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Topic: St. Patrick's Day Leprechaun Outfit** (long time lurker, first time poster)  (Read 3149 times)
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« on: March 17, 2007 01:44:52 AM »

I posted this first in the wrong section and now I think I have it right...

     Since St. Patrick's Day is Saturday and I am Irish (really really I am) I have been busy making up a little something for Miss Calliope (my bf's daughter) to wear to school on Friday. Since I know that her wearing a big green leprechaun hat is disruptive to the learning environment, plus it is sort of a toy, I opted to make a shamrock headband. Here is where I got the free pattern for the headbands, of which I plan on making many many headbands out of the fabric scraps I have been hoarding.



ok - here are the pics

I stitched on this felt shamrock by hand.

and here is the back of the vest!

Calliope and Dave = just waking up and too tired for pictures

here is the back view fo the headband - you can kinda see that I didn't do just like the picture & I kinda messed up and made it too big - so what! it still looks good Smiley

Side view - bobby pin are there because I made the band too wide, otherwise you would not need any bobby pins. The headband stays perfectly in place, no sliding.

See the white elastic being covered by the green shamrock fabric tie? that is what make this an awsome pattern.

And Calliope was pretty thrilled about being able to celebrate St. Patrick's Day as much as I am, seeing as how the both of us are Irish!
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« Reply #1 on: March 17, 2007 11:04:49 AM »

I think that looks great, she really looks like a leprechaun  Cheesy

Also? I think Calliope is a great name!!

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« Reply #2 on: March 18, 2007 08:41:02 AM »

Nice touches.  Plus it's even better,because it looks like everyone is having fun.  Look forward to seeing more posts from you.
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« Reply #3 on: March 18, 2007 08:49:53 AM »

very cute! nice job

« Reply #4 on: March 21, 2007 07:16:49 PM »

She's adorable! as well as the entire outfit.

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« Reply #5 on: March 22, 2007 02:35:46 PM »

Very cute! 

And OMG!!  I want to have another baby girl RIGHT NOW so I can name her Calliope!!
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« Reply #6 on: March 27, 2007 12:13:37 PM »

totally adorable

and i love the name calliope

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