Costumes and Clothing


Costumes and Clothing

A space to talk about hoop clothes and funky costumes. With tutorials, photos and links.

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Costumes and Clothing

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Post a Picture of your Creation

Started by SaFire*. Last reply by Ziggy Hoop Dancer Mar 19. 148 Replies

Etsy Stores

Started by SaFire*. Last reply by Asyra Dec 4, 2013. 68 Replies

3 costumes for sale

Started by Julie Marie. Last reply by Rebecca Sep 10, 2013. 1 Reply

Anyone know where to find this shirt?

Started by Amanda Gaines. Last reply by Mhaddaka Jul 24, 2013. 1 Reply

In Need of a Utility Belt

Started by Ayanna Kafi. Last reply by Saltwatercowgirl Oct 18, 2012. 22 Replies

sewing patterns

Started by Amnesia. Last reply by Amnesia Jun 23, 2012. 7 Replies

Hooping pants, flow skirt or top

Started by Jodi Jainchill- Hoop and Health. Last reply by Katelyn Leedy Jan 26, 2012. 3 Replies

winter hooping costume?

Started by indigo sky. Last reply by Amanda Elenai Styles Dec 17, 2011. 15 Replies

Flair costumes for hooping, festivals and more!

Started by e11even. Last reply by Amanda Elenai Styles Jul 26, 2011. 1 Reply

This aint no Beat's Antique!

Started by Kelly Kole. Last reply by e11even Jul 26, 2011. 25 Replies

Am I Bad for Wanting to Hoop in Kinky or Sexy Clothes?? LOL

Started by Amanda Elenai Styles. Last reply by Amanda Elenai Styles Jul 23, 2011. 4 Replies

Costume Ideas!

Started by Cheez Hoops. Last reply by Cheez Hoops Jun 29, 2011. 3 Replies

costume help from other *well-endowed* hoopers?

Started by Gigglin' Goddess. Last reply by Alli Kobrick May 13, 2011. 7 Replies

Modify Yoga pants?

Started by Queen Loretta. Last reply by Lora Coon Mahr May 6, 2011. 1 Reply

Hooping pants, flow skirt or top

Started by Jodi Jainchill- Hoop and Health. Last reply by MissBubbles (April) Mar 29, 2011. 2 Replies

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Ilanio Wear Patterns

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Fabric bolts

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Comment by meL*P on August 14, 2009 at 2:01am
I LOVE the idea of this group!
Comment by Ali Luminescent on August 13, 2009 at 8:01pm

Im wearing a pair of stilt length ones in this shot. . same difference if you cut them floor length* : )

Comment by SaFire* on August 13, 2009 at 7:46pm
Thanks Ali!!!! I just got a pair of Skyrunners. Feel freevto start a discussion if you want to post pictures and more info about you design.

Comment by spider baby on August 13, 2009 at 7:40pm
pictures please
Comment by Ali Luminescent on August 13, 2009 at 7:27pm
I always make things on a as needed basis and not only am I a hooper but also a stilt walker. One thing I have started making that is easy, fun, and trasnslateable are my stilt thigh-highs rather than stilt pants. I love them so much I started making them for when I am not on my stilts and they are fun to hoop in.

You will make two panels and sew them together. A thigh panel which will hold the pant leg up and the pant leg which can be wide and flowy or tight and bell. .hoowever you prefer.
First, Measure the distance around your thigh and write it down.
Then, measure the distance from your knee to the ground

I usually use a piece of stretch lace or spandex for the panel around the thigh and usually make it about 4 or 5 inches tall and as long as my thigh is wide. Make one fore each leg.

Now trace a longer piece of fabric to go from above your knee to the ground, make sure its wide enough to go around your whole leg (if you have a favorite pair of pants that bell in just the right way trace their outline here)

Then, lay the leg fabric and the thigh fabric flat one above the other, respectively, and sew them together at the seam that would go right above your knee. (basically both the front and the back of both pieces are connected in one piece laid out flat and you sew one horizontal seam across where they meet)

Turn them inside outand sew the seam top to bottom. Make the part around the thigh a lil tighter (they loosen after an hour or so)


In the future Ill try to do one with pictures but feel free to send me any questions!

Comment by Michelle Hazzard on August 13, 2009 at 7:15pm
Sweeeeet! It's dress-up time!

Comment by spider baby on August 13, 2009 at 7:12pm
sounds awesome..

Comment by SaFire* on August 13, 2009 at 6:51pm
This group will kind of be like a free class. Whenever I find a clothing tutorial I love I'll post it here for everyone to see.

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