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Topic: Bjork, Ned Flanders, and Poison Ivy costumes  (Read 2280 times)
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RachOfTheJungle
« on: May 04, 2009 09:24:44 AM »

For Halloween, I made my own costume (Poison Ivy!) and I also did a costume for my friend, who went as Bjork. My boyfriend went as Ned Flanders :-)

Even though I liked my costume a lot, my friend's Bjork costume was definitely the hit of the evening. He ended up winning Funniest Costume at a bar contest. I won Sexiest! Sadly I dont have any good pics of my final costume, but Ive got plenty of my friend.

First, we bought a handmade tutu from someone on Ebay. I could have made one easily by taking strips of tulle and knotting them around a braided ribbon, but I dont have a good fabric store nearby and I was running low on time.


Next, I took a pair of white tights and stuffed one of the legs with craft filling and cut off the other. Then I sewed black beads on for eyes. I made a beak with a sheet of orange felt and attached it to the end of the tight leg to finish the head.


I cut a triangle of fabric off of a white tshirt to make the body of the swan. Then, I took a white boa and covered the white triangle. I just used large whipstitches so it didnt take much time at all. I then safety-pinned the body to the skirt.

Here is a final (and deeply disturbing) shot. We topped it off with makeup and a black wig. The socks were his idea. Honestly, I am glad he elected not to shave. I think it adds to the effect.


Hope you enjoy!
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Pamcake1323
« Reply #1 on: May 04, 2009 09:30:48 AM »

I like them all! Your friend's costume is hilarious. =)
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« Reply #2 on: May 04, 2009 09:53:31 AM »

thats just awesome . I have seen alot of Bjork costumes but never on a man ! lmao ! I love it , your costume does look very sexy  Wink and i adore the idea of Ned Flanders !!! stroke of genius !!!!!!!!!
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« Reply #3 on: May 04, 2009 10:25:21 AM »

That is a riot! I love the Ned costume too. Ad I can see why yours won sexiest:) Wonder if I could pull something like that off... Hehe you rock. They were lucky to have your creative assistance in making these:)
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« Reply #4 on: May 04, 2009 11:57:49 AM »

WOW just great. I needed a good laugh today too!. Thanks for posting.
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nualapegasus
« Reply #5 on: May 14, 2009 02:31:33 PM »

That's great, and very silly! Grin
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Jessii
« Reply #6 on: May 17, 2009 07:02:55 PM »

I can definetly see why you both won! Ned is also very awesome too!
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