Costume InstructionsPrep Time: 3-4 hours
White Gloves, Carpet Bag, Umbrella with Parrot Head Handle, Black stockings and shoes.
Optional: Black Coat, Knit scarf,
Using red ribbon make a bow. Use velcro (or snaps) to attach the bow to the neck of the shirt.
Check thrift stores and buy (or make) a long blue skirt. Using white ribbon add two stripes down the front of the skirt.
Reshape (wet and stretch to desired shape) a black straw hat so the top is flat and the brim is wavy. Hot glue silk daisies and cherries to the brim.
Wear white gloves, carry a carpet bag (or cover a purse with floral fabric or cover a shopping bag with floral wrapping paper), and carry an umbrella with a Parrot Head Handle (take a regular umbrella and attach the head of a rubber toy parrot).
Wear black stockings, black boots or shoes and white gloves.
Optionally also wear a black overcoat, and knitted scarf.