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History in the making.

Added Dec 27, 2010

by mamamodista

Warrenton, Virgi...






My 8 year old daughter participated in a wax museum in school and needed a costume to portray the great Ida B.wells. She chose the fabrics and the pattern (simplicity 2843) and I got to work. Here is what we came up with. We love it! She wore the jacket with jeans the other day and it looked fab!

Material Notes

Bottom weight Rodeo fabric (not sure what that means) in navy for the dress and jacket (because we wanted a stiff fabric). Calico for the topand fusible lightweight interfacing. Piping, grosgrain ribbon , 3/4 and 1/2 inch buttons and an 18 in. zipper. Plain white cotton muslin for the petticoat.




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    Sep 20, 2012, 01.10 AMby kathleens

    This is really clever! What a smart little girl!

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    Dec 27, 2010, 11.43 PMby mamamodista

    Oh yes, I updated the posting. She’s my little 8 year old and thanks for the lovely comments!

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    Dec 27, 2010, 10.49 PMby aluckmann

    Looks amazing and the color is lovely.

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    Dec 27, 2010, 09.24 PMby ambermarks

    Mmm,lovely little women..Lady:) This color I love!

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