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Oct 19, 2017

Branch, Trolls Costume Tutorial

My oldest son loves watching movies and one of the ones that are usually very popular during movie night is Trolls, and to be completely honest I love the movie too. The message how it inspires you to look more than what you have to achieve happiness plants a great message for young kids minds.
Also the music how colorful it is just fun, fun, fun!

Keep reading for the tutorial.

As a result when I asked my son what he wanted for a theme for his birthday he quickly said Trolls! I love the idea and he had this school dance where they were going to dance hair up from trolls so he wanted to go dressed and one. So I saw the opportunity to make him a costume that could work for Halloween, his birthday and the dance.

It was so easy and inexpensive to make this costume, I headed to the store and grabbed a teal shirt, khaki shorts a couple pieces of felt and thread.

The first thing I did was make a vest with the pieces of dark green felt. I used 4 pieces for my son (he is size 8) and it seemed to fit just right.
Once I had the vest all ready I cut out pieces of felt to create leaves that I sew all around starting from the bottom (believes me it makes it easier). If you don't have a sewing machine you can still make this costume by just gluing the leaves to the vest.
The whole process took me about and hour or so, but I am guessing using glue would speed things up specially if you use hot glue.

The costume wouldn't be complete until he had this hug bracelet that they use in the movie. I didn't use any pattern I just cut a flower I wanted a rustic look on them.

I think it turned out pretty cute and he liked it, so score!

 Here is the video of how I made this costume.



Hope it can helps you make your child as mine was with his costume.

Thanks for reading my blog.


  1. this is such a great idea. I love this tutorial! Gracias!

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