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Halloween Costume Contest 2015

Indian Chief

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 This is my grandson Ryan. I made him this outfit from a vintage simplicity pattern that I found on the net. I made the outfit out of an ultra suede material with decorative bias tape and trim that I made from an old upholstery fabric that I had in my stash. I also had to make bows and arrows because Ryan told me that Indians have to have bows and arrows and I couldn’t find any in the store. I made him a necklace out of old buffalo horn beads that I picked up at the flea market along with a little inexpensive broach that I added feathers to. I made the headress from old feathers that I had from costumes and projects made for my older children who are now grown. The headress instructions were picked up off of YouTube.  I used my machine to add decorative stitching to the trim on the outfit.  I used puff paint to make the bead detail on the headband. The white puff paint is glow-in-the-dark so that when he goes trick-or-treating it will light up a bit.  I love making  his costumes just like I did for my children. He uses them to play dress-up with his friends throughout the year so I am in his thoughts since I live so very far away.  It is one of the things that make me his Nana. Thank you.  

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  1. bubblebear | | #1

    Love the classics, you don't see them anymore.

  2. BeesWings | | #2

    Great job! I love all the details! Ryan looks like he had a great time wearing his costume.

  3. ChristiDaly | | #3

    Thanks for the wonderful comments. I love making his costumes.

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