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« on: January 31, 2010 10:22:33 AM »

My 13 year old Daughter gave me one days notice to come up with a Civil War Nurse costume for her social studies class.  This is what we came up with.  The bottom is a white, denim skirt.  It had some nice embroidery on the bottom.  I cut it off for another project and hemmed it up.  It's a drawstring skirt so we put the drawstring in the back so it looked more like an apron.  The bodice part of the apron is the corner of a pillow case we fused the red cross on.  The floppy nursed hat is the other corner of the pillow case we turne up for a brim, hemmed the bottom and rounded off the corner.  We found the ditsy floral print dress at a thrift store.  I thought it turned out pretty cute! 

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« Reply #1 on: January 31, 2010 10:32:26 AM »

You're a good Mom!!! It's amazing what you came up with and how enterprising a Mom Under Pressure can really be!  (You've officially joined the MUP Club  Cheesy Cheesy  It looks great
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