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    Quick Cape Costume for Halloween

    Quick Cape Costume your super simple solution to dressing up this Halloween (or every day you need some superhero energy)! CAPE COSTUME DETAILS This cape is sized for an adult, but easily adaptable for a kid’s costume. Draft a quick pattern, and then sew. Include a superhero-inspired motif, monogram or appliquéd letter to the cape back for fun personalization. No cutting machine is needed for this glittery motif, but if you have one – now’s your chance to use it! It’s easier to use the vinyl shimmer sheet than a fabric appliqué, especially if working with a fabric that can’t tolerate the heat needed for fusible web. Plus, the sticker…

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    Costume Face Masks to Sew for Halloween

    Costume Face Masks A costume face mask is a great project to sew for Halloween. Whether you choose to dress up in a matching outfit or not, a costume face mask gets you in the spooky spirit for work parties, grocery shopping or trick-or-treating with the kiddos. Choose from a Mask-o-Lantern, Skeleton Smile, Mustache or Lips for the mask appliqué, and secure to the mask using Sulky Perfect Appliqué Fusible Web (available soon!) and high-quality 50 wt. Cotton Thread. COSTUME FACE MASK SUPPLIES Sulky Perfect Appliqué Fusible Web (coming soon!) or SoftFuse™ Premium Fusible Web 10″ x 12″ rectangle of fabric (mask front & lining) approximately 5″ x 10″ rectangle…

  • Halloween Costumes to Sew – From Crafty to Couture

    Halloween costumes to sew don’t have to break the bank and don’t have to keep you up all night sewing before the big day. Here are some great Halloween costume ideas, whether you want your costume (or your kid’s costume) to be subtle or elaborate this year. Halloween Apron Sew an apron (pinafore, really) with festive Halloween embroideries. These are Halloween costumes you can quickly throw over clothes at work right before the lunch potluck begins. Or don it while handing out candy on Halloween night. Dress it up with a fascinator and some makeup to complete the look with a bit more effort. Use reflective CRY thread for some of…

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    Flower Fascinator using Filaine Thread & Freestanding Lace

    Freestanding Lace Flower Fascinator with Filaine Thread by Anna He, Seattle Cosplay Create a flower fascinator using freestanding lace designs and Filaine thread by Sulky. This project is a great starting point for a quick Halloween costume (wear all green and call yourself a bouquet!) and also is a fun addition to your every-day wardrobe. from Anna: I have a fall/winter costume on my bucket list and to go along with it is a pretty pastel colored fascinator. The Filaine thread is an excellent choice for a handmade look while using my embroidery machine to stitch out freestanding lace (FSL). When I first got the thread, I was impressed by…