|Costume type:||Costumes for Girls|
This homemade costume for girls entered our 2011 Halloween Costume Contest.
A word from Abigail, the 'Mermaid' costume creator:
Abigail is wearing the costume, the idea came from a quilt I saw with a mermaid with rainbow scales. Use a fitted stretchy skirt, and cut out strips for scales in every color of the rainbow. Finish fold over the edges and finish with mighty mend it craft glue.
Materials used: silk, shear ribbon, purple trim, shear pearlized fabric, pearls, real shells, plastic starfish, acrylic paint, perfect pearls blue metallic paint, sequence, blue rhinestones, beads.
It took 4 months to gather materials and create.