Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Star Wars Halloween

Since Daddy is the Halloween-king around here, we usually let him dictate the costume situation for our family. This year, he planned to dress as DARTH VADER.  We actually bought his costume almost a year ago and have been modifying it over the last few months.  As a Star Wars nod, we thought it would be funny for Ledger to dress as Luke Skywalker since he is Darth Vader's son.  (Get it?)

We bought Ledger a "yoda" costume from the store but decided it didn't look quite "Jedi" enough, so I sewed a  Jedi robe.  Sewing the robe turned out to be easier than I thought, so in the spirit of the holiday, I decided to sew an adult Jedi robe and tunic for me to wear on Halloween too.  After some discussion, Daddy decided it would be too hot to wear the Darth Vader costume in the evening and wanted to wear the Jedi costume instead.  So I went back to the sewing machine and decided to make myself a princess Leia robe.  I'm actually VERY proud of how these costumes came out.  I am no seamstress, but I'm so thrilled with how good we looked as a family that I was actually excited to get dressed  up for Halloween!

We were also very fortunate to have our family around for the holiday this year.  Oma Hensley showed up to the Heusner halloween parade to watch Mr. Michel lead his classroom of kids around the school.  Grammie and Papa Michel went trick-or-treating downtown with us and treated us to dinner.  We had a fantastic day, but now we're exhausted!!

1 comment:

  1. LOVE IT!!! Im clicking Boo only because it was Halloween and I thought it was funny. Looks like such a happy-fun family time.