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Rocket Costume

This week has been rather busy making a rocket costume required for a school blast off event.

As usual I referred to Pinterest for rocket costume ideas, and found this great image from Doodlecraft.

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I made our own version, as we had no silver spray to hand to gain the silver effect I used a mixture of PVA mixed with silver paint shaken inside the bottle. The bottles have adhered together, with the aid of a glue gun and elasticated loops created for ease of wearing.

My daughter loved making her own rocket hat, using cardboard and tin foil:)

If you love making DIY costumes for children then check out the quickest cape ever (a quick transformation of an old skirt) or how about a spider t-shirt?

Vicky

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Kate @craftsonsea

Saturday 16th of November 2013

That rocket costume is a great idea! Will have to remember that one :)

Lucy Blossom

Friday 15th of November 2013

Lovely rockets, such a great idea too. I love the liberty print knitting needle bag, it will be a stylish addition to anyone's crafting bits and bobs.

knitnrun4sanity

Tuesday 12th of November 2013

Great rocket. The material you have used for the needle cases are really pretty. x

CatkinJane

Monday 11th of November 2013

The rockets look lots of fun!

Simmi Duffin

Monday 11th of November 2013

Wow - LOVE the rocket costume - it's fab :-) Will definitely try and remember that one for next time mine need to dress up! And congrats on so many knitting needle case sales - always a nice feeling! Love the idea of using old dress patterns for the packaging - looks great. Simmi xx

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