Instructables: exploring - costumes - fantasy - popular https://www.instructables.com Wed, 17 Jul 2019 05:49:21 PDT BLOX v1.01 Make a Bustle Skirt https://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Bustle-Skirt/
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Wed, 11 Oct 2017 00:57:58 PDT
Phoenix Costume Headpiece https://www.instructables.com/id/Phoenix-Costume-Headpiece/
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Fri, 21 Oct 2016 19:35:09 PDT
Sew a Gryffindor scarf! https://www.instructables.com/id/Sew-a-Gryffindor-scarf/
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Sun, 2 Oct 2011 21:35:54 PDT
Twilight Sparkle Equestria Girls Cosplay/Costume! https://www.instructables.com/id/Twilight-Sparkle-Equestria-Girls-CosplayCostume/
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Thu, 31 Oct 2013 07:36:22 PDT
The Dragon - Halloween 2018 https://www.instructables.com/id/The-Dragon-Halloween-2018/
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Mon, 12 Nov 2018 07:48:02 PST
Easy, Lightweight Antlers or Horns https://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Lightweight-Antlers-or-Horns/
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Wed, 2 Nov 2016 14:01:05 PDT
Fairy Costume - On a Budget https://www.instructables.com/id/Fairy-Costume-On-a-Budget/
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 10:49:05 PDT
How to Make Dumbledore's Wand (the Elder Wand) https://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Dumbledores-Wand-the-Elder-Wand/
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Fri, 4 Aug 2017 10:40:40 PDT
Make a Maleficent Headpiece Costume https://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Maleficent-Headpiece-Costume/
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Sun, 20 Sep 2015 20:16:28 PDT
Creating a Walking Centaur https://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-a-Walking-Centaur/
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Thu, 1 Nov 2018 21:13:59 PDT
Maleficent Headpiece Using Cardstock https://www.instructables.com/id/Maleficent-Headpiece-Using-Cardstock/
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Sat, 19 Nov 2016 07:01:31 PST
Making the Magic School Bus https://www.instructables.com/id/Making-the-Magic-School-Bus/
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Mon, 5 Nov 2012 10:06:06 PST
Halloween Gargoyle Wings https://www.instructables.com/id/Halloween-Gargoyle-Wings/
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Sun, 29 Jul 2012 07:03:20 PDT
Shrek Dragon - Youth Theater Production of "Shrek the Musical" https://www.instructables.com/id/Dragon-build-for-youth-theater-production-of-Shrek/
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Tue, 1 Apr 2014 07:14:52 PDT
How to Make a Carousel Costume https://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Carousel-Costume/
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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 22:22:29 PDT
Baby Dragon Cape https://www.instructables.com/id/Baby-Dragon-Cape/
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Sun, 13 Sep 2009 16:40:59 PDT
Dusty Crophopper Halloween Costume https://www.instructables.com/id/Dusty-Crophopper-Halloween-Costume/
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Tue, 5 Nov 2013 04:17:20 PST
Phoenix Costume https://www.instructables.com/id/Phoenix-Costume/
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Tue, 25 Oct 2016 13:31:52 PDT
Homestuck Troll Horn Attatchment https://www.instructables.com/id/Homestuck-Troll-Horn-Attatchment/
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 11:04:39 PDT
Make your own Quibbler Magazine https://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Quibbler-Magazine/
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Tue, 26 Jul 2016 11:13:24 PDT
Maleficent Headpiece https://www.instructables.com/id/Maleficent-Headpiece/
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Sun, 31 Jan 2016 19:42:36 PST
Gene Simmons Destroyer Costume https://www.instructables.com/id/Gene-Simmons-Destroyer-Costume/
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Fri, 13 Nov 2009 13:34:30 PST
Charizard -Partial Dragon Costume https://www.instructables.com/id/Charizard-Partial-Dragon-Costume/
Charizard -Partial Dragon Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/1UP6/H21CGJRS/FBZ1UP6H21CGJRS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/1UP6/H21CGJRS/FBZ1UP6H21CGJRS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/1UP6/H21CGJRS/FBZ1UP6H21CGJRS.SMALL.jpg CanineHybrid ---Table of Contents--- Introduction | Overview | Materials and Tools | The Construction | Project Videos Introduction This was my very first costume project I ever attempted. I was 17, had never touched a sewing machine, never thought about working with fabric or sculpting with foam, and basic...
