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Topic: Wampa (or Star Wars Yeti!)  (Read 8751 times)
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« on: November 03, 2011 06:59:07 PM »

For starters I'm a HUGE Star Wars geek. Second I've been lurking around here for ages and this year had to go all out and try something more fun. So this year I was a Wampa from Star Wars: Empire Strikes Back! They all said I was crazy and half way through I started to believe them.

I've never really done much sewing before but I got so excited about this idea I just HAD to do it. I just made a rough sketch of what I wanted it to look like and went from there. The top was a bit of a pain and the skirt was a touch longer than I wanted but it was so cold this year I decided to leave it that way, I may shorten it later on.

The horns are just tinfoil attached to a hair band covered in paper mache and painted. I was worried it wouldn't stay but I just pinned it into my hair and it never moved.

It was a blast to wear, even if we did get 6 inches of snow the Saturday before Halloween (hence the leggings and boots)

This was my inspiration (the original snow beast himself!)
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« Reply #1 on: November 03, 2011 07:55:33 PM »

Best. Wampa. Costume. EVER!
Nice work!

« Reply #2 on: November 04, 2011 05:02:16 PM »

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Don't make me get the flying Monkeys!!!

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« Reply #3 on: November 04, 2011 09:30:18 PM »

one word...SWEEET!

« Reply #4 on: November 13, 2011 07:00:24 AM »

I like you creativity.

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