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« on: November 01, 2013 02:22:30 PM »

My daughter and I were in Hobby Lobby one day when we saw his amazing unicorn costume worn by a teenager. My daughter wanted a costume just like it so of course she turns to me to make her one. lol  I had my doubts that I could do something so awesome but I gave it a go. I searched for patterns everywhere online but could not find any tutes on making a unicorn head piece. So, I made it up myself just by looking at a few other head pieces online. 

I don't have any in between photos of the making of the hat as I was in a rush to get it made in time for Halloween. I was stitching until minutes before her party.

All I did was cut out a hat piece out of fleece and fur. Sewed them together. I made a horn out of silky fabric and stuffed and used thread to make the lines/indention around it. 

I took 7 feather boas and braded them and hand stitched them to the hat.  I cut out ears and stuffed them and hand stitched them to the hat too.

I made the fur legwarmers and attached them to an exisiting white pair my daughter had so I didn't have to add elastic and just hand stitched them on. (remember, I was running out of time. ) Wink  Then, she wanted cuffs so we just cut out a couple pieces and I stitched them up.

The tail was the leftover part of the mane and I just used a hair band to hold it together and then used a carbomer to attatch to her shorts.

That's it, nothing special but it truly was a challange and I had fun making it and my daughter loves it so much. She will wear it when she goes places, not just for Halloween.










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« Reply #1 on: November 01, 2013 02:28:49 PM »

That is amazing!
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« Reply #2 on: November 01, 2013 10:52:48 PM »

Love homemade costumes, your daughter's is very cute and fun and whimsical.
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« Reply #3 on: November 02, 2013 03:59:18 AM »

You had me at unicorn! This is epic!  Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: November 03, 2013 04:29:25 PM »

This is very cute!

I'd be smiling like that too if I were rockin' a unicorn costume!
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« Reply #5 on: November 04, 2013 04:26:54 AM »

what a happy unicorn!
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gotta love a unicorn.
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