By Editors of Creative Publishing

The all-in-one Halloween book!
Creative Costumes & Halloween Decor combines dress and adorning initiatives into one handy booklet. The costumes are designed round 3 simple kinds: tabards, robes, and entire matches (made from pajama patterns). add-ons like wings, capes, skirts and many headwear also are integrated. information like collars, gloves, spats, and face portray directions provide plenty of principles for personalizing costumes.
The decor part comprises 30 particular initiatives for adorning your place inside and outside, besides particular tasks for throwing a Halloween occasion. The initiatives use universal loved ones items plus plenty of craft-store goods like wooden items, paints, papier mache, felt, craft foam, floral fabrics, and polymer clay. Elaborately propped attractiveness pictures and step by step directions with pictures of each step make the projects-both dress and decor-easy to appreciate.

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Use the Hanna Bicycle Rack Picnic Basket patterns. •• Don’t forget to transfer markings. •• Follow the special directions for working with Oilcloth and Laminated Cotton. •• All seam allowances are 1/2˝ unless otherwise indicated. OILCLOTH: Basket: Cut 2. Basket side: Cut 2. Bottom: Cut 1 at 7˝ × 141/2˝; add single notches to the center of the short sides and add double notches to the center of the long sides. Pocket: Cut 2. Handle: Cut 2. Facing: Cut 2. Facing Facing Basket Oilcloth layout 62 The Happy Bicycle Pocket Pocket Basket Handle Basket Side Basket Side Selvage Selvage Handle Bottom 7˝ × 14½˝ COTTON: Gathered lining: Cut 2 at 9˝ × 235/8˝; add a notch to the center of one long edge.

Center the interfacing on the wrong side of the clutch fabric and fuse, following the manufacturer’s instructions. 2. With the right sides together, sew the top edge of the pocket to the pocket lining with 1. a 1/2˝ seam. Turn and press. Topstitch 1/4˝ from the edge. 3. Machine baste the pocket to the right side of 1 clutch piece 3/8˝ from the edge. This will be the back of the clutch. BACK STR APS 4. Cut 2 pieces of webbing, 33/4˝ each. Finish one end of each with a zigzag stitch, fold it under 1/2˝, and pin.

4. Baste the brim to the cover with the right sides together, matching the notch on the brim to the cover center front seam. 5. Sew the ends of the band right sides together. Trim the seam to 1/4˝ and fingerpress to one side. Fold one edge of the band 5/8˝ to the wrong side to form the casing. Stitch 1/2˝ from the edge, leaving a 1˝ opening for inserting the elastic. 6. Use small binding clips to hold together the band and cover, raw edges even and right sides together. Match the band seam to the cover center back seam.

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