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« on: November 01, 2010 03:03:02 PM »

My (successful!!) goal was to make this costume for less than $20.



The finished product!  The beanie and neckerchief were remnants of a pair of pants I used to make the shorts.  Sock tassels were made with leftover felt.  The fanny pack was surprisingly useful.  We really need to bring those back!



Salvation Army long-sleeve shirt and pants became short-sleeve shirt and shorts.



These are the patches that went on the back of the sash--felt and puffy paint.  What a flashback!



The front of the sash, which I made using remnants from the pants-turned-shorts.
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« Reply #1 on: November 03, 2010 05:23:35 AM »

That's a really cute costume.
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« Reply #2 on: November 03, 2010 08:55:33 AM »

Haha! You're right- this brings back major memories!! Super cute   Cheesy
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« Reply #3 on: November 04, 2010 09:49:33 AM »

Great costume! where did you find a hot pink fanny pack? love it  ;D
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« Reply #4 on: November 04, 2010 11:40:10 AM »

I borrowed it from a friend.  I kind of really want one of my own now...  Grin
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« Reply #5 on: November 22, 2010 04:24:17 PM »

amazing costume, but is that a Shabbos roll patch?!

you must know that you don't roll on Shabbos, right???! I've told that kraut a @#$#ing thousand times I DON'T ROLL ON SHABBOS!

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if you didn't mean to reference a coen bros. movie, then i'm sorry. i should probably go.

it's still a sweet costume.
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« Reply #6 on: November 30, 2010 09:13:00 PM »

You made my day by catching the Lebowski reference! Only one person that night noticed that there is a toe with green nail polish on the patch. "His girlfriend gave up her toe! She thought we'd be getting a million dollars. Iss not fair." "Fair?! Who's the &*%$ing nihilist here? What are you, a bunch of &*%$ing crybabies?"
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