Merida (Brave)

Taking detailed pictures of my toddler in her costume proved difficult, but here we go.

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Chemise – Jen Thompson’s Easy Italian Chemise
Materials: Unbleached muslin

Dress – McCall’s 5499
Materials: Turquoise cotton gauze
Alterations: segmented sleeves

Quiver / belt – Custom
Details: Celtic embroidery
Materials: brown textured vinyl, interfacing, felt, gold plastic button

Hat wighttp://diyfashion.about.com/od/costumes/ss/Yarn_Wig.htm and http://hungryhooker.blogspot.com/2011/06/curly-yarn-doll-hair-tutorial.html
–[Batch 1] Soaked for four hours, baked @ 200 for 2 hours, air-dried
–[Batch 2] Sprayed with water; baked @ 200 for preheating, ~3 minutes, and until the oven was cool; air-dried
Materials: Crocheted beanie, orange yarn
Notes: More wavy than curly–should have used smaller dowels and used two full skeins

Cloak – Simplicity 2571
Materials: Green wool, macrame cording, gold plastic button

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