"Clothes make a statement. Costumes tell a story." ~Mason CooleyI <3 stories!
Often times people who don't sew are in awe of homemade costumes. But really, it's not that hard. You just have to try. And plan beforehand so you have an idea of construction.
Here are my plans:
And the result:
For the queen costume, I bought the red velvet dress, used a summer linen skirt and my prom dress petticoat, and then used fabric I had on hand to do all of the modifications. For the caterpillar, I bought a few yards of fabric and then used leftover foam from the Taco costume.
Many photos of the two different Alice in Wonderland entourages can be found on Flickr: http://www.flickr.com/photos/smazzle/sets/72157625157169869/.
Love it! What did you do?