Make your own Bratz doll Bumblebee costume pattern & mask
- Published on Saturday, 24 March 2012 10:30
- Last Updated on 22 March 2012
- Sharon J. Bainbridge
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Yesterday I was trying to create a butterfly pattern for the Bratz doll to sell on Ebay, when it all went horribly wrong (or did it?). The butterfly mask ended up looking like a bumblebee. As I am one of those fluke people who just goes with the flow, I thought oh well, I may as well make a bumblebee costume pattern instead.
The great thing about this pattern/kit idea is that is it child friendly. Children love to make things and this little number is one that needs no sewing at all! Quick, easy and fun. If you buy the kit, all you need is crayons (felt tips or paint,) and a black biro pen. I used something very special from my kitchen.
Thanks London Mums for inspiring me to be creative, I am going to list this on Ebay today as well as the other digital patterns and see if this Mummy can get her independence back! I may even offer kits. What do you think? Leave me a comment!
If you love bumblebees check out my face painting videos here on this Mums’ Magazine. And I will leave you with some photos I took of bumblebees in our back garden. I love my little girl’s bumblebee song!
I used to work in Gilbert’s house for Haskoll Architects. I really enjoyed living in Pimlico, Putney and Wimbledon. Back then I used to travel and dated a New Zealand guy. Eight years of no ring on the finger and I decided to quit. My sister convinced me to go to Dorset for a weeks holiday and fixed a date with the local singer. We are still together 11 years later and have a little girl. I have always been creative. Nan used to make peg dolls with me and left me her old sewing box, which I treasure. When I worked in a pub in Hastings I made my own clothes. In my twenties I did a doll making course in Brighton and tried to start my own business. I managed to get some handmade brooches into a Covent Garden shop. But decided to stick to secretarial work, which brought in a regular salary. I adore taking photographs so when my little girl was born I decided to take a local photography course. My tutor was so impressed with my Photoshop skills he asked me to teach him some of my techniques. When I showed my Mother in law the Victorian style dress I made for my little girl she said why don’t you have a go at making a Butterfly costume. Well the rest is history. Butterfly Lullaby was born. Butterfly Lullaby is my fairy book, album and Trademark. The Mark Jermin Stage School are the characters in my story and my partner created all the songs. The book was launched at the Dylan Thomas Centre back in March 2007. It was truly beautiful. You can view the little fairies dancing on You Tube. Robin Stevens who you may know from Rosie and Jim is on my Butterfly Lullaby website reading my fairy story Colour me a fairies wish. We were going to do personalised children’s stories together. But shiny things attract gremlins. The trick is to keep going and never give up. My little girl danced to our song Butterfly Lullaby at the Enchanted Manor in front of famous fairy artist Josephine Wall back in October 2009. My little girl and I love making art and craft videos, which we hope to share with London Mum’s. The one thing I adore about London is the way you just fit in. The City is full of different cultures, which makes it an interesting and friendly place to live. I am currently trying to scrapbook postcard my family history. Does anyone know anything about the family history on the old LeFevres department store in Canterbury which is now Debenhams. My Nan’s Grandmother’s name was LeFevre and she lived in Bayswater. Nan was an orphan so we are trying to uncover the hidden ghosts!