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Posted on:2/20/12 12:12 PM
Last Updated:2/20/12 1:06 PM

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MaggiS said...
Wow, your costume looks great.
2/20/12 12:47 PM
jynclr said...
Very nice! I do have a question. Your skirt looks fuller (and nicer, IMO) than the pattern. Did you do anything special? Or is that just how it came out?
2/20/12 5:19 PM
abbythomas said...
I am wearing a child's hoop skirt underneath (no petticoat). I used a child size because it was shorter and wouldn't show with the shorter skirt. If you like the shape, I highly recommend the hoop, it keeps the fabric off your legs on hot October days (if you even have that problem)! :) Oh, and I should also mention that the skirt I made is NOT from this pattern. It is a yardage of 45" cotton calico that I trimmed to about 35" and then gathered onto a waistband. I used LOTS of fabric (probably too much, to be honest) to give it fullness, but a nice full look can be achieved with a hoop, petticoats, panniers (padded or wired side bustles to widen the hips), or any combination of those items.
2/20/12 8:34 PM
mtnbluebird said...
What a great costume! You did a wonderful job. I especially like your 'little lost sheep'. What a cutie!
2/21/12 6:19 PM
slmstyle said...
Great costume dress! And the Baby Lamb is an adorable accessory!
3/16/14 0:08 AM
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