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Coolest Homemade A Bad Case of The Stripes Costume

My daughter had to dress up as a story book character for school. We didn’t want to go with all the regular characters so we decided to go with Camilla Cream from the book ” A bad case of the stripes”. I found striped socks and cut the foot part off and sewed it into a plain white tank top. I bought an extra pair of adult new high striped socks which worked as leggings for her. I then painted her face to match.

The night before she went to bed I braided her hair to give it waves just like Camilla. This Homemade A Bad Case of The Stripes Costume was my first “homemade” experience. One that I am sure my daughter will remember for years to come! It was A LOT of fun!



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  1. My daughter also had a book character parade at her school and we also dressed as the same character from “A Bad Case of Stripes”. It was so fun. We were the only ones. I also made her carry a sign that read “Eat your Lima Beans” just so the kids watching kind of understood if you didn’t eat your Lima beans you’d figure out what the results might be.

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  2. Hi I am Angela and I was looking for images for a book character costume. I really LOVED the story and when i saw this I was blown away. My mummy said that we can afford this because i didnt have that much money. I am way confident of winning the book character costume at school. And thanks for the idea!

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  3. you are so adorable and and i was thinking about being this but i am in my teens and i didn’t want everyone to look at me but you are still too adorable!!!!

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  4. I just found some striped socks in the clown section of a Halloween store. It was the only place I had luck finding the multicolored ones.

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