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The Gray Lady (Ghost) Costume | Teton Trekker
Halloween is one of my favorite holidays so when the Jackson Hole Community Band planned their 1st Annual Halloween Concert in 2010 I started planning my costume right away. (Photos Here) I found this costume at grandinroad.com but did not want a purchased costume, I prefer to make my own. I found this dress at Deseret Industries in Idaho Falls (a second hand store) for $15. The skirt fabric was perfect, and it had some weight so it would flow nicely. It was a little small around the waist, and the waist line was too high, but with some imagination it would work perfectly. I cut the top off to drop the waist line, I'll fold the extra fabric over to make the new waistband. I had to remove the zipper so i used some hook and eyes i had in my sewing stash. They looked a little funny but when the costume was dyed it gave it an out of the grave vintage look. I used 2 packs of black Rit Dye powder ($4.78 + tax) to dye the dress, what a mess!! . I dissolved the dye in hot water before I put