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Topic: Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox  (Read 32758 times)
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melfire6
« on: November 01, 2009 04:57:23 PM »

This year my boyfriend and I went as Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox. I made the Babe costume. That is my entry. (Paul Bunyan costume was mostly bought)
I had fun making it, enjoy!


I dyed all the pieces blue to match each other.
I used long underwear that I cut off at the crotch and wore upside down to make the thigh high attachments to the hooves. I hot glued them to the hooves on the sides and front.
The hooves and ears were made with foam paper.

The horns were made with Crayola air dry model magic. then painted and hot glued to a headband. The ears were foam paper folded and stapled to shape and hot glued to headband as well.
I added a cow bell and cow nose that I painted to match.

The bottom hooves I stapled to an old pair of wedge high heels. Then folded and bended them to shape. The hooves on my wrists were cut and then I added velcro to close..sorta like cuffs.
The tail was sewn from scrap fabric stuffed and finished with blue wig hair.

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« Reply #1 on: November 01, 2009 05:15:10 PM »

You look totally adorable!  Great work!
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« Reply #2 on: November 01, 2009 05:22:04 PM »

thanks!
I was hoping even though I  to use links that someone would actually go to them and look! confidence restored! Grin
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« Reply #3 on: November 01, 2009 05:31:56 PM »

What a great idea for a couples costume! I love your Blue Ox. Sexy and adorable.
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« Reply #4 on: November 01, 2009 05:41:42 PM »

thanks!
I think Babe was actually a boy but oh well! With a name like Babe it makes you wonder though!?!
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« Reply #5 on: November 01, 2009 05:45:24 PM »

very cute. 

I was babe and my dh was paul bunyan and my then infant daughter was a tree on her 1st halloween. Her name is Timber.   

post 3 more times and then you can directly post your pic... I had the same problem this morning
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« Reply #6 on: November 01, 2009 06:04:57 PM »

cool, thanks!
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« Reply #7 on: November 02, 2009 10:09:07 AM »

Wow, who would've thought that an ox could look so sexy and adorable!! What a cute couple's costume for you and your boyfriend! I especially love the hooves! lol
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« Reply #8 on: November 02, 2009 11:18:44 AM »

So cute! Great idea.

You can put a pic directly on your first post now!
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« Reply #9 on: November 02, 2009 07:24:16 PM »

Clever, cute and totally made me giggle!  I'm remembering this one, great job!
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