Happy Friday ya’all!
Can you believe there’s less than a week until Halloween? Yikes!
Unfortunately, my kids won’t be able to go trick-or-treating this year, because my daughter has dance class.
She does, however, get to dress up for her class, as long as her costume doesn’t hinder her from dancing.
We chose this costume that I scored for 49-cents several years ago from Mel Trotter (that she had since outgrown)…
I knew that for the refashion I had in mind, I would need to measure a piece of elastic to fit my daughter’s waist.
I found a piece of elastic that I had saved from a previous refashion and to my surprise…
…it fit perfectly!
I just love it when that happens!
Since the elastic was already the perfect size, I just needed to sew it together.
Now I just needed to make some alterations to that too-small leotard…
I trimmed about the same width above the tutu part of the leotard as the width of the elastic I was planning on attaching to it (plus about 1/2″ extra to fold over the elastic).
After I pinned the elastic to the inside of the leotard, I ran it through my machine…
That was a pretty easy refashion ‘eh?
Well, almost all done!
I needed to get her hair and makeup finished first…
That’s right… my sweet, beautiful little girl wanted to dress up as a scary zombie for Halloween! And since she had to go to dance class, we decided a zombie dancer would be the perfect thing.
Although, I think I may have done too good of a job on her makeup… when she walked by the window and caught her reflection, she screamed before realizing it was herself she was freaked out by. Ha!
Maybe when I do her makeup for class I might need to tone it down a bit so she doesn’t scare all the girls in her class.
What are your plans for Halloween?
Have any of you refashioned any awesome Halloween costumes lately?
If so, please share them with me, I’d LOVE to see what you’ve done!
Here are some pretty snazzy Halloween refashions I’ve spotted on Pinterest lately…
Aren’t they just the cutest things ever?
Also, don’t forget to hop on over to the Refashion Runway Competition and vote for your favorite Halloween refashions. This week was my favorite by far! These ladies are fierce!
Have a great weekend!
This is seriously going to give me nightmares!