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« Reply #10 on: November 03, 2010 06:40:14 PM »

Love it!  Great job.
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« Reply #11 on: November 03, 2010 08:26:58 PM »

Love it!!! Awesome job.
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« Reply #12 on: November 04, 2010 06:18:56 AM »

At first glance I thought it was a Chocobo from Final Fantasy.  Maybe I'll have to make one of those next year.
I love your ostrich costume, though and I'll bet it was tons of fun to run in!
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« Reply #13 on: November 04, 2010 12:11:14 PM »

Oh, How I love this! I'd bet it made the run a joy to watch!
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« Reply #14 on: November 05, 2010 05:12:59 AM »

Wow, this has to be my favorite costume so far! So original and just adorable!
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« Reply #15 on: November 09, 2010 02:58:00 PM »

Saw a commercially produced ostrich rider costume a couple months ago and thought, "What a great idea; I should be able to make something like that myself."  Then I realized how long it would take me to figure out how to design and and make it.

What a treat to see that someone with greater perseverance than I (and fantastic crafting skills to boot) actually did it, and did it so well -- wonderful work, hardyjenni!

(PS: The commercial costume isn't stuffed, but rather made of polyester fabric with a battery operated fan that inflates the whole thing, including the legs -- fun, but nowhere near as elegant a creation as yours!)
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« Reply #16 on: November 10, 2010 12:35:02 PM »

adorable, practical and super creative!
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« Reply #17 on: November 12, 2010 04:39:53 PM »

putingtikbalang:  Yes--if I pull on the reigns, I can move the head around. 

Thanks for all the comments everyone!  It was a fun costume!  Cheesy
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« Reply #18 on: November 15, 2010 04:37:14 AM »

This is so totally awesome.  The idea is funny, the costume is excellent & I bet it was so fun to run in it for the race.  Coolest costume ever!  Any videos of you running in the costume?
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« Reply #19 on: November 15, 2010 11:05:55 AM »

Fan-freaking-tastic costume! Clever you!
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