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« on: June 11, 2014 06:05:36 PM »



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My Pi costume for the bellydancer picnic.  I danced to "Lose Yourself (In the Digits)" by Pi Diddy (yes, a parody of Eminem) and I can now recite 63 digits of Pi.  Wheeee!  The stuffed Pi was a prop, I made and stenciled the apron and skirt, and a stenciled and quilted about 20 Pi Mug Rugs to give out at the dance.









Ah, the stenciling... I had hoped to use a friend's Cricut machine to cut out the numbers, but the freezer paper wouldn't stay stuck to the mat, so... all hand-cut numbers...



I had much more grandiose visions for this costume, but I started making the skirt and didn't like it... so it turned into an apron, which is much more useful!  Now, instead of having another costume that languishes in my closet, I can use it in the kitchen!

I did already get to wear it one other time, I went to a 50s Hangar dance and figured I'd play the "housewife and pi(e)" card, and won second place in the costume contest!  I'd say it's done its job for a fun, comedy bellydance outfit!
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« Reply #1 on: June 11, 2014 06:17:10 PM »

Whoooooooaaaaaaaaaaa! That is awesome!  Shocked
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« Reply #2 on: June 11, 2014 06:24:12 PM »

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« Reply #3 on: June 11, 2014 10:34:10 PM »

Brilliant. I love all your mug rugs and I take my hat off to you for hand cutting all those numbers.  I think it turned out great. And I'd love to have a pi apron for the kitchen. I may make one too some day.
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« Reply #4 on: June 12, 2014 07:51:07 AM »

My bestie is a math teacher and she would totally appreciate your use of pi.  Love it! Grin
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« Reply #5 on: June 12, 2014 08:59:36 AM »

This is awesome!
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« Reply #6 on: June 19, 2014 11:16:41 AM »

Congratulations! This has been chosen as a Featured ProjectSmiley
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« Reply #7 on: June 19, 2014 11:54:03 AM »

Congratulations! This has been chosen as a Featured ProjectSmiley

That's fantastic!
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« Reply #8 on: June 19, 2014 12:00:44 PM »

Wow, thanks everyone! Cheesy

It was a ton of fun to work on, and I'm loving the math love.... Cheesy
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« Reply #9 on: June 22, 2014 07:48:55 AM »

What a great idea greatly executed!  I love homemade Pi!
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