Instructables: exploring - play - costume - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 1 Nov 2014 05:00:31 PDT BLOX v1.01 gumball machine costume http://www.instructables.com/id/gumball-machine-costume/
gumball machine costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMG/NOGK/I1XEK7NJ/FMGNOGKI1XEK7NJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMG/NOGK/I1XEK7NJ/FMGNOGKI1XEK7NJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMG/NOGK/I1XEK7NJ/FMGNOGKI1XEK7NJ.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink This year I decided to go as a gumball machine. It's silly and a great excuse to wear copious amounts of pom poms. :DI saw a picture on Pinterest and immediately went full on arms-flailing-that-is-so-adorable mode and knew I wanted to recreate the costume.A gumball machine is a really great last min...
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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 15:34:25 PDT
Costume Sheriff Badge http://www.instructables.com/id/Costume-Sheriff-Badge/
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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 09:04:54 PDT
Sugar Skull Headband and Makeup http://www.instructables.com/id/Sugar-Skull-Headband-and-Makeup/
Sugar Skull Headband and Makeup - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKQ/OOXL/I1WH7T3E/FKQOOXLI1WH7T3E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKQ/OOXL/I1WH7T3E/FKQOOXLI1WH7T3E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKQ/OOXL/I1WH7T3E/FKQOOXLI1WH7T3E.SMALL.jpg paypahchasa The eyeballs in the centre of the rose give this headband a unique, spooky, Halloween feel to it teheh.Time: 2 hours for the headband, 1 hour for the makeup Materials The glitter really makes the petals stand out. I inked the edges on a practice rose and it looked quite nice too. 16ths Cut yo...
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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 18:05:16 PDT
Tear-away goat pants http://www.instructables.com/id/Tear-away-goat-pants/
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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 15:05:54 PDT
5-minute Quick Hobbit Feet http://www.instructables.com/id/5-minute-Quick-Hobbit-Feet/
5-minute Quick Hobbit Feet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/YXNQ/I1WHOW0F/FEPYXNQI1WHOW0F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/YXNQ/I1WHOW0F/FEPYXNQI1WHOW0F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/YXNQ/I1WHOW0F/FEPYXNQI1WHOW0F.SMALL.jpg canida Hobbits are awesome, and their furry bare feet are their most famous feature. These Hobbit feet look awesome, but sometimes you don't want truly bare feet. I ran into these official merch Hobbit feet toe socks, and realized I could easily do better with a bit of yarn. My hobbit feet socks are supe...
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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 20:53:46 PDT
Tusken Raider/Sand Person Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Tuskan-RaiderSand-Person-Costume/
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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 12:05:28 PDT
Windable Wind Up Key http://www.instructables.com/id/Windable-Wind-Up-Key/
Windable Wind Up Key - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/WU3N/I1TPYPV7/FGMWU3NI1TPYPV7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/WU3N/I1TPYPV7/FGMWU3NI1TPYPV7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/WU3N/I1TPYPV7/FGMWU3NI1TPYPV7.SMALL.jpg chezlin Six years ago I made Halloween costume that featured a working wind up key. Four years ago I posted a tutorial on how to make said key and around Halloween it’s almost always my top visited post on my website. I was finally talked into redoing this tutorial in video format. I then was told that I sh...
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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 20:05:19 PDT
Lone Ranger Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Lone-Ranger-Costume/
Lone Ranger Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/BA77/I1U375KB/F0YBA77I1U375KB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/BA77/I1U375KB/F0YBA77I1U375KB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/BA77/I1U375KB/F0YBA77I1U375KB.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus "Hi-Yo, Silver! Away!"Set off for adventure with an authentic Lone Ranger costume. This costume is fairly easy to put together, as it doesn't require a lot of making and relies heavily on commonly found items from your local thrift store. The only element that I bought were the pistol holster belt ...
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 18:40:11 PDT
Monster Claws with Homemade Paper Clay http://www.instructables.com/id/Monster-Claws-with-Homemade-Paper-Clay/
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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 08:08:08 PDT
Carbonfiber Ironman & Spiderman mask (skinning/wrapping) http://www.instructables.com/id/Carbonfiber-Ironman-Spiderman-mask-skinningwrappin/
Carbonfiber Ironman & Spiderman mask (skinning/wrapping) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/S697/I1U2TQ3W/FVWS697I1U2TQ3W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/S697/I1U2TQ3W/FVWS697I1U2TQ3W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/S697/I1U2TQ3W/FVWS697I1U2TQ3W.SMALL.jpg matthieutje65 A picture is worth a 1000 words and a video is worth a 1000 pictures sowatch the full video tutorial or go down to see the written description step by step ;) Introduction information skinning with carbonfiberThe most important thing you need to know is that skinning parts is not a quick way of m...
