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Violet Beauregarde from Willy Wonka Costume

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Violet Beauregarde from Willy Wonka Costume

Violet Beauregarde from Willy Wonka

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Costume type:  Costumes for Women
Categories:Halloween Costumes, Movie and TV Show Costumes

This homemade costume for women entered our 2012 Halloween Costume Contest.

A word from Alyssa, the 'Violet Beauregarde from Willy Wonka' costume creator:

Here I am in my costume. I used a clown jumpsuit pattern that I modified to create the dress that I am wearing and just used the brightest blue jersey fabric I could find. Underneath the dress, I am wearing a sumo wrestler costume that automatically inflates and deflates.

In the back of the dress, I made a flap that stays up with a simple hook and eye to make sure that the fan in the sumo wrestler costume has air. Hidden in the sleeve of the costume is the cord for the fan and the battery pack. When I was ready to inflate, I just turned up the flap and turned the battery pack on.

Materials used:

4 yards blue jersey knit fabric
Blue thread
24" blue sport zipper
1/2" hem tape
3 gold buttons
Sumo wrestler costume.
2 blue glow sticks stuck in color to give my face a blue glow.

Rating: 3.5 of 5. Votes: 14

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#1 comment by A.D. December 24, 2012

Hello there. I was wondering where did you get the sumo wrestler costume from? I want one so badly. Please tell me and that is all thanks. Oh yeah by the way it looks cool!

#2 comment by Alyssa Schaffer December 26, 2012

I got it at Buycostumes.com. If you go to retailmenot.com first, they usually have discount coupons.

#3 comment by A.D. December 27, 2012

Thanks Alyssa Schaffer. But do you know if the inflatable sumo wrestler costume are in stores? Please respond as soon as you can again and thank you so much.

#4 comment by Donna H April 28, 2014

What clown pattern did you use? We are making a costume for a show and I love yours and your idea. We also are using a sumo suit.

#5 comment by Gregory November 17, 2014

Love the costume! You always have amazing ideas!

#6 comment by Alyssa Schaffer November 17, 2014

Donna H., I used Simplicity pattern 2849.

A.D., each time I have checked Buy Costumes, they have had the sumo wrestler costume, but I also have seen the costume in Halloween stores.

#7 comment by Bryan January 2, 2018

Can you make a video of you inflating and deflating

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