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« on: July 06, 2012 09:47:47 AM »

i made this dress up set for mink_bikini's little guys' 3rd birthday



i used plain tshirts from hobby lobby and then cut out felt shapes for the emblem (which initially was going to be an N, but i couldn't seem to get it to look right!) hand sewing the lightening bolts and then machine sewing the circle directly on to the tshirt.



for the cape, i used my sons old cape made by auntie lanikins as a template, since i knew it was a good size for a toddler.  i sewed a strip of velcro to the back of the tshirt and the inside of the cape to attach them.



ended up having to use ribbon around the edges when i discovered i only had single fold bias tape (devil!).  i'm happy with the result though, since the ribbon gave it nice shiny detail!

i made two shirts, just in case he just has to be super while one of the shirts are in the wash!



whatcha think?  thanks for looking!   Grin

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« Reply #1 on: July 06, 2012 10:16:31 AM »

Super Cute! Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: July 06, 2012 10:29:53 AM »

Super cute, indeed! Though I think the lightning can be taken for a tornado, which is super appropriate for a toddler I think.

And you are so lucky to have so many other C-sters in your life. The only time I've spent with another C-ster was way awesome Wink I can't imagine it happening regularly.
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« Reply #3 on: July 06, 2012 10:37:29 AM »

thanks!
haha tornado is more appropriate for a three year old!!!
have yet to meet mink_bikini IRL, so far away in canada Sad  but i do have lanikins on speed dial and had an awesome time meeting up with you jexxican!   Grin
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« Reply #4 on: July 06, 2012 12:30:33 PM »

It's soooo cute and Noah loves it but he's such a little monkey at avoiding photos at the moment, determined to get an action shot for you Spidermom xxx
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