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Squee Sunday #15

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Squee Sunday

This week on Squee Sunday, I present you with my Halloween costume! I had to finish it early for a party, which was yesterday.

Leela & Fry from Futurama

Sadly, we haven’t had time to beg someone to cut Todd’s wig yet, so his hair is only sprayed orange.  Oh, and click here for a reference image if you don’t know who the characters are.

Yes, that is a can of Slurm in Todd’s hand, and a Zapp Brannigan ray gun in my hand. =D

My mom somehow magicked me up the eye from cheesecloth and felt. She’s a sorceress or something. It has little elastic loops that hook around my glasses, and I can see through it enough when there’s enough light to not bump into things. And since it’s thin I’ve just been pushing it up above my glasses to sit like a visor when I need to see.

I’m sure you can tell that I knit the armband. It was a last minute thing when I couldn’t find foam and my posterboard attempt failed.  I forget what yarn it is and I seem to have tossed out the label. It’s a 50% wool, 50% acrylic super bulky yarn that I picked up at Michaels.  There is a hole in the middle where my iPhone strap can show through.  I picked up the strap for a few bucks on amazon, trimmed the strap which meant I cut off the part that kept it velcroed, and then added elastic to help keep it on my arm.

Taken with Todd's phone.

What did you squee about this week?

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13 Comments

  1. Are there seriously people out there who do not know who Leela, Fry and Zap Brannigan are?? Do they live under rocks?? LOL

    Love it all. Really great with the little details- you totally didn’t mention the rockin’ boots though!! I am in awe!!! ANd your Mom rocks for finguring out a way to get that eye patch over your specs! Yay!!

  2. Excellent costumes!! You both look fantastic. I love all the details.

  3. Um, this is AMAZING! Excellent work!

  4. That is amazing! Love your costume…the boy and I are huge fans of Futurama

  5. Love it! Futurama is a great series, and the costumes look perfect, love the arm cuff especially ;)

  6. I prefer under those rocks because I didn’t have a clue who these were but as I see it is an excellent costumes. Adore it all. Excellent with all the little details- you totally didn’t mention the rockin’ boots though I will be in awe as well as your Mom rocks for finguring out ways to have that eye patch over your specs.

  7. That is one seriously awesome costume!

  8. OMG! Your costume is amazing!

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