Court Jester

Added Nov 3, 2008

by carlatv

Tucson, United S...

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Description

I always make my daughter’s costume for Halloween. It’s always been one of my favorite traditions. She finally pick something besides a fair this year. It was fun to make, even though the silver trim was a bit fussy. It asked for grommets for the ties holes on the over coat, but I made button holes instead, much easier. The inside of the sleeve I used the same fabric as the under dress. I added the netting to make the dress a bit more puffy. My family was really impressed. (Photos always get croped. :s)

Material Notes

Cotton fabric in multi colors, silver trim/bells, elastic, netting, interface

Difficulty

Novice

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Credits

Simplicity 2834

Daughter for picking fabric/pattern

Me for making it

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    Jan 4, 2009, 07.26 AMby teamydear

    the idea of button holes is great! I will keep it in mind :) great costume :)

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    Dec 29, 2008, 09.32 AMby gedwoods

    This is gorgeous! I hope your daughter liked it!

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    Dec 9, 2008, 07.59 AMby redoubt

    This is really awesome. The mix of colors and patterns really makes the costume, and it’s more original than most jester costumes I’ve seen.

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    Nov 23, 2008, 10.57 AMby marykej

    Very cool, looks amazing! I love how you lined the sleeves the with same diamond fabric :)

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    Nov 5, 2008, 07.26 PMby nathanl

    Cool costume! I used the same diamond black and white fabric on my costume. Check it out, I was a “Death Jester”.

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    Nov 4, 2008, 09.30 AMby thelitterbox101

    This is so cute!

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    Nov 4, 2008, 01.55 AMby fordelis

    Very cute costume! Love it! :)

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    Nov 3, 2008, 11.46 PMby aikje

    Its really great!!!!

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    Nov 3, 2008, 07.48 PMby sew4my3

    Great costume! Love the fabrics! My son(“NathanL” on burdastyle) used one of the same fabrics on his jester costume to. I like that you were creative and used buttonholes instead of the grommets and added netting for a desired look. Just really cool!

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