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Angie

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I once used 3 old sheets and 2 boxes of rit dye to make Halloween costumes.
That year there was like NO extra funds, and the girls and I were going over to cousins house to go with her girls out Trick or Treating.

My two girls were Cinderella pink and Cinderella blue. I had the costume pattern at home already. I dyed one sheet pink and then part of it a darker pink. Did the same with the blues. Then there was a king sized sheet that we ended up dying purple.

That sewed so well. I need to use one for the doll stuff I do to relax and connect with granddaughters.

Oh the purple king sized sheet - it had two head holes cut in the near middle. My cousin's head through one side, me on the other. Here in a hillbilly straw hat - and me with a silver lame mop cap. We were a two headed monster. It was so fun, and folks liked the monster as much as the kids Cinderella costumes.


What have you made with old sheets, or new?
 

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It's a fun week that we'll be doing the week before school starts. Kind of a last hoorah. We end the week with a medieval feast, about 5 courses. The kids wear their costuming that they worked on all week. Lots of knights and princesses, and of course a king and a queen. And then games and funny things from the "jester". Last month we did pirate week and had a great time. The week ended with reading a compass, looking at the map and finding the treasure.
 

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I have used old sheets and quilt covers for making curtains, table cloths and removable journal covers as well as curtain tieback cuffs in the past. The worn out flannelette sheets I often cut up for cleaning cloths around the home and have a bag full to make double layered flannel hankies for when we are sick.
 
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