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« on: November 03, 2009 05:30:44 AM »


I've always wanted to make my girls Halloween costumes but this is the first time I've actually done it. The majority of the materials are recycled from thrift store finds or are from my stash. So, the total cost was very low, but it took me about 3 1/2 days of nothing but sewing to finish. Everything else got ignored and my house was a disaster area by the time I was done! Smiley But, it was definitely worth it!




There are more/larger photos & additional details about process/materials on my blog SALTY STITCHES.

Thanks for looking Smiley ~ Amy

P.S. Sorry for the blurred faces, but I don't post their faces on the web Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: November 03, 2009 06:08:27 AM »

That is so CLEVER! You did a great job interpreting the characters into costumes for your girls! I sympathize with the house being a wreck after sewing for a long period of time. I'm still sifting through the wreckage, and trying to get laundry done after crafting/sewing for Halloween. Now I have a birthday and Christmas to get through. and it looks like your kids are about the same ages as mine. Kudos to you Mom!
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« Reply #2 on: November 03, 2009 07:23:25 AM »

Oh, this is great! The whole group looks spectacular together, and they are each so cute! I agree with CW; your interpretation of each character is lovely! I knew instantly when I saw them who they were and they look so much better than any store bought costumes would have looked. And how fun to go as a group! I hope someday when I am a mom I am as cool as you guys and make my kids awesome stuff too!
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« Reply #3 on: November 03, 2009 08:17:48 AM »

you did a great job! they are all so cute, and that mad hatter outfit is wild!
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« Reply #4 on: November 03, 2009 08:22:03 AM »

Super cute!! I love how that turned out!!
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« Reply #5 on: November 03, 2009 10:58:35 AM »

...I'm still sifting through the wreckage, and trying to get laundry done after crafting/sewing for Halloween.

LOL! That's exactly me right now! Smiley Laundry for four kids piles up fast, especially after letting it go for a few days!
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« Reply #6 on: November 03, 2009 03:14:58 PM »

Thank you all for the lovely comments!


I hope someday when I am a mom I am as cool as you guys and make my kids awesome stuff too!
SpookyPooky - I'm sure you will. It's SOOO much fun. Just don't wait til the last minute like I did Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: November 05, 2009 05:15:14 PM »

These are absolutely fantastic! Love them all, and i love the alice in wonderland theme! Nice job :]
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« Reply #8 on: November 05, 2009 05:39:32 PM »

I love them they are so cute my favorite is the rabbits vest.
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« Reply #9 on: November 05, 2009 05:42:23 PM »

Ohhhh my I love the white rabbit <3
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« Reply #10 on: November 06, 2009 09:38:28 PM »

great job on the costumes, I love that you went with a theme!
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« Reply #11 on: November 29, 2009 01:19:52 AM »

Stinkin' cute!!!  Nice work!
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