Sunday, October 24, 2010

when the girls were little...

... I would always make their Halloween costumes. Three little girls and countless Halloweens equals a lot of costumes. Some that stand out to me are... Dorothy from The Wizard of Oz, a pink poodle, robot, mummy, stuffed pumpkin, clown, ballerina, space girl, a Christmas tree all decorated, Santa's Elf and a boxed gift Package (sister costumes). So fun!
Well, with this being Carter's first Halloween I just had to make his costume. His Momma chose a lion, so a lion costume I'm making! Before I totally finish all the details though, I want to do a fitting tomorrow. Then, all it needs is elastic and Velcro.
This is how I started... I didn't have a lion pattern (because... I waited for the patterns to be 99 cents and the lion was sold out. So... I adapted a mouse pattern with smaller ears, a tuft on the tail and added a mane). I found some trim on mega-sale for the mane!
I may add some longer loops on the back of that mane,
I just want to see it on a cute little head first!
Boo!
Baby C will have a fitting tomorrow...
so stay tuned for more photos and the cuteness that follows!

Roooaaaar!


5 comments:

  1. Oh how cute! You did a great job. I always made my kid's costumes as well. Such a fun holiday!
    Good luck with the fitting....I am sure that both Mom and Baby will love it!

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  2. Wow!!! You got a lot done yesterday! We can't wait to see it! Great job momma!

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  3. Oh I love it, I wish I could sew but that's doesn't seem to be in my dna lol. Would love for you to link up with All About You Monday and show them off!

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  4. Just too cute! If I lived close to you I would beg you for sewing lessons. Can't wait to see the little man roar.
    Best,
    Colleen

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  5. Too cute! It is something the girls will remember forever.. Their mom taking the time to make their costumes. It is great and awesome

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