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« on: November 02, 2007 08:33:45 AM »

This is the first year for my daughter to trick-or-treat, so I was sooo excited!  I asked back in August what she wanted to be so that I'd have time to make her costume.  I was expecting something really creative, like an exotic animal.  I wanted to be really creative, so you can imagine my disappointment when she said "I want to be a Princess!".  I procrastinated in hopes that she would change her mind, but she insisted.  This costume proved to be more trouble than I expected, however.  I was determined to only use what I had.  The dress was a woman's skirt, and the fabric was so slick it was almost impossible.  I made the earrings from some clip-ons I already had, and the bag was some old t-shirts.  My baby's headband is from the hem of one of the old t-shirts and some orange strips from another.
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The bag




The earrings


The headband


I knew the straps would stretch on the bag, just not how much!  It was dragging the ground before we were done. 
Thanks for looking!  All comments and criticism welcome! 
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« Reply #1 on: November 02, 2007 09:08:23 AM »

You did a great job, especially considering you didn't buy anything and your daughter wasn't cooperating with your grand dreams!  She looks so proud... I bet she had a great time!  Your baby looks very festive, too!
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