Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Merida DIY costume

Ellie and I were so excited to pick up some fabric and embellishments to make her a Merida Halloween costume. Initially we thought we would just buy a costume, but the options available were either ridiculously looking or ridiculously expensive, so good old DIY option was our last resort. We bought only the wig and the bow and arrows.

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The costume according to Ellie is " bull's eye" :-)

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Believe it or not, the costume is absolutely no sew. I used only fabric glue and fabric heat tape.Well, I sew the buttons, but that's the extent of the sewing part :-)

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It was really nice that I had some of the materials left to make a strap for the bow and pouch for the arrows to match the outfit.
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Kalin has trouble deciding what he wants, but we are playing with a couple of ideas. What are your kids wearing for Halloween?


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