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Topic: Pink Lion for Burning Man  (Read 1662 times)
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« on: August 02, 2012 10:39:07 AM »

I made this Pink Lion costume last summer for Burning Man 2011. Lets just say it was quite a hit.

There was an entire night when he could only roar!

There is he is in front of our art car, the Sensatron!

My good buddy Tomaino approached me last summer and declared he wanted to be a lion for Burning Man. We found this amazing wolf-style faux fur, and it was love at first sight!

The pants and hood are both lined in white poly satin, cause I know how to make luxury.

The sequin bowtie is sewn onto the zipper pull. Unfortunately the weight of the fur was too much for the elastic waistband, so it quickly became apparent that gold suspenders would be necessary. And Im so glad that they were!

Hes quite charming with that furry tail of his.

Perhaps the best part is that hes a Thai massage therapist, and traded me amazing massages for the costume. Uh, yeah, it was awesome. Just wait till yall see what Ive made for him this year.

Also check out my website for a few more pictures: http://madebyjulianne.com/?p=4194

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« Reply #1 on: August 02, 2012 11:33:05 AM »

Wonderful costume.  I'm sure it was a hit
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« Reply #2 on: August 02, 2012 12:34:06 PM »

Love it. It rocks. Swoon!

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« Reply #3 on: August 02, 2012 01:28:40 PM »

I love it.  My hub and I can't wait to go but we're waiting until our little one is a bit bigger.  She would have a blast!
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« Reply #4 on: August 03, 2012 04:35:01 PM »

Definitely in love with this.  What fun!

Interested in seeing more of my craft adventures?  I would love for you to stop by and have a chat on my blog .  Oh dear, and was that one lump of sugar, or two?
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« Reply #5 on: August 15, 2012 11:59:29 PM »

The world needs more sexy lions. lol

Great work, it looks fantastic.
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