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 09:59:50 PDT
Deathstroke Cosplay http://www.instructables.com/id/Deathstroke-Cosplay/
Deathstroke Cosplay - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/8XFC/I1TQ0EGK/FM28XFCI1TQ0EGK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/8XFC/I1TQ0EGK/FM28XFCI1TQ0EGK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/8XFC/I1TQ0EGK/FM28XFCI1TQ0EGK.SMALL.jpg Shadow Of Intent After finishing the second season of the TV series "Arrow", I knew I would have to make a Deathstroke costume. While tempted by the concept art for Injustice, there were too few clear pictures of it, so I settled on the Arkham Origins version of Deathstroke.Using mainly foam, this costume turned out...
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 09:54:14 PDT
Hammered Iron http://www.instructables.com/id/Hammered-Iron/
Hammered Iron - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/S5TL/I1TNK4CC/FDHS5TLI1TNK4CC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/S5TL/I1TNK4CC/FDHS5TLI1TNK4CC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/S5TL/I1TNK4CC/FDHS5TLI1TNK4CC.SMALL.jpg Charkhol Hi there cosplayers/costume makers.I'm Mark from CHARKHOL studios and here today I've decided to share my tips and tricks on creating effective and easy metal effects.This one, is Hammered Iron. a VERY simple and easy way to create ancient and heavy looking armour pieces.Good luck :) Materials & T...
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 09:51:45 PDT
Wind-Up Doll Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Wind-Up-Doll-Costume/
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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 17:52:11 PDT
1960's Batgirl http://www.instructables.com/id/1960s-Batgirl/
1960's Batgirl - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/T9RW/I1TNIH1D/FR3T9RWI1TNIH1D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/T9RW/I1TNIH1D/FR3T9RWI1TNIH1D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/T9RW/I1TNIH1D/FR3T9RWI1TNIH1D.SMALL.jpg lakutreker As a red head I have always been drawn to other red haired characters. When it comes to Halloween costumes some years I do group themes with my comic shop owner pal and other years I do my own thing. This year I am banding together with a good friend and I will be the Batgirl to his Batman. I'll be ...
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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 13:02:29 PDT
Destiny - The Speaker Mask http://www.instructables.com/id/Destiny-The-Speaker-Mask/
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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 11:34:55 PDT
Louise Costume - Bob's Burgers http://www.instructables.com/id/Louise-Costume-Bobs-Burgers/
Louise Costume - Bob's Burgers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMM/TYAD/I1SIF30U/FMMTYADI1SIF30U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMM/TYAD/I1SIF30U/FMMTYADI1SIF30U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMM/TYAD/I1SIF30U/FMMTYADI1SIF30U.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick I really like the show Bob's Burgers, especially Louise Belcher. She is hilarious. I decided to be her for Halloween and was able to whip this up in a weekend (it could probably be done in half a day, but I get lazy and distracted easily). It's really great for a last minute costume since all you...
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 19:42:25 PDT
Krang Hat -Simple DIY Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Krang-Hat-Simple-DIY-Costume/
Krang Hat -Simple DIY Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/P6NI/I1QYJYH2/F00P6NII1QYJYH2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/P6NI/I1QYJYH2/F00P6NII1QYJYH2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/P6NI/I1QYJYH2/F00P6NII1QYJYH2.SMALL.jpg ashleyjlong I first made this Krang hat for a TMNT art gallery years ago (2nd pic) and recently decided he's a wearable meant to be shared with the world! If you don't have six months to kill building something like a giant alien queen, but also don't want to totally phone it in with the "sexy corn on the cob"...
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 16:13:06 PDT
DIY No-Sew $3 Owl Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-No-Sew-3-Owl-Costume/
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 22:23:38 PDT
Sculpted Leather Mask Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Sculpted-Leather-Mask-Tutorial/
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 09:23:52 PDT
Super Shredder http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Shredder/
Super Shredder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/UY21/I1Q9CNWD/F1RUY21I1Q9CNWD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/UY21/I1Q9CNWD/F1RUY21I1Q9CNWD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/UY21/I1Q9CNWD/F1RUY21I1Q9CNWD.SMALL.jpg Jollytime71 So I found this modded Super Shredder toy that I thought was really awesome. I've wanted to do a Super Shredder for awhile, but I found myself not reaaally liking the movie version's design all that much. So when I found this modded toy, I decided to go for it and take pieces/parts from other Shredd...
