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agents of shield scarf

Director Phil Coulson has been feeling compelled to scrawl an alien script on any and every surface since the end of season one on Agents of SHIELD. Tumblr user concertigrossi was inspired by the glyphs and created a double-knit scarf covered in the creepy writing. It’s subtle and fashionable and incredibly creative.

Even cooler? She details the pattern on Tumblr so you can make your very own SHIELD scarf.

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DIY Krang Hat

If you’re not fully committed to making an elaborate Krang from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles costume like this one, you can cheat and simply craft a Krang hat. Instructables user ashleyjlong made the hat for an art gallery project and then realized it would work well as part of a costume. All you need is pink fleece or an already-made pink fleece beanie, felt, black paint or yarn, glue, stuffing, and basic tools.

Creating Krang’s creepy but cute face is pretty straightforward, and this is definitely a project you can tackle in an evening. So, if you still don’t have any kind of Halloween costume to wear, this is a good last minute idea.

See a couple in-progress shots after the break.

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creepy cat

The person who shared the instructions on how to make this Cat Sweater with Zipper says “This project features a cute cat sweater which transforms into a creepy cat sweater thanks to the zipper detail!” — but all I see is creepy cat.

Creepy cat and creepier cat.

Still, if you want to make this creepy sweater and call it cute or creepy, you can. Just stay far away from me.

Head after the break to see more pictures.

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The only way to prepare for cold weather is to arm yourself with warm clothing. I can’t think of anything more fierce than this Klingon Bat’leth scarf designed by Kimberly Gintar. You can stretch out the weapon and wield it and then wrap it around your neck. You can admire it or make your own because the pattern is available for purchase.

See a couple more photos of the scarf after the break.

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duct tape bat cowl

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borderlands pants

Cosplayer Kirameku is working on a Nisha the Lawbringer costume, and she decided to make the jeans look cel shaded just like they do Borderlands. These pants look like they’re right out of the pages of a comic. She painted over denim jeans with a mixture of Textilcolor and water. She did an amazing job adding the highlights and shadows, and we can’t wait to see the finished costume.

See a couple more photos after the break.

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When Wonder Woman’s not wearing her bustier, she might like to kick back in this comfortable looking sweater. The pattern was designed by Natalie Bursztyn and is available as a free download. It features Wonder Woman’s iconic colors, the bustier shape, and her gold bracers. This design makes me want to learn how to knit!

Check out more pics of the heroic sweater after the break.

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Doctor Who shoes

Allons-y! It’s time to pull together some craft supplies (a sonic screwdriver won’t hurt) and make some fancy Doctor Who canvas shoes. Jenny Barnett Rohrs shared the project at Craft Test Dummies and said it only took her half an hour to transform a pair of black canvas shoes into the galaxy. I think it’s worth trying out.

Watch the video how-to after the break.

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This dress is made entirely out of several years worth of the bags they hand out to Comic-Con attendees. It’s the creation of DeviantArtist Bandoodie who is, unsurprisingly, a huge fan of the convention. She made it using a Butterick dress pattern and then wore the creation to the con that served as inspiration.

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cosplay class

Heroes of Cosplay star Holly Conrad recently cosplayed as Cecil from Night Vale. The character has a lot of tattoos, and she got tons of compliments on her faux ink. So, for her Cosplay Class web series, Conrad created a how-to video. You’ll need the tattoo art, transfer paper, water, and a few more supplies. She demonstrates how to apply the temporary tattoos to make them look realistic.

Watch the how-to video after the break.

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