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« on: November 05, 2016 03:18:38 PM »

Every year my twins request paired costumes, like last year's Banana Split, and this year was no different. Twin 1 decided she wanted to be a giant ball of yarn and Twin 2 was going as our cat, Chair.



I thought I was being clever by repurposing the round costume that served as the scoop of ice cream in the Banana Split I made last year, but it would have been easier to sew it from scratch. I ended up stuffing it with a zillion plastic bags and hand-sewing the yarn over the ENTIRE thing and it took an eternity.

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The cat pattern is from MCCall's 6106 but Joann's only had an adult small available (and I have a dinky kid) so it needed resizing, and it still came out big!



Finally, here is the inspiration for the costumes. She is not impressed.

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« Reply #1 on: November 05, 2016 04:26:42 PM »

Haha! That is so adorable and clever!
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« Reply #2 on: November 05, 2016 06:46:58 PM »

So adorable!  This costume is so original - love it!
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« Reply #3 on: November 08, 2016 10:47:10 AM »

What a fun costume. The ball of yarn turned out great, and it's nice to see your real kitty approves of the doppelganger. Cheesy
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« Reply #4 on: November 08, 2016 12:08:32 PM »

Awesome pair!
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« Reply #5 on: November 11, 2016 11:57:14 AM »

Aw! They look great! Such a cute idea for a costume pair! Love how it turned out!
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« Reply #6 on: November 11, 2016 12:50:54 PM »

Super creative! I love it!
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« Reply #7 on: November 18, 2016 10:20:42 AM »

It's the last day to vote!  If you haven't done so already, be sure to cast your vote here.  Friends & family are totally welcome to vote as well! Smiley

Thanks for entering!  Hope you had fun making your creation!  Kiss
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