Coolest Homemade Snegurochka Russian Snow Maiden Costume
Homemade Snegurochka Russian Snow Maiden Costume
Inspiration for my Homemade Snegurochka Russian Snow Maiden Costume
I got this homemade Snegurochka Russian Snow Maiden costume idea from a Russian fairy tale depicting “Snegurochka” - The Russion Snow Maiden.
The dress of the costume is just a simple trapezoid shape pieces for front and back which I cut according to my daughter’s size. I did not use a store bought sewing pattern for it. The shoulder top piece is just a half circle pattern.
I used snowflakes from Michael's to decorate the dress, and that was the most time consuming part of the process, since I sewed each snowflake by hand. I guess I could have used super glue to glue it on. The head piece is just a cardboard cut to shape and covered with the same fabric (glued) as the dress and snowflakes glued to it.
The dangling white decorations on the head piece are made of tear-shaped and big round beads – also from Michael’s. In order for the head piece to stay firm on the head I attached it to a wide sturdy head band.
I also made an extra thing - fur muff hands warmer - cylinder shaped with silver rope which allows the piece to hang if not used.
Unfortunately I did not think ahead and did not make photos of this process. It took me about 24-30 hours to make this homemade Snegurochka Russian Snow Maiden costume, total cost about $20.
Ethan age 9 is Jack and the beanstalk. We used 2 pieces of round Styrofoam for the beanstalk that I glued together, then I wrapped it with green material I had gotten at a fabric store. We got a leaf vine and glued that to the stalk, giving it the vine look. This completed our beanstalk.
We used Styrofoam to make a cloud-like shape and glued pillow stuffing all over. We cut a hole in the middle of the cloud for his body, just enough to fit tightly on his hips and another hole for the stalk, giving the illusion of going through the clouds. I purchased wooden coins and Styrofoam eggs, then the eggs had to be cut in half the long way.
We spray pained both the coins and eggs gold. Then we glued the coins and eggs to the outside of a backpack to carry over his shoulder. For his outfit we cut off a pair off jeans, got a flannel shirt, brown hat, and he has long brown socks and work boots on. We completed the Homemade Jack and the Beanstalk Costume with a little mud from outside to put on his face.
Ethan's costume was a great hit with everyone.
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