Month: October 2006

Homemade sushi costumes & how to make a shrimp hat!

Homemade sushi costumes & how to make a shrimp hat!

Hellen sent in these great costume pics for the MAKE Halloween contest, she writes – “We held a last minute sewing circle to bust these Sushi Costumes out. My friends and I decided to be the mascots from Sushi Express…a popular revolving fast food sushi restaurant in Taipei. www.sushi-express.com.tw As usual, nerdy hilarity ensues….” – […]

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Trojan battle armor made from name plates (from past coworkers!)

Trojan battle armor made from name plates (from past coworkers!)

Lance writes – “As of Halloween 2004, I’d been working at Nanogen for 6 & 1/2 years. During that time, I’d been collecting the name plates of people who had left the company for one reason or another just in case I could find some practical use for them. Well, my inspiration came that year […]

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HOW TO – Easy Itty-Bitty Blinky LED Jack-O’-Lantern

HOW TO – Easy Itty-Bitty Blinky LED Jack-O’-Lantern

Windell writes – “Here’s my favorite design for a jack-o-lantern; it’s a (tiny) mini-pumpkin carved with the circuit diagram symbol for a light-emitting diode. Naturally, it’s lit by an LED. This LED circuit inside this one is a TireFly, which is a type of blinky light designed to mount on the tires of a bicycle. […]

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Homemade Zoidberg costume from Futurama

Homemade Zoidberg costume from Futurama

MAKE & CRAFT contest entry from Stramark, Zoidberg! Dog not amused… – Link. Related: MAKE Halloween projects – Link. MAKE Halloween archives – Link. Enter the MAKE & CRAFT Contests! Makers and Crafters, it’s time to enter our ghoulishly fun Halloween contests! Anyone, anywhere can enter, and depending on what type of maker or crafter […]

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HOW TO – Make an Oscar the grouch costume

HOW TO – Make an Oscar the grouch costume

Trash never looks so crafty! Menuet writes – “An Oscar the grouch costume. Cut the bottom out of the trash can, and supported it with bungee cords on my belt. Lid is velcroed to my head. I’m wearing a green ski mask, sweater and black gloves with a MESSLOAD of yarn glued on. “ – […]

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Tom Swift – Subocean geotron costume!

Tom Swift – Subocean geotron costume!

Check out Federal Land’s MAKE & CRAFT Halloween contest entry, it’s a Tom Swift costume! – “I had this book as a child and this year I found it again. “What a great idea for a costume!” – Link & how it was made. Related: MAKE Halloween projects – Link. MAKE Halloween archives – Link. […]

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RoboWolf kid-designed costume

RoboWolf kid-designed costume

Connor combined the best of wolves and robots for this MAKE & CRAFT contest entry… Truffulatuft writes – “There are 2 pics of my son’s Robot Wolf halloween costume for your contest. He is eight years old. It was his design, based on this picture we found on the web http://triggur.org/costume/mech/. We made the costume […]

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