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Unread 02-06-2013, 11:15 AM   #5
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I would probably purchase the base hat, wig, boots, stockings and undergarments, likely somewhere around $70-100, then make the rest. Yardage is minimal but notions are big. Raw materials if everything had to be purchased new: at least $80, not including tools. I see the made pieces taking at least ten hours (lots of fiddly hand bits like buttons).
So, at least $200 to do it well. Now you know why commissioned costumes cost so much.
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