Last year I had made a list of ideas I could make for the both of us. I still like all of them, but for my daughter, they mean warm, possibly furry animal suits complete with heads (Pepe, the monkey from The Three Musketeers, or Kero from Cardcaptor Sakura) and I’m afraid these might be too warm for Montréal August weather. So I’ve had another idea:
Wouldn’t she be cute? It’s basically a summer dress with, a vest and white shorts. For the mushroom head, I’ll use her bike helmet (which she likes to wear to watch tele) and make a slip-cover for it, mounted on an elastic so it can go on easily (my first helmet had one of those). The "pony-balls" will be made of Styrofoam balls covered in fabric and tacked to one another and the slip-cover. As for shoes, I’m sure I can find a pair of brown shoes her size either at a thrift store, or simply on sale at a retail store.
What about me I hear you wonder. Well, here is what I’m thinking of:
I have wanted to make a Princess Peach costume for some time now. Besides, I look good in pink, I can style my own hair with a lot of spray net to get those flips, and it would be a fairly easy costume to make. Although Sarcasm-hime warns against the use of satin for Cosplay, I would like to make this costume out of Peau de soie (matte bridal satin). I should keep an eye out for sales!
For our first year going to Otakuthon together my daughter and I, I want to go for an easier project and I think this one would do.
I'm sure that either one of them would look good as Princess Daisy.
(*Insert grinning face here*)
Wouldn’t that be fun girls?