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Posted on:11/2/12 9:42 AM
Last Updated:11/2/12 7:39 PM


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BlossomKyle said... (10/18/13 10:56 PM) Reply
Your costume is adorable!!
janimal said... (7/30/13 10:19 AM) Reply
Awesome. Just awesome! I may have to copy this (It's the sincerest form of flattery!)
motorharp said... (6/23/13 10:32 AM) Reply
This looks so amazing!
ggf2005 said... (11/15/12 11:57 AM) Reply
this is so cute...gives me an idea for an AKON costume.
imsewcrazy said... (11/5/12 6:37 PM) Reply
LOVE IT!
caper81 said... (11/3/12 5:23 PM) Reply
Thank you very much ladies! I appreciate all your kind comments :) To JEF, I used a paper towel between the fabric and fleece (I didn't have a press cloth handy). My iron was on level 4 and I used bursts of steam and tried to press it briefly. After letting the fabric cool, I checked to make sure it was secured, and if it wasn't, I went over it again with the iron. You're right, fleece definitely does *not* like the iron! The fleece on my costume was slightly discoloured, but you can only tell if you look really closely. Last year I made a Skittles bag costume and sewed the letters on by hand. I didn't have the patience for it this year! :)
BeckyW said... (11/3/12 4:46 PM) Reply
Your dress/costume is adorable. Very clever!!
NJcowgirl said... (11/3/12 10:56 AM) Reply
I also thought it was color blocking. It is very creative. Nice job.
JEF said... (11/3/12 8:58 AM) Reply
This is adorable. It actually just looks like a super cute dress on you - not costume-y at all. How on earth did you manage to use fusible web with fleece? I've melted fleece with my iron :(
Pj3g said... (11/3/12 8:35 AM) Reply
LOVE IT!!!!!!!!
Lynnelle said... (11/2/12 7:14 PM) Reply
Ahh...so many memories! I love this dress.
carolynw said... (11/2/12 1:41 PM) Reply
Nice and inventive costume - at first glance I thought it was color blocking!!
jlg said... (11/2/12 12:14 PM) Reply
So much fun.
RebeccaMarie said... (11/2/12 10:44 AM) Reply
Ahhh! I love this -- adorable.
MartiP said... (11/2/12 10:16 AM) Reply
Great costume !Very creative.
 
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