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Kimono Costume From A Tablecloth

Supplies

Chinese themed rectangular tablecloth

Stapler

Scissors

Chopsticks

Fan

Instructions

To begin we folded the tablecloth in half. Then, we cut a round neck hole in the center of the folded part, so they could slip on over the girls' heads.

Starting at the short ends, we cut the strips away from the white center stopping about four inches from the girls' arm pits.

If we'd had an extra tablecloth, we probably would have left the arm streamers really long, but we needed some of the red for belts, bows, and trim, so we shortened the arms by about half.

We stapled the bottom and inside edges of the arm streamers closed.

Tape some of the red stripping onto the bottom edges of the white, for trim or it can be left plain.

We taped together some of the pieces to make belts, folding in the raw edges and stapling, rather than tying them, at the back (that made them a one time wear, but that was all we needed).

We added a little piece of tape to the front to hold the belt in place and stapled bows (pieces pinched and stapled in the middle) to the back for a finishing touch to the robes.

Add chopsticks to the hair and hid behind the fan and you have a perfect kimono costume.

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