dressing up costumes
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Spooky times ahead

Is anyone making any costumes for Halloween? My 11 year old wants to dress up as a scary clown!
Here he is in his new mask & wig – £1 each from the pound shop.

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Definitely scary!!
I’ve bought some black poly satin with various coloured stars on and some luminous green and purple to make ruffles around the neck.
He’s so a bit excited, even helped me cut out.
I’ve downloaded a pattern from lekala of a ladies jumpsuit:

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I’m going to omit the buttons and add a zip at the front. I’ve also omitted the pockets.
I’m going to add elastic to the arm cuffs and leg bottoms, and a ruffle round the neck. Oh, and hopefully I’ll have enough fabric left to make him a goody bag to take trick or treating.
Hopefully I’ll get it finished off on my break at work tonight. ‘Have sewing machine will travel’ ….that’s my motto!

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    • Finished! Yippee!
      I’ve had a quiet night at work so managed to complete it and make a bag for him too. I’ve just gotten home and Harrison’s still asleep 💤💤💤💤💤💤. I want to wake him up!
      Will post pix later, can’t wait to see him in it.

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