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January 14, 2013 / mrsdeboots

Blackbeards Beard Extensions

After that damned frock coat debacle, this was a pretty easy project.

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Plain old hair extensions from the beauty supply, braided.

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Red bows sewn on.

Braids at varying lengths to look more, er, natural?

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And voila! Or something like that.

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Bobby pinned in for now, will sew in wig chippy things..as soon as I buy them.

Turned out well for his first appearance this weekend.

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For the record, my own personal one that I keep, I made the hat, beard extensions, coat, and sewed the ruffles on the sleeves of the shirt I found. The collarless white shirt. And I also removed the front pocket of said shirt and steamed it until the stitch holes no longer showed.

Thankyouverymuch.

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  1. WordsFallFromMyEyes / Feb 12 2013 5:13 pm

    This was interesting. I had never before looked at Blackbeard’s beard AND CONTEMPLATED just how that came about. Enjoyed this 🙂

    • mrsdeboots / Feb 13 2013 12:01 pm

      I’m sure blackbeards actual beard was dreaded, but since Shane cannot get his beard past a certain length, both due to follicular growth patterns and sanitary purposes from my cleaning view, this was the next best thing!

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