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Hogwarts Gryffindor Costume

Gryffindor Costume

20 years ago, J.K. Rowling published a book that would open millions of minds to the world of magic that is Harry Potter. I read Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone the summer I turned 11, and waited with baited breath for my Hogwarts letter well into the night that late July evening. I then grew up along with the the books and characters and still escape in to this place of everlasting magic year after year.

In honor of the 20th anniversary of my favorite book series yet to be published… The reveal of my Gryffindor Costume!

Gryffindor Costume

Gryffindor Costume

Harry Potter Gryffindor Costume

If you haven’t guessed by now, I’m in Gryffindor! Have you been sorted yet? Take the test on Pottermore! This is such a fun costume to wear, and a great one to work on! The cloak was my first project I tackled on my new sewing machine, and for winging it without a real pattern, it turned out pretty decent! I definitely learned a LOT. Tutorial and lessons learned coming soon!

Gryffindor Costume

Just your everyday Gryffindor…

To pull off your own Hogwarts House Costume, you will need:

Your Wand (See examples, part 1 and part 2)

Gryffindor Costume

My personal wand pictured here is the “Oxford” in my DIY Wand Tutorial Part 1

Gryffindor Costume

Your Cloak (tutorial coming soon!)

Gryffindor Costume

Hogwarts House Badge

Gryffindor Costume

Hogwarts House Tie

Harry Potter tie 12

And of course, your Hogwarts school books! Care of Magical Creatures anyone?

Gryffindor Costume

Gryffindor Costume

Thank you to J.K. Rowling for showing me that for a writer, magic truly exists.

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Hi! I'm Alyce.
Welcome to my journey towards living a happier and healthier life while living with PTSD and chronic pain... and never letting it keep me from my passion for Halloween, cooking, and way too many DIY projects... all at the same time!

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