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10 October 2011 @ 03:39 pm
K9 Costume  
Last October I made my dog a K9 costume to wear in a local pet parade. I finally got pictures of her in it. :)

Constructing the sides and as I called it the calculator bit.

The head. (I think it looks like a helmet here lol)

Comparing shapes

Almost finished painting

Finished painting

It fits!

Finished! Time to put it on the dog.

Who knew K9 had two heads?

My friend as a ghetto The Doctor

My friend as a ghetto Amy and a mini Tardis

Me, The Doctor and K9

I had another friend dressed as another Doctor (could have been 4 or 11...I don't remember which lol) walking with us and taking pictures. My friends and I's costumes were kinda out there and hastily put together. I tbh spent more time putting together Ein's costume and then two days before the parade went 'oh crap! We need costumes!' lol

Materials used:
Body: foam sheets covered in duct tape for sturdiness and mobility, spray paint, pipe cleaners for tail
Back piece: cardboard, duct tape, spray paint, sharpie markers
Head: cardboard, duct tape, spray paint, acrylic paint. foam sheets, tape, wire for ears

There are two elastic straps and velcro on the underside of the body to keep in on. They lasted about a block before the velcro became two clogged with hair and stopped sticking. lol

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Goosey: (Harry Potter) Halloween feast.keeper_of_stars on October 10th, 2011 07:59 pm (UTC)
My first thought was.... CORGI!!!! I love those little guys!

Second thought? AWESOME! This is so fun. Did your dog try and shake it off though? (Nice Doctor, by the way. :P )
Cassiepotato365 on October 10th, 2011 08:05 pm (UTC)

Nah she's used to wearing things because we like to dress her up anyways and she has a harness underneath it.
She did break the top thing off because she kept trying to roll over to get petted lol

(thrift store coat and the tie is made of ribbons lol)
Goosey: (Doctor Who) The Doctorkeeper_of_stars on October 10th, 2011 08:09 pm (UTC)
I've been in love with them since Dharma and Greg. Whenever I see one I think of Nunzio. :P

Ah, that helps then. HEHE, that's so cute. :D

(Hey, if it works, it works!)
literate packrat: Dr Who - Dalek as Fivethinkum on October 10th, 2011 08:11 pm (UTC)
A corgi K-9! I love it! (And really nicely done, too. ;-))
Cassiepotato365 on October 10th, 2011 08:48 pm (UTC)
thank you :)
literate packrat: Dr Who - Dalek as Fivethinkum on October 11th, 2011 07:50 am (UTC)
I *love* your icon, btw. (I'm a pretty good crocheter, but when I tried knitting I was absolutely hopeless at it. ;-))
Petratishkovna: reading is sexy!retsuko on October 10th, 2011 10:39 pm (UTC)
Doesn't matter that it's a year late; that was worth it. :D
Cassiepotato365 on October 11th, 2011 12:17 am (UTC)
thanks :)

the friend who took all the pictures didn't upload them till yesterday so I've had this post in stasis for almost a year lol
Lisa Moulton: Shadagigs_83 on October 10th, 2011 11:53 pm (UTC)
I see your Corgi and raise you my horse. :)

Very awesome. You did better than I did. :p I'll be reposting those pics on Halloween.

Edited at 2011-10-10 11:54 pm (UTC)
Cassiepotato365 on October 11th, 2011 12:24 am (UTC)
Thank you :)

I remember you making a comment about your horse on another post of mine from last year when I asked about making a k9 costume. :)
Tineytiney on October 11th, 2011 01:20 am (UTC)
Corgi!!! Corgis and Doctor Who! My faves!

I have a corgi too. :)

Cassiepotato365 on October 11th, 2011 01:40 am (UTC)
Corgi! I love them and their stubby little legs :)
yo, i'm hotter than a mithril coat: [cowboy bebop] ed :DDDDstyromgalleries on October 11th, 2011 03:48 am (UTC)
I was going to say, Now I want a Bebop/DW crossover, but then I saw her name was Ein and knew we were on the same wavelength. She looks adorable!
Cassie: Corglepotato365 on October 11th, 2011 03:49 pm (UTC)
It's a corgi...what else would we have called her? lol
sinij_steplersinij_stepler on October 11th, 2011 04:36 am (UTC)
OMG, she's so cute! Brilliant costume.
Cassiepotato365 on October 11th, 2011 03:53 pm (UTC)
Thank you! :D
alarumluxurias_slave on October 11th, 2011 09:22 am (UTC)
This k-9 is epic, even more epic as it's a corgi :D
Cassiepotato365 on October 11th, 2011 03:54 pm (UTC)
Corgis FTW! :D
Hiding in plain sight: DW-11-airguitar!!!wulfae on October 11th, 2011 02:27 pm (UTC)
Very cute! I'm glad your friend finally uploaded them, they're awesome. Your dog is far more patient than mine is, my dog wouldn't stand for any of these shenanigans.

I'm wondering if the head could have been attached separately to Ein's head? Unless it is, of course.

And plus ten points for calling your corgi 'Ein'.
Cassiepotato365 on October 11th, 2011 03:53 pm (UTC)
Me too...I've only been bugging him for a year!

The head had to be attached because while she doesn't mind wearing things on her body, she HATES hats or anything on her head. Like with a fiery burning passion. lol
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Cassiepotato365 on October 13th, 2011 12:01 am (UTC)
Thanks :)

:'( That's sad.
Corgis are quite wonderful :)
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