Halloween Costume Refash

Going through my blog photos and I realized that I never posted my Halloween Refash. I have been really slacking! Sheesh, I’m sorry readers! Nothing like posting this 2 months late 😦

So with out further delay, there is mine and mu hubbies Halloween Refashions!

We decided to go as Fred and Wilma Flintsone! I’ve been trying to make it a point of dressing up as characters who have red hair so I can use my natural hair and not a wig. It’s actually a fun challenge!

For Fred Flintsone:

dscn1063I purchased 2 XXL white polos from the Salvation Army.

dscn1069I used a box of Tangerine Rite dye and used the washing machine directions. 

dscn1071Being the caveman that Fred Flintsone is I needed to make my husband a manly tunic. I cut off the top of 1 polo.

dscn1074I then sewed both polos together. dscn1072I cut triangles out from the bottom on the tunic to give it a primitive effect. I also did the same to the sleeves.

dscn1064I believe Fred’s tunic was supposedly made from a sabertooth tiger’s pelt. I cut out the sabertooth spots from black felt.

dscn1079I planned on using fabric glue to attach the felt spots to the tunic. When gluing fabric together I always wrap my cutting mat in wax paper so that the other side of the fabric doesn’t get glued together by mistake!

dscn1078I used Fabric Fusion to glue the spots to the tunic! I paired this tunic with a blue tie I found at the thrift store as well!

For Wilma Flintstone:dscn1067I try my best to make my costumes as close to the actual characters. If you’ve seen any premade Wilma costumes they are just a long straight white tunic. Now if you notice Wilma in the cartoon you would see that her dress has a bubble bottom.

I found this perfect skater skirt at the thrift store! Only problem was that it had a black waistband.

dscn1073I cut triangles out from thr bottom of my skirt. Again, to make it look more primitive.

dscn1080For my top I used this white long sleeved shirt.

dscn1082I removed one of the arms.

dscn1083Then cut the shirt on a diagonal to make it a one shoulder top.

dscn1085I used the fabric from the sleeve I removed to sew over top of the black waistband.

dscn1081Now you can’t be Wilma without a big rock necklace! I drilled holes in styrofoam balls and linked them together with white ribbon.

Annnnnd Ta Da!!!

dscn1091dscn1092Fred and Wilma Flintstone 🙂

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Happy Refashioning!!!

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