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175+ Halloween Costume Patterns and DIY Costume Ideas

By: Kaylee, Editor,

If you are looking for costume ideas you can make, we have the Halloween costume patterns for you. From easy, last-minute Halloween costume ideas to tutorials on how to make a Halloween costume that is full-scale and intense, this list of collections and sewing project ideas for Halloween is sure to hold the project you are looking for this All Hallow’s Eve.

When it comes to having the upper hand, October 31 is the perfect holiday for a sewist. Halloween costume patterns not only save you money, but they also allow you to show off your sewing skills to all your friends and family. This list contains DIY costume ideas that are spooky and scary, cute and cuddly, and everywhere in between.

You will not believe the variety we have here on 175+ Halloween Costume Patterns and DIY Costume Ideas is going to make it extra simple for you to find Halloween costume ideas to make for the kids and the adults in your family. Deciding on a costume can be spooky, but with so many options there’s nothing to fear!

11 Printable Kids’ Homemade Halloween Costumes Free eBook

Halloween means trick or treating, candy-eating, and school parties for your little man or lady and the perfect homemade Halloween costume idea will make their October memories even sweeter. Parents on the hunt for kid’s Halloween costume ideas do not need to look any further than our Homemade Halloween Costumes: 11 Kid’s Halloween Costume Ideas free eBook. 

100+ Halloween Sewing Patterns

The leaves have fallen, you're living in jeans and sweaters, and the kids have finally started nagging you about Halloween costumes. It's that time again! Time to carve the pumpkins, make the sweet treats and yes, sit down at that sewing machine and explore Halloween costume ideas.

30+ Homemade Halloween Costumes

You'll love all the Halloween costume ideas in 50+ Homemade Halloween Costumes for the Whole Family. Don't spend money buying overpriced costumes from the store when you can easily make your own homemade Halloween costumes with these sewing patterns.

Frozen-Inspired Halloween Costumes

Whether you are looking for a homemade Halloween costume idea or need a DIY Frozen costume for a child’s birthday party, we have the collection you need. With this in mind, we have decided to collect all our Frozen costume ideas in one place to make it easy for you! 4 DIY Elsa Costume Ideas & Other Frozen-Inspired Ideas is not a huge collection, but it is a start. 

29 Brilliant Last-Minute Halloween Costumes

To keep up with appearances this fall, we’ve collected these 29 Halloween Costume Ideas to sew – or not! These Halloween costume ideas are foolproof and fit for last-minute emergencies. Even if it’s October 31st and you don’t have a scrap of fabric in the house, this roundup of easy Halloween costume ideas can give you a quick fix.

9 Downloadable DIY Halloween Costumes Free eBook

Instead of spending your hard-earned money on store bought Halloween costumes, check out our eBook and learn how to make your Halloween costumes this year. All of the Halloween costume ideas in the How to Make Your Own Halloween Costumes: 9 DIY Halloween Costumes eBook include step-by-step instructions. Even a novice sewist can complete a handmade Halloween costume.

Homemade Goody Bag Ideas + Halloween Candy Recipes

This year, leave the pillowcase at home and send the kids trick-or-treating with homemade goody bags that are both festive and useful. These DIY trick-or-treat bags are much cuter than the standard pillowcase bag, plus it gives you a chance to craft for Halloween! Plus, embrace the overindulgence with Halloween candy recipes for the whole family.

How to Make Animal Ears

If you're looking for easy Halloween costumes, don a pair of animal ears and you're good to go. This Animal Ears Headband is a unique, simple twist on a Halloween classic. This project uses plastic canvas, which is easy to work with even for beginner sewists. Pair these adorable ears with a little face paint to transform your children or yourself into a furry friend.

Princess Costume Ideas

Every little girl deserves to feel like a strong and smart and powerful and unique and kind and beautiful inside and out princess! So help your little lass feel that love when you sew her one of these popular princess costumes! From Elsa to Jasmine, the princess in your family will be opening doors to a whole new world on Halloween!

26 Downton Abbey Patterns Perfect for Costumes

If you're an avid follower of Downton Abbey, you'll love these vintage-inspired designs. Selected with characters from both upstairs and downstairs in mind, this collection of 34 Downton Abbey Sewing Patterns will inspire you to reconnect with key players of the show. And yet, these vintage patterns all have a modern touch so you can wear them anywhere and any day.

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Thanks for this resource of costumes, with World Book Day coming up I am looking for last minute quick ideas that I can make with fabrics I have in my craft room. There are some really good patterns here such as the frozen ones and the red riding hood. I will certainly be saving this page to come back to when I need costume ideas and patterns for Halloween and fancy dress parties.


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