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Coolest Homemade Dolly Parton Costume

by Jennifer S.
(Cleveland, TN)

Homemade Dolly Parton Costume

Homemade Dolly Parton Costume

Our Elementary School's Accelerated Reader theme was Famous Tenneseans. My daughter, aged 6, decided she'd like a Homemade Dolly Parton Costume. We bought a blond curly wig from a Costume store and a hair net. I found a red turtleneck, added a red-fringed suede vest, long denim skirt, red fringed cowboy boots and a concho belt. Dolly loves make-up so I did her eyes, blush, signature red lipstick and a mole by her lip.

Dolly also loves flash. So we dug through my daughter's dress-up jewelry and found a large fake diamond necklace and earrings for some bling. Since I am a modest size I had to borrow a friend's DD cup bra. I blew up two balloons half-way and placed inside cups of bra. I had to pin the bra on my daughter so it would be tight enough to stay on.

Lastly, a child's guitar was her prop. A microphone would also be a great prop. This was a hilarious costume for a young child. We got stopped several times for pictures at our local Halloween Block Party. She also won 2nd place in the costume contest in her age division.

Dolly Patron Costume



Dolly Patron Costume



Dolly Patron Costume

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Awesome Costume
by: Jennifer Parks

This is one of many great costumes... You did a great job on this one Jennifer!!

WOW!
by: Heather

GREAT JOB! I would have stopped y'all to take a picture with me too!

fabulous!
by: emma

love it!

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Coolest Homemade Dolly Parton Halloween Costume 2

by Jennifer W.
(Lafayette, Tennessee)

Homemade Dolly Parton Halloween Costume

Homemade Dolly Parton Halloween Costume

My daughter wanted to be Dolly Parton this year for Halloween, but I was unable to find an outfit in her size. I had no other choice but to make it. I started with a black dress that I bought at the Goodwill. I then went to a local fabric store and bought some sequins with fringe and beads. I started by cutting the dress off to be shorter in the front and longer in the back and made a split in the front.

I then used fabric glue to attach the sequins and beads. I stuffed her bra with some pillow stuffing for a Halloween party, but on Halloween I used two sturdy balloons (The balloons actually worked better). I then fixed her hair to be big like Dolly’s, put on her make-up and placed a mole under her lip. She then slipped on some of her black boots and was ready to rock!

She won 1st prize at a Halloween costume contest!
Total money spent approx. $15.00

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**LIKE**
by: Anonymous

Wow, she is beautiful. I love the costume. You must be a very talented person.

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