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« on: October 31, 2007 12:12:13 PM »

The very first moment I laid eyes on my baby when she was born I thought, "Oh, she looks just like an Indian doll!"  I wanted her to be an Indian for Halloween last year but didn't have time to make her a costume.  This year I searched many stores and couldn't find a pre-made Indian costume in her size, so I had to make it.  I'm really happy with it, and I think I'll be making her Halloween costumes from now on:


The top I drafted using a dress she already had, but I ran into trouble when her big ol' baby head wouldn't fit through the neck opening.  Once I fixed that, the rest was no problem.  The pants I made from a capri-pant pattern which I modified.  The headband has velcro on the back so it's adjustable.


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« Reply #1 on: October 31, 2007 12:15:59 PM »

Aww! How cute  Cheesy
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« Reply #2 on: October 31, 2007 12:18:17 PM »

That is too cute! It looks 100 times better than anything you could've bought in a store! Great job!
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« Reply #3 on: October 31, 2007 12:26:59 PM »

great job, and very cute baby
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« Reply #4 on: October 31, 2007 12:37:24 PM »

soooo adorable.
she does look like a little indian doll.
TOO CUTE
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« Reply #5 on: October 31, 2007 01:30:30 PM »

Thanks all. 
While making it, all I could think about was how elaborate some REAL Native American garments are, and how they used to all be handmade.  I have nothing but admiration!
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« Reply #6 on: November 01, 2007 10:01:24 AM »

OMG!!!  Adorable, great job, so cute, and a great pic!
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« Reply #7 on: November 01, 2007 06:42:10 PM »

Ah, this is so cute! I was a Native American as a youngan too, but my costume was store bought and yours totally kicks it's butt!! Good job!
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« Reply #8 on: November 04, 2007 05:57:50 PM »

Cutest baby!  I love the costume, it looks amazing, and comfy and warm.  Great Job!
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How cuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuutttteee! Cheesy
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