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I created my costume using orange felt with a sheer orange overlay. I randomly tucked the sheer overlay over the felt and stitched it in lines across both the front and the back pieces to create the “ridges” in a carrot. The top portion of the carrot is made from two different sized wreath frames that I wired together and then hand stitched the felt and overlay to the frames. This framework allows the body of the costume to hang freely. The headpiece is made from a funnel with fabric glued to the outside and ties to hold it around the head. The top greenery portion fits perfectly into the top of the funnel. I’m sure I received quite alot of funny looks at the craft store when I was “trying on” the wreath frames to make sure they would fit over my head and then holding the greenery up on top of my head!
Front view of Carrot
Close up of carrot head piece
Close up of carrot body texture and organic sticker