He has a little obsession with Nemo going right now so I thought I would take advantage of it. I mean, I could totally see me slaving over making a cute costume and then him refusing to even put it on. I knew he would want to be Nemo.
I bought 2 blaze orange t-shirts from Savers, 1/2 yard of white fleece fabric and a small sheet of black felt. I already had some black netting, quilting batting and some wooden skewers.
First I made the fins starting with the batting and skewers:
Then I did a bunch of other steps and this is what I have now:
I LOVE it from the back. The front is not the greatest though and I have to tack down the front fins a bit more as they flop around a little too much. Dying.from.cuteness.
PS if you want to know more about the steps, just ask!