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  1. Costume building

    Halloween Props
    Does anyone have any good strategies or paths to take when it comes to costume/mask building. I've already researched molding, casting, I have an airbrush. But just need help with starting with learning to sew, craft, just that stuff. I'm making them for the haunted house I work at so they're...
  2. Dark and Gothic DIY clothing projects, great for costumes!

    Halloween Costume Ideas
    Finally getting updates and new projects after over a decade. Stuff like pirate shirts, cloaks, fancy skirts and such. Meant for beginning and intermediate sewing levels. Always wanted to learn to make your own costumes? This is a good place to start. Antimony & Lace
  3. Fabric Halloween Quilts

    Halloween Crafts
    Any fellow quilters here? I've been making quilts and blankets for about five years now, and it seems that at least half are Halloween themed. Here's my current project: ghosts! I've been inspired by the 60s Addams Family TV show. I think these cuties would feel right at home in the Addams'...
  4. Fabric Free Halloween batty mantle scarf pattern

    Halloween Crafts
    Thought this might be of interest to those who sew. Here is the link: http://www.windhamfabrics.net/images/project/EatDrinkBeScary_BattyMantleScarf_Brochure.pdf
  5. Static: 1st Home Made Inflatable Tombstone

    Halloween Props
    Thought I'd share my first attempt at making my own inflatable tombstone.....Many things I learned not to do but glad at least to have a working model on the first try....I never really sewed before so I really did start at step one.....Grabbing the wife's sewing machine and the manual to figure...
  6. Fabric Lot's of Questions Reguarding Sewing/HomemadeBags/Fabric/Dolls/Plushes

    Halloween Crafts
    Helloo there! I have some questions I was wondering if any crafters could answering. I really want a Halloween purse/bag, I would love one of those nifty Pumpkin ones circling but I cannot afford it and they are limited and hard to obtain. I've never been a shoe or bag obsessed girl but I...
  7. What Have yYou Given Up On?

    General Halloween
    So I'm trying to get a coffin and a free standing figure (a weeping angel from Dr Who) built. I'm sewing my wife's costume (this is my first time sewing) and trying to make sure to not neglect our 2 month old baby. I'm already starting to think the coffin won't get build or the figure might not...
  8. Mechanical: Sewing Machine motor Question

    Halloween Props
    I am going to use a sewing machine motor for my Axworthy. I can't figure out the wiring though. My intention is to use a motor control to control the speed and take out the pedal. The wiring has me scratching my head though as the 2 wires coming out of the motor have continuity...and only one...
  9. "Halloween leaf girl" - Unorthodox attempts to build a dryad.

    Halloween Costume Ideas
    Talia is always challenging for me. I got creepy down, no problem. But she wants to be pretty AND creepy. She also gets something in her head and don't let it go. Think it was about a year ago, she had chosen her costume for last year, and we saw this on Faceoff. She said right...
  10. Needlecraft UrbanThreads Halloween in July Sale

    Halloween Crafts
    Just thought I'd give all of you a heads up that Urban Threads is having a sale this month on skull and skeleton embroidery patterns! (Machine and hand patterns.) http://www.urbanthreads.com/categories.aspx?category=Skulls%20and%20Skeletons&pg=1 I think I'm going to try embroidering a couple...
  11. Fabric Awesome new Halloween fabric for 2013

    Halloween Crafts
    I've never bought any Blend brand fabric before, but I can't wait to get my hands on some of this line! It's called Spooktacular, produced by Blend, designed by Maude Asbury. I have an itch to make a fit and flare style dress out of the pumpkin one, and I need to figure out a project for the...
  12. Needlecraft Sewing support/inspiration - I've got 3 1/2 yards of Halloween fabric!

    Halloween Crafts
    I went nuts, bought a bunch of fabric, and now I need to find out things to do with it! The patterns are amazing. Not shown is a white pattern with black beetles all over it. What is there to even sew?! (Note: I don't have a machine, I'll be doing it all by hand.) Are you sewing halloween...
  13. Super cheap Halloween fabrics at Beverly's - huge selection!

    Coupons, Discounts and Promotions
    Check out their whole selection of Halloween fabrics! Most of them are about 6-8 dollars for a yard. (Much cheaper than other fabric stores I've found!) http://www.beverlys.com/ Happy shopping!
  14. Halloween embroidery designs

    Links
    Adding lots of designs in the next weeks for Machine embroidery Halloween Embroidery Designs Halloween Embroidery Designs
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