Halloween Costumes

Twelve Easy DIY Halloween Costumes

Just realized that Halloween is less than a week away? Got a last-minute invite to a weekend costume party? Have absolutely NO idea what to wear, but can't bear the thought of setting foot in a mobbed costume shop? Below are twelve DIY costume ideas, many of which can be created with materials you already have lying around the house: Read More...
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Wait, that costume costs WHAT?! (Part 2)

Yesterday we posted a breakdown of all of the various skills and materials that go into designing and building a custom costume. Today we're going to use the rendering below to illustrate just how each of these things applies to an actual garment.

Say you wanted to make a dog costume like the one shown, and have it fit an average-sized adult. Seems simple enough, right? Buy some fake fur, sew a few seams, make a tail, and presto! But there is much more to this "basic" costume than meets the eye...
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Trick-or-Treat!

Fall is just around the corner, which means that now is the perfect time to start thinking about your Halloween costume! Maybe last year you waited until the last minute and ended up settling for a mass-produced costume from a Halloween shop, or something sold in a plastic package at the drugstore. Did you get to the party and realize that five of your friends were wearing the same thing?
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