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    gammy60's Avatar
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    Oct 2010
    I am knew at the sewing thing all together.I need to no how to make smocks for my uniform.Also my grandson Brett ,needs a costume..Any home made ideas would help..Thank you..He is 2

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    Super Member Kooklabell's Avatar
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    Jul 2010
    RVing in USA and Canada
    I used a pattern to make a costume for my grandson when he was 2. It wasn't as difficult as I had thought. No zippers - used velcro!
    But, there are some really cute homemade, no sew ideas on the web. Here is one http://www.rd.com/home-garden/20-hom...cle102201.html

    I really like the skunk!

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    Super Member Lisa_wanna_b_quilter's Avatar
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    In central IL, it always ends up being cold on Halloween. I often would buy a cheap sweat suit as the base of a costume. For a two year old you can buy a sweat suit and some felt. Cut the felt into circles and tack to the sweat suit. Roll poster board into a cone, add more felt circles and you have a hat. A bit of face paint and you have a clown. The best part is when you get home, take the felt circles off of the sweat suit and it is still fine to wear all winter.

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    Super Member quilting cat's Avatar
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    Sep 2010
    Lake Stevens, WA
    Check basic commercial patterns like Simplicity, McCalls, etc. for your smock pattern. JoAnn's alternates having one brand on sale for at least a week a month, so never pay the ridiculous full price!
    For your precious son's costume, I agree on sweats as base. Felt dog ears and a blackened nose, with a few felt spots and a tail; Cat ears, whiskers, and tail; a big "S" and a red cape...

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