Monday, November 3, 2008

homemade costumes

there is a reason mom's don't make kids costumes anymore... it takes way too long... and it's a pain in the ass... I broke 3 sewing machine needles in the process of making this beauty...



Taken with cell phone so sorry the quality is crap...

My top account was having an event that required dressing up and the theme was quick turn... naturally working for BIC... i had to be a pen ( a Clic Stic) ... available in 24 hours :)

I'm VERY proud of it... but i'll think twice before doing this again...

9 thoughts:

Tenakim said...

That's very good- and LOOKS like so much work!

AmySprite said...

How did you make the hat?? Did you wrap cardboard in felt? That one is a keeper for future parties.

p.s. You make the rest of those lame-o's in the background look like real losers.

Brooks said...

love it! it looks great and worth all of your hard work!

anti-supermom said...

Marla,
I love that you have made yourself into a BIC. You are the sweet darn thing I have seen today, in an adult costume.

I love it!

Wendi said...

You are my hero!
I love a woman that can sew....because I can't!
Ugh!
Fabulous costume...perfect for your job.
I hope you got a raise just for wearing it!

Mamasphere said...

That is such a great costume!

Krystyn said...

That is a great costume! I bet you could get some money on ebay!

Rach (Mommy Learns to Blog) said...

That is the BEST costume I've seen this season!!! I love that you were a Clic Stic!!! I hope you submitted pics to the higher-ups! Definitely worth the hard work!

Mandy said...

I didnt know you work for Bic (I am new here!!) .. anyway, my dad was in the office supply business for most of his life and I loved going to the conventions and getting a ton of pens!!!! (i have no idea why I remembered that)