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 15:24:44 PDT
Pixelated (The making of a mask and a stop motion video) http://www.instructables.com/id/Pixelated-The-making-of-a-mask-and-a-stop-motion-v/
Pixelated (The making of a mask and a stop motion video) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/02AI/I1MQ4CMU/FYA02AII1MQ4CMU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/02AI/I1MQ4CMU/FYA02AII1MQ4CMU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/02AI/I1MQ4CMU/FYA02AII1MQ4CMU.SMALL.jpg Lango84 Pixelated is a collaborative project between filmmaker Salman Sajun and myself. When we met earlier this year he had presented the idea of a future collaboration. Given that I specialize in making mascot styled masks and he specializes in stop motion animation, the idea became clear that we would ma...
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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:31:24 PDT
Lady Falcor Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Lady-Falcor-Costume/
Lady Falcor Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/MBJJ/I1MQ71RW/FEYMBJJI1MQ71RW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/MBJJ/I1MQ71RW/FEYMBJJI1MQ71RW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/MBJJ/I1MQ71RW/FEYMBJJI1MQ71RW.SMALL.jpg ashleyjlong My 2013 Halloween/Comic Con costume. I wanted to do something I'd never seen before, and this amazing thrift store dress was my color palette inspiration. The Base Most of my masks start with a cheapo store bought base just to make sure the eye holes are symmetrical and head size is approximat...
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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 21:48:59 PDT
Leather Cutout Mask http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-Cutout-Mask/
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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 22:11:26 PDT
Be SomeTHING this Halloween http://www.instructables.com/id/Be-SomeTHING-this-Halloween/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FVI/BTMK/GUDENPA0/FVIBTMKGUDENPA0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVI/BTMK/GUDENPA0/FVIBTMKGUDENPA0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVI/BTMK/GUDENPA0/FVIBTMKGUDENPA0.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick Why dress up like a crazy character this Halloween when you could be a tree!  Well, maybe a tree isn't for you, but there are many crazy costumes out there and the perfect one just might be right here.  Look through this list of original object outfits and you're bound to find the one that is the ri...
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Sun, 30 Oct 2011 01:06:43 PDT
Tips and Tricks for being a Plague Doctor http://www.instructables.com/id/Tips-and-Tricks-for-being-a-Plague-Doctor/
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 05:35:39 PDT
Costume - Assassins Creed - Ezio Auditore http://www.instructables.com/id/Costume-Assassins-Creed-Ezio-Auditore/
Costume - Assassins Creed - Ezio Auditore - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/5TBV/I1J5WYRF/FQQ5TBVI1J5WYRF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/5TBV/I1J5WYRF/FQQ5TBVI1J5WYRF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/5TBV/I1J5WYRF/FQQ5TBVI1J5WYRF.SMALL.jpg Caldorn My love for CosplayBeing a massive fan of the Assassins creed games and especially the character of Ezio Auditore I just had to make a Costume for myself. At this point I was not even aware of a thing called Cosplay but when I spoke to a friend I use to work with about this idea she told me all abou...
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 06:33:55 PDT
Medieval Gargoyles Perched on Stone Pedestal Costumes http://www.instructables.com/id/Medieval-Gargoyles-Perched-on-Stone-Pedestal-Costu/
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Wed, 2 Nov 2011 16:49:19 PDT
I AM GROOT http://www.instructables.com/id/I-AM-GROOT/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 21:31:57 PDT
Weatherman costume with real rain http://www.instructables.com/id/Weatherman-costume-with-real-rain/
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 02:21:48 PDT
Walter Mercado Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Walter-Mercado-Costume/
Walter Mercado Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/4PTG/I1HOO6BS/FFR4PTGI1HOO6BS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/4PTG/I1HOO6BS/FFR4PTGI1HOO6BS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/4PTG/I1HOO6BS/FFR4PTGI1HOO6BS.SMALL.jpg pizzidave This is an odd one, but a fun one! Walter Mercado is a cult icon in Hispanic/Latino homes. He, yes he, is an astrologer/spritualist who is known for his daily horoscopes on TV and radio for decades. His look is very opulent and can be compared to Liberace. Walter is known for his capes, jackets, clo...
