNT42A0Q/FJ1IIJRHNT42A0Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/IIJR/HNT42A0Q/FJ1IIJRHNT42A0Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/IIJR/HNT42A0Q/FJ1IIJRHNT42A0Q.SMALL.jpg Tatterhood My husband and brother-in-law have recently gotten into scuba-diving and consequently have been watching Sea Hunt, Jacques Cousteau documentaries and the Wes Anderson movie, The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, starring Bill Murray, multiple times. So for Halloween this year the family decided to dre...
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Sat, 9 Nov 2013 20:48:50 PST
Cheap Dinosaur Skeleton Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Dinosaur-Skeleton-Costume/
Cheap Dinosaur Skeleton Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/FGX2/HNR83Q1V/F4HFGX2HNR83Q1V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/FGX2/HNR83Q1V/F4HFGX2HNR83Q1V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/FGX2/HNR83Q1V/F4HFGX2HNR83Q1V.SMALL.jpg whitneydkeen Inspired by another Instructable, i was pretty sure i could do something similar but more in my price range. There was a pretty steep learning curve but i think it turned out great.Materials needed:toy dinosaur skeleton modelprojector (I made mine and i'll show you how i did it)cardboardfoam boarddu...
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Fri, 8 Nov 2013 16:12:46 PST
Character Costume Makeup - Things To Consider, Tips You Can Use! http://www.instructables.com/id/Character-Costume-Makeup-Things-To-Consider-Tips-Y/
Character Costume Makeup - Things To Consider, Tips You Can Use! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/N0IC/HNSDY846/FAYN0ICHNSDY846.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/N0IC/HNSDY846/FAYN0ICHNSDY846.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/N0IC/HNSDY846/FAYN0ICHNSDY846.SMALL.jpg Tatterhood I really love Halloween (...and wearing costumes to cons...and just dressing up in general), so I like to go-all-out when I can. To help push those certain costumes over-the-top and have you looking your very best (or worst) there are some wonderful little changes you can do to your face to help tra...
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Sat, 9 Nov 2013 00:12:41 PST
How to Make Midna's Helmet http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Midnas-Helmet/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7X/39YR/HLSHJ6DM/F7X39YRHLSHJ6DM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7X/39YR/HLSHJ6DM/F7X39YRHLSHJ6DM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7X/39YR/HLSHJ6DM/F7X39YRHLSHJ6DM.SMALL.jpg OrangeSpy121 A tutorial on how to make Midna's Helmet from Twilight Princess for around $15 If you need any help at all with this please message me or e-mail me at orange-spy@hotmail.com Click this link to see the pictures I use: http://orangespy.webs.com/apps/photos/album?albumid=11204355 Add us on facebook at...
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Mon, 23 Sep 2013 16:26:13 PDT
How To Make A Scary Bag Hat Monster http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Scary-Bag-Hat-Monster/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/GJM0/HMVJOMMW/FUOGJM0HMVJOMMW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/GJM0/HMVJOMMW/FUOGJM0HMVJOMMW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/GJM0/HMVJOMMW/FUOGJM0HMVJOMMW.SMALL.jpg Simon Panrucker Halloweeeeeeen! Learn how to make a monster costume using a charity shop / thrift store bag, some white felt and painful, painful hot glue!
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Thu, 17 Oct 2013 09:54:38 PDT
Mario Sunshine Functional FLUDD Water Gun http://www.instructables.com/id/Mario-Sunshine-FLUDD-Water-Gun/
Mario Sunshine Functional FLUDD Water Gun - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXX/RGLH/HQBR68JT/FXXRGLHHQBR68JT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXX/RGLH/HQBR68JT/FXXRGLHHQBR68JT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXX/RGLH/HQBR68JT/FXXRGLHHQBR68JT.SMALL.jpg ELDOOGIE The water shooting FLUDD from Mario Sunshine is here! and Yes. It does shoot water. Luckily for you it is easy to make and should cost around $50. Review Instructions before begining. You will need: Empty shampoo or medium sized bottle with a dispenser. Small medium sized plastic fish bowl 78 ...
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Fri, 8 Nov 2013 08:50:28 PST
Fully Functional Working Digital Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Working-Camera-Costume/
Fully Functional Working Digital Camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/PYFL/HMFQLHVT/FDAPYFLHMFQLHVT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/PYFL/HMFQLHVT/FDAPYFLHMFQLHVT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/PYFL/HMFQLHVT/FDAPYFLHMFQLHVT.SMALL.jpg rwelgosh We made a working DSLR for a halloween costume.  Here is how we did it. Check out the video too! Materials list:   Cardboard Box for main body   Cardboard for pop up flash   2 gallon bucket for lens   Plexiglass for flash cover   Construction paper   Duck tape   Pictures of camera parts (mode dial,...
