DIY Halloween costumes: 12 ideas to make and sew

2018 Halloween costume ideas to make and sew

Planning a spot of trick or treating or wondering what to wear to an upcoming Halloween party?  Here are our favourite DIY costume ideas for children and grown ups for the spooky season…

How to make a monster halloween costume for kids (in just one evening)

How to make a monster costume

Patch up your little monster’s worn jeans with Jessica Entwistle’s tutorial for a quick-sew Halloween costume idea.

Errata: Halloween Set Bunting Issue 47

SS47 Halloween sewing projects

Whoops! In Simply Sewing magazine issue 47, there was an error in the Halloween Set bunting instructions on page 76.

Dazzling dragon: sew a DIY halloween costume

How to sew a dragon halloween costume

Fly off on a magical adventure with Kirsty Hartley’s glittery dragon mask and wings set. Read on for the full set of easy-to-follow instructions and templates to make this brilliantly bling costume that kids will love.

DIY kids’ halloween costume: Cat cape

How to sew a cat cape

With Halloween just over a week away, it is officially fancy dress season! Get your spooky sew on with Kirsty Hartley’s children’s cat costume tutorial. This fun cat cape is sure to become a favourite everyday dressing-up piece in your little one’s wardrobe, and also makes a great Halloween costume for school discos, trick or treating or let’s… Continue reading