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 07:37:24 PDT
Jet Pack http://www.instructables.com/id/Jet-Pack-1/
Jet Pack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/0B9D/I1FPW7X1/FVJ0B9DI1FPW7X1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/0B9D/I1FPW7X1/FVJ0B9DI1FPW7X1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/0B9D/I1FPW7X1/FVJ0B9DI1FPW7X1.SMALL.jpg dingdongdannyoreillyandthehairybowsies Hi Everyone,This is my first post to this since I only discovered the site today. So many great things on here I thought i'd share the Jet Pack costume I made last year.I made this for Halloween last year and it was great fun, especially when people couldn't figure out how my legs were floating haha...
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 14:37:13 PDT
Lego Spider-Man Halloween Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Spider-Man-Halloween-Costume/
Lego Spider-Man Halloween Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQR/4FFU/I1Q9BYI5/FQR4FFUI1Q9BYI5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQR/4FFU/I1Q9BYI5/FQR4FFUI1Q9BYI5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQR/4FFU/I1Q9BYI5/FQR4FFUI1Q9BYI5.SMALL.jpg JesterPoet So this was the first year in which my son really cared enough to have any input into his Halloween costume. We discussed and discussed and finally decided on Lego Spider-Man. I'm by no means an expert costume maker. This is also my first Instructable, so bear with me. I'm pretty happy with the end...
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 10:36:01 PDT
Venus Flytrap http://www.instructables.com/id/Venus-Flytrap-1/
Venus Flytrap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/9OHD/I1B62JSV/FVD9OHDI1B62JSV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/9OHD/I1B62JSV/FVD9OHDI1B62JSV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/9OHD/I1B62JSV/FVD9OHDI1B62JSV.SMALL.jpg Tollefson Designs One of our kids favorite musicals is "Little Shop of Horrors" and one of our girls wanted to be the plant. After some discussions we modified the idea a bit and went with a fly caught in the mouth of a potted venus flytrap plant. The Pot First item to take care of was the pot itself. This meant ...
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 17:15:40 PDT
Minecraft Steve Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Minecraft-Steve-Costume/
Minecraft Steve Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/JI1R/H8CVKMVX/FX1JI1RH8CVKMVX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/JI1R/H8CVKMVX/FX1JI1RH8CVKMVX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/JI1R/H8CVKMVX/FX1JI1RH8CVKMVX.SMALL.jpg pjkumpon For years we have been trying to convince our kids that Halloween is all about making your costumes, not buying them. Sadly, this has fallen on deaf ears year after year after year. Our vision of what would be awesome and their vision of what would be awesome has never aligned... until now! Thank yo...
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Tue, 23 Oct 2012 19:59:38 PDT
Zoltar http://www.instructables.com/id/Zoltar/
Zoltar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/PDBK/I1AVM83U/F79PDBKI1AVM83U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/PDBK/I1AVM83U/F79PDBKI1AVM83U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/PDBK/I1AVM83U/F79PDBKI1AVM83U.SMALL.jpg Tollefson Designs We came across one of these classic fortune telling machines in Las Vegas while on a cross-country family vacation. Our oldest daughter thought it would be funny to be one for Halloween so we did our best to oblige. The Basic Box - Part 1 The first step is to find just the right cardboard box to...
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 10:08:57 PDT
Medusa Wig http://www.instructables.com/id/Medusa-Wig/
Medusa Wig - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/76XC/I1CC0VZM/F6E76XCI1CC0VZM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/76XC/I1CC0VZM/F6E76XCI1CC0VZM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/76XC/I1CC0VZM/F6E76XCI1CC0VZM.SMALL.jpg conks_cuties I am making a Medusa costume for my Halloween party this year. I wanted a wig that was crazy and fun and so I ordered some snakes and went to town. It is time consuming but well worth the time. I hope you like it! This worked very well for my hairstyle, I have a pixie cut. I don't know how well it w...
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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 21:23:59 PDT
Disney Tangled Rapunzel Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Disney-Tangled-Rapunzel-Costume/
Disney Tangled Rapunzel Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/C0PO/H7HY7XS0/FGCC0POH7HY7XS0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/C0PO/H7HY7XS0/FGCC0POH7HY7XS0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/C0PO/H7HY7XS0/FGCC0POH7HY7XS0.SMALL.jpg aimeekitty I loved the design of Disney's Tangled Rapunzel. The costume used a lot of different techniques including pattern modification, embroidery, fabric design and wig styling. Hope you enjoy this "how I made it"! You can see more photos of my costume on my website here (scroll to the bottom for the gall...
