When my (about to be 5) niece mentioned that she wanted "boy stuff" for her birthday this year, I jumped with both feet into a project for her. While I take issue with her assertion that superheros and comic book stuff is "boy stuff", I relished this little project because it was just so much fun. Also - - because I have loved superhero stuff since I was a kid too.
Sidebar: Did anyone else watch Superman so many times growing up that they know what this line is referring to?:
I like pink very much, Lois.Anyway, so boy stuff. Superhero stuff. What have you. I had been sitting on this pin for a little while because I was planning on making these for my own kids (which . . . once they test-drove these for me after I finished them, I'm pretty sure it is mandatory that I do now). They are so so so very easy and fun to make (which, if you don't have lots of time - hello,
The payoff when the kids get their hands on them is the best too. :)
I didn't have any flesh-y colored felt on hand, so I left off Thor. Little did I know that Thor is her *favorite* and she is planning on being him for Halloween. :P
I tossed in a giant superhero sticker book for good measure . . . because what kid doesn't love stickers?
The masks went over much better than the Wookie Bunny. Thank goodness. I still feel bad for that poor thing.
**If you missed the Superman reference above, he's talking about underwear. Lois's pink underwear. Which he can see through her dress. Aye chee mama.