Happy Halloween from Queen Elsa

The things we do to make our children happy. I, for instance, have been known to take on sewing projects that I know will make me completely miserable just so I can see this smile:

Queen Elsa - http://www.sewbittersweetdesigns.comPretty much since the Disney Frozen movie came out Anne has been telling me she wants to be Elsa for Halloween. We have seen a million costumes at the stores, but NO! She saw this pattern:

Elsa Dress Pattern - http://www.sewbittersweetdesigns.comAnd immediately had it in her head that mommy would make her dress and she would be one of a kind.  Well she is definitely one of a kind and she definitely forced mommy to learn a whole bunch of new sewing skills.  Working with sheer fabrics, hand sewing an underlining into a garment and how to do a rolled hem, just to name a few new skills.

Trick or treat - http://www.sewbittersweetdesigns.comDo you like our Teal Pumpkin peeking out from behind Queen Elsa? She is here trick-or-treating at our house because she knows we are an allergy safe house. In fact, in addition to “safe for Anne” candy (she has a deadly allergy to peanuts and tree nuts) we are giving out Halloween pencils. She insisted on a pencil for posing for these pictures this morning. She drives a hard bargain, and then for my troubles…she froze me!

Frozen! - http://www.sewbittersweetdesigns.comHappy Halloween from Queen Elsa (Anne) and me. We hope you have a fun and safe day!

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14 Responses to Happy Halloween from Queen Elsa

  1. Lisa L. says:

    That costume turned out beautifully and I love the pumpkin! Happy Halloween ladies!

  2. Kristy says:

    Sooo sweet! Great job stretching your abilities and trying something new.

  3. BillieBee says:

    She looks wonderful! 🙂

  4. Vera says:

    Great job with that costume! Who doesn’t love Frozen, right 🙂

  5. rosa says:

    Such a sweet girl and elegante.Great job!

  6. CeLynn says:

    And you are be omi g quite the seamstress too! It showes in the queens elegant dress! Happy Halloween to the queen & the queen mother ;)!

  7. CeLynn says:

    Ha,guess I can not type today. (Becoming)

  8. Susan says:

    Just think how useful those skills will be in the months before each prom and special holiday dance. =) She looks adorable, very queenly, and YOU are a fabulous mother!

  9. kaholly says:

    Such a sweetie!!

  10. Barb N says:

    Queen Elsa looks radiant – great costume. I’ll bet she wears if often 🙂 I also like your blue pumpkin and the one-eyed pumpkin – too cute!

  11. Judy says:

    Great job on the costume Anne looks so cute in it. I spent many Halloween’s making costumes for my children as I just couldn’t bring myself to spend money on the ones in the store that were so cheaply made. I wanted my kids to use them for play after Halloween which they did with some of them. I am sure Anne will enjoy using hers for dress up play.

  12. Kathleen says:

    And what a perfect fit! You did a beautiful job. She’s a lucky little girl.

  13. Katy says:

    Well done for stepping up to the challenge! Were you playing Elsa bingo when you were out? 😉

  14. Michele says:

    Love, love the dress – you did a beautiful job and you are a wonderful mother for making your daughter a costume of her dreams!

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