19 Best Fairy Costumes – Fun For Your Little One

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Want To Sew A Fairy Costume?

Today we've put together some fun-looking fairy costumes for you to sew for a little one. The fairy costume is a favorite, particularly for the coming spring time, and is pretty easy to make (depending on the project you choose of course).

Why Do We Love Fairy Costumes Anyway?

Fairies have a long history in Western culture and tradition. Most of this comes from Celtic folklore, a people who we now usually associated with the Irish, but in fact used to cover most of what is modern-day Spain, France, and the British Isles.

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In Celtic folklore, fairies, also known as faeries or elves, were believed to be supernatural beings with magical powers. They were often associated with nature and were thought to live in hidden realms, such as under the earth, in forests, or in lakes and rivers.

Celtic fairies were often depicted as small, delicate creatures with wings, pointed ears, and shining eyes. They were said to have the ability to change their shape, size, and appearance, and could become invisible to humans. They were believed to have a special connection to the natural world and were thought to be able to control the weather, influence crops, and bring good or bad luck to people.

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Shakespeare's “A Midsummer Night's Dream” is one of the most famous works that feature fairies, and it presents them as whimsical, playful, and mischievous creatures. In the 19th and 20th centuries, fairies became a popular subject in children's literature, such as J.M. Barrie's “Peter Pan” and Kenneth Grahame's “The Wind in the Willows.”

Today, fairies continue to be a popular subject in modern fantasy and mythology, and they are often associated with nature, magic, and the imagination. They are also frequently used as a symbol of childhood innocence and the mysteries of the unseen world.

Want Some More Costumes For Kids?

If you're looking for a variety of costume sewing ideas please check out this huge list of costume patterns below.

19 Best Fairy Costumes Roundup

Here's a list of some of the best fairy costumes I could find on the internet. I'm sure you'll love them. Hover over the picture to show the title, click to open, or right-click and open in a new tab to keep this page open too. And don’t forget to pin it.

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