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It’s that time of the year where things turn orange and you need to start thinking about trick-or-treating, carving pumpkins, watching horror movies, playing pranks, decorate your house and… Sew your Halloween costume!!! You’ve got till the 31st of October to get everything sorted, so without further ado, here are some of our favourite costumes for you and/or your family!

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Pattern: McCall’s M4952.

Arrr! Dressing up as a group has never been easier! These awesome pirate costumes will make sure you and your family stand out from the crowd, and as it’s so easy to mix and match the fabrics and colours it might just require less planning too!

Pattern: Simplicity 2788.

No Halloween party is complete without someone dressed up as a pumpkin! This classic costume will make any toddler instantly cute! The pattern also includes a lamb, chick, witch and ladybug costume.

Pattern: Simplicity 8729.

This cape is pumpkin spooky-tastic! This one is decorated with black sequins, but you can be as creative as you like as the pattern also gives suggestions to make a fairy, a king, a witch, a superhero, the devil, a magician, a princess and a bat. Including different sizes, this cape pattern will last you for years.

Pattern: Simplicity 2571.

This wonderful witch costume is too pretty to make you scared! The pattern comes with a lot of different options which make it very easy to create something unique and original. It also includes: little bo peep, little red riding hood, dracula, clown and a wizard costume.

Pattern: McCall’s M7494.

Dracula doesn’t get more adorable than this! Create a super hero, skeleton, dracula or other characters for men and children with this versatile pattern which includes tops, bottoms and capes.

Pattern: McCall’s M7495.

Because it would be a shame to dress up the whole family and forget about the dog, right? Don’t make him/her left out and create a pumpkin, vampire, super hero or another kind of super pet!

Pattern: Simplicity 8404 for adults and Simplicity 8405 for children and dolls.

You will definitely be the Belle of the ball when you show up in a dress as stunning as this one! Inspired by the Beauty and the Beast Live Action movie this pattern is created for adults, but there is also a matching pattern for children and their dolls. So cute!

Pattern: Simplicity 8719.

This costume is the perfect combination of steampunk and Halloween. However, if you want to go for a more scary approach this pattern also includes everything you need to create a vampire and the wife of Frankenstein. Or you could just let your creativity run wild and create your own character!

Pattern: Simplicity 1024.

Wonder Woman to the rescue! This authentic D.C. Comics costume will be the talk of the party. This pattern includes a corset, panties, a fabulous cape, a crown, bracelets and boot covers.

Pattern: Simplicity 8629.

Go for whimsical fairy queen or make a fairy villain with darker fabrics! This pattern includes everything you need to create the Halloween costume of your dreams (and/or somebody else’s nightmares)!

Pattern: Simplicity 1349.

Do you take Halloween as a very serious opportunity to make everyone in your life as scared as possible? This reaper might be for you! The pattern includes adult sizes as well as children sizes and a vampire cape as well as this reaper cape.

Pattern: Simplicity 1552.

Are you into Lord of the Rings, Game of Thrones, Harry Potter or medieval times? This pattern would be a great starting point to create a fantasy character for men. It includes a sleeveless or long sleeved tunic, a cloak with sleeve and collar variations. The pattern also includes a sash, belt and boot tops.

Pattern: Simplicity 1039.

Disney’s Jack the skeleton or homage to Day of the Dead? This pattern inludes a jacket in two different styles and trousers with a fly front to recreate this fantastic look!


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