I am all done with the girls’ costumes for Halloween! Can I hear a WOOOOOHOOO?
I don’t think I need to explain this one, but I will start with the inspiration for my daughter’s choice.
This was my Effanbee collector doll growing up. Now it belongs to The Bee. She brought it to me and asked if I can make her a similar costume (without elastic).
Yes I can.
The funny thing is, neither of us knew about the movie coming out (I still don’t think she knows). A friend informed me that it is a different more adult take on the tale. I am glad my girl wanted it modeled after a doll. Ah,innocence.
Of course, I couldn’t help using a filter to give it a darker look. But this costume in actuality is all red gingham happiness.
She helped to pick out the fabric for the cape. I knew it should be heavier, but still have drape, and she wanted it to feel good. She chose a red suede blend fabric. It is like buttah.
I lined it with a brown cotton.
The dress itself has the apron sewn into it. I ran out of gingham, so I had to get creative.
I can’t believe that I may even have time to sew a costume for myself this year!
It will be hard to top this, though.
What will you be for Halloween this year?
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