fabric over cardboard. Thrift shop dress dyed and tattered at bottom, find ENDLESS tutes on how to EASILY wear the wings. I've made them and I don't like to do complicated things.
Young Homemade Maleficent Costume - Horns how to.
Cool and Easy Maleficent Homemade Costume (Cool Easy Costumes)
Light-weight wing supports -- make on much smaller scale boning ideas and full fabric vs feathering