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The Mad Hatter and Caterpillar

Contest Photo by: AmandaLuckyPerry
Conway, AR
Category: Creative Creatures

Brief Description:

My oldest son Ethan, 6, was dressed as the Mad Hatter. He loved the new Alice in Wonderland so much he has been planning his Halloween costume since the movie came out.

Materials:

For the Mad Hatter I used an old robe, shoes, and pants purchased from a local second hand store. For the spoons of thread I used my stepdad's mom's old thread supply. For the scarf just a small piece of fabric from a fabric store. The hat was mad from an old top hat covered with gold fabric and finished with a peach-colored sash (small strip of fabric from a local fabric store) and some old sewing needles and a peacock feather. For the entire costume I spent less than $15!

Time to Create:

This costume took only a few hours to create!
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