Tag Archives: Halloween

Halloween DIY Costume | Rey from Star Wars

Are you ready for Halloween this week? Or will you be burning the midnight oil to get those DIY costumes done? This year my kids opted for store-bought costumes, which gave me a chance to make a new costume for myself! I chose Rey from Star Wars, specifically her outfit from The Last Jedi. We don’t do much to celebrate but it’s fun to answer the door to trick or treaters while all costumed up myself! I used Simpilicity 8718 and it Read More...

Introducing, Sir Knight!

Did you make any Halloween (or other) costumes this year with fabrics from TheFabricMarket.com or F&M Fabrics, locally? We’d love to see them on our facebook page. Some have already shared their creations so jump on in and show us what you’ve come up with! This year, my son asked to be a knight. In a happy coincidence, his schooling the month leading up to Halloween covered knights and the middle ages from a variety of sources so we had Read More...

Cowgirl Costume

Halloween is two months away so now is a great time to plan your costume sewing! For a little inspiration today, I’m sharing a Cowgirl costume I made earlier this year. For the shirt, I used the Granville shirt pattern by Sewaholic. It comes in PDF format or in print. You could use any button-up shirt pattern or embellish an existing button-up shirt. I just cut the shirt without the front pockets and then placed tissue paper over the pattern to trace the upper front Read More...

Satins for Halloween

The Fabric Market carries a wide variety of Satin, which is great for wedding and special occasion. But this time of year it is also perfect for Halloween Costumes! Last year my daughter wanted to be a princess, which of course requires lots of satin and fluff. I used this pattern and two shades of pink satin from The Fabric Market to make the dress below. This year’s costume is still in the works, but I’ll give you a sneak preview of the Read More...