In Disguise

Breanne Hight
In Disguise

Trick-or-treat in style this year with unique and fabulous home-sewn costumes. Pattern companies have come a long way to offer children, adults and even pets an opportunity to play dress up for a day.

Butterick

Add a touch of royalty and elegance to any costume with 5161, Making History, sizes XS to XL. Create masculine or feminine crowns, some with lace and fur, others with jewels or a veil. Kings and Queens across the land will rejoice and reign over costume parties and trick-or-treating with six pattern variations.

Kwik Sew

Kwik Sew 2711 offers four children's patterns with oodles of options. Easily turn the cute cat pattern into a scary leopard or tiger. Create the dog pattern to mimic practically any breed, depending on fabric choice and embellishment options. Personalize a pumpkin or bunny as desired to suit any style. Each pattern will stitch up quickly and easily.

Snuggle up a little one with Kwik Sew 3446, Baby Costumes. The hot pepper, flower and pea pod options are warm and comfy for a chilly Halloween night. Add leaves, stems and petals for extra flair.

Incorporate furry friends in fun festivities with 3629, Pet Costumes. Spook trick-or-treaters with a doggie dressed in the vampire cape, show them who rules with the king view or "carve" a pumpkin costume for traditional Halloween fun.

The brand new 3723 Children's Capes pattern provides endless options for both boys and girls. Fashion Little Red Riding Hood, Superman, witches, Dracula and more using only one pattern. The cape is fully-lined and includes an assortment of different hoods, collars, ties and unlimited fabric possibilities.

The McCall Pattern Company

Make girls and women of all ages a princess for the day with 5731. With four views that include many embellishment choices, sleeve styles and optional purchased trims, fairytale fashion is easy to achieve. The pattern fits Misses' and Girls' sizes S to XL and gives the opportunity for limitless fabric selections.

Tom Arma's 8938 includes five views to transform a baby into a zoo favorite. The skunk, lion, monkey, panda bear and elephant costumes all have adorable details (trunks, paws, tails and fur) that bring these delightful, fuzzy creatures to life.

Lions, cats and bears, oh my! These charming animal patterns are available in kids' sizes 3 to 8 and adults' sizes S to XL. Also available are the bunny (complete with a cotton tail) and kangaroo with a lifelike pouch. Make them from faux fur or velour for a truly wild fashion statement.

Simplicity

Halloween fun for the whole family is easy to achieve with 2531. Available in sizes XS to L, these lovable owl costumes will allow trick-or-treaters of all ages (including mom and dad) have a hoot.

Simplicity 2569 offers five pretty princess views with a touch of Halloween enchantment. All views include a full skirt (tulle works wonderfully) with sleeve, bodice and detail variations. Choose one of the classic princess looks or the scary witch version to suit any young girl's character and style.

This stunning costume pattern offers options for two beautiful gowns and a veiled crown, all with intricate details and trimming. Fantasy Princess, 2573 revives the Renaissance era and provides grand attire for women sizes 8 to 24.

 

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October/November 2009

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