This costume was really simple.
I took an old curtain and made a large circle skirt with an elastic waist.
I found a color page with a picture of a poodle. I traced the poodle onto a piece of white felt.
I then hand stitched the poodle onto the skirt with black thread. I wanted the poodle to have an outline in black. I then stitched the lines that were supposed to be on the inside of the poodle.
Using black yarn, I made a leash for the poodle that circled around and up the skirt. The yarn was sewn on with black thread.
We finished it off with a borrowed sweater and a pony tail. Her hair ribbon was more of the curtain fabric used for the skirt.
Total spent? Zero!