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« on: March 03, 2008 04:16:42 PM »

So I made this costume for my niece last year for her Mermaid Birthday party/ Halloween. I used Simplicity 9919. If anyone uses this, the skirt sizing is HUGE! So I'd go down a size. (this is what the pattern looks like http://images.patternreview.com/sewing/patterns/simplicity/9919/9919.jpg)

http://www.hotstitchbaby.com/wp-content/uploads/2007/10/101807_a.jpg <-- this one is mine

Also, I didn't think the top was very Ariel. So, I made this one by sewing shells onto a ballet leotard to keep her warm and and look more Mermaid like.

That's my niece's dog Ollie. Isn't he adorable?
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« Reply #1 on: March 03, 2008 04:40:37 PM »

So cute!!   Grin  I have a little niece and I know she would ADORE that costume!
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tojoyamoto
« Reply #2 on: March 03, 2008 05:55:29 PM »

Very darling!  And a good idea with the leotard to keep her warm.
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... has anyone seen my shoes? I kicked them off in a fit of joy.
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« Reply #3 on: March 03, 2008 09:38:11 PM »

Thanks!

She was  so excited when I gave it to her. It's like she turned into a little princess!
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