All posts tagged: Kid Costumes

A DIY Star Wars Halloween

Since it’s about to be Halloween again, I figured now is as good a time as any to share our Halloween costumes from last year! ;)     Are they cute, or what?! Right now we’re just thankful for this time while they’re young and still happy to coordinate their costumes. I know it’ll be fun for them to have these memories when they get older – or at least fun for us to have these memories ;) This year, we’re continuing the cousin-coordinating tradition with a Super Mario theme (gaa…)! So when we decided on Star Wars, I was actually pretty excited because I knew I could pull most of the fabric we’d need from my stash. All I ended up ordering was the brown flannel for Obi Wan Kenobi’s robe – which ended up costing me a whopping $1.15 because I found a random gift card from who knows when for Joann’s. I consider that a stashbusting win. :) Obi-Wan For the robe, I used the (free!) Hooded Robe Pattern from Sew Much …

PJ Masks Costumes

My nephew had just woken up from a nap, a groggy little just-turned-2 year old. He walked into the living room, his face brightened up, and he exclaimed “Gekko!” It was my favorite moment from Halloween last year. What he didn’t know when he woke was that his cousins were already in the other room getting into their Halloween costumes. :) Now seems like good a time as any to share these… they were last year’s costumes but it’s almost that time of year again and I’ve been brainstorming lately what to do for this year. PJ Masks were absolutely perfect for them last year… three little ones, two boys, one girl… popular, but not overdone, and they all love the show. Gaaa! And just look at them… how cute are they!? Pattern used: Jalie 3135 Skinsuits I thought about doing leggings and tops, etc. from patterns I already had, but this just seemed to be a better match to the characters. I’ve only used one other Jalie pattern thus far (see here), but I said …