Sofa Suit (Credit for the Design Goes to Ducky Boy and Geoffrito)

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Introduction: Sofa Suit (Credit for the Design Goes to Ducky Boy and Geoffrito)

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The original costume was here.
https://www.instructables.com/id/The-Magnificent-Sofa-Suit!--Halloween-Contest-Entr/
I just wanted to show pictures of what I did.

I did a few tweaks to the design;

I used batting instead of foam.
I had the end of the arm rests as a separate piece so I could still grab and hold stuff.
I (obviously) used blue fabric.
I didn't use a sewing machine.
I used duct tape for the straps and whatnot.

Some suggestions for those who may make this;
1. Batting is good to use, but only if you layer it to be super plushy. Otherwise, it gives too little padding.
2. Batting is also not recommended for the arm rolls unless you layer it with alot. It also does not hold it's form too well as it's extremely squishy.
3. For the end pieces of the arm rolls, KEEP THEM SEPARATE. It will help by ALOT in terms of being able to use your hands.
4. You do NOT need a sewing machine. What I did was just glue down the fabric and hand sewed where I needed to.
5. The corner pieces of the legs need to be sewn onto the upper leg and the excess bit that covers the joint. NOT THE LOWER LEG PIECE. This was a bit unclear in the original Instructable.

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    24 Comments

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    stansigstad
    stansigstad

    7 years ago on Introduction

    I'm working on a costume design using foam rubber for the chair costume. It will look like you're a real chair and will fool everyone.

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    stansigstad
    stansigstad

    7 years ago on Introduction

    What would you do if a really fat woman sat on you, like 300 pounds

    Whoa. Scarey but cool. Hehe
    Oh remember The Pee-wee Herman show? You should so make a "Chairy"

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    tinker234
    tinker234

    8 years ago on Introduction

    i wonder if i add card board to the bottom of the arms so it look like they have supports

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    D00M99
    D00M99

    Reply 10 years ago on Introduction

    Nah, people generally figure out that I'm not a real sofa before that.

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    octopuscabbage

    Prank: Sit in the middle of a furniture store and grab people who sit on you.

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    D00M99
    D00M99

    Reply 10 years ago on Introduction

    Unfortunately, the costume isn't THAT convincing... but fun, nonetheless.

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    octopuscabbage
    octopuscabbage

    Reply 10 years ago on Introduction

    Yeah but im sure someone would think your some new hipster chair and sit on you...

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    thepelton
    thepelton

    Reply 10 years ago on Introduction

    Oh yeah, at the beginning of the sixth movie!

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    homestuck
    homestuck

    Reply 10 years ago on Introduction

    Yeah, when I first saw this I thought of Harry Potter. I have years 1-6 on dvd.

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    D00M99
    D00M99

    Reply 10 years ago on Introduction

    Just my sister, who was trick-or-treating with me.