[library-media] Halloween Costumes

Lanell Rabner lanell.rabner at nebo.edu
Thu Oct 28 10:29:35 MDT 2010


Way to go Fawn!!!  Now that is true librarianship. I need 
to take more than a few lessons from you. As we are 
furloughed tomorrow, Happy Halloween!

~lanell rabner

On Mon, 25 Oct 2010 08:43:31 -0600
  "Fawn Morgan" <fmorgan at dsdmail.net> wrote:
>Fellow/ess school librarians,
> 
> I am making a Medusa head. My nephew told me that his 
>SUPER DUPER junior high librarian made a Medusa costume, 
>but I forgot to ask her name or school name, for that 
>matter. If you know how to make the hair piece please let 
>me know.  I believe a swim cap and rubber snakes were 
>involved.  If you know where to buy LARGE rubber snakes, 
>I am looking for those as well - small ones are easily 
>come by it seems.
> 
> In exchange here are instructions for making a 
>life-sized mummy. I used a TA for a model, old, torn, 
>white sheets, white duct tape and a Styrofoam ball for 
>the head. Who knew Styrofoam was so expensive? We 
>weighted the feet with gravel from the parking lot and 
>tooth floss to tie up the arms. I was tempted to leave my 
>TA wrapped up forever but didn't think I could get away 
>with it. I stuck a metal rod (old tent pole) up the 
>inside to keep him upright. One site recommended using 
>butcher's tape because when you wet it, it's moldable. 
>Just be sure NOT to try plaster tape for broken arms, 
>apparently you can make the TA pass out and that's 
>definitely not school appropriate.
> 
> http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/3659/clone-yourself-a-fitting-assistant
> Be sure to read comments NEVER MAKE A PLASTER BODY CAST! 
>Danger!
> http://www.ehow.com/how_4425108_make-form-mannequin-duct-tape.html
> http://www.ehow.co.uk/how_7174469_make-duct-tape-dressmaker_s-mannequin.html
> http://www.threadbanger.com/episode/THR_20090403
> This one uses water-activated packing tape.
> 
>Fawn
> Layton High

Lanell Rabner
Librarian
Springville High School
1205 East 900 South
Springville, Utah 84663 USA
801.489.2870
lanell.rabner at nebo.edu


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