Step one of any costume is to choose/create/design/dream your design. Done! As you know, from previous posts (or my Facebook page, if you're just joining me here), I have the privilege of making my Godzilla/Movie-Monster-inspired design come to life - just in time for Halloween! If you're gearing up for
If you're interested in creating my costume, I used CS-M112, a steel-boned, green and black brocade over-bust corset.
Then, take a trip to your local fabric store. I had a lot of fun with this step, as I wore my beautiful corset (hey! I had to make sure the colors worked!).
For this project you're going to need:
Green fabric for the hood and tail back-piece, as well as for the gloves. I chose a jersey knit. (2 yards)
Black or dark grey fabric for the skirt. I went with a micro suede, because we're going to be painting on it (enough to make a full skirt, take your measurements)
Grey felt (For our buildings, I got 1/2 yard)
Red, orange, and yellow Organza. They sell it on rolls at JoAnn's for like $2.50 a roll.
Ribbon, for making scales (I love texture)
Acrylic paint in black and white for the smoke
Elastic, for the skirt
Black, glitter, white, and yellow fabric paint
Velcro, Shoe-string (we'll get to that all later)
a cute bow-tie, because I could! Quick disclaimer - there will be more on this shopping list, and I will update it as progress continues. Support your craft stores! :3