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« on: October 31, 2011 12:23:16 PM »

So, I know many people have made this costume in the past (and mine is definitely inspired by those), but I've wanted one of my own for a while now. Well, here it is! It was quite an experience to make and I wish I had started earlier than I did because there was several late nights involved.

The pieces I made are the horns, top, legs, and shoe covers. The necklace was one I owned.



I used a pair of leggings as a base and hand sewed carved upholstery foam to them while worn, plus added fiber fill to the butt area (that was an interesting time haha). Then I taped up one leg to use for a pattern (idea for tape from http://www.komickrazi.com/costumes/tut3.html). Each leg ended up being 9 pattern pieces once I cut the tape apart.



The horns were stuffed fabric, tied up with thread, and wired so I could pose them and attach them to a headband. I love how they came out.



The only part I'm not totally happy with is the hooves. I didn't have the correct materials and didn't manage to make them cloven, but hey, better than just wearing the shoes.



The tail was definitely one of my favorite parts, and I kept getting compliments on my butt  Roll Eyes





I wanted the top to have as few seams as possible, as if I made it roughly from materials I could find in the woods. It worked out almost exactly like I wanted, so I was quite happy with that.





Thanks for looking! Comments, critique, questions are all welcome  Smiley

PS. So many awesome costumes already posted this year!
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« Reply #1 on: October 31, 2011 12:32:02 PM »

That is astonishing, an optical illusion that doesn't die even when you know how it was done... Well done!
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« Reply #2 on: October 31, 2011 12:41:05 PM »

OMG this costume rocks!  You did an amazing job! It must have taken you forever!  Well done, you should be very proud of yourself.

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« Reply #3 on: October 31, 2011 01:47:02 PM »

Amazing! And thanks for sharing the process for the legs - a fawn just doesn't look right unless you get the legs!
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« Reply #4 on: October 31, 2011 04:47:29 PM »

You did a fantastic job--I love how the horns came out! Was it difficult to walk in the legs? ( I can't tell if they're bendable at the knees?)
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« Reply #5 on: October 31, 2011 05:45:51 PM »

Thanks everyone  Smiley

You did a fantastic job--I love how the horns came out! Was it difficult to walk in the legs? ( I can't tell if they're bendable at the knees?)

My knees are covered with foam padding that does bend when I bend them so it's not too difficult to walk in. I walk with my legs further apart and my legs get tired faster than usual though. It's the worst on stairs because of how bulky the legs are.
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« Reply #6 on: October 31, 2011 07:39:34 PM »

Excellent job!!!! I like it when someone isn't afraid to bust out the duct tape to get it done! Thumbs up!!!
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« Reply #7 on: October 31, 2011 09:25:43 PM »

That is astonishing, an optical illusion that doesn't die even when you know how it was done... Well done!

Agreed! I keep looking at it and it just boggles my mind. Amazing job on the construction! Smiley
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« Reply #8 on: November 01, 2011 01:35:54 AM »

I have to agree with everyone else, that's just totally amazing! I wish I could make something similar, I love satyrs and this costume makes me speechless!
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« Reply #9 on: November 01, 2011 05:37:52 AM »

Im very amazed at how well done and shaped the legs are.  I've seen costumes like this before, but yours is by far the best I've seen.
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