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Halloween Costume Contest 2012

curvy mermaid

Nov 03, 2012
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I made this costume because the mermaid costume I wanted to buy only went to size 10.I combined a lot of ideas from the internet. Its 2 separate pieces. The top is a steel boned corset in beige .I added pieces of the skirt fabric to make it look like it flows into one piece. Shells from a craft store were sprinkled with holographic glitter. The skirt was made from fabric I bought online. I created a pattern using brown craft paper and cut fabric accordingly. Once the skirt was sewn, I added net mesh to fluff it out so I could walk, and coordinating colors of organza fabric cut into strips to the bottom. I made the two larger fins by creating a pattern, cut sequin and leather using that pattern. I sewed them together and left the top side open and added a piece of cardboard to each to stabilize them. Then I attached the fins.

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  1. User avater janicwilson26 April 10th

    Great work

  2. briggsbeck45 December 30th

    Really great effort.....

  3. briggsbeck45 December 30th

    I like your effort

  4. SewFashionista January 4th

    You did a FABULOUS job! It fits your curves to perfection and the workmanship looks impeccable!!!

  5. lapark November 25th

    you are so creative! i love it!!

  6. PajaritoMurphy November 3rd

    Love it! You look fab!!!

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