Monday, June 9, 2014

Hermione Visits the Library - CraftingCon

I while back I was invited to participate in CraftingCon hosted by Maegan at Mae and K and Amy at Friends Stitched Together.  CraftingCon (think ComicCon for crafting bloggers) has a different geek/book/fandom theme each month, and I knew I wanted in as soon as I heard that the first month had a Harry Potter theme.

If you follow me on Instagram @piecesbypolly, you've seen some sneak peeks of what I've been working on.  Entries for Crafting Con are supposed to be inspired by the fandom theme, but practical enough for everyday use...stuff you could wear to the grocery store.  I decided to take the Harry Potter theme and narrow it down to things that Hermione would wear and bring with her to the library...

So I used the Hermione Skirt that I made for Katie's birthday several months ago, her grey sweater from last year's Halloween costume, and added a few more fun things.  

And even though Hermione probably wouldn't bring a quilt to the library, she just might want one for a bit of summer studying outdoors in the shade.

And even though the kids are lobbying hard to keep this quilt, it's currently listed in my shop here.

So for more details and pictures of everything (You really can't fully appreciate the quilt without seeing the back.) head over to CraftingCon at Mae and K to see the full post.

CraftingCon has both guest tutorials and a competition going.  I'm the second contestant in the competition (voting is later), and you'll want to be sure to see the first Harry Potter entry by Ren from The Inspired Wren.  Her project is AWESOME and she filled her post with tons of clever Harry Potter references...it's a fun read.  Besides her totally amazing cover-up, you'll want to see the swimsuit that's underneath it.
http://maeandk.com/craftingcon-harry-potter-competition-entry-1/






See these links for more details about other Harry Potter themed crafts we've done...and be sure to check back because I'll be adding more as I get them written up.


Harry Potter Party Overview


 


 Hedwig Necklace
 

 Harry Potter Potions Ornaments
  
Harry Potter Shirt - Freezer Paper Stencil



Easy Harry Potter Wands 


Printable Hogwarts Library Book Plates

Printable Harry Potter Valentines


Easy Harry Potter (Hogwarts) House Scarves


Golden Snitch Necklace

Golden Snitch Cupcakes
 


Ron Weasley "I'm a Keeper" Shirt - Freezer Paper Stencil
 

Ginny Weasley's Golden Snitch Skirt
 
DIY Quidditch Association Shirt - Freezer Paper Stencil (Boy Version)
 
DIY Quidditch Association Shirt - Freezer Paper Stencil (Girl Version)
 
Harry Potter Wizard Robe in 15 Minutes from a T-shirt
 

Harry Potter Family Themed Costumes
 

Harry Potter Inspired Charm Ornaments
 


Harry Potter Printable Spell Books
 http://www.piecesbypolly.com/2013/10/harry-potter-printable-spell-books-sew.html

Harry Potter Printable Dementor Themed Chocolate Bar Wrappers Books
  http://www.piecesbypolly.com/2014/01/harry-potter-valentine-printable.html



The Hermione Skirt
 http://www.piecesbypolly.com/2013/10/harry-potter-printable-spell-books-sew.html
Dementor's Kiss-Away Free Printable Party Favor or Valentine
 http://www.piecesbypolly.com/2013/10/harry-potter-printable-spell-books-sew.html

DIY Hogwarts Robe for 18-inch Doll
 http://www.piecesbypolly.com/2013/10/harry-potter-printable-spell-books-sew.html

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1 comment:

  1. Well done, Polly! I really enjoyed reading your post at CraftingCon.

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