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"VOO DOO WITCH DOCTOR Costume"


Submitted by: Patty-Locke
PENSACOLA, FL
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Most Unique Halloween Costumes



VOO DOO WITCH DOCTOR COMPLETE WITH SHRUNKEN HEADS

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Costume Instructions

Prep Time: 2 WEEKS IN SPARE TIME

Costume Materials
CARDBOARD, OLD CD'S, PC CLEAR TYING MATERIAL, LATEX CAULK, STRING, ACRYLIC PAINT (ORANGE YELLOW BROWN) FOAM PACKING MATERIAL, OLD PRINT SHIRT FROM THRIFT STORE, OLD LEATHER BELT WITH FRINGE (70'S STYLE) RUBBER BANDS, AND LOTS OF HOT GLUE.

Costume Instructions
THE MASK - FIRST CUT CARDBOARD INTO THE SHAPE OF MASK AND HOT GLUE IT TOGETHER. CUT UP OLD USED CD'S INTO PIECES AND HOT GLUED TO FACE OF MASK. USE TYING MATERIAL FOR HAIR AND BEARD AND HOT GLUED TO MASK AND PAINTED THE TYING MATERIAL.

SKIRT - PIECE OF NYLON ROPE FOR BELT. HOT GLUE TYING MATERIAL OT ROPE AND CUT TO RIGHT LENGTH AND PAINT. ANKLETS AND WRIST BANDS WERE MADE OUT OF PIECES OF SHIRT WITH TYING MATERIAL GLUED AND PAINTED. SKIRT, ANKLETS, AND WRIST BANDS WERE MADE BY PUTTING A RUBBER BAND ON BACK SIDE FOR EASE OF OFF AND ON.

STAFF - WAS MADE FROM OLD PEAR TREE LIMB. WRAPPED IN A BLAK SCARF. SKELTON HEAD AT TOP WAS CARVED OUT OF STYROFOAM PACKING MATERIAL. SHRUNKEN HEADS ON STAFF AND SKIRT WERE MADE MY BALLING UP PAPER AND WRAPPING IN BLACK PLASTIC, TIED AT THE BOTTOM WITH RUBBER BANDS. FACE FEATURES ON HEADS WAS LATEX CAULKING FOR EYES NOSE EARS AND MOUTH, WHILE CAULKING WAS STILL WET I PUT SMALL RUBBER BANDS CUT ON LIPS & EYES FOR STITCHES. FISH SKELTON WAS CARVED FROM OLD SYTROFOAM.

CLUB- OLD CHERRY LIMB FOR HANDLE. GLUED 2 MAILING TUBES FILLED WITH GRAVEL TO THE TOP, THEN PUT 2 PIECES OF STYROFOAM ON OPPOSITE SIDES OF TUBES TO MAKE MORE ROUNDED. THEN COVERED IT WITH TWO SOCKS SLIPPED OVER THE TOP. THEN COVERED THAT WITH OLD PRINTED SHIRT FROM THRIFT STORE. THE HANDLE WAS WRAPPED WITH LEATHER BELT FRINGEAND A MARDI GRAS NECKLACE WAS THEN WRAPPED AROUND THE BELT.

THE PRINT SHIRT IS NOW CUT UP AND RAGGED AND WORE FOR A SHIRT. THE SLEEVES OF THE PRINTED SHIRT ARE NOW LEGGINS AND HELD UP BY RUBBER BANDS ON LEGS WITH THE BUTTON END AT BOTTOM SO THEY CAN BE BUTTONED FOR A TAPERED LOOK. OTHER PIECES OF THE PRINT SHIRT ARE TIED AROUND THE STAFF AND CLUB HERE AND THERE. ALSO THE ARMBANDS ARE MADE FROM THAT SAME SHIRT AND THE TEETH THAT ARE HOT GLUED ON ARMBAND ARE MADE FROM THE CAULKING.