Posts Tagged ‘costume’

Spotlight on: Steampunk Genre in Crafts

Ever hear the old saying, “I know what I like when I see it”? Well, that is how I would describe my first encounter with steampunk art. Had no clue what it was called, but knew I liked the mix of textures sephia tones and metal parts. Then I began to research and find out [...]

September 19, 2013 Featured Projects

Every two weeks we pick our favorite 15 projects that Craftster readers have voted for with the “This Rocks!” button. Here are our latest picks which were lovingly and painstakingly chosen (so many amazing projects to choose from!), this time by jungrrl. We hope you enjoy them! three generation afghan by dulcet Tiny Exploding Tardis [...]

July 3, 2013 Featured Projects

Every two weeks we pick our favorite 15 projects that Craftster readers have voted for with the “This Rocks!” button. Here are our latest picks which were lovingly and painstakingly chosen (so many amazing projects to choose from!), this time by rackycoo. We hope you enjoy them! Kitschy Mexican Saints Quilt by humboldtcherry My second [...]

Something’s Fishy Here!

I really love this mackerel bunting that was recently posted on the Craftster boards. It made me wonder what other sorts of fish-inspired projects might be floating around. I was pleasantly surprised to find that all sorts of fishy projects exist, in almost every medium imaginable. Here are some of my favorites.  thisbirdsabsurd is the [...]

Gamer Wednesday: Sims 2 Cosplay

Some cosplays can be hit or miss. These Sims 2 cosplay costumes by N30Nb100d are definitely a HIT. She put tons of effort into both of these costumes to be accurate to the game and they look amazing! She even made her plumbob as a headband! You can see the full thread here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=390908.0 You [...]

Craftster Crush: smashu

This month, our Craftster Crush is smashu! Always with a kind word to say and an awesome creation to share, smahu can be found mostly on the Costumes and Craftalong boards. Here are some random crafty facts about smashu! Her Master’s thesis is on Cosplay and Costume Fandom! She has her own tricorder. She’s made [...]

Gamer Wednesday: Steampunk Alice costume for Comic-Con

Kimmermonroe and her daughter are going to Comic-Con but apparently her daughter was a little unsure about dressing up. That is until she saw the steampunk version of Alice in the new Alice: Madness Returns game! Kimmermonroe was able to whip up this costume for only about $15. It’s sure to get more than a [...]

Gamer Wednesday: Left 4 Dead 2 Rochelle Costume

Hilarei put a ton of work into this costume! Not only did she resize her shirt, but she also created and applied the three color stencil. She also made her First Aid kit (complete with hand painted wording and at least 5 zippers) from scratch! She’s definitely ready to put the hurt on some zombies! [...]

July 21, 2010 Featured Projects

Every two weeks we pick our favorite 15 projects that Craftster readers have voted for with the “This Rocks!” button. Here are our latest picks which were lovingly and painstakingly chosen (so many amazing projects to choose from!), this time by jungrrl. We hope you enjoy them! Anna Feng Steampunk Avatrix out of bedsheets! by [...]

Craftster Crush: bleachrainbow

Craftster member bleachrainbow makes awesome things. Looking through her topics you’ll see about 30% well done, classic shirt reconstructions and about 70% costumes and clothing and various other things you’ve never dreamed up in your wildest imagination! I’m serious here, have you ever dreamed of using your dress to play skeeball? I know I haven’t!

Crafty Music Videos: Division Day – Tigers

Yay! It’s crafty music video time again! I love craft music video time. This time we’re featuring a video featuring zombie tigers. Not just any zombie tigers, mind you, zombie tigers made by two of our very own members, tesstessi and KeenBean!

Winner of Craft Challenge #44 – DIY Halloween Costumes

This month, our challenge was the DIY Halloween Costumes 2009. If you made it for this Halloween season, this was the challenge for you! 205 entries later and we have our winner! Our winner this month is thebeatcowboy with her entry titled, “WoW: troll shaman and orc warrior.” thebeatcowboy and her boyfriend look like they [...]

Craft Challenge #45 Announced – Super Ugly to Super Awesome Round 2

Craft Challenge #45 has been announced! “Super Ugly to Super Awesome Round 2″ entries are due Dec 1 – Nov 5. Read all about it here! Also be sure to get your entries in for Challenge #44, DIY Halloween Costumes 2009. Entries are due now through Nov 5. Here are the challenge details, and all [...]

Day of the Dead: What to Wear?

Now that you’ve decorated and planned your Day of the Dead party, there’s one last thing to consider: what to wear? You can go for a full on costume with makeup or a mask, wear Day of the Dead themed clothing, or just add some themes accessories to your regular party look. Whichever way you [...]

Pirates Ahoy! Pirate Costumes and Crafts on Craftster

Arrr, Matey! Pirates are one of the most popular themes on Craftster. We have seen everything from baby pirate costumes to both knit and crochet pirate beard and hat combos. If you are planning a Halloween Pirate Party or Pirate Costume, or want to decorate your kid’s (or your own!) room in a Pirate theme, [...]