Mother Goose Costume
You don't need a commercial sewing-pattern to create a great Mother Goose Costume. Most Mother Goose enactors simply raid their closets, get donations from friends and relatives, or search thrift stores. (One professional performer does turn into a Mother Goose riding a goose! Her own legs become the goose's and a stuffed goose-shape extends fore and aft--but that's rather more than most mothers, grandmothers, teachers, or storytellers want to get involved with. Besides, the stuffed goose makes it difficult to sit.)
The main thing to keep in mind in creating a costume is that it should be colorful and that the outfit should convey some sense of the old-fashioned that children expect, based on nursery-rhyme illustrations they've seen.
Basics of a Mother Goose Costume
Main outfit possibilities: The skirt should be either ankle or floor length (ankle-length is easier to walk in)
Head cover: Mother Goose's head is usually covered with something
Legwear: consider colored tights, leg warmers, or knee socks (though the long skirt allows somewhat more leeway)
Footwear: Leave your high heels at home
Jewelry: Try to avoid contemporary-looking jewelry (rather go with none)
If you're just going to parade, you might carry a basket. However, that gets in the way if you're going to interact with kids (unless you're carrying goodies to distribute.
Use your common sense.
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