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« on: October 18, 2009 05:27:36 PM »

This weekend I made some bat wings to wear for Halloween. They are made of black stockings stretched over a frame made from duct-taped coat hangers. This was super quick to do (took me one evening) and I love the results! Would be great for anyone looking for a last-minute costume.







I might make some ears or something as well, but I'm not sure. I like sort of minimalist costumes recently.
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« Reply #1 on: October 18, 2009 06:24:36 PM »

They look really awesome. I don't think you need ears at all, they look so great.
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« Reply #2 on: October 18, 2009 09:07:52 PM »

Very cool Wings. I like the whole ensemble, ears aren't needed.
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« Reply #3 on: October 18, 2009 09:16:30 PM »

TOOO CUTE!!
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« Reply #4 on: October 19, 2009 03:42:34 AM »

Those look great! Maybe I'll think about that for future Halloweens...
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« Reply #5 on: October 19, 2009 04:53:04 AM »

really cute and sexy!  could you show us some more detailed pictures, maybe from closer up.  i am really curious as how you got the frame to stick together so well
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« Reply #6 on: October 19, 2009 06:32:35 AM »

Thanks everyone! I have some pictures of the process which I can post later. Mixi, the answer to your question is duct tape... lots of duct tape.
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« Reply #7 on: October 19, 2009 01:16:10 PM »

I LOVE THEM! They're wonderful! Wrapping the wire in duct tape is a genius idea. Could I ask for a closer-up shot of the wing join, or maybe how you did it? I've done a couple wire-and-pantyhose wings in the past, and I always have the most difficult time bringing the wings together...
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« Reply #8 on: October 19, 2009 02:58:01 PM »

I agree with you on the minimalist thing. They look great.
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« Reply #9 on: October 19, 2009 03:50:47 PM »

The wings are awesome and I agree with everyone else you don't need the ears, great as is.
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