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Wed, 26 Sep 2012 19:00:26 PDT
Mona Lisa http://www.instructables.com/id/Mona-Lisa-1/
Mona Lisa - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F66/ZIMN/I1AVM80U/F66ZIMNI1AVM80U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F66/ZIMN/I1AVM80U/F66ZIMNI1AVM80U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F66/ZIMN/I1AVM80U/F66ZIMNI1AVM80U.SMALL.jpg Tollefson Designs Our daughter's nickname is Moe so the idea of turning her into the "Mo"na Lisa for Halloween seemed like a natural fit. The foam finger To start with we used 1" green foam to create a large envelope for our daughter to fit into. The locations for the holes for the face and arms were based on the ...
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 10:08:04 PDT
Mr. Potato Head http://www.instructables.com/id/Mr-Potato-Head-1/
Mr. Potato Head - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/RDE2/I1AVM7XL/F5NRDE2I1AVM7XL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/RDE2/I1AVM7XL/F5NRDE2I1AVM7XL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/RDE2/I1AVM7XL/F5NRDE2I1AVM7XL.SMALL.jpg Tollefson Designs My wife keeps a large collection of Potato Head pieces in her office for people to play with when they come to visit. Our youngest daughter especially loves to build things with them so when it came time to build her Halloween Costume we thought a life-sized, fully-functional Potato Head would be i...
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 10:07:10 PDT
3D Print an Articulated Warhammer 40k Power Fist http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Print-an-Articulated-Warhammer-40k-Power-Fist/
3D Print an Articulated Warhammer 40k Power Fist - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/Z9I0/I1945CRX/F8XZ9I0I1945CRX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/Z9I0/I1945CRX/F8XZ9I0I1945CRX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/Z9I0/I1945CRX/F8XZ9I0I1945CRX.SMALL.jpg gsterley Last year, I made a Crimson Fist Space Marine Costume. Everyone really seemed to like it, you can find the instructable I made outlining the costume's creation here: Gary Sterley's 40k Space MarineWhile the feedback on the costume has been awesome, the most popular feature, by far, is the articulate...
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 00:07:54 PDT
Jackalope Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Jackalope-Costume/
Jackalope Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/Z4WK/I169RKUQ/FUIZ4WKI169RKUQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/Z4WK/I169RKUQ/FUIZ4WKI169RKUQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/Z4WK/I169RKUQ/FUIZ4WKI169RKUQ.SMALL.jpg Paige Russell This wall mounted taxidermy Jackalope costume is one of my most favorite things I've ever made. Not only did it help me win a costume contest at work last year, I'm pretty sure I now understand what it must feel like to be Bill Murray, Kristen Wiig, or some other well paid jokester, bringing famous ...
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 17:24:53 PDT
Whiteboard Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Whiteboard-Costume/
Whiteboard Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/9B40/I1943100/FTC9B40I1943100.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/9B40/I1943100/FTC9B40I1943100.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/9B40/I1943100/FTC9B40I1943100.SMALL.jpg Natalina Credit for sparking this costume idea goes to push_reset, who wore a dress she had made to work which was coated in chalkboard paint. I immediately thought it would be fun to use the same concept but as a whiteboard, and here it is! Also a big thank you to audreyobscura for the awesome photos. My ...
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 14:15:56 PDT
Superhero mask tutorial + pattern http://www.instructables.com/id/Superhero-mask-tutorial-pattern/
Superhero mask tutorial + pattern - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F87/QSLA/I1943GC2/F87QSLAI1943GC2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F87/QSLA/I1943GC2/F87QSLAI1943GC2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F87/QSLA/I1943GC2/F87QSLAI1943GC2.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink Originally I thought I'd do Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles masks for Halloween, but as it turns out this is a pretty good all purpose crime fighting mask. Perfect for any superhero - or even a super villain if you're into that!This superhero mask comes with a really basic pattern - you can download it...
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 13:33:40 PDT
Elsa Detachable Cape http://www.instructables.com/id/Elsa-Detachable-Cape/
Elsa Detachable Cape - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/OC3S/I19413OM/FUHOC3SI19413OM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/OC3S/I19413OM/FUHOC3SI19413OM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/OC3S/I19413OM/FUHOC3SI19413OM.SMALL.jpg JHebert214 This instructable is a continuation of my Elsa dress, which can be found here: Elsa Dress Instructable This cape is meant to be detachable from the dress, so it can be put away when not in use and to avoid being stepped on.A bit of warning: this cape took close to 70 hours for me to make. 67 of thos...
