It is not how I wanted it. I ran out of time after cutting, pressing (I hate ironing) and handsewing (despise sewing) the lining. I didn't even get the sides knit or cut, pressed and sewn. I ended up folding it in half and crocheting the sides and little handles.
So, now that it's all over, I'll pick out the crochet and knit up the sides, cut, press and sew more lining and proper handles, not today though. This lining is begging to go to the ball with a coach made out of a pumpkin.
Girly was Cinderella and fortunately, the costume was too big (always a good idea around here) and waist was very elasticy. She especially loved the blue battery powered glow stick which she decided was a magic wand. So she may have been dressed as Cinderella, but she was actually the fairy Godmother. At first house she and Daddy went to, "No bag!" "No say trick or treat!". So Daddy asked if she wanted to go to another house or if she just wanted to go to Grandma and Grandpa's. Guess what she chose. Needless to say, she only went to two houses, but she got out and I have until next year to
Pumpkin carving went well. Apollo loves pumpkin. So he got some of the scrapings. this of course meant that he was directly underfoot the whole time. Amazing how easy it is to trip over a dog that size. Girly helped to hold the pumpkin, but refused to put her hands inside or touch the "goober and guk".
"Hey kid, want some candy?"