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Coolest Homemade Flintstone's and The Rubble's Group Costume 29

by Tracey
(San Antonio, TX)

 Homemade Flintstone's and The Rubble's Group Costume

Homemade Flintstone's and The Rubble's Group Costume

We decided this year to have a group Halloween theme. My friend, Christina, and I have toddlers 6 weeks apart and we thought it would be perfect to dress them up as Pebbles and Bam-Bam. Then we figured, the kids can’t do it alone! So, I designed, re-created and sewed seven costumes for the group. We had Wilma, Fred, & Pebbles Flintstone along with Barney, Betty & Bam-Bam, both baby and teenager, Rubble. This Homemade Flintstone's and The Rubble's Group Costume was really the coolest!

We also decided that, should the kids get tired when trick-or-treating, we did not want to carry them. So, I searched the internet and saw pictures of a Flintstone car recreated on Instructables, which seemed the perfect answer. The Instructable didn’t have measurements, so I had to start from scratch, but it turned out great.

I was hoping to find a pattern at the fabric store for some of the costumes, but was not successful. I, therefore, made all the costumes from scratch with my own patterns.

Fred Flintstone: I used a large T-shirt as a pattern and twill fabric for his costumec. The tie was cut from Betty’s fabric (cotton interlock) and the black triangles were cut and ironed on with Pellon.

Wilma Flintstone: I used a snug-fitting tank top for a pattern and used cotton interlock fabric to make the costume. I sewed a few seams and, luckily, it fit perfectly, The necklace is made of different-sized white Styrofoam balls on elastic string.

Pebbles Flintstone: I used a small shirt as a pattern and regular cotton fabric for the costume. The black triangles were cut and ironed on with Pellon.

Barney Rubble: I used a large T-shirt as a pattern and twill fabric for the costume. The yellow “X” was made from ribbon.

Betty Rubble: I used cotton interlock fabric and a tank top for a pattern. I hemmed the back straight across and put elastic to hold it up. To make the halter top, a semi-circular curve was cut from the bottom of each armpit in the front to the neckline. I sewed ribbons to the neckline to tie around my neck. I made a rectangle of fabric and squeezed it in the middle to make the bow. Then I wrapped a piece of ribbon around it and hot-glued it to a barrette.

Baby Bam-Bam & Teenage Bam-Bam: I used fleece for the skirt/shorts and a flannel strip for the strap and hot-glued on a rawhide dog bone. I used a baby skirt to design the pattern for baby Bamm-Bamm and a pair of gym shorts to design the pattern for teenage Bamm-Bamm.

I hope you enjoy the pictures. We had a blast and got stopped several times trick-or-treating for other people to take our picture. We were certainly a hit!

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by: Anonymous

Hi I saw you just sold the car and was a day too late but was wondering how you built it. I know that there are instructions but I was wondering if you did anything different or followed the instructions exactly. I am trying to find a simpler version to build it. If you have more information please post it... thanks

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