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Edward Scissorhands - Complete Costume

Added Oct 24, 2013

by pictureit17

Crystal Spring, ...






I have projects from Septemeber I should post, but this is just more fun. :)
This costume was created by “diy-ing” the top and pants. I made sleeves for my leather gloves from scratch.

I wanted to create a costume where there was no mistaking the character that is being portrayed – that has happened to me before – so I decided having scissors for hands was the best choice. Using windshield wipers as the scissorhands was entirely my own idea; the windshield wipers are pretty harmless because they have no sharp edges, but look pretty nasty. When I showed my mom the finished “hands” she thought they looked like they could cause severe bodily harm.
I want t o wear this costume out where people wouldn’t know it’s me, just to see the reactions I’d get.

More information on this costume is in the blog link.

I had a lot of fun with this and thought I’d write a blog post: http://pictureit17.blogspot.com/2013/10/edward-scissorhands-costume.html

Material Notes

polyester, blends, random hardware and belts.




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    Mar 23, 2014, 02.01 PMby qerran

    Good idea… ;) Really funny !
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    Oct 25, 2013, 03.01 PMby kisses

    Very creative….good job

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    Oct 25, 2013, 11.21 AMby tessi

    SO creative! Wear it proudly!!

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      Oct 25, 2013, 04.25 PMby pictureit17

      Thank you, it’s definitely a costume I’ll keep on hand to wear whenever I have an excuse to :)

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    Oct 25, 2013, 06.40 AMby olac

    I love it!

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    Oct 25, 2013, 05.14 AMby Mary Athey

    What a fabulous outfit. You look amazing x

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    Oct 24, 2013, 09.25 PMby Mauude

    Wayyyy too nice!! This is the best costume that I’ve seen since a while. Good job on this one :)

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      Oct 24, 2013, 09.30 PMby pictureit17

      Thank you! I had a lot of fun creating the costume :)

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