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Tue, 8 Oct 2013 19:17:31 PDT
Gary Sterley's 40k Space Marine http://www.instructables.com/id/Gary-Sterleys-40k-Space-Marine/
Gary Sterley's 40k Space Marine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/RBRL/HNM459R9/FKPRBRLHNM459R9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/RBRL/HNM459R9/FKPRBRLHNM459R9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/RBRL/HNM459R9/FKPRBRLHNM459R9.SMALL.jpg gsterley This is my Warhammer 40k Space Marine Costume. It is a Crimson Fist and was completed just in time for Halloween this year. This is my second ever costume build and I have been working on it since March of 2013. I have a full build thread located on the RPF forum here: http://www.therpf.com/f24/syl...
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Thu, 7 Nov 2013 15:09:54 PST
Secret of Kells Costume - Aisling http://www.instructables.com/id/Secret-of-Kells-Costume-Aisling/
Secret of Kells Costume - Aisling - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F75/7Y1P/HNM456C6/F757Y1PHNM456C6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F75/7Y1P/HNM456C6/F757Y1PHNM456C6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F75/7Y1P/HNM456C6/F757Y1PHNM456C6.SMALL.jpg Tatterhood The Secret of Kells is a truly beautiful movie, and when I saw it, I wanted to make a costume of the faerie Aisling. This is actually a pretty simple-and-quick-to-make costume (and fairly quick to put on, minus the body paint!) So go watch the glorious animated movie, get inspired, and make a 'diffe...
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Thu, 7 Nov 2013 12:07:02 PST
Rock'em Sock'em Robot Costumes http://www.instructables.com/id/Rockem-Sockem-Robot-Costumes/
Rock'em Sock'em Robot Costumes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/C1NG/HNM4FB4K/F79C1NGHNM4FB4K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/C1NG/HNM4FB4K/F79C1NGHNM4FB4K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/C1NG/HNM4FB4K/F79C1NGHNM4FB4K.SMALL.jpg EyeHeartInk     Hello Instructoids. I am happy to finally share a costume build  that I completed in 2012. I used as many recycled materials that I could and I spent about $150 total, mostly on duct tape, batteries, and hot glue. I don't have an engineering degree, nor am I great at math, geometry, etc.  A lot ...
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Tue, 5 Nov 2013 12:49:30 PST
Last Minute Ceiling Fan Pun Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Ceiling-Fan-Pun-Costume/
Last Minute Ceiling Fan Pun Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/ST1Z/HNE421LC/FJNST1ZHNE421LC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/ST1Z/HNE421LC/FJNST1ZHNE421LC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/ST1Z/HNE421LC/FJNST1ZHNE421LC.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick I saw someones Ceiling Fan Costume online and knew I had to do it after finding pom poms at the dollar store!  It's a really fun, quick, last minute costume that is perfect for Halloween! Inspiration, but you will probably see it multiple places on the internet. Supplies This can very.  Use what...
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Thu, 31 Oct 2013 08:22:04 PDT
PONG Video Game Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/PONG-Video-Game-Costume/
PONG Video Game Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSG/DJ0Q/HNM43Q1F/FSGDJ0QHNM43Q1F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSG/DJ0Q/HNM43Q1F/FSGDJ0QHNM43Q1F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSG/DJ0Q/HNM43Q1F/FSGDJ0QHNM43Q1F.SMALL.jpg HaHaBird Originally released in 1972, the game PONG was one of the first successful video games. It simulated a game of table tennis with a ball that bounced between two paddles that players moved up and down on the sides of the screen. This costume is fun homage to those simpler days, and it's sure to get ...
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Tue, 5 Nov 2013 16:12:38 PST
The Animal (Muppet) Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Animal-Muppet-Costume/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/BGFA/HNM4J35K/FPUBGFAHNM4J35K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/BGFA/HNM4J35K/FPUBGFAHNM4J35K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/BGFA/HNM4J35K/FPUBGFAHNM4J35K.SMALL.jpg -BALES- The Collar Materials: ½” PVC sheeting, ¾” PVC trim board, 20 carriage bolts, metal ring, plastic chain, small door hinge, two rare earth magnets, primer, spray paint, and spray lacquer. Fabrication: Two strips of PVC sheeting were formed around a paint can with the aid of a heat gun. Once shaped, t...
