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Wear the lunar cycle on your legs.
Inspired by Actual Pain's Lunatics Leggings: actualpain.myshopify.com (shown in the third picture)

Whenever I see something I like, I always try to make it myself :)

I used acrylic paint, but it can be substituted with fabric paint.

Posted by Judy from San Jose, California, United States • Published January 16, 2013 • See Judy's 31 projects »
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  • How to make a pair of tights / pantyhose. Moon Phase Tights - Step 1
    Step 1

    Print out the template I have attached, or draw your own.

  • How to make a pair of tights / pantyhose. Moon Phase Tights - Step 2
    Step 2

    Cut out parts of the shapes to make stencils.

  • How to make a pair of tights / pantyhose. Moon Phase Tights - Step 3
    Step 3

    Fold a sheet of newspaper into thirds or fourths. This will go inside your tights/leggings.

  • How to make a pair of tights / pantyhose. Moon Phase Tights - Step 4
    Step 4

    If you want, try on your tights and mark the knees with tailor's chalk so you know where to position your stencils. Lay out some newspaper for your workspace. Then, put the newspaper you folded into the legs of the tights so that they lie flat.

  • How to make a pair of tights / pantyhose. Moon Phase Tights - Step 5
    Step 5

    Choose a moon phase and lay the stencil over your tights. Dip the sponge in the paint and dab the paint on the tights; this will create a realistic moon-like appearance.

  • How to make a pair of tights / pantyhose. Moon Phase Tights - Step 6
    Step 6

    Using the same stencil, repeat on the other leg.

  • How to make a pair of tights / pantyhose. Moon Phase Tights - Step 7
    Step 7

    Repeat steps 5-6 with the other moon phase stencils.

  • How to make a pair of tights / pantyhose. Moon Phase Tights - Step 8
    Step 8

    When you are done, let it dry completely. Then, you can take the newspaper out. :)

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KMOM14
KMOM14 · Fort Wayne, Indiana, US · 368 projects

Cute idea!

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