My Baterina costume was "inspired" by a the ready-to-wear costume indicated below for my 10 year old daughter, as always, by special request. I used no commecial patterns to create this costume. I drafted the pattern for the bodysuit and set of leggings from a ready to wear swimsuit and pr of old leggings (I needed to add length the leggings so I added a ruffle at the ankle). I added a front panel with faux laceup ribbon detail. The tutu was simply a piece of elastic with alternating strips of red and black tulle netting tied to it. The wings I made of black broadcloth with added warmth of fleshtoned lycra sleeves. The ears I made by stuffing black broadcloth triangles and then handstitching them to a black headband. As always, she loved it!
Pattern or design used: Inspired by ready to wear costume http://www.incostume.com/p-12507-batarina-child-costume.aspx
Halloween Costume Contest
Did you make your Halloween costume this year? We want to see the crazy
and scary costumes made by our creative community.
Share your handmade costumes in our Halloween Costume gallery by 11:59pm, November 14, 2010, and you could be one of three winners to take home a Threads prize package.
One winner will be selected for each of the following categories:
Best Adult Costume
Best Children's Costume
You could win a prize package including:
- 2010 Threads Archive DVD (152 issues of Threads on a single disc)
- Couture Techniques DVD from Claire Shaeffer.
See official rules for more details.