This year, My kids have three costumes each. Yep, we love Halloween! One for taking to school, one for going Trick or Treating and one for just a photoshoot.
My daughter asked is she could be a pretty flower and while browsing for inspiration, I decided to make her into a pretty rose by making a skirt in the form of a rose and a headband on the form of the flower stem.
It turned so amazing I had to share how I made it.
- yrd. of satin fabric
- Green felt
- Blank Headband
- 2inch elastic
Cut about 9 petal shapes out of satin fabric.
Using a lighter, burn the edges to prevent fraying and form the petals to have more of a edge.
Measure your girl’s waist and cut elastic.
Arrange and pin fabric petals to elastic leaving about 3 inches apart. And sew to the elastic band.
Apply a second two of satin fabric petals overlapping the previous row.
Cut out a few felt green stem leaves and see on top of the third row of satin fabric petals.
Once finished, attached a ribbon to each elastic end.
To make the Headband:
Use a piece of thin tissue paper roll and over with green felt. Cut out a few felt leaves and hot glue to the green stem then hot glue to headband.
Style with a green onesie, leotard or turtle neck. I had a hard time finding a matching green leotard so I dyed a Target white kids turtle neck in a dark green dye. And it only cost $5 for the turtle neck and $2 for the dye!
Add a tutu on the bottom of the petal skirt to make it fluffy and more round.
Will you be DIYing your kids Halloween costumes this year?