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« on: November 01, 2008 10:00:36 PM »

Hi guys; here's my octopus costume!

To make, I sewed a belt out of the satin fabric, eight tentacles, and then put them all together. Here's the fabric pre-tentacle:

And the sewn tentacles:

Now the tentacles are attached to the belt, but not yet stuffed or closed:

I stuffed them with plastic bags (because I am a poor college student Smiley) and added wire hanger backbones so I could adjust the legs however I liked.
oh my goodbye
« Reply #1 on: November 01, 2008 10:09:48 PM »

yay for sea creatures! i was a giant squid for halloween! i almost did the same thing with stuffing the tentacles, but i thought it might be hard to sit down in  Cheesy i like the fabrics you chose though! very clever with that sequin-y fabric... looks like suckers! awesome job!   Grin

« Reply #2 on: November 02, 2008 03:02:46 PM »

Yey I was considering a giant squid, I'm glad you did it! Smiley
It wasn't hard to sit down, but I did whack a few people with the tentacles at crowded parties.
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