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Wed, 16 May 2012 03:17:32 PDT
Creating a Demon Costume https://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-a-Demon-Costume/
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Tue, 25 Aug 2009 09:51:33 PDT
Adult Madeline Costume https://www.instructables.com/id/Adult-Madeline-Costume/
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Wed, 31 Oct 2012 16:38:03 PDT
DIY No-Sew $3 Owl Costume https://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-No-Sew-3-Owl-Costume/
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 22:23:38 PDT
How To Be A Wizard https://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Be-A-Wizard/
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Fri, 13 Dec 2013 19:43:11 PST
DIY Mermaid Shell Crown https://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Mermaid-Shell-Crown/
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 16:12:01 PST
How to Make a Robin Hood Hat https://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Robin-Hood-Hat/
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Sun, 21 Jun 2015 21:53:11 PDT
Stretch Vinyl Bodysuit https://www.instructables.com/id/Stretch-Vinyl-Bodysuit/
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Thu, 17 Dec 2015 09:45:36 PST
How to build pneumatic costume wings https://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-pneumatic-costume-wings/
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Sat, 6 Nov 2010 11:25:16 PDT
Star Wars Sith Acolyte Eradicator Costume https://www.instructables.com/id/Star-Wars-Sith-Acolyte-Eradicator-Costume/
Star Wars Sith Acolyte Eradicator Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/ZVAG/IFMTR5AV/FTAZVAGIFMTR5AV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/ZVAG/IFMTR5AV/FTAZVAGIFMTR5AV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/ZVAG/IFMTR5AV/FTAZVAGIFMTR5AV.SMALL.jpg kylegilbert To start things off, I know it's not normal to want to dress up as a menacing figure in spandex and foam armor. This post is for those who push through normalcy in search of a lot of crazy fun. So here you go!-------------------------------------------------Thanks for checking out this costume build...
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Mon, 21 Sep 2015 19:40:34 PDT
Where the Wild Things Are Max Costume for Any Size https://www.instructables.com/id/Where-the-Wild-Things-Are-Max-Costume-for-Any-Size/
Where the Wild Things Are Max Costume for Any Size - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F39/C3BZ/GFRWR2AX/F39C3BZGFRWR2AX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F39/C3BZ/GFRWR2AX/F39C3BZGFRWR2AX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F39/C3BZ/GFRWR2AX/F39C3BZGFRWR2AX.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name The main character, Max, in Where the Wild Things Are seems to be a popular costume for kids this year but when noclothes wanted to be be Max for Halloween, she couldn't find a costume for an adult and asked me to make one for her. Of course I said yes! It might look complicated, but basically if ...
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Mon, 1 Nov 2010 14:43:37 PDT
$5 One Jump Aladdin Costume https://www.instructables.com/id/5-One-Jump-Aladdin-Costume/
$5 One Jump Aladdin Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZG/V2RW/HLZRSXR0/FZGV2RWHLZRSXR0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZG/V2RW/HLZRSXR0/FZGV2RWHLZRSXR0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZG/V2RW/HLZRSXR0/FZGV2RWHLZRSXR0.SMALL.jpg ctrowbridge2 Here is a cheap and easy Aladdin costume. It requires minimal sewing skills and should take less then an hour to complete with a sewing machine. Perfect for a young persons first cosplay, last minute party attire, or an easy addition to the dress up box. This costume requires the following:Red tee...
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Mon, 30 Sep 2013 16:12:20 PDT
Homestuck Troll Horns https://www.instructables.com/id/Homestuck-Troll-Horns/
Homestuck Troll Horns - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/6KXM/HRTKI915/FVO6KXMHRTKI915.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/6KXM/HRTKI915/FVO6KXMHRTKI915.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/6KXM/HRTKI915/FVO6KXMHRTKI915.SMALL.jpg adiosToreador Hey everyone. Today I'm gonna show you how to make cheap, simple, and decent Homestuck cosplay horns. I'll be using Terezi's to demonstrate, but this works with any horn. If you dont like the way I do it, feel free to use this for inspiration. The length of this project depends on the size of horns....
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Wed, 19 Feb 2014 17:55:00 PST
How to be an Elf https://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-be-an-Elf/
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Mon, 5 Oct 2015 11:37:54 PDT
Silicone Mermaid Tail https://www.instructables.com/id/Silicone-Mermaid-Tail/
Silicone Mermaid Tail - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FF9/3GOE/IEY3EX4H/FF93GOEIEY3EX4H.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FF9/3GOE/IEY3EX4H/FF93GOEIEY3EX4H.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FF9/3GOE/IEY3EX4H/FF93GOEIEY3EX4H.SMALL.jpg Rogue Siren Tail and Tutorial: Rogue SirenModeling the Tail: Lopti of Some Like it BlueThis is not an inexpensive project, and it is very time consuming. Custom silicone tails start at around $2000, after this tutorial, you will understand why. Materials alone can cost over $1000, they will be covered in the ne...
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Fri, 25 Sep 2015 09:54:54 PDT
Programmable Fiber Optic Fairy Wings https://www.instructables.com/id/Fiber-Optic-Fairy-Wings/
Programmable Fiber Optic Fairy Wings - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FP4/JMR2/IEX4JHCR/FP4JMR2IEX4JHCR.SQUARE2.jpg https://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FP4/JMR2/IEX4JHCR/FP4JMR2IEX4JHCR.SQUARE.jpg https://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FP4/JMR2/IEX4JHCR/FP4JMR2IEX4JHCR.SMALL.gif MikaelaHolmes The fairyland I believed in as a kid may not be objectively real, but when imagination, technology and a few button clicks on the internet gives you the tools to create your own glowing wings, who says you have to stop believing in magic?When Natalina created her amazing fiber optic dress last sprin...
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Tue, 22 Sep 2015 10:57:03 PDT
How to Make Your Dragon https://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Your-Dragon/
How to Make Your Dragon - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMB/4ICL/I63EY4YP/FMB4ICLI63EY4YP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMB/4ICL/I63EY4YP/FMB4ICLI63EY4YP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMB/4ICL/I63EY4YP/FMB4ICLI63EY4YP.SMALL.jpg haleylhughes Gimbled 'Stormfly' and 'Astrid' from How to Train Your Dragon 2 The dragon's skeleton is PVC piping, balsa wood, for the gimbal, and dry wall stilts for the legs and to give me height. I made the general shape of the head and horns (minus the jaw) using paper mache. I then took blue craft foam ...
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Fri, 13 Feb 2015 22:14:13 PST
Voldemort's wand https://www.instructables.com/id/Voldemorts-wand/
Voldemort's wand - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/8V5B/I2TFZPSI/FW78V5BI2TFZPSI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/8V5B/I2TFZPSI/FW78V5BI2TFZPSI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/8V5B/I2TFZPSI/FW78V5BI2TFZPSI.SMALL.jpg Sentient Meat Follow these instructions to make your very own... Dark Lord wand. You will need:- Polymer clay- Sculpting tools- Microwave oven- Hot glue gun- X-acto knife- Chopsticks- White paper- Assorted paints Start off by gluing the paper on the chopstick and rolling the chopstick to make a very thin funn...
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 13:39:09 PST
How to Make Costume Wings https://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Costume-Wings/
How to Make Costume Wings - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/6VQY/I2P3U80K/FAB6VQYI2P3U80K.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/6VQY/I2P3U80K/FAB6VQYI2P3U80K.SQUARE.jpg https://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
Weeping angel or statue costume https://www.instructables.com/id/Weeping-angel-or-statue-costume/
Weeping angel or statue costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FE2/8V6W/I20VUEH5/FE28V6WI20VUEH5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE2/8V6W/I20VUEH5/FE28V6WI20VUEH5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE2/8V6W/I20VUEH5/FE28V6WI20VUEH5.SMALL.jpg jenn_huls This costume may look difficult to create but it really is much easier than you would think. You do need to know some basic sewing skills or be really, really good with a glue gun. Ready here we go!!! I tried sculpting a wig out of lightweight modling clay but ultimately this wig was much more com...
