A fat suit can be made by stuffing an oversized leotard with polystyrene beads and micro-beads and attaching a latex breastplate that is also stuffed with polystyrene beads. The stuffed pockets of "fat" are contained within a polyester lightweight knit, replicating the skin. This design is based on the fat suit worn by Drew Frady in the musical comedy "Hairspray."Continue Reading
It will also help to research the ways in which the body holds fat by looking at medical textbooks. The hips, buttocks and breasts should be emphasized with extra stuffing.
If the fat suit is likely to be used multiple times, it is a good idea to make the fat pockets detachable for washing.Learn more about Sewing
To create a spandex superhero costume you need a spandex top and bottom or a one-piece spandex suit, cloth to create the superhero logo, a pair of scissors, and glue or sewing material. Decide which superhero you would like to be, design the superhero logo, create the spandex suit, apply the superhero logo and add accessories if desired. The entire process takes approximately 60 minutes.Full Answer >
Make an easy Blue's Clues costume by gluing blue felt to a blue sweat suit and fashioning ears out of socks and pipe cleaners. The costume takes under 1 hour to put together. You need a light-blue sweatsuit, light-blue socks, a light-blue cap, light-blue and royal-blue felt, pipe cleaners, fabric glue, and a needle and thread.Full Answer >
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A leotard is a skin tight, one-piece garment that covers the body but not the legs. There are short-sleeved, long-sleeved and sleeveless leotards. Leotards only cover the torso, and they are commonly worn by figure skaters, gymnasts and dancers.Full Answer >