by camylow 15 Jan 2015

This has nothing to do with sewing-embroidery but, has anyone really gotten into the "Alice in Wonderland" movie? A friend wants me to put on a Mad Hatter Tea Party..I have about 4 weeks to get this thing off and running...My mind is pretty blank...Do you have any great suggestions that can be done on a budget.

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by lbrow 16 Jan 2015

The teachers at school had a teaparty and ea. chose a character from alice to dress up as. Some of the men came as cards. took poster paper made 2 giant cards, hinged them at the shoulders and wore them. I think it's a great theme/Lillian

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by camylow 16 Jan 2015

Yeah! i found a wonderful 3' high door in its door jam...I am going to have my husband make stands to freely hold up. Paint it like the door in Alice in Wonderland. Paint the door knob to look like that also and let the kids enter the room through that.

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by pennifold 15 Jan 2015

This is Gerry's post about her grand-daughter's tea party and the mug rugs she made for the girls. Love Chris

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gerryb by gerryb 15 Jan 2015

Tks, Chris!

camylow by camylow 16 Jan 2015

Thanks for posting this.

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by gerryb 15 Jan 2015

My grand daughter had one for her 13th birthday...it was great. All drank out of mismatched teacups. I think my daughter got a lot of her ideas from online. I like all the teacups hanging from her light over the table. Each girl came dressed, sorta, as her favorite character. I made mug rugs for each girl to take home as a gift...with their initial on it. Posted them in our projects but I don't know how to add the link to it! Grand daughter picked out the font she wanted for them. As it was a small party, all the girls spent the night & they watched Alice In Wonderland DVD. Post pictures, please!!

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camylow by camylow 16 Jan 2015

Thank you for the ideas

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by sdrise 15 Jan 2015

Sounds like fun for either kids or adults Suzanne

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camylow by camylow 15 Jan 2015

HOPEFULLY it will be

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by jrob Moderator 15 Jan 2015

Here are a few (651) ideas on a Mad hatter tea party from pinterest.

https://www.pinterest.com/edelphy...
It won't allow me to add the link properly so here's hoping . If you can't get it google Mad Hatter Tea Party id

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camylow by camylow 15 Jan 2015

AWSOME ...THANKS...i got soooo many great ideas from there

pennifold by pennifold 15 Jan 2015

Isn't Pinterest amazing?

I LOVE THE BOW TIES MADE OUT OF A PACK OF CARDS! ALL HEARTS OF COURSE! Love Chris

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by suziequee 15 Jan 2015

Sounds like fun. Please post pics.

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camylow by camylow 15 Jan 2015

I think I will try and put it together here at my house and then have it ready to go to the place where it will be held. I will try and post pics before and during and after

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by cfidl 15 Jan 2015

What a great idea! I would love to go to a party with this theme!

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camylow by camylow 15 Jan 2015

Is that the crazy in you coming out. I heard the one who actually wrote the book was out there. hehehehe. I think i would enjoy it if there was more time and I actually had things to pull it off.

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by baydreamer 15 Jan 2015

I posted this awhile ago. Just google " Mad Hatter Tea Party ideas" pictures are great! I think there are lots of great ideas for budget party. Have fun!

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camylow by camylow 15 Jan 2015

LOVE IT..I need to go to the goodwill to see if i can find any of those aprons around for future parties.

pennifold by pennifold 15 Jan 2015

I remember commenting on it saying it would be great for Deanna's tea house! Love Chris

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by pennifold 15 Jan 2015

Hi Deanna,

I have the movie and Ophelie and I love it. I'd go along with Trish and make lots of cupcakes, lots of red roses (the queen's guards were constantly painting them red!!) in vases or other colours as you like. Ask your guests to wear outlandish hats and give a prize for the best or weirdest ones! I'm sure you will have lots of cups,saucers and plates with all you've been collecting for your shop!

Have lots of old doilies, table runners, lots of lace and old paraphernalia around the room etc. Make everything in a colour theme, say green, pink and white or red, pink and white or something you like. Any little petit-four type food will be great. Miniature macarons and little bits of food so long as they are bite sized. Cucumber sandwiches and mouth sized bites work really well. Love Chris

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spendlove by spendlove 15 Jan 2015

Please don't be cruel to the dormouse.

camylow by camylow 15 Jan 2015

I need a dormouse?....ugh, i need to google what that looks like.

camylow by camylow 15 Jan 2015

Chris, haven't had breakfast yet and those pictures look scrumptious.Thanks for posting those.

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by asterixsew Moderator 15 Jan 2015

I remember when the girls were little having it as the theme of our Carnival Day float. It was a wet day and we got rather wet and ended up with many little girls in the bath. Huge fun. I had no idea that Disney had taken it on. We all took different roles and dressed accordingly. Our Carnival Days were always on a none existent budget. Its easy to make a outfit for someone who is a card. I have read the books many times but need to refresh my memories of it. One small girl with long blond hair in a pale blue dress and you have your Alice. I was the Queen of Hearts so wore a red dress. What ever you do will be your take on the mad hatters party. Have fun and good luck

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camylow by camylow 15 Jan 2015

I did get the foam poster board. I thought about cutting them in half putting straps on each end to throw them over the kids head to make cards** let them decorate their cards to wear during the party

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by mops Moderator 15 Jan 2015

It sounds like a fun party! I've only read the book and its sequel, but the Disney take on it will no doubt be very different. So I am afraid I can't help.

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camylow by camylow 15 Jan 2015

I think it would be if it wasn't the dead of winter here.

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by Trish56 15 Jan 2015

Well maybe if the theme is Mad Hatters Tea Party, then why not get everyone to bring a plate of food with that theme in mind..... eg, cookies make and decorated like rabbits ! cup cakes that look like top hats, crazy sandwiches, and don't forget the extra large cups for the tea !,.... just remember it is a Tea Party, which in my books is like an afternoon tea with friends so what would you put on the table for afternoon tea?... just make it a bit crazy , Don't know if that helps or if it is a bit silly sounding, but good luck

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camylow by camylow 15 Jan 2015

Thanks. it does, but its for children so I have to bring the food- deco -and everything else

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