Intro: Peacock and Pink Flamingo Costume
two costume created from thrift dresses with full, shortened skirts and sequinned tops. sequins were hot glued to tops of dresses, followed by small caribou featherd boas as trim. the skirts were shortened, and hemmed with coat-hangar wire inserted into hem to create a hoop-skirt, then10 large feather boas were each wrapped around the skirts and hot glued to fabric, one long feather boa was folded in half and twined to create a birds neck, one end sewn to front of skirt, other end hot glued to foam sculped birds head, (which was covered with leftover feathers from boas), eyes and beaks covered in felt and more glitter and sequins, then 18 inch dowel forced thru foam head and adhered with LOTS of hot glue. large ostrich feathers were sewn and hot glued to sides of skirt under the boa feathers.A large "fan" of feathers were made from cardboard half moon hot glued to bent wire coat hangar, covered in felt, with large pink ostrich feathers for flamingo (peacock feathers for peacock) and tied with a ribbon to the waist.