Sew a Kid-Approved Halloween Costume With These 8 Patterns

Creating a costume your kiddos will love is much easier than you'd think, no matter your skill level. Fire up your sewing machine and have them choose from one of the patterns below — you're about to make some Halloween magic happen.

1. Superman

It's a bird! It's a plane! It's ... your child! Help them don the famous cape and tights and become a true enforcer of all things good —this pattern keeps it simple so even beginner sewers can take it on.

Give the kiddos in your life super hero powers with a cape and shield designed by you!

2. A Mighty Dinosaur

This cape is too cute, can be whipped up in an afternoon and it's perfect for play time post-Halloween. The pattern includes measurements for any child from 1 year old to a teen, so you can customize for any age. Rawr!

3. Monkey and Puppy

We can't decide which of these Halloween costumes we love more! This 2-in-1 pattern is perfect if you have two little ones at home — make 'em in TK MATERIAL to keep your kids warm on chilly trick-or-treat nights.

4. Witch's Hat

Grab that little black dress out of the closet and complete her Halloween look by stitching up this fun witch's hat. We're spellbound by the simple, speedy pattern and bet you will be, too.

5. Little Red Riding Hood

The best part about this costume is its versatility — as long as your child has the red cape, you can complete her look in a variety of ways. Plus, you only need one yard of fabric, and simply have to make a hem. It's so easy, even those with no sewing experience can make it in a cinch.

6. Precious Piglet Cap

Whether you're going for one of the Three Little Pigs or the ever-popular Peppa, your kiddo will look adorable in this piglet cap. Pair it with pink overalls or a tutu to complete the look!

Photo via Bluprint member Melly Sews

7. Monarch Butterfly Wings

All you need are black leggings, a black shirt and these awesome butterfly wings for an eye-catching Halloween costume the whole class will love.

Photo via Bluprint member Crafty Anne

8. The Headless Horseman

For kids who want to embrace their spooky side, this headless horseman costume is a sure way to scare their friends. Bonus: the pattern covers everything but the horse!  

Photo via Bluprint member Sew Straight Line

October 04, 2015
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Sew a Kid-Approved Halloween Costume With These 8 Patterns