Balloon Boy Flying Saucer

Added Nov 3, 2009

by mo-mo-sew-sew

Los Angeles, Cal...

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Description

wow, i can’t believe that this is what i choose to post for the first time here as a finished project. i guess i haven’t gotten around to photographing the actual clothing i’ve made. this was the easiest and cheapest halloween costume ever. and it’s upcycled!!! made from a few old marathon finish line mylar blankets i had saved to stay warm at the start of future marathons. i guess i haven’t run many cold races lately….i was shocked that i could actually run this slippery material through a sewing machine, but it sews up pretty easily!!!

it got super interesting after a few drinks when i realized that i could pull it up over my mouth and self inflate it….

Material Notes

upcycled marathon finish line mylar blankets

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Costume
Style
Geek, Mod, Other

Credits

inspiration

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    Feb 17, 2010, 05.28 AMby emangel23

    OMG, this is hilarious! What a super idea :)

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    Jan 12, 2010, 12.20 AMby clothesmaker

    Hilarious great Job, good thing the boy was never in there LOL

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    Jan 2, 2010, 11.12 AMby ninaribena

    Ha hah hah hah haaa. Awesome!!

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    Nov 8, 2009, 03.06 AMby medmpp

    Funny! I love the added goggles!

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    Nov 3, 2009, 06.59 PMby ginasophia

    hahaha!! I love love love it

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    Nov 3, 2009, 06.15 PMby leeshv

    sooo funny. This is the best costume I’ve seen this year!

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    Nov 3, 2009, 02.54 PMby alden

    hahahah! amazing!

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    Nov 3, 2009, 01.26 PMby ink

    I love it !!!!!!!!!!! Very clever! and in lieu of the recent balloon boy scandal I was surprised not to see you on the news!

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    Nov 3, 2009, 09.20 AMby sew4my3

    How fun and funny! I have to say it is very creative!

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