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Sun, 2 Nov 2014 17:29:24 PST
Jackalope Costume https://www.instructables.com/id/Jackalope-Costume/
Jackalope Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/Z4WK/I169RKUQ/FUIZ4WKI169RKUQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/Z4WK/I169RKUQ/FUIZ4WKI169RKUQ.SQUARE.jpg https://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 know what it must feel like to be Bill Murray, Kristen Wiig, or some other well paid jokester, bringing famous funny ...
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 17:24:53 PDT
DIY Glinda the Good Witch Crown (The Wizard of Oz) https://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Glinda-the-Good-Witch-Crown-The-Wizard-of-Oz/
DIY Glinda the Good Witch Crown (The Wizard of Oz) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/RT69/HR3EMO5B/F7SRT69HR3EMO5B.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/RT69/HR3EMO5B/F7SRT69HR3EMO5B.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/RT69/HR3EMO5B/F7SRT69HR3EMO5B.SMALL.jpg Ruth in Craftsville I have 3 nieces, 2 of whom live close to me. Their mom has fantastic themed birthday parties for them and, this year, it's The Wizard of Oz. As their godmother, I knew I needed to dress as Glinda, who's as close to Dorothy's godmother as possible. I am a pretty big fan of making my own costumes, so...
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Sun, 2 Feb 2014 21:02:46 PST
Super Simple Demon Horns! https://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Simple-Demon-Horns/
Super Simple Demon Horns! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/LPB7/I0LDX3ZW/F1BLPB7I0LDX3ZW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/LPB7/I0LDX3ZW/F1BLPB7I0LDX3ZW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/LPB7/I0LDX3ZW/F1BLPB7I0LDX3ZW.SMALL.jpg Catling Want to be the Belle of the Bacchanal? In this Instructable I'll show you how to make a pair of lightweight custom horns out of open-cell foam. The process is simple, the materials are cheap and easy to come by, and the results are stunning!You could bang these out in a few hours (plus drying time),...
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Sat, 27 Sep 2014 16:56:55 PDT
Hoodies No-Sew costumes https://www.instructables.com/id/Hoodies-No-Sew-costumes/
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 18:20:41 PDT
Maleficent antlers for halloween https://www.instructables.com/id/Maleficent-antlers-for-halloween/
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Sat, 13 Sep 2014 11:28:01 PDT
Mermaid Tail Skirt https://www.instructables.com/id/Mermaid-Tail-Skirt/
Mermaid Tail Skirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/GZ29/HWIBTHVP/FQTGZ29HWIBTHVP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/GZ29/HWIBTHVP/FQTGZ29HWIBTHVP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/GZ29/HWIBTHVP/FQTGZ29HWIBTHVP.SMALL.jpg Ruth in Craftsville You can make this great swimmable AND walkable mermaid skirt part of your world by following this simple tutorial. For this project you will need:PinsShiny, stretchy material (it's called "swimmer/dancer fabric)Coordinating color tulleSewing machine/thread and needle (not pictured)3/8" elastic (no...
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Mon, 16 Jun 2014 17:22:02 PDT
Costume Horns https://www.instructables.com/id/Costume-Horns/
Costume Horns - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/LRUB/HVLYAPV1/FW2LRUBHVLYAPV1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/LRUB/HVLYAPV1/FW2LRUBHVLYAPV1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/LRUB/HVLYAPV1/FW2LRUBHVLYAPV1.SMALL.jpg Kion Designs Welcome to my tutorial for crafting costume horns the cheap, easy and lightway way!This design is based on a fanart I will cosplay, but you can freely experiment with other forms and shapes and use the same step-by-step guideHave fun! Material:a pencilscissorsglue/ hotgluehair circlet(not to thin)...
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Sun, 25 May 2014 09:11:34 PDT
Space Viking Costume https://www.instructables.com/id/Space-Viking-Costume/
Space Viking Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/AMDJ/HUFW69ML/FBFAMDJHUFW69ML.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/AMDJ/HUFW69ML/FBFAMDJHUFW69ML.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/AMDJ/HUFW69ML/FBFAMDJHUFW69ML.SMALL.jpg bakunin I was inspired by the Metalocalypse episode "Dethstars" to create my own Space Viking costume. Dressing up as a Viking is open to lots of interpretation, plus the costume is made up of components. I figure this will mean I can reuse, replace, or upgrade different parts of the costume and get more...
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Fri, 25 Apr 2014 17:23:44 PDT