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Poison Ivy Cosplay Costume - mypoppet.com.au

DIY: Poison Ivy Cosplay

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Yep it’s Comic-Con season at Casa My Poppet! For the last couple of weeks I’ve been busy working my crafty mummy magic transforming a pile of ordinary craft supplies into a cosplay costume worthy of meeting Emma’s high expectations. Every year the planning on her part seems to start earlier and earlier, I can’t even count the number of very…

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Knitted slipper pattern

Knitted Pom Pom Slippers

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It’s slipper season! The temperature has dipped all of a sudden in Melbourne and our toes are feeling chilly. Emma’s feet are so big now that she has grown out of kid’s sized slippers, I can’t find any to fit her (I’ve looked everywhere), so  I thought it was time to dive into my yarn stash and knit her a…

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make a sundress in under half an hour

The Thrifty Kid – Easy Girl’s Sundress from a Skirt

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This is one of the easiest garment refashions I have ever done, it’s only just one straight cut and seam to transform a skirt into a cute sundress. Elastic shirring can be a time consuming process to do yourself, so I’ve saved time and taken advantage of the existing waistband shirring on an old skirt. In under half an hour…

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