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michelle,obviously
« on: September 06, 2013 12:46:39 PM »

I'm already getting the Halloween costume itch! I have a few ideas up my sleeve, but I still haven't decided on a final look. Last year, I finally realized one of my costume dreams and made a DIY sushi costume. The key to the whole thing was definitely the white packing peanuts! Once I found those (for free!), I could rest easy and work on the rest of the costume. I added wrist pieces out of felt to represent wasabi, ginger, and that plastic grass stuff that comes in take-out sushi. On to the pictures!



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It was a bit of a long process to build this thing, but it was a major success at my Halloween party and it can definitely be used again. If you want to learn how I made this sushi costume, I have a full (overly full?) step-by-step tutorial over on my blog.

Thanks for looking and I hope you enjoyed!  Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: September 06, 2013 01:17:10 PM »

Wow, so clever! So envious! I thought from the small picture it was literally food. You've done a great job. I love the wrist pieces.
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« Reply #2 on: September 06, 2013 01:28:21 PM »

Wow, so clever! So envious! I thought from the small picture it was literally food. You've done a great job. I love the wrist pieces.

Wow, thanks - that's so nice of you to say!  Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: September 06, 2013 01:51:59 PM »

That is fantastic and hilarious all at the same time. And a positively brilliant use of packing peanuts! This rocks!
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« Reply #4 on: September 06, 2013 03:13:51 PM »

This is brilliant!
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« Reply #5 on: September 06, 2013 03:28:37 PM »

You are so creative. Who would have thought of using packing peanuts as sushi rice?  You look adorable (or should I say scrumptious Wink) in the costume. 
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« Reply #6 on: September 07, 2013 06:34:56 AM »

You are so creative. Who would have thought of using packing peanuts as sushi rice?  You look adorable (or should I say scrumptious Wink) in the costume. 

Haha, thank you!  Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: September 20, 2013 06:46:12 AM »

Congratulations! This has been chosen as a Featured Project!
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« Reply #8 on: September 21, 2013 09:05:01 AM »

great costume. 
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« Reply #9 on: September 25, 2013 02:59:38 AM »

This is absolutely genius! I totally want to dress up as sushi now!
And I've just had a look at your other work. Turns out you make AWESOME costumes, ALL THE TIME!
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