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« on: November 10, 2013 08:48:46 PM »

This year my son wanted to be an ambulance for Halloween. So being that I make his costume every year I had to come up with something once again. This started out as heavy interfacing and felt. I made everything on the entire costume. It lights up with alternating lights (That I had to re-sync after I saw this pic) and has a battery operated speaker and mp3 player in it so it has a siren and is being dispatched. I embroidered everything on it myself. He was so surprised with it cause I wouldn't let him see it till I was finished. First thing out of his mouth was, I love it Dada!!! That in itself meant the world to me.

Here's what I came up with:








Here's a few pics of the progress as it went along.









I added a shirt with some patches from work to complete the look of a paramedic inside the ambulance.

There are more pics in my gallery of the costume if you would like to see some more. I also have a video of the lights when I was testing them out I'll try to get uploaded and added.

This was also my first attempt ever at sewing together a bag.
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« Reply #1 on: November 10, 2013 10:08:40 PM »

What a brilliant costume.  I love all the little details of the badges.  So impressive that you actually got it to show lights and play the siren too. Your lad looks really great in it.
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« Reply #2 on: November 10, 2013 11:21:40 PM »

This is amazing! I love all the details, and your son looks adorable in it - it looks pretty comfortable too.
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« Reply #3 on: November 11, 2013 05:54:09 AM »

This is an amazing combination of skills to make this whole costume.  Congratulations on it being such a success!
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    « Reply #4 on: November 11, 2013 07:36:56 AM »

    OMG this is the most fantastic costume I've ever seen.  I Rocked it!
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    « Reply #5 on: November 11, 2013 11:32:05 AM »

    Very creative costume.
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    « Reply #6 on: November 13, 2013 06:32:02 PM »

    Thanks everyone!! It really means a lot coming from the talent here.
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    « Reply #8 on: November 14, 2013 11:40:52 PM »

    How cute! I bet he will play with this one long after Halloween! It's very well done!  Wink
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    « Reply #9 on: November 15, 2013 04:15:25 PM »

    Yes, he already does. He loves it. Thank you!!
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