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"Halloween 2010" The Red Queen

Added Oct 28, 2010

by michelle ><...

Kapaa, United St...






Daughter #3, AkA Drama Queen ,decided first that she wanted to be the Red Queen. After a huge sigh I got right to work. I started it about a month ago, sooo glad I’m done! It’s really hard where I live to find the things I need, so I had to decorate the fabric the way I wanted it with paint and stitching, worked out well. For the arms I used fish net tights and gold spandex stretch pants from last halloween. Bead work was done bead by bead and stitched on by hand. I get pretty obsessed when it comes to staying true to the original costume, that’s what takes me so long. Made the crown with craft foam. Scored the perfect shoes for a $1 at the thrift shop (gotta Love it) and spray painted them gold ,over laid lace, and sprayed again with black . I really love these shoes and so does she. What 9 yr old doesn’t want to wear fancy heels. I think she is VERY HAPPY with it and can’t get enough of running around YELLING, “OFF THERE HEADS” to her brother and sisters! By the way that is her real hair, and we are both not happy about the fact that it took me about an hour to comb it out!
Used three different patterns to construct it: McCall’s Costume M6141, M5731, and Simplicity 7107.

Material Notes

To much to mention




Garment Type
Cotton, Blends, Knits/Jersey, Lace/Sequins, Other, Taffeta

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    Sep 13, 2014, 12.38 PMby KamySole

    What a costume, makeup, wig, crown, just fantastic

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    Nov 1, 2010, 03.15 PMby wackyblonde

    I second the nomination for MOM of THE YEAR. WOW, an outstanding costume.

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      Nov 1, 2010, 07.53 PMby michelle ><><><

      Thanks, For All the Great Comments!

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    Nov 1, 2010, 12.12 AMby olystyrene

    Gorgeous!! You did a fabulous job!

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    Oct 30, 2010, 09.09 PMby fraiche

    !!! Mom of the Year, most definitely

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    Oct 30, 2010, 04.53 PMby kelepso

    wow wow wow

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    Oct 29, 2010, 06.02 PMby artepart

    Love it,really superb.

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    Oct 29, 2010, 03.46 PMby zaarissima


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    Oct 29, 2010, 02.57 PMby kjbuff

    You have one very lucky daughter. I wouldn’t want to make this!

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    Oct 29, 2010, 02.38 PMby joycexi

    It’s simply marvelous! =D

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    Oct 29, 2010, 06.19 AMby shangrow

    That is stunning, well done!

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    Oct 29, 2010, 02.12 AMby Olivia Anne

    awesome!! looks like the real character from the movie

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    Oct 29, 2010, 01.08 AMby elsa

    Gorgeous costume! Your attention to detail and hard work paid off…it looks great on your adorable daughter.

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    Oct 29, 2010, 12.05 AMby milnay3

    Wow! What an effort you have gone to! You’ll have to convince her to wear it again.. maybe to prom ??!!

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      Oct 29, 2010, 12.19 AMby michelle ><><><

      Thx, how bout everyday for the next year or at least till she grows out of it! i know what my youngest daughter is being next year! :D <><

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