Book Character Halloween Costume: Strega Nona

Have you read Strega Nona? And Italian witch with a magic pasta pot, what’s not to love?

This costume was a “no sew” meaning I just tucked a bunch of fabric in a dress and called it good. If I was actually using this on Halloween I would have sewn a skirt and tunic top. I’m sure they would have been simple but I didn’t have time to do all that just for this little photo shoot.
The “pasta” is yarn in one of those $5 plastic kettles you can get around Halloween. Wouldn’t it be cute to glue some of the yarn to the rim and on the sides and use it as a trick-or-treat bucket?

Georgia told me she was “different nice witch” when we put on this costume. I love doing these costumes with her.

Cat in the Hat
If You Give a Mouse a Cookie
Fern from Charlotte’s Web
The Paper Bag Princess
Fancy Nancy
Emily Elizabeth from Clifford
Amelia Bedelia