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Perry the Platypus

Contest Photo by: Munny94
San Mateo, CA
Category: Creative Creatures

Brief Description:

This Perry the Platypus costume is inspired by the Phineas & Ferb episode, Perry Lays an Egg, where Candace turns into Perry.


The costume is made of a large cardboard box, turquoise satin fabric, black and white felt for the eyes, polyester batting, orange and black foam sheets (beak/tail/head detail), coat hangers (support), fishing line, ribbon, and other materials. There is a grid design drawn on the tail in orange marker. I tried to make it look exactly like the one in the cartoon. It took a while to make, but everyone loves it!!! Hope you do, too. Happy Halloween!!!

Time to Create:

About a week.
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