Here’s a custom recreation of the spiked vest (dress) Rihanna wore in one of her music videos. It took about a week to make and made a huge mess, but foam fabrication is so fun! ::
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My Aunt was planning a wedding for her friends, and the groom requested Zombie cake toppers. Where do you go, when you need zombie cake toppers? Here! I make zem! ::
I got galvanized wire at a home improvement store, then made little doll frames. I wrapped them in stuffing, then sewed pantyhose stockings skin over their white, fluffy innards. The clothes were sewn onto the bodies, then the hair, and then their faces were painted on. The final steps were making the chainsaws out of clay, painting the chainsaws, and painting on the blood ::
I did a few rush costumes for a sizzler Matt Bab was making to fund the actual movie. Several occultist robes, some monk robes, and a sacrificial robe. I think it was 11 robes total, done in about a week. Luckily I had a random home-sewing pattern (I hate those) for Star Wars costumes, which included robes that were similar enough to what Matt wanted that I only had to make a few alterations to and reduce the fabric yield a bit.
Barry, aka Monkey Bucket, has an awesome record label called Bucketron, and he puts on cool shows at the Cocaine (2nd St. Jazz) in downtown Los Angeles. He always wears a fez covered in knick-knacks, but wanted to separate himself from the shiners which he doesn’t want to be associated with so he asked me to customize a few for him! First I took off all the Shriner crap, then I covered them in recycled fabric, then added supplied pieces of ‘flare’, buttons, more recycled fabrics, and some fabric paint. Here are a couple great shots by Marianne Williams: