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Minion Halloween 2014

Minion Halloween 2014

This costunme has 3 layers to it. The inner most layer keeps the head in position on the child. The structure to keep the top rounded is in the second layer. The outer layer is the decoration and...

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My Special Elsa, Granddaughter Hailee

My Special "Elsa", Granddaughter Hailee

Our beautiful Granddaughter Hailee.  She came into our family from foster care and is the delight of our lives.  She adds love and true understanding of children at risk to our hearts.  

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Red Riding Hood in 2 days

Red Riding Hood in 2 days

A few days before Halloween, I decided to be Red Riding Hood. I had everything I needed in my stash: bright red fabric for a hood (red poly poplin), white fabric for the skirt (white flannel for the...

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Princess Violet

Princess Violet

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Designed and Sewn by Rosemarie Baylor, October        "Princess Violet" is a girly, girl that loves sparkle and movement. I chose pattern M6897 Just Pretend Kids for my inspiration for the bodice...

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Halloween Bride

Halloween Bride

Designed and Stitched by Rosemarie Baylor October 2014   My niece has wanted a "wedding gown" from me for a while.  Halloween was the perfect opportunity for this.  My inspiration was from pattern...

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Queen of Hearts

Queen of Hearts

Created toddler/child's size 4 Queen of Hearts dress with standing collar, Black and Red Satin Coat with train and Satin Scepter

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For giggles....

For giggles....

The dog needed in on the action with her Queen of Hearts costume. Appliques.

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Holy costume party, Batman!

Holy costume party, Batman!

My version of the female Robin. I even made the epoxy rings. Hand drafted patterns.

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Zarina the Pirate Fairy

Zarina the Pirate Fairy

Drafted from a moulage (child costume only)

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Anna Coronation Gown (Frozen)

Anna Coronation Gown (Frozen)

I drafted the bodice from a moulage I drafted. My daughter is about a size 7. I embroidered the velvet (bodice) and taffeta (skirt).

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Steampunk Wonderland

Steampunk Wonderland

I drafted all of the patterns used in the costumes (peasant top, child's underbust corset from moulage, skirt and bustle, gun holster, child's headpiece with goggles and bow, adult overbust corset...

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Masters of the Universe

Masters of the Universe

Inspiration: My husband and I grew up in the 80's, and as kids our favorite cartoon characters were He-man and She-ra. Every year I like to do a group family costume, so when discussing what we...

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Patsy -- Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Patsy -- Monty Python and the Holy Grail

I love doing elaborate, nostalgic, pop-culture costumes that people haven't seen before. I knew back in Nov. 2013 that I wanted to be Pasty from Monty Python and the Holy Grail, and it took me a long...

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Lady Thanatos Du Mort - Mrs Death

Lady Thanatos Du Mort - Mrs Death

Halloween party costume.  Skirt Simplicity 2172. Bustle McCalls M6770. Corset McCalls 9769.

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1910 Basque Bicycle dress

1910 Basque Bicycle dress

Bicycles were liberating for women, for the first time women could travel and experience freedom,  though their long dresses caused many accidents. So they went against all that was decent and...

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Little Kristoff

Little Kristoff

My grandson Liam Nix makes a very cute little Kristoff.  A sure winner! The  faux shearling fabric was used for the tunic like top and the boot like shoe covers. Brown fleece pants and faux leather...

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Coronation Elsa

Coronation Elsa

Coronation elsa Frozen costume. Everything was hand made but the crown. Skirt, bodice, shirt, cape and shoes were all hand painted by me. It also has gloves but unfortunately she was hot and took...

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The Flash!

The Flash!

I used Simplicity Pattern 2567 to make my son a Flash costume.  I used red polyester costume fabric for the actual suit.  I used yellow felt with stiff interfacing for the lightening bolts on the...

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French Queen

French Queen

This dress was sewn using OOP Simplicity pattern 3637. I modified the bodice into a vest and added my own trim styling. This was sewn with an upholstery embroidered fabric.

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Snow White

Snow White

This costume was sewn using Simplicity 2813. Made with cotton and satin. Altered the pattern by lengthening the bodice.

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