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Tue, 5 Nov 2013 11:01:08 PST
Dusty Crophopper Halloween Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Dusty-Crophopper-Halloween-Costume/
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Tue, 5 Nov 2013 04:17:20 PST
Plague Doctor Mask http://www.instructables.com/id/Plauge-Doctor-Mask/
Plague Doctor Mask - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/WGQ2/HNM448O2/FY4WGQ2HNM448O2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/WGQ2/HNM448O2/FY4WGQ2HNM448O2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/WGQ2/HNM448O2/FY4WGQ2HNM448O2.SMALL.jpg vivid-and-trivial So after looking around online I decided I didn't quite like any of the plague doctor masks that I was seeing as far as tutorials, it all seemed like a lot of extra work for something that never turned out very clean.I decided to throw caution to the wind and just take elements of masks I've seen th...
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Tue, 5 Nov 2013 10:43:38 PST
Darksiders- War costume EVA Foam http://www.instructables.com/id/Darksiders-War-costume-EVA-Foam/
Darksiders- War costume EVA Foam - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif chuy124
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Sun, 3 Nov 2013 18:19:12 PST
BE the Hottest Toy of The Year - The Rainbow Loom http://www.instructables.com/id/BE-the-Hottest-Toy-of-The-Year-The-Rainbow-Loom/
BE the Hottest Toy of The Year - The Rainbow Loom - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKG/JPJW/HNE3UNFK/FKGJPJWHNE3UNFK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKG/JPJW/HNE3UNFK/FKGJPJWHNE3UNFK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKG/JPJW/HNE3UNFK/FKGJPJWHNE3UNFK.SMALL.jpg lovethemmadly Rainbow Loom is wildly popular in America right now - and especially in my house.  My son Ryan wanted to BE a Rainbow Loom for Halloween and we figured out how to do it.  You can see the rest of my family's Halloween and few more Rainbow Loom photos here. Measure and Plan Take careful measurem...
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Wed, 30 Oct 2013 12:12:08 PDT
Modern Medusa http://www.instructables.com/id/Modern-Medusa/
Modern Medusa - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/WO48/HNM4GD2I/FSLWO48HNM4GD2I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/WO48/HNM4GD2I/FSLWO48HNM4GD2I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/WO48/HNM4GD2I/FSLWO48HNM4GD2I.SMALL.jpg beccaschmehcca This year, I wanted to keep the facepaint aspect of costuming that I've worked with in the past, but try and go for a scarier approach. What better way, then by scaring the bejeezus out of people with creepy skin effects, and a snake wig that moved independently? For this costume, I used clothes th...
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Mon, 4 Nov 2013 14:00:51 PST
THEY LIVE alien costumes http://www.instructables.com/id/THEY-LIVE-alien-costumes/
THEY LIVE alien costumes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/CYW5/HNID2AB8/F3SCYW5HNID2AB8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/CYW5/HNID2AB8/F3SCYW5HNID2AB8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/CYW5/HNID2AB8/F3SCYW5HNID2AB8.SMALL.jpg tee love They Live is an epically cheesy 80s John Carpenter movie that I love! Here's what you need to make this simple but attention grabbing costume: - blank costume mask - skeleton or demon mask - hot glue gun and glue - acrylic paint - Crayola model magic - paint brushes - goofy eyeball party glasses - ...
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Sun, 3 Nov 2013 09:37:08 PST
Boo Mario Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Boo-Mario-Costume/
Boo Mario Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZN/D40B/HNICKECT/FZND40BHNICKECT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZN/D40B/HNICKECT/FZND40BHNICKECT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZN/D40B/HNICKECT/FZND40BHNICKECT.SMALL.jpg SlippingHalo This is my completely home-made Boo Mario costume. The Boo (ghost) is a Mario Bros. video game staple from very early on, but this particular version is a power up attained in Super Mario Galaxy where Mario turns into a Boo by going into a haunted mansion level and picking up a Boo mushroom. The cos...
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Sat, 2 Nov 2013 00:00:28 PDT
Two Dark knights. http://www.instructables.com/id/Two-Dark-knights/
Two Dark knights. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ9/Y6VY/HNLCDARD/FJ9Y6VYHNLCDARD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ9/Y6VY/HNLCDARD/FJ9Y6VYHNLCDARD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ9/Y6VY/HNLCDARD/FJ9Y6VYHNLCDARD.SMALL.jpg nbehling Last Christmas I promised a couple of my friends I would make them Dark Knight costumes for Halloween.  It seemed like a long time away but I ended up needing every minute of it.  This is my first time ever sculpting and making molds. I hope I can offer some insight on the process.  First tip : It ...
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Mon, 4 Nov 2013 11:33:58 PST