Elsa frozen costume

DIY Elsa costume \\ craftiness is not optional

So I mentioned that Sadie called being Elsa for Halloween, right? It was mainly because she already had the dress. Oh and yes she's obsessed with Elsa just like almost every little girl in America. When we headed up to visit Kristin in May, it happened to coincide with Em's birthday, which was Frozen themed! So I had to make Sadie a dress to … [Read more...]

olaf costume

cute DIY olaf costume

You've already seen Anna.... so the second part of the Frozen gang is, of course, Olaf the snowman! (er, snowtoddler) Sadie and Charlotte were insistent that Ava be Olaf for Halloween, and since she's not even 2, of course she was game. the first time I put it on her she freaked out actually, didn't like it at all. the second time, luckily, she … [Read more...]

Anna from frozen-halloween costume

So my kids are being super duper original. They are going as Frozen characters. I know, I know. However did we come up with the idea? ahem. warning: tons of pics ahead. So, Miss C is obviously...Anna! Sadie claimed Elsa way back in May when I made her dress (which I need to post still). Ava is probably going to be Olaf. The fabrics are … [Read more...]

the princess bride film petit

princess bride film petit

  Guys I can't tell you how psyched I am to be a part of Film Petit this month! I've been begging asking the gals when my turn would be for years months. If you’re new to Film Petit, it’s an ongoing sewing series hosted by Kristin from Skirt as Top and Jessica from A Little Gray where they pick a favorite movie and sew an outfit (or two) inspired … [Read more...]

Our Neverland crew

neverland crew by craftiness is not optional

This year for our Halloween costumes, we went with Peter Pan/Neverland characters! (these pics are from our church party/trunk or treat) I had to cross dress again (but weren't most Peter Pan actors women for awhile, anyways?), but I'll gladly let my little gals take the girl parts of any ensemble. And before you think I forced any of them into … [Read more...]

Happy Halloween from a bunch of ponies!

 (Sorry about the iphone pics....well not really that sorry but I didn't want to lug out my DSLR so...moving on.)Happy Halloween from a bunch of ponies! Rainbow Dash and Applejack to be more specific. We had our church trunk or treat party last Saturday so the girls got to wear their costumes-they loved it! Surprisingly a lot of people knew who … [Read more...]

my little pony Applejack costume

Hooray! With only days to spare I finally made Charlotte's Halloween costume. Slacker much? I only say that because I made Sadie's a whole like....2 months ago. I've told you before I don't like making most things twice, right? Anyways...I finally buckled down and love how it turned out...so does Miss C, which is what really matters right?! She … [Read more...]

Rainbow Dash costume-the hoodie

Today I'll show ya  (or try reeally hard to show ya) how to make the Rainbow Dash hoodie! Most of this came together well, except the hood was a little small for the neck part. I fixed that with a little pleat in front and it looks fine to me. Well, fine for a costume, ya know? ;) We'll take ears, mane...  ...and wings of course!See below for the … [Read more...]

Rainbow Dash costume-the pants

Hey there My Little Pony fans! I decided to split up the costume tutorial into two parts: today I'll show you how I made the pants, and tomorrow, the hoodie. There were just too many pictures for one post...you may say that about this one too, but I like to show lots of detail with steps-so sue me! (no, please don't... ;)See below for the … [Read more...]

Rainbow Dash costume

 Sadie is flat out obsessed with the My Little Pony show-she has all the characters in toy form (and some doubles), sleeps with them at night, acts out the plots of various episodes....and her favorite pony has always been Rainbow Dash. No wonder, I mean...she can fly and her mane and tail are the colors of the rainbow! So when I asked her what she … [Read more...]