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« on: November 03, 2013 12:30:17 PM »

Belated Halloween greetings to you! This year for the annual Halloween parties I attend I came as a carrier pigeon bearing a message of the season:











Why a pigeon? I like em! I really like flamingos but I dont think I could pull off that look. While bemoaning that I decided to embrace the fact that Im kinda built like a pigeon. Thus, this costume was born.





The dress is made from 4 thrifted sheets. The wings are out of the leftovers from 1 sheet and a thrifted pillow case. The headband, shoes, leggings and bolero sweater underneath are from the store Smiley

I made the pattern for the dress and wings myself. (I turned my test dress into this. Fun when throw-away projects turn out!) Herere some close ups:








And a collage just because Smiley


Thanks for looking at my project!
Hope you had a happy, happy Halloween!
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« Reply #1 on: November 03, 2013 01:39:13 PM »

Very clever. You pulled it off well.
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« Reply #2 on: November 03, 2013 01:50:44 PM »

Cute idea and cute dress!
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« Reply #3 on: November 03, 2013 10:20:51 PM »

Thank you kindly!
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« Reply #4 on: November 04, 2013 04:16:38 AM »

love it!
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« Reply #5 on: November 04, 2013 07:38:09 AM »

I think that you really pulled this off, great costume.
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« Reply #6 on: November 04, 2013 07:22:55 PM »

Oh, thanks!
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« Reply #7 on: November 14, 2013 08:41:16 AM »

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