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The all-in-one Halloween book!
Creative Costumes & Halloween Decor combines gown and adorning tasks into one handy ebook. The costumes are designed round 3 simple kinds: tabards, robes, and whole matches (made from pajama patterns). add-ons like wings, capes, skirts and plenty of headwear also are incorporated. information like collars, gloves, spats, and face portray directions supply plenty of principles for personalizing costumes.
The decor part comprises 30 designated tasks for adorning your place inside and outside, in addition to precise tasks for throwing a Halloween social gathering. The initiatives use universal family items plus plenty of craft-store goods like wooden items, paints, papier mache, felt, craft foam, floral fabrics, and polymer clay. Elaborately propped good looks images and step by step directions with pictures of each step make the projects-both gown and decor-easy to appreciate.
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3 cm) twice on lower edge of the sleeve. Stitch close to the first fold, leaving opening for inserting the elastic. 5 cm). Thread elastic through the casing, using a safety pin or bodkin. Try on gown, and mark elastic for a comfortable fit around wrist. 3 cm). 3 cm). Stitch back and forth through both layers, using wide zigzag stitch or three-step zigzag stitch. Ease elastic back into casing. Stitch casing opening closed. Costume Styles 35 COSTUME STYLES Full Suit Costumes Full suit costumes can be made in any style desired, using a commercial pattern for a onepiece pajama or jumpsuit, or a two-piece sweat suit.
62 Creative Costumes How to Sew Ears 1 Trace desired pattern from page 228. Cut two pieces from fabric, two from lining, and two from interfacing, if desired; cut two pieces from foam for padded ears. Apply interfacing to the wrong side of ear pieces, if desired, following manufacturer’s directions. 2 Pin ear and lining right sides together; for padded ear, layer ear pieces over foam. Stitch ¼" (6 mm) from raw edges, leaving opening along straight edge. Trim foam from seam allowance and ¼" (6 mm) from opening edge.
Turn in ¼" (6 mm) on bottom of ear. Hand-stitch or machine-stitch opening closed, making a small tuck at center of ear, if desired. 4 Hand-stitch ear to headband, ball cap, or hood at desired location. Headwear 63 How to Sew Horns 1 Trace pattern from page 228. Cut four pieces from fabric and four pieces from foam. Pin fabric, right side up, to foam; baste scant ¼" (6 mm) from raw edges. 2 Pin two horn pieces right sides together. Stitch ¼" (6 mm) from side edges. Trim seam at point; trim foam from opening edge.