I've already shared the muscle shirt I made William for his Batman costume.
But that's not all a superhero needs! Here are some of the details that made his costume really fun:
I freehanded the shape of the mask, making sure the ears would be tall enough. It took me several attempts to finally get a look that was batty enough! I cut out two copies and sewed them together with elastic to wrap around. Will wore it up on his head most of the time anyway.
I must say, the 'POW' is my favorite part of the whole costume! It gives such a bright pop of color against the Dark Knight, and instantly reminds me of the old Batman shows with Adam West. (Which you can watch here! - Batman on HUB) Again, felt shapes that I cut out and glued together. It is safety pinned to black mittens, but you could also use a strap of elastic or something. I can't wait for Will to use it again at Newark's Annual Comic Book Day!
He's the coolest Batman I know!!!!
|(Reversible cape from Cracker Barrel)|
Although I had a lot of fun working on William's costume this year, I was quite relieved Aevyn already had everything she needed to dress as a bride!
As a professional flower girl (3 times!), she was able to use an old dress, some pretty satin gloves, and a blusher veil. She walked with her dance studio in the Newark Halloween Parade on the 30th. Definitely a cool experience! (And check out her handsome groom!)
Fun times, fun times... and next year we'll have three little costumes to plan!