Advice 1: How to make a hula skirt

A luau is unthinkable without the rousing music, the sea of bright colors, juicy fruits and exotic Hawaiian costumes. Suit for the enforcement of the Hawaiian dance "the hula" is composed of lush, fluttering skirt from fibers of the raffia palm and a short top, and the heads of the dancers decorated with large flowers. This spectacular and unusual outfit is very easy to do not only with traditional materials, but also from their modern substitutes – synthetic fibers, Christmas tinsel, multi-colored ribbons and even garbage bags.
How to make a hula skirt
You will need
  • - Plastic garbage bags;
  • - nylon yarn/Christmas "rain"/synthetic rope/natural or artificial raffia;
  • - scissors;
  • - stapler/glue.
Take a large plastic garbage bag with ties. Want to buy bags of green or white, so the skirt was more like a traditional skirt dancers hula.
Attach this package to the figure at a level slightly below the waist and mark the desired length of the skirt just below the knee or to the ankle. Cut off the excess length of the garbage bag.
Slice the package into multiple strips, as narrow as possible. With scissors cut the bag before the drawstring. Be careful not to accidentally cut drawstring with tie closure.
The skirt below was more lush, cut in the same way a couple of garbage bags and attach them to the first bag with a stapler so the metal brackets were not too noticeable. Wear a makeshift skirt on and tie it at the waist or hips.
Similarly, it is possible to construct a skirt from other scrap materials: tree "rain", unbraided synthetic ropes, nylon fiber, affordable yarn. If funds allow, you can use the traditional natural raffia.
Cut a wide thick ribbon for the base of the skirt to which you will mount thread. Its length is equal to the circumference of the waist plus 10-15 cm on a clasp and smell. Of the above materials or other fibers like them, cut many strands whose length is twice the length of the skirt. Gently fold the strands together.
Take a small bunch of strands and fold it in half. Thread or a stapler, attach the beam at the bending place on the tape-the Foundation closer to its bottom. Also attach the rest of the thread. Skirt can be transparent, single layer, and the lush, tightly adjacent to each other filaments in several layers. Sew two buttons or hooks on the waistband of the skirt.
You can also make a skirt of crepe paper, cut it into narrow strips, which are attached to a satin ribbon (waist girth plus the increase in ties – 25 cm). Paper strips can also be glued to the backing or staples to attach.
Useful advice
You can decorate waist skirt artificial flowers.

A skirt also can be assembled on a conventional rope of tied up bundles of filaments of the above materials.

Advice 2: How to make a Hawaiian costume

Hawaiian costume from many associate with the sea, sun and summer holidays. Most appropriate for this outfit on a beach holiday in hot weather. But will it fit for a Christmas club costumefocus of the party. However, the materials in these cases it is necessary to apply different.
How to make a Hawaiian costume
You will need
  • - outdoor swimsuit;
  • - tinsel;
  • tape;
  • - artificial vines;
  • - flowers;
  • - Laundry gum;
  • - braid;
  • - needle;
  • - threads;
  • - a pair of scissors.
Manufacturer suitand start with the skirt. It can be done of different materials. If you decided to do this costume out of Christmas tree tinsel, we choose the one that is with a soft long NAP. Suit and satin ribbons, and artificial plants. Cut the tinsel pieces equal to twice the length of the skirt. It can be anything, but most often to the knee or slightly below. If you make a suit of satin ribbons, cut their edges obliquely or sewn.
Cut a piece of elastic. Sew it into the ring so that skirt was easy to wear. Better to take a wide elastic band, which is less stretched. You can make a belt from grosgrain ribbon. In this case you will need a clasp.
Folded in half a strip of tinsel or ribbon wear on the belt. Straighten the edges. Sew the strip to the gum. Tinsel can sew in principle, any thread, since the stitches are still hiding under the pile. If you are using ribbon or artificial vines, the material for stitching must be exactly the color. For satin ribbons, preferably silk thread. Sew the remaining strips, so they completely shut down the belt.
Decorate the bra. Tinsel can simply be sheathed on all sides. From the tapes it is better to make multi-colored rosettes and sew them on the neck, lines the armholes and bottom of the swimsuit. Rosettes can be done in the following way. Cut a piece of ribbon with a length of 10-12 cm On one long edge sew it with a seam "forward a needle" with small stitches. Roll the ribbon into a tube. Much structure stitched edge and sew through it a few cross stitches. Straighten the free edge. Sew the rosette to the bra. You can also use artificial flowers, cut from their stems.
Make a flower necklace. Try to keep it in the same style as the rest of the costume. Rosettes of ribbon or artificial flowers tab on the right color braid, best green. In the same way make the decoration on the head. This headband with attached flowers. Position them as prompt your imagination. If there is at hand the shells of different shapes, make a second necklace. Complete the costume with a corsage.
Shoes must be in the same style as the rest of the outfit. In this case, no good for evening shoes or sneakers. The best option is beach Slippers, which can also be decorated with shells or flowers.

Initially, these costumes were made from different plants. For a beach party best suited to do this.
Useful advice
Mens Hawaiian costume has several varieties. If you can not get a Hawaiian shirt with palm trees, do not cover the torso at all. Pick a denim or white shorts and make a flower garland on his neck.

For a suit you can take synthetic packing tape. It is better to buy some multi-colored skeins. The rosettes of this tape is better hold the form. Stripes and flowers to attach to the belt and the rim can stapler.
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