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 06:00:34 PDT
How to work with Leather, A Gauntlet design. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-work-with-Leather-A-Gauntlet-design/
How to work with Leather, A Gauntlet design. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/JYLR/I12KER85/F6EJYLRI12KER85.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/JYLR/I12KER85/F6EJYLRI12KER85.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/JYLR/I12KER85/F6EJYLRI12KER85.SMALL.jpg Caldorn Leather Gauntlets I designed these ages ago as a base pattern to add additional detailing too and then sell on, I do make to sell but I'll not be posting anything here for that because I'm not here to sell stuff just pass on my work and ideas.EditI have changed the cover picture to better show the g...
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Thu, 2 Oct 2014 07:34:57 PDT
Hessian Soldier Mask and Accessories http://www.instructables.com/id/Hessian-Soldier-Mask/
Hessian Soldier Mask and Accessories - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/B742/I1JW9E1Z/F8KB742I1JW9E1Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/B742/I1JW9E1Z/F8KB742I1JW9E1Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/B742/I1JW9E1Z/F8KB742I1JW9E1Z.SMALL.jpg tony.fantasia I created this mask and a few other pieces for a customers Halloween costume. He wanted a faithful recreation of the Hessian Soldier costume from the television series "Sleepy Hollow". As part of the costume I made the mask, boot cuffs, a flint-lock pistol holster and a battle axe holster. What foll...
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 10:55:52 PDT
Leather and El Wire Sci-Fi Headdress http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-and-El-Wire-Sci-Fi-Headdress/
Leather and El Wire Sci-Fi Headdress - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/TLUG/I12KFZ2C/F9HTLUGI12KFZ2C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/TLUG/I12KFZ2C/F9HTLUGI12KFZ2C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/TLUG/I12KFZ2C/F9HTLUGI12KFZ2C.SMALL.jpg MikaelaHolmes When I started making this headdress a lot of people said it reminded them of H.R. Giger. Now, I’ve always been pretty afraid of aliens, I don’t like horror movies, and I consider Alien with a capital A to be the most terrifying creature ever imagined. (In all seriousness I sometimes check inside ...
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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 14:41:13 PDT
Sally Rag Doll Gloves http://www.instructables.com/id/Sally-Rag-Doll-Gloves/
Sally Rag Doll Gloves - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/XG8O/I12KGV25/F6RXG8OI12KGV25.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/XG8O/I12KGV25/F6RXG8OI12KGV25.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/XG8O/I12KGV25/F6RXG8OI12KGV25.SMALL.jpg MsSweetSatisfaction I love Sally, I love The Nightmare Before Christmas, but I hate the costumes they sell in the stores. Not so much the dress portion as much as their answer to Sally being a rag doll. It almost always involves incorrectly colored and cheaply made tights and armlets. They look bad in my opinion and...
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 15:21:01 PDT
Wood texture leather bracer tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-texture-leather-bracer-tutorial/
Wood texture leather bracer tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/CH1Y/I1KJJTYG/F7RCH1YI1KJJTYG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/CH1Y/I1KJJTYG/F7RCH1YI1KJJTYG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/CH1Y/I1KJJTYG/F7RCH1YI1KJJTYG.SMALL.jpg bginoza Would you like to make this awesome wood bracer? Here is a tutorial on how to make the perfect piece your costume was missing or that cosplay accessory that will have people talking. Be a wood nymph or a warrior of nature with this wood textured leather bracer tutorial. :D Pattern and material gat...
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Wed, 8 Oct 2014 13:03:37 PDT
Medusa Crown http://www.instructables.com/id/Medusa-Crown/
Medusa Crown - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/BXR4/I0TVSAG0/FVZBXR4I0TVSAG0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/BXR4/I0TVSAG0/FVZBXR4I0TVSAG0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/BXR4/I0TVSAG0/FVZBXR4I0TVSAG0.SMALL.jpg kendeliza Looking for a DIY costume that won't leave you with large, useless materials to store after October? Follow this simple instructable for an inexpensive Gorgon crown that is small enough to store, but pretty enough you may just want to display it year round! Materials Consumables:Crown -- I bought...
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Tue, 7 Oct 2014 12:31:24 PDT