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This homemade costume for girls entered our 2015 Halloween Costume Contest.
A word from Tiffiany, the 'Butterfly' costume creator:
Tulle (orange, black and yellow), Sequins (orange), Glitter (orange and black),
Clear School Glue, Hangers, Fabric (orange and black cotton) Feather Monarch
Butterflies, Barrette, Crocheted Headband Material
I made an orange double tutu with yellow on the bottom. I then tied pieces of black
tulle throughout it and glued the feather butterflies onto it.
In order to do the wings, I had to enlarge and print up a coloring page of a monarch
butterfly. After taping the picture together and cutting it out, I pinned it to the
black fabric and cut it out in the fabric. I then cut out the orange segments,
pinned the paper to the orange fabric and cut them out. I then sewed the segments
onto the black fabric. I did this twice, once for the front and once for the back.
After that, I hand sewed sequin on the edges of all of the orange segments. I then
sewed them together with the right sides facing and left a small hole so that I
could carefully flip them the right way, I then sewed up the hole.
I was only wanting the hanger in the top of the wings, so I just covered the shaped
hanger pieces with ribbon and hot glued them to the tops. I then mixed the glitter
with the glue and painted it onto both the black and orange pieces and sewed the
completed wings to the tutu.
For the barrette, I took a few of the feather butterflies and hot glued them to a