Super Easy Handmade Costumes

Please Note: This post contains affiliate links that are indicated by an asterisk*. My children are extremely indecisive about Halloween costumes. They both cycled through a ton of costume options before finally settling on them. Mira wanted to be a Care Bear and Evie wanted to be Link. I immediately knew how I was going to do the Care Bear costume, I got a plain pink hoodie and made a felt circle to attach to it. I couldn't find a hoodie that didn't have a zipper, so I got it a couple sizes too big so I could more easily slip it over her head. I also anticipate ... Read More

Happy Halloween!

Evie cycled through a lot of Halloween costume ideas and I wasn't going to let her change her mind anymore. But when she said she wanted to be R2D2, how could I say no to that? Plus, her Elsa dress that we got isn't really conducive to trick or treating in the Midwest. The high tomorrow is 43F, so the ability to layer under this hoodie will be necessary! Josh and I originally had grand plans to paint a bike helmet for her costume, but this hoodie from the Disney Store was perfect. I got some white pants from Old Navy and decided it needed a little something extra. I ... Read More

Halloween Crafty Tutorial Link Up

Yesterday I posted my English paper pieced candy corn pattern and today I'm sharing all the other awesome Halloween projects from this link up! I really love seeing all the different projects that people come up with for the same theme! Geometric Felt Coasters from Bugs and Fishes Cutesy Plush Spider from Family Living On a Budget Felt Halloween Ornaments Tutorial from Felt With Love Designs Monster Hand Puppet Pattern from Good Critters Halloween Dollar Store Decor from GYCT Easy Duct Tape Feathers from House Full of Boys Fairy Wings ... Read More

English Paper Pieced Candy Corn Pattern!

So this is going to be an early Free Pattern Friday, and it's a different kind of pattern! Instead of a cross stitch pattern, I made my first ever English paper piecing pattern. I'm posting it today instead of Friday because tomorrow will be the big link up of all the awesome Halloween projects that everyone made! Alicia from Felt With Love Designs organized a Halloween crafty tutorial link up. I did a Christmas one last year and a flower one this last spring so I was excited to take part. I am usually so bad about making projects based on a holiday or season, ... Read More