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Cheshire Cat from Alice in Wonderland

Added Nov 5, 2010

by tjmnavynuke

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Chesire Cat costume crafted at home. The head was made of upholstery foam and plasic mesh to form the shape and covered in fur fabric then airbrushed to create the blue stripes. The nose and teeth were hand formed from fimo. The eyes were cast from polyester casting resin then airbrushed on the backside to give a shiny blue color then led lights were wired inside the eyes to make them glow. El wire lights were threaded throughout the head, body and tail to create the “glowing” effect the Cheshire cat has. A computer fan was wired into the head for cooling as well. This was made with the Alice, Red Queen and Mad Hatter costumes in family photo. We love the movie and wanted to share our creativity and dress up for Halloween. We went to Downtown Disney on Halloween and Mickeys Not So Scary Halloween Party on Nov 1. We had close to 300 people ask and take pictures with us. It was lots of fun sharing our costumes with kids and families from all over the world.

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    Aug 21, 2011, 12.07 AMby wolfkin

    hey how much does this costume cost

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    Nov 9, 2010, 04.56 PMby tjmnavynuke

    Thank you all so much for the kind comments. he seemed to come alive the more and more I worked on him. He shed like a real cat too lol !

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    Nov 6, 2010, 06.49 PMby momsgotanewhobby

    I am blown away, totally awesome costumes and just amazing attention to detail on the Cheshire Cat.

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    Nov 6, 2010, 01.25 PMby merbecky

    This is amazing!

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    Nov 6, 2010, 12.07 PMby popbabe7

    This is FANTASTIC!!!! Wow!

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    Nov 6, 2010, 10.50 AMby maiko-in-hiroshima

    So much work ! Brilliant result!!

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    Nov 6, 2010, 05.05 AMby smallone

    wowza…that is so very cool!

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    Nov 6, 2010, 04.04 AMby roguemagnolia

    holy god, this is…………………………………….i’m speechless!!! so amazing!!

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    Nov 6, 2010, 03.46 AMby kelepso

    Lots of work and details! Great work!

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    Nov 5, 2010, 10.58 PMby alasse

    Wow. This is really impressive :) Love all your Alice in Wonderland costumes!

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      Nov 5, 2010, 11.45 PMby tjmnavynuke

      Thank you so much. I had a lot of fun making this cat costume.

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