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From: gholloway
Date: 08-18-2006, 11:47 AM (1 of 3)
My daughter is wanting to dress her baby up as a cheerleader for Halloween. She will be 10 months old in October. Does anyone know of a pattern. I am one that has to have a pattern and instructions in the other hand. She is also wanting to dress her little boy (2) in football uniform and I think maybe we can find that. I am hoping anyway. Any ideas, suggestions, or anything would be great.

Gayla :nc:
User: gholloway
Member since: 06-07-2006
Total posts: 58
From: lizzybugsmommy
Date: 08-18-2006, 12:38 PM (2 of 3)
After alot of searching for a smaller size I can only come up with a size 2. Listed above. Hope this will help.
Catherine lb_pml&cb=PW

Husbands gone fishing..... I've gone fabric shopping
User: lizzybugsmommy
Member since: 05-20-2006
Total posts: 207
From: AndreaSews
Date: 08-18-2006, 02:55 PM (3 of 3)
I think a lot of it is in the embellishing. I wonder if you could do with a simple skirt and pullover sweater vest, and then tack on some white felt to give the look of uniform stripes or even pleats. It's halloween afterall, not homecoming! (give her a few years, right?)

Oh, wait. The past season's flare for skirts may just work in your favor! Here's a skirt with pleats in the style of a cheerleader's skirt. You'll have to get creative to make the undersides of the pleats in a contrast color. It goes down to a size toddler-one. You might need to just cinch the waistline a touch and shorten the hem. mccalls toddler skirt (
And here's a top view B (http:// which could be a cheerleader's vest. Again, if you're someplace cooler, I'd go with sew-easy fleece and skip all the effort of hems and finished edges. Easy to adorn with sew-on or even glue-on applique.
Have fun!
The football player--needs sweatpants and a jersey and some black smudge under his eyes. The jerseys are for sale online in his size, or the very next size up. I'm sure that'll be easy to find.
User: AndreaSews
Member since: 02-18-2005
Total posts: 1007
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