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Unread 06-14-2011, 05:55 PM   #1
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Vaporeon's head fins? I need to make them in two days.

So, I've got my materials, but how will I make them work? My main concern is the top one. Since it's very last minute (a friend just found a way to get to the con)), I didn't have much time to plan it. I can't use a headband for it as I just used my last one, but hair clips are fine. I just can't figure out how to make it stand up. Any ideas?
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Unread 06-14-2011, 10:37 PM   #2
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Cardboard, folded blue construction paper, aluminum... if you have snippers. But applying it to the hair clips...im not sure!
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Unread 06-15-2011, 01:17 PM   #3
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Well, what are your materials!?

If I was going to make it, I would make a hat out of blue fabric that covers your ears out of four panels, and insert a fin in each of the seams. The fins I would make out of pellum (strong interfacing) with blue and yellow fabric around them.

Make sure to reinforce the hat with a lightweight interfacing and a lining. You could sew hair clips to the inside to secure it well to your head.
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Unread 06-18-2011, 04:56 PM   #4
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You could use a metal hanger I just don't know about getting it onto the clips. If your going to wear a wig you could always sew it into the wig. You could also buy a headband and sew some of your blue fabric onto it.
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