Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Armadillo Costume

This year I couldn't decide what I wanted my middle son to be until I read him a little book about armadillos. The book showed pictures of little armadillo babies and when I saw them, I knew that he HAD to be an armadillo! With some leather-looking fabric (it wasn't thick like pleather but was some scaley printed brown fabric in some tribal collection at Joann's), anti-pill fleece and some stuffing, I was able to pull it off! In the end the fabric was a little too dark for what I was picturing, so after I sewed it all up, I washed it with some toffee colored craft paint and then added the eyes. I wish that I had more time to make the back just as I had pictured it in my head, but life happens. All in all, I am happy with out it turned out!


Meg Bridge said...

Oh my goodness! My don just told me he wants to be a baby armadillo and I have no idea where to start! I am pretty horrible when it comes to sewing so I am sure mine will not turn out as adorable as yours!

Anonymous said...

Do you have a how to guide? How was this made? Do you sell them? My son just informed me he wants to be an armadillo for Halloween?

Unknown said...

My son also wants to be an armadillo. I'd also like a how to guide or, even better, I'll buy one from you if you'd make it! He wears a size 4t.
Thank you and please email me at acaitieb@gmail.com and let me know!
This costume is the cutest armadillo costume I've seen!

funnyhunnybee said...

Hi! My little guy wants to be a pangolin for Halloween. I found your amazing armadillo and am wondering, like a few others, if you either have some sort of tutorial, instructions, helpful hints, etc or if you sell your amazing creations? The armadillo works for a pangolin base. I would simly need to add more artichoke like plates to the back and tail (and make the tail longer). Please help me Obi Mom Kenobi. You're my only hope!!!
my email address is funnyhunnybee@gmail.com Thank you!!!!

شركة رواد الحرمين said...

شركة رواد الحرمين تقدم لكم

شركه عزل فوم بالرياض

شركه تنظيف منازل بالدمام
اغفضل الخدمات في مجال التنظيف والعزل نتكمتع دائما باارضاء العمبل
نحن نطمع عزيزى العميل فى الوصول الى راحتك الدائمة و ان تكون تتمتع بالمعيشة فى حياه هادئة
و اننا نتميز بوجود فريق عمل مميز يعلم جيدا ما يفعلة لكى يصل الى النظافة المطلوبة
و اننا نعمل على ان نصل الى النظافة بالشكل السليم الذى يحقق لك عزيزى العميل الوصول الى النظافة المطلوبة
التى تكون فى الطريقة المشرفة امام جميع الضيوف الذين يحضرون اليك عزيزى العميل الى منزلك
و اننا نستخدم الاساليب التى تعمل على انجاز هذة المهمة بشكل سريع و فى اقرب وقت ممكن وسرعه ائقه في مجال الخدمات المنزلية

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