Up All Night Trying To Figure It Out and Get It Done

It’s that time of year again. Time to get into costume for Halloween. So here I am in the last minutes of Friday Night trying to finish up a costume for the boy. Did I mention that I don’t know what I’m doing? I’ve been getting ideas from Pintrest and just hoping for the best.

Sometimes, I really wish I’d just insist he pick a costume from Target and be done. But where’s the challenge in that?

Last year he wanted to be Ash Ketchum

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2015 as Ash Ketchum @momtheobscure
Here is a look at some of the previous years. I blogged about creating the Green Ninja costume here.

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This year he wants to be Chowder. Not the soup, but the animated character from the eponymous series on Cartoon Network, which went off the air in 2010. I could not find a costume anywhere – not on eBay, not on the Cartoon Network site. I’ve never sewn more than a muslin skirt in a sewing class I took 31 years ago, but I do have a sewing machine. I also have this decorative dress form I got on sale at JoAnn’s. So I went to JoAnn’s and bought some pink and purple fleece and found a fang tooth at Party City.

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This is how it’s all progressing –

UPDATE: And this is how it looked on Halloween

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