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« on: April 27, 2011 05:23:17 PM »

So my daughter reminded me the other day that she needed a costume for her book character day at school (This week is Young Author's Week).  When we were on our way home we discussed various characters: Ms. Frizzle from the Magic School Bus, Ponyo, etc.  Then I suggested Totoro.  Luckily I found an old grey zipup hoodie that she had and that barely fit her.

I used cheap craft felt and had this an hour later.


Totoro reading his favorite book


Lana liked it!  And that was good enough for me.  She was so excited to wear it to school today.  Too bad none of her friends knew what she was.  Oh well.  Smiley


I am definitely going to make another and next time I'm going to use fleece.  It is just too fun.  Enjoy!



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« Reply #1 on: April 27, 2011 05:28:55 PM »

such a pretty girl
and what a cute hoodie
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« Reply #2 on: April 27, 2011 05:51:07 PM »

very clever! good job
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« Reply #3 on: April 27, 2011 05:51:22 PM »

Oh, when I heard about you making this in the ows discussion I was hoping you would post a picture!  Its really cute!  I seen a lady at the grocery store recently with a Totoro hoodie which was cute, but yours is so much cuter!  Im going to have to make myself one! Grin
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« Reply #4 on: April 27, 2011 06:03:02 PM »

Is it wrong that I totally want one for myself? Cheesy Super cute!
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« Reply #5 on: April 27, 2011 06:19:06 PM »

Is it wrong that I totally want one for myself? Cheesy Super cute!

No, it's not wrong...I want one too and I don't even know who the heck Totoro is !!
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« Reply #6 on: April 27, 2011 09:25:40 PM »

So cute! Nice job - I want one too! Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: April 27, 2011 11:00:23 PM »

*Love*

...and Lana looks great as always^^
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« Reply #8 on: April 28, 2011 03:44:01 AM »

jennythor: Thank you for your kind comments!  Lana is my pride and joy.  Smiley

chattyKathi: I wish I could take credit for the idea, but there are lots of them on Craftster.  I took a shortcut and reconned a hoodie while the others made theirs from scratch. 

missmoppet: I'm sure yours will turn out awesome.  It is really a fun and quick project!

phoenixfiredesigns: Hehe, thank you PFD!   Embarrassed

Dawl: WHAT!  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/My_Neighbor_Totoro 
I'm sure your GDs would love to watch this film.  You can usually get it at the library.  Lana has the Miyazaki collection. 

luckdragon: Thanks Luck!  Smiley 

Pseudo: Thank you!  Lana really rocked it I thought.  Smiley

Thanks for all of your wonderful comments.  They made me smile from ear to ear!  Smiley
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« Reply #9 on: April 28, 2011 04:16:43 AM »

Awww. Kids get to wear the greatest clothes. I'm way past my teens, but I want want want one too! It looks EXACTLY like Totoro. That's simply amazing, even the ears have the perfect shape...
Awwww.... *desperately rummaging through all my stuff to look for things to make one*...
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