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Coolest Homemade Snegurochka Russian Snow Maiden Costume

by Nat
(Colorado, USA)

Homemade Snegurochka Russian Snow Maiden Costume

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.

You can read more about Snegurochka - The Russion Snow Maiden here...

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brill love your outfit
by: karen

that is brill my daughter has come home from school with the school idea of a Russian Christmas play and know i on the hunt for a snow maiden costume!!??
all the best Karen

love it
by: Anonymous

In desperate need of a snegurachka costume for my daughters "utrinik"... Would you be willing to put yours up for sale?

Snegurochka costume
by: Anonymous

Hello. Brilliant costume! Can you make it for 4 years old? I need it for my daughter. Thank you.

selling?
by: Gregory

how can i buy this?

Sorry
by: Nat

Sorry it's not available to buy. I made just one and passed it on to my friend.

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Coolest Homemade Jack and the Beanstalk Costume

by Jessica J.
(Bangor, Wi)

Homemade Jack and the Beanstalk Costume

Homemade Jack and the Beanstalk Costume

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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Clever Clever Clever
by: Jill

I love it! Well done!

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Coolest Moses Costume

by Cindy
(Lake Zurich, IL)

Homemade Moses Costume

Homemade Moses Costume

My son is growing his hair so that he can donate to Locks of Love. We were trying to think of something that we can incorporate his long hair into his costume and he came up with the idea of Moses. I had thought he would want to be a rock star or maybe even dress up as a girl but he chose a religious figure. Rather amusing as I am a Buddhist but I digress....

So off we went to JoAnn's Fabrics. I don't sew but I do have a sewing machine. So we bought the cheapest fabrics we could find that looked old and got some felt paper. (Brown for the tablets and grey for the beard and mustache).

It took me about an hour to put this together, just cut out some arms and stitched the sides. It was my son's idea to enter the contest and he and his Dad wrote out the commandments by getting them online...

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Coolest Homemade Jack and Jill Fell Down a Hill Costume 7

by Randi R.
(NYC)

Homemade Jack and Jill Fell Down a Hill Costume

Homemade Jack and Jill Fell Down a Hill Costume

Homemade Jack and Jill Fell Down a Hill Costume
Homemade Jack and Jill Fell Down a Hill Costume
Homemade Jack and Jill Fell Down a Hill Costume

Jack and Jill are always cute! Not this time. They really fell down a hill!

Jill: Dress and white top bought from thrift store, then cut and shredded and rubbed in dirt. Blond wig was bought at a dollar store didn't need to be perfect!

Jack was "impaled" so I got a bucket cut in half and glued it to the front of the overalls great place to put things all night long. Overalls and shirt were bought at a thrift store and cut up.

For both a white sheet was cut into strips and used as bandages.

Biggest cost was the fake blood and make up. We got the broken bones from the dollar store. And used a bit of make up magic with scar wax, sealed with latex and theater make up to look like zombies!

This homemade Jack and Jill fell down a hill costume was a lot of fun!

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awsome costume dude! ( and dudette)
by: chyanne

thats very clever! i know im not going to like that poem again! ;)

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