Charlotte's Snail Costume

Added Nov 2, 2009

by kaceyely

St. Louis, Misso...

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Description

I made this snail costume for my daughter, Charlotte, for Halloween! The body is a hooded sleeper made of a stretchy lycra type stuff, and the shell is made of a batik print fleece. The antennas are pieces of wire coat hanger that are covered in fleece. The shell is a separate piece with elastic at both ends of the band that goes around her belly, so it is easily (as easy as it can be with a wiggly baby) removable.

Material Notes

stretchy lycra, fleece, small pieces of wire coat hanger, 18" zipper, elastic

Difficulty

Novice

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    Nov 15, 2009, 11.35 PMby ink

    Holy mack your right, This BABY IS SO CUTE it almost hurts!!!!!!!!!!!! I can not believe how cute this is….I am sending it to everyone!

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    Nov 15, 2009, 01.54 AMby alazycalm

    SERIOUSLY – that baby is so cute it almost hurts!! Ahh, and I love how she looks slightly confused/maligned in the pictures. hahaha. Save that one for her yearbook later!! :)

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    Nov 6, 2009, 09.17 PMby jd98

    oohhhhhhh sooo cute!

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    Nov 5, 2009, 01.17 AMby camilaustral

    amazing!! what a great idea!!

    (i need to show this to my boyfriend he’s gonna love it too :P)

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    Nov 3, 2009, 12.44 PMby begysh

    i must absolutely remember it when i have a baby. she is soooo cute and the costume too and must to ask how did you fill the shell? i mean with which material?

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      Nov 3, 2009, 05.51 PMby kaceyely

      Thank you for your kind remarks! I actually cut an old pillow open, and used about half the filling.

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      Nov 10, 2009, 01.53 PMby begysh

      thank you for replying my answer. i am really gonna try it on my baby… (in the future)

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    Nov 3, 2009, 10.55 AMby dare

    This is just the cutest thing I’ve seen in a long time! Fantastic! I’m going to remember this for when I have a sprout.

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    Nov 3, 2009, 04.28 AMby loyl8

    That is sooooooo cute!!!!

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    Nov 3, 2009, 01.46 AMby pixelink

    Wonderfully clever and very cute.

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    Nov 3, 2009, 12.23 AMby harmony758

    This is too adorable! Between your snail and your Elvis, I bet you guys nabbed all the candy on the block!

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    Nov 3, 2009, 12.11 AMby cquinn13

    genius! that is great!

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    Nov 2, 2009, 10.20 PMby fairytale-thirteen

    THE BEST COSTUME EVER UPLOADED – WELL DONE MUM!

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    Nov 2, 2009, 07.22 PMby kosmika

    Cool! :) eheheheheh!

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    Nov 2, 2009, 06.27 PMby tschasta

    how cool! thats great, i had to laugh a lot when i saw the lovely pic

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    Nov 2, 2009, 05.21 PMby fabricaddict

    Oh my word, that is too beautiful! Your daughter makes such a cute snail!!

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    Nov 2, 2009, 05.11 PMby Jodi Wade

    she is so so cute!! what a great costume idea

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    Nov 2, 2009, 05.03 PMby skwarynia

    I love it! Really:)

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    Nov 2, 2009, 03.41 PMby anajan

    Adorable! Gorgeous baby :)

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    Nov 2, 2009, 03.41 PMby victors

    That is the maddest thing I have ever seen a baby in but its amazing and so original. Love it ! and she is soo cute ;)

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    Nov 2, 2009, 03.37 PMby dorawarren

    too cute!

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