How to: Alien coming out of stomach costume

How to: Alien coming out of stomach costume

If you’ve ever seen Alien, you’ll know it for one of its most famous scenes – when an alien erupts out of Kane’s stomach. For Halloween last year, I re-created this moment with my home made alien coming out of my stomach top.

 

What you’ll need

Shirt

Flesh coloured stockings

2 print-outs of the alien

Cotton stuffing or tissues

Sewing needle and thread

Scissors

Red food dye

Sticky tape

 

Method

  1. Lay down your top on top of some newspaper and also place some newspaper in-between the two sides of the top.
  2.  Pour some red food dye on the area that you would like the alien to protrude out of. Leave to dry.
  3. Cut a leg off of a pair of flesh coloured stockings and then and the midway point fold half of the stocking into itself to strengthen it.
  4. Fill with cotton stuffing or tissues until it is full.
  5. Put the top on and using a needle and thread sew the stuffed stocking onto the top in the middle of the bloody food dye area. As you sew it be sure to do it so that it protrudes out of the top.
  6. Then cut out the print outs of the alien and tape an image to each side.
  7. Voila! You know have an alien top that will be the envy of all of your friends.

 

Day 122: A Nightmare on Elm Street

For the third day of Halloween week I bring you a favourite: Freddy Krueger from A Nightmare on Elm Street. As I child I was terrified of Freddy Krueger. I watched the film when I was 5 and my brothers constantly taunted me by dressing up as him and chasing me around the house. Tonight I will bring revenge. Go to sleep older brothers, for one, two Freddy’s coming for you….

Please note: creepy skin makeup was achieved by applying pieces of toilet paper to my face with fake blood.

Photo Credit: Holmes

Green and Red Top: H&M with Red Electrical Tape stripes

Black Jeans: Cotton On

Black Hat: Jay Jays

Black Shoes: Big W

Freddy Glove: Home Made from Cardboard and Aluminum Foil

Day 121: Horror Film Cliche

On the second day of Halloween week, this themed blog gave to thee: Horror Film Cliche. In every horror film there is a 20 minute chase sequence where one poor pretty girl gets the world thrown at her – hit by a car, stabbed, shot, hit, you name it – and just as she is about to escape she is killed by the villian, this is what I’ve chosen to dress as today. Please note: the tyre marks on my shirt were made from me painting a type and rolling it across my shirt for true effect.

 

Photo Credit: Wayne Gretski

 

White Shirt: Supre with Home Made effects (Rips, Red Paint as Blood and Tyre Marks)

Red Skirt: Home Made

White Socks: Big W

White Sneakers: Big W

Knife Through Head: Carnival and Party Warehouse

Red Pom Poms: The Reject Shop