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« on: November 06, 2018 07:14:06 AM »



For those of you not familiar with the Princess in Black series (which I highly recommend!) here are some image references:
Princess Magnolia/the Princess in Black
Princess Sneezewort and the other princesses

The bulk of my daughter's Princess Magnolia costume was made for last year, but I fixed the zipper and we got new shoes for this year.  Puffy pink ball gowns for the win!


Dressed for the storybook character parade at school.


Ready for the Fall Ball.


Princess Magnolia fixes her tiara.

So this year, I made the coordinating costume I'd meant to do before, so that I could dress as Princess Sneezewort:

"How curious!"

Photos as taken by the 5yo, so some of them are perhaps not quite framed as I would have chosen...

With hat.

Without hat.

"I have to take a picture of your flower, Mommy!"


and some costume details:  

Flower hat pinned over my hair.  Possibly I ought properly to have had a wig (or even one of those crocheted wig hats!) for next time but this was the quick fix for getting my 4+ feet of hair out of the costume.

tulle petals so I didn't have to worry about a frame to keep them pointed up/outwards, and buttons for flower texture.  

I bought the tutu, since I feel I'm at a point in my life where I'm ok with spending $20 so someone else can deal with gathering miles of tulle, but my best option on shoes turned out to be buying something the right shape to paint, which was a new adventure for me.  (But now I have textile medium!  So I can do it again!)

In progress


Painted!


And with new sparkly laces.
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« Reply #1 on: November 06, 2018 01:47:29 PM »

I am not familiar with the series, but must say, the costumes are great. Also, what a talented 5 year old photographer you have!
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« Reply #2 on: November 06, 2018 03:11:11 PM »

so cute! your princess is perfect. great job on altering that gorgeous dress to wear again.

um...i'd totally wear those hi-tops everywhere.
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« Reply #3 on: November 07, 2018 08:19:40 AM »

You girls are too cute, looks like you both had a lot of fun making and wearing those costumes.
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« Reply #4 on: November 14, 2018 08:09:04 AM »

Woohoo!  Thanks for entering the DIY costume contest!

Voting is now open!  Hop over to the main challenge thread and cast your vote for your favorite entry.  Feel free to invite friends, family, coworkers, etc. to vote as well.  Each member can vote just once, but you can invite as many people as you'd like! Smiley 
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« Reply #5 on: November 20, 2018 09:55:20 AM »

Today is the last day to vote for your favorite costume entry!  If you haven't already done so, hop over to the craft challenge thread and select your favorite project in the voting poll! Smiley
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