Wednesday, October 19, 2011

My Little Red : :

I finished up Haila's Little Red Riding Hood costume last night, so we had to celebrate with a quick photo-shoot in the yard.

My Little Red Riding Hood

My Little Red Riding Hood

My Little Red Riding Hood

My Little Red Riding Hood

My Little Red Riding Hood

My Little Red Riding Hood

My Little Red Riding Hood

My Little Red Riding Hood

Boy was it difficult to choose what photos to share! I realize there are alot, sorry! And even more here, not to mention a hundred more I didn't share. I have to say, we are both pretty thrilled with this costume!

I made the hood out of a faux velvet material that was already lined with satin on the inside, that I picked up on super sale at the nearest Joann. I traced one of Haila's poncho sweaters for the shape, adding some addition length. For the dress, just a simple patchwork, full apron style dress with some Denise Schmidt and a few prints from Pink Castle Fabrics. I included a little Dresden detail to the bib, since I have a bit of an obsession with Dresden's at the moment. : )

Oh, does it feel good to cross this costume off my to-do list! And, many thanks to all my Facebook friends for giving the photo I shared last night so much love. It made my night!!!

I just entered this costume of ours in the fabric wearables category of Celebrate Color. Wish me luck!!!

39 comments:

  1. Looks amazing Moe! Plus Haila is beautiful...great pictures.

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  2. Oh my goodness, she's is such a little beauty---and her cape and apron are perfection! She's the cutest little red riding hood I've EVER seen! :D

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  3. Adorable! I love the dresden on the apron. I'm going to try and get mine finished today since it's quite the rainy day here!

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  4. cuteness overload! I love the pics on the trike.

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  5. Maureen, that is adorable! SHE is adorable, too! I want a skirt like that for myself (showing my inner little girl, I guess). Thanks for replying to my earlier comment!

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  6. SO cute!! I love that costume! The dresden on the apron is perfect!!

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  7. Ohh she looks lovely. Bet you are proud of her.

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  8. Fantastic costume! So pretty! That picture of her on the bike is one of the best pictures I've ever seen! love it

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  9. Absolutely adorable! I love the dresden plate you put on her dress. You did a great job!

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  10. She is so beautiful! Great costume Maureen.

    Amanda

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  11. I love how it came out and the little basket, and Haila fits the part so well, she is such a beautiful little girl.

    Debbie

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  12. Thank you all so much! Haila is quite thrilled with herself today, as she should be! She was a great model for me yesterday. :) She is wearing the cape right now, as she is eating her chili. LOL

    My confidence to sew clothing is growing, thanks to all of you! I am hoping to make myself a new skirt next! :)

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  13. She looks adorable and her apron and cape are wonderful.That`s dresden plate are very cute.Great Job.!!

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  14. Too precious! Too too precious! I would've loved to have such a costume as a child and I think your daughter rocks it. come to think of it, I'd *still* love such a costume to dress up in! :)

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  15. she's soooooo precious!!!!!
    you did a wonderful job!!!!!

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  16. She looks soooo happy with her costume. You did a great job, mom!
    I love the last photo! :)

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  17. What an adorable little red riding hood! I love that last picture of her on her tricycle.

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  18. There's something about all the photos that would make one want to post so many. I couldn't pick a favorite out of the bunch! What a GREAT costume!

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  19. I love your Little Red. Her photos made me smile. It is great to get costumes off the checklist, especially when they turn out! I made my girls' costumes early (for us) this year, they are wondering when in the world they are going to get to do trick or treating!

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  20. Gah, that's awesome! Such a pretty dress too. Way to go above and beyond. For some reason I have zero interest in making Halloween costumes. Bad mama.

    p.s. congrats on being on Noodlehead!

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  21. So gorgeous! She looks lovely and the outfit is great. Beautiful work!

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  22. so cute! it's funny... i haven't visited your blog in awhile and had no idea your haila was going to be a red hood. i've been finishing up my little layla's red hood costume! you don't happen to have a pirate too, do you?

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  23. Oh my gosh! This is so awesome! Love it!!! You did a fabulous job!

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  24. Adorable costume! The bike photograph is really neat, too. ^.^

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  25. Oh simply simply adorable!! She will be a great Red Riding Hood!!

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  26. Oh my goodness, she is so sweet. Her costume is adorable. Good luck on the contest.

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    1. Sandy, this is from last year -- which is SO hard to believe! I feel like it was just yesterday. :(

      I think I ended up getting second or third maybe? However, her reaction was far better than winning any contest. She loved this costume, slept in the cape a few times, and even wore the dress as an apron for months!

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