Archive for the 'Fabrics' Category

Oct 04 2012

Vinyl and Latex Star Wars Costume

Published by under Costumes,Fabrics

“Star Wars” will never die. Not only is the story unforgettable, the costumes are plentiful and flexible. Kids and adults can wear them, which makes them ideal for family oriented costumes. They can also be adapted to today’s hottest or most used fabrics, like vinyl. The options concerning vinyl go well with costumes worn in […]

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Oct 01 2012

Make Thigh High Boots from Existing Shoes for Halloween Costume

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This video shows an easy and quick way to turn ankle boots into thigh highs. The demonstrator is wearing leather or faux leather ankle boots. To raise their length (or to make them appear raised), she takes a skirt, which seems to be made from the same material, measures the length compared to the original […]

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Sep 23 2012

Funny Halloween Costumes

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While Halloween is kind of our version of “The Day of the Dead,” dedication to strictly scary costumes is not always on everyone’s agenda. Sometimes, dressing up as dumb celebrities, politicians, television moguls, etc. makes for great costume ideas. Take Dog the Bounty Hunter for example. This guy’s staples revolve around leather and feathers; not […]

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Sep 21 2012

Celebrity Halloween Costume Slideshow Review

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Celebrities get to dress up all the time, but Halloween is still the best day of the year for them to go all out and not have to worry about paparazzi and gossip splattering their careers and reputations. In an ironic way, seeing famous stars play in costumes makes them seem more human and down-to-earth. […]

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Sep 07 2012

Stretch Vinyl Costume Ideas

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Ghouls and goblins are now archaic Halloween costume ideas. Gone are the days when witches and werewolves populated neighborhood streets, crowding doorways for free treats. As characters became more complex, so did their costumes. One of the most functioning materials to use, no matter what genre the costume reflects, is stretch vinyl. Superhero costumes are […]

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Sep 06 2011

Making a vinyl batgirl costume

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This video features a how-to on making a batgirl Halloween costume out of vinyl fabric.  This video is simple and easy to follow, because the how-to girl shows in easy to follow directions of where to cut, how to measure, and where to sew.   Using your body, rather than measurements the presenter shows you that […]

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Apr 08 2011

Reptile print halloween fabric

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Reptile print costumes are more than just your typical dragon, snake, or dinosaur costume.  There are so many more options available out there for individuals who want to get their reptilian on.  One such reptile print is snakeskin.  Snakeskin is a print that evokes sex appeal, passion, and not to mention fun. Snakeskin fabric can […]

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Mar 08 2011

Pleather cosplay costumes

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Cosplay is one of the perfect times to utilize pleather fabric to its fullest potential.  There is something about seeing someone in a shiny or matte pleather costume that is unbelievably sexy.  Faux leather can be used to make any type of cosplay outfit from the short and skimpy to a full coverage catsuit. Another […]

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May 05 2009

Choosing a Halloween costume fabric

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Halloween is a fun and exciting time of year. Both children and adults revel in dressing up as characters, ghouls, ghosts, and just about anything you can imagine. Specialty stores setup shop a month before October 31st and sell a wide variety of costumes and accessories at a huge markup. If you don’t mind paying, […]

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