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Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Bat


See Me In My Little Hat

This was not a project for class, but it should be known that besides being interested in the “traditional” arts I am also crafty ( in the scissors and glue sticks sense of the word). Two weekends ago, my school had a formal dance where the theme was “Mad Tea Party,” You Know Alice and wonderland. I decided to conserve money this year by wearing dresses I already owned. I thought, since the theme was Alice in Wonderland, That I should have fun and go in character.

It should be pointed out at this point that the dance was not a masquerade but I did my costume in a  very elegant manner.

The whole night people were concerned it was going to fall off or over while I was dancing.

I engineered it atop a head band that is hidden underneath my hair. Needless to say my Mad Hatter costume was da bomb.

The only part of the costume I bought were new earrings. Yes, that means all the things that compose the hat are found and household objects.

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I got my insperation from Disney’s 2010 “Alice in Wonderland,”‘ Disney’s Animated “Alice in Wonderland” made in (1951),  as well as the  illistrations of the mad hatter from the orginal books written by Lewis Carroll.

"Mad Hatter" from Lewis Carroll's Children's book, Alice in Wonderland, (1865)

"Mad Hatter" from Disney's Animated "Alice in Wonderland", (1951)

"Mad Hatter" from Disney's 2011 version of "Alice in Wonderland." Directed by Tim Burton

 

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