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Mary Bell
« on: January 19, 2007 03:09:59 PM »

for my girls as Christmas gifts

My oldest daughter's costume is pretty authentic  - I personally love the bonnet.

It has something crazy like eleven buttons down the front. Fortunately, I didn't have too many problems with the button holes.





My youngest daughter doesn't like wearing her bonnet even thought it is adorable being the same fabric as her dress.

Her costume isn't so terribly authentic and rather reminds me of Heidi.





for those so inclined there are more photos of them here: http://thosenorthernskies.blogspot.com/2006/12/o-pioneers.html on my blog.
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« Reply #1 on: January 19, 2007 03:31:58 PM »

Those are really cute costumes! I love them both!
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« Reply #2 on: January 19, 2007 03:35:44 PM »

OMG! My Mom made Little House On The Prarie cosutmes for my sister and I almost...gosh..almost 25 years ago. We won a halloween costume contest wearing them.
They were like the one with the bonnet, but lighter colors.
Yours look great, and thanks for brining to mind the fond memory.
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« Reply #3 on: January 19, 2007 04:12:18 PM »

Those are beautiful (clothes and kiddies)!  Smiley Dress-up clothes are the best gift. My mom used to actually dress my sisters like this...on a daily basis...seriously...and I got my name from these books, so I totally appreciate the Little House nod. Great job!
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« Reply #4 on: January 19, 2007 05:38:06 PM »

Those are so cute!!!  Smiley  In the books Laura hated wearing her bonnet too!!!!
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« Reply #5 on: January 19, 2007 05:42:24 PM »

my parents made my a little house on the prairie costume for a book report I did in 4 th grade  Grin yours look very cute .. your daughters are adorable! and great photos too ... nice job !
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« Reply #6 on: January 19, 2007 05:44:53 PM »

OH MY gosh, you must be the coolest mom. I LOVED Little House on the Prairie when I was a child. These are the most beautiful things I have ever seen. I used to have a lot of bonnets. I played Little House dress up constantly. Ahhhh, how fond the memories are. You're daughters are gorgeous in them, of course.
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« Reply #7 on: January 19, 2007 05:51:51 PM »

I don't know what state you live in  but my husband 
and I ran into this in Minnesota. A sod house B& B
It was really cool and there were all kinds of historic sites from the Laura Ingalls books in the area

http://www.sodhouse.org/info.htm
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« Reply #8 on: January 22, 2007 12:26:24 AM »

Cute outfits!   Your youngest reminds me of the youngest Von Trapp girl, she looks sweet!
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« Reply #9 on: January 22, 2007 07:56:46 AM »

Those are awesome!  I would've killed for a costume like that when I was little.  I had a really ugly copper-colored dress and some brown boots that I would wear and pretend I was from Little House on the Prairie...haha.
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