The Mad Hatter
The is William, 3 years old, as The Mad Hatter.
The Mad Hatter is wearing reconned thrift store jacket (women's size M to a size 4t!), with homemade uniform polo (white shirt), self-drafted vest w/ vintage button, handmade hat w/ hatband and pins, self-drafted short pants with spray painted gold stripes, spray painted boots.
The jacket was painted, embellished with vintage trim and home decor lace and lace ruffles. The buttons were replaced with vintage buttons, and elastic added for a closer fit.
The bow tie has a pin fastener. Socks are store bought, wig is store bought, but painted orange. Thread bandolier is vintage trim with an elastic thread holder sewn on, spools from stash (most vintage)
Whew! Thanks for looking. :)
Pattern or design used: My Own Design - Jacqueline Smith
Posted on Nov 11th, 2010 in sewing, reader's closet, halloween, Costume, the mad hatter
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.