You know where we're headed, right?
Luckily for me she also found Cole's Corner and Creations, who had made a series of Toy Story Costumes for her daughter's birthday. All three of the costumes are SO cute! And what a great idea she had to make a Buzz Lightyear costume in dress form for a little girl.
Using this idea as a jumping off point, I made a Buzz Lightyear toddler dress using some knit, cotton, stretch satin, and even a little seersucker fabric. For the top, I used a McCalls pattern (6017) with some ruffles and bias edging added to the straps.
The top pieces cut.
On the front of the bodice I used some small pieces of knit and Heat Bond to make some simple button and name plate details. Then I hand embroidered "Buzz" on the name tag.
After edging the ruffle pieces with the red and white striped bias, I added them to the straps.
Then, I put the bodice together and added the straps.
For the skirt, I made a simple gathered skirt from white stretch satin with a small strip of purple cotton fabric around the top edge and a band of green polka dot cotton fabric on the bottom.
Simple, and sweet. And oh, yes, the little girl knew that it was Buzz without a doubt, her face just lit up when she saw it.
I'm beginning to feel a little bit like the Halloween Costume Fairy....hmmmm, there may be something to that!
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