I have been trying to come up with a costume for about a month, and a few weeks ago I decided that I'd like to make my own Princess Peach costume. The problem I've been having with deciding on how to do this is the fact that I'm about 5 months pregnant.
The reason I chose her costume is because I think I will be able to adjust the waist line a bit. While I'm not extremely huge (yet), I am gaining girth... and I am not sure how large I will be by the time Halloween comes around lol. Anyone been about 6 months along when wearing a costume? Her "original" costume is the one I'm wanting to make-- "Super Mario" or "Paper Mario style" courtesy of Mariowiki.com :
I think the ballgown style with a modified waist will give me freedom of movement.. more like an Empire waist ball gown. I picked up a simplicity pattern for the Disney Cinderella and Snow White yesterday, and then realized the bodice on these gowns is exactly what I didn't want to do.
Anyways. I guess I am looking for encouragement, or suggestions. I was thinking of going with a stretch Gabardine for the bodice and additionally modifying the skirt so that it was a full circle, and then getting a hoop skirt for underneath to give it more fullness. Thoughts? Comments? Suggestions? =) Thanks y'all!