Sunday, November 1, 2015

Word Up It's Word Girl!

I guess I like Halloween sewing.

Here's a few photos from the past few Halloweens....






Ok, so I didn't make the first one....but it's so cute I had to include it!  The only year that we didn't do trick or treat was when Julia was two...she was sick that year, sadly.

I could dig through my photo archives and find photos of my older kids....I recall a dalmatian, a bumblebee, and Humpty Dumpty.  Maybe I'll find photos of those in my spare time.

But, this year, Julia decided quite early who she wanted to be, and I knew it would be really easy - Word Girl from PBS Kids.  I actually love that show, so I was totally on board.




Here's the details:

I used Catalina knit from Robert Kaufman - I seriously love it!  It's 100% cotton and a great weight - perfect for this project.  The belt is Kraft-Tex paper fabric (which we sell in the shop) with a large grommet glued on.  The cape design was a great suggestion from Shelley at Bartacks and Singletrack to use the patter for the baby bib from Little Things to Sew by Liesl Gibson - worked perfectly!

Patterns used:

Playtime leggings from Oliver + S
School Bus t-shirt from Oliver + S
Cozy Winter Hood from Little Things to Sew
Messy Kid Bib from Little Things to Sew

A super easy costume! 

3 comments:

  1. Oh Janice it's fabulous! I love the idea that she could turn the cape around and go out for spaghetti! :)
    I'll have to see if this program is available online, I'm getting a bit sick of overhearing the soundtrack to Power Rangers ( hi-ya and hee-yaaar repeated ad nauseum)

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  2. So smart! Good idea Julia!! We love word girl!... You made me laugh about your "spare time" haha

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  3. Wow! Your outfits are absolutely awesome! In my opinion, this year Julia's outfit was the best! So bright colors. Writers form www.pinkelstar.com are impressed!

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