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Wonder Baby Costume

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Wonder Baby Costume

Supplies:

  • 4 1/3 yards of tulle (if purchasing tulle by the spool you'll want about 50 yards depending on size of child)
  • Printable Pattern
  • 1” elastic (measure waist and add 2”)
  • Large safety pin
  • Rotary cutter and cutting mat or scissors
  • 1/8 yard of felt for headpiece and wrist bands
  • Felt square for embellishment
  • Adhesive Velcro™
  • Fabri-Tac™

Directions:

Read before beginning

Tutu

  1. Measure child and pin elastic to fit waist
  2. Cut tulle into about 75 strips 6”x18” (adjust length as desired)
  3. Fold each strip in half, bring loop up thru elastic ring, put ends thru loop, and pull ends down tight securing tulle around elastic. Repeat with half the strips and spread out evenly around elastic.
  4. With second half of strips go back around and attach another strip between each piece but don't pull as tight.
  5. Try on again and adjust elastic as needed and pull tulle apart to stitch elastic and then cover stitching by pushing tulle back in place.

Headpiece

  1. Copy pattern, cut out, tape pieces together matching letters, check pattern size to child's head and adjust.
  2. Pin to felt and cut 2 pieces
  3. Glue together with Fabri-Tac™
  4. Cut out felt embellishment and glue with Fabri-Tac™
  5. Attach adhesive Velcro™ to ends and press to secure

Wristbands

  1. Copy pattern and cut out, check pattern size to child's wrist and adjust
  2. Pin pattern to felt and cut out 2 at a time (total of 4)
  3. Glue 2 pieces together with Fabri-Tac™ and repeat
  4. Optional: matching embellishments, cut out and attach with glue
  5. Attach adhesive Velcro™ to ends and press to secure

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