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Costume Horns - Online Fabric Sculpting Workshop

Flowery Horns by Curiously Contrary

About the Course

Create a pair of fabulous, wearable horns - perfect for so many occasions.

In this workshop you will first learn how to build the base structure for your horns, before using fabric sculpting techniques to cover them. The shaping of the horns is up to you, whether you prefer curly, straight, demonic, cute, almost anything is possible.

I will then demonstrate my colouring technique which will allow you to really enhance the detail and textures using colours and shading. If you would like to dress your horns up even further I will also show you how to add embellishments such as flowers to your horns.

Project kits are available to buy separately, which contain the materials you will need to create your horns. This project can be completed using any of the fabric hardeners that are available, i.e. Powertex, Paverpol, Sculptin.

This online workshop is presented as a series of video tutorials which you will have unlimited access to through my online school. You can access the workshop at any time and as often as you like. The workshop also includes additional information resources and a tips, tricks and troubleshooting section.

Once you have purchased this workshop, you will be contacted with details of how to access the workshop in my online school and also with further information about how to purchase kits if required.

If you have any questions please don't hesitate to get in touch with me directly using the Ask a Question button at the top of the page.

You are welcome to use your Craftcourses gift vouchers against any of my online workshops and courses.

If you will be redeeming a CraftCourses gift voucher on this course, the voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

Unlimited access to this online workshop, meaning you can complete the workshop at a time and pace to suit you. You can access the workshop as many times as you wish and re-watch all or any part of the workshop again.

You will receive expert tuition from artist and creative tutor, Abigail Lagden.

You will also be invited to join my exclusive Facebook group which provides additional support and a place where you can share your results.

What you will need

Internet access to view the workshop in my online School of Creativity. Please note the video tutorials cannot be downloaded to work from offline.

Kits are available to purchase separately which include everything you need to complete the project shown (as outlined below) and will be posted out to you (UK customers only).

There are two versions of the kit - a basic kit for those who already have the fabric hardener, pigments, etc and a full kit for those that are new to this craft, that provides everything you need to create you horns.

You will need the following materials to complete the project as shown (further detail is available in the materials section of the workshop):
• Headband
• Kitchen foil
• Masking tape
• Duct tape
• Muslin fabric
• T-shirt yarn
• Fabric Hardener (Paverpol, Powertex & Sculptin are all suitable)
• A plastic plate or other container to pour your hardener into
• Gloves
• A flat synthetic bristled brush
• Clear outdoor varnish
• Powdered pigments
• Embellishments (optional) e.g. Flowers (mulberry, foam or other artificial)


Abigail Lagden at Curiously Contrary

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Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Fairs, festivals & exhibitions
  • Limited mobility
  • Seniors
  • Spooky
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers
  • Tutor can travel
  • Wheelchair users

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