A repurposed handmade costume

I didn't have it in me to make two costumes this year [without going a little bit insane], so I knew that this year, Luke Skywalker would be walking alongside whatever we could find in the dress up bin. tutorial found here Of course, my plan to have my 3yo be Darth Vader was thwarted by … Continue reading A repurposed handmade costume


Upcycled Elephant Costume Tutorial

Have you made your kids' Halloween costumes yet?! I'm usually such a procrastinator. I probably would still be sewing if not for Andrea's fabulous Handmade Costume Series. [check it out - over 65 costume tutorials between this year and last!] Today I'm bringing home my upcycled elephant costume tutorial, originally posted as part of her … Continue reading Upcycled Elephant Costume Tutorial

Handmade Costume Series – an Upcycled Elephant Tutorial!

Last year, I had the privilege of being part of Andrea's Handmade Costume series. It was so much fun [you can see my tutorial from last year here]. I'm so happy to be over there again this year, sharing another costume tutorial! So come on over to The Train to Crazy and check out my tutorial, … Continue reading Handmade Costume Series – an Upcycled Elephant Tutorial!

Hey, hey, it’s a monkey!

Happy Halloween! While many of you still have festivities to come tonight, we have already gone trick-or-treating, and we have the loot to prove it [that is, the candy that hasn't already made it into my belly.... mmmm] There are my three costume-clad cuties! [iPod tutorial blogged here] Months ago, when I asked my four-year-old … Continue reading Hey, hey, it’s a monkey!

Almost done…

Two of my littles napped for an hour at the same time today. Oh how lovely it was! So I got my sew on [while my 4yo peppered comments like "is it done yet? Is that my costume? Can I wear it yet?" - very motivating] Here's a sneak peek. Any guesses?

iPod costume: a tutorial

Um, who else just realized that it's almost Halloween?  And the homemade costume you planned on making isn't quite finished started?  But it's not too late to whip up a quick Halloween costume for you or your little one!  You may have seen me post how to make an iPod (or iPhone... or iPad) costume … Continue reading iPod costume: a tutorial