Flying in From Up High, Is Echo the Patriotic Skydiver!

Introduction: Flying in From Up High, Is Echo the Patriotic Skydiver!

About: Hi I'm Echo, a Boston Terrier. Most of you know me as HalloweenEcho the costume show dog. I've been dressing up for Halloween since 2006.

This is Echo, a 9 year old Boston Terrier and she is dressed as a Patriotic Skydiver. She is wearing her Red, White and Blue and soaring in from the sky in her handmade skydiver costume!

Echo is wearing her Red, White and Blue for Halloween to support the USA!

The jumpsuit is two shades of taffeta with white binding trim. Measurements were taken of her nexk, leg length, back, waist, and chest. To highlight the jumpsuit with some flare, white binding was sewn on to add visual depth.

The parachute pack is actually an adult backpack that was completely deconstructed and put back together. It was no easy task and I broke 6 heavy duty sewing machine needles in the process! The parachute pack has adjustable straps around her back legs, and a velcro closure at her neck.

The parachute is red, white and blue satin to represent the USA. Each color has a cord attached that sliders through the risers making the chute look more authentic. The cords are all secured to the underside of her pack.

D rings were sewn on to the chest strap and her pull cord on the back of the pack.

Her skydiving wrist altimeter is a watch that we resized and painted. For the final touch, she is wearing white doggy goggles! All of this was sewn with a very basic sewing machine and by hand.

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    5 years ago on Introduction

    Ha ha! So cute. The goggles and watch are excellent touches. Nicely done.

    What a cute costume! She looks like she just dropped from the sky! Your dog seems to be more co-operative when it comes to dressing up than mine is. My girl had her costume on for less than a minute!