Happy Howl-oween!

Hurray! The October/November ’09 Sew News will be arriving in a mailbox or on a newsstand near you very soon. One of our favorite contributors, Stacy Schlyer of stacysews.com, created the Candy Cauldron project featured on the cover. I think it’s a really cute and original Halloween decorating idea, not to mention that you can download it here for free!

Personally, I can’t wait to start brainstorming Halloween costume ideas. I love making costumes because, unlike everyday clothing, there’s really no limit to how elaborate, sparkly and over-the-top they can be. As I looked through our costume pattern review, I got even more excited when I saw this ridiculously cute dog costume from Kwik Sew (3629):

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All together now: Aaaaaaaaaaaawwwww.

Well, last winter I adopted my little sewing sidekick, Reno, so this will be our first Halloween together. This means that some sort of spooky get-up is definitely in order. Here’s a picture of Reno sans costume:

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I think Reno would look pretty great in just about anything, so it’s going to be hard to make up my mind what to sew for her. I also checked out Simplicity’s pet costume offerings and came across these cute little numbers:

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How will I ever decide? Should Reno be a scary vampire? A ferocious lion? The Canine Queen of Rock ‘n Roll? Cast your vote below!

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2 Responses to Happy Howl-oween!

  1. sewmama39 says:

    Happy Howl-oween to you and Reno. I think she’d look fantastic dressed as a Bee.

  2. Beth says:

    Oooh, the bee costume is super cute too. Great idea!

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