Back in 2012, my daughter decided she wanted to be Princess Leia for Halloween. So I found this vintage sewing pattern on Ebay, bought some fabric, and got to it with a borrowed sewing machine, despite having hardly any experience machine sewing! It came out great, and I accidentally discovered French seams along the way.
I also knitted her Leia buns using a pattern on Ravelry. The end result was awfully cute, especially since little brother was Yoda (left over from when I made the outfit for my daughter when she was 18 months old).
(His hat is the Felted Yoda Hat http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/felted-baby-yoda-hat, and the sweater is the Baby Yoda Sweater http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/baby-yoda-sweater. Both are free patterns!)
But I digress. My girl loves the Leia dress so much and has worn it out of the house so many times that it has become pretty sad and worn out. Yesterday I bought fabric to make a new one in time for going to see this Star Wars exhibit in San Jose.
I can’t wait! I just wish I had an awesome geeky outfit to wear, too!