has mostly turned into a sewing blog, but I do throw in the occasional
craft or recipe every now and then. I’ve got three little girls, so
sewing for all three of them is partially to blame for that!
making them dress in coordinating outfits. I plan on doing it
for as long as I can! (You can see more about how I dress them here).
Naturally, I wanted their Halloween costumes to coordinate as well.
Sometimes it can be tricky finding things for three girls to be
together. But after we checked out Alice in Wonderland from the
library a couple of months ago, I knew I had their costumes figured
My baby is just little and cute, so she is going to be the Cheshire
Cat. My middle girl is a redhead – in every stereotypical sense of the
word! So what better costume for her than to be the Mad Hatter? I’m
going to show you what I did for all of my girls, and how I like to
use things that they will be able to wear in real life as well.
use my tutorial for the Skirt
of Many Colors. You start off with your fabric and
desired sizes. The difference is that for your ruched panel, you will
need to cut your panels twice the length of all of your other
together. Before you attach your ruched panels, you need to run a
gathering stitch along each side – length wise – of the panel. Find
the middle of your ruching panel and the middle of the panel you’re
attaching it to and pin them, right sides together. Gather the sides
evenly and pin in place.
and back side of your skirt.
tier pieces of your skirt.
you’ve got yourself one darling skirt – perfect for the cutest Mad
a little more comfortable for my daughter to wear. She’s only two and
is a busy body! I went with this shirred
her costume with a top hat. I followed this tutorial
and came up with this baby, attached to a headband of course.
be perfect for Halloween! Plus, aside from the top hat, those are all
things that she can wear normally!
dress from Violette Field Threads.
bloomers, the big sash. It’s so adorable!
tutorial from See Kate Sew.
dress pattern and some Riley Blake chevrons, and
we were set!
when it’s really Halloween.
– and all things we can wear normally as well! Score! That really
helps me justify my fabric shopping to my husband!
sewing tutorials and crafts!