Harley let me know about a week ahead of time that one of the dress-up days for spirit week was Halloween, and she wanted to be a Quidditch player from Ravenclaw House. She has taken a “sorting” quiz and that is the House she would belong to if she attended Hogwarts and lived in Harry Potter’s world. She also sent me a pin on Pinterest that detailed how to take a normal cloak pattern and make it into a Harry Potter-esque Quidditch Robe.
Harley’s robe is made out of fleece, and the body of it was very easy to sew. I used a robe pattern I already had in my LARP-ing costume stash. I did not line the body of the robe; however, I did line the hood with silver lamé. It was not the easiest fabric to sew with, but it worked. Continue reading