Halloween Costume

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Registered: 03-07-2008
Halloween Costume
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Thu, 08-13-2009 - 3:22pm
Yes I know it is early but I have been trying to find a pattern for a babies costume to make a court jester. I have it pretty much figured out how to make it I just don't know how to make the shirt and pants I have never done it before I have done a lot but not that. and free pattern web sites would be great. Thanks
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Registered: 01-05-2000
In reply to: nyxfae
Fri, 08-14-2009 - 11:12am

Just use any 2 piece shirt/pants baby pattern. Cut the hem of the shirt and pants into zigzags instead of a straight hem. Since it's a costume, no need to hem. Sew on bells to the points, if you want.

Chris

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Registered: 09-05-2003
In reply to: nyxfae
Fri, 08-14-2009 - 2:19pm

I found two freebies but lost them with a nasty pop-up and being kicked off the internet. However, I found them again! Whew!

This one is no-sew:
http://www.parenting.com/article/Toddler/Activities/Jester-21354917

And this one requires a little sewing but it's fleece so I don't see what it needs much:
http://www.canadianliving.com/crafts/sewing/baby_jester_costume.php

Both seem to avoid the shirt and pants issue by using tights and little capes/big collars...



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