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Transform into your favorite DC super heroes with the help of Marcy Harriell, sewist extraordinaire and diehard comic book fan. In this four-part series, Marcy shows you how to put together DIY costumes for the whole family including Batman (designed for a woman), Aquaman, Superman (for the kids) and Wonder Woman. Plus get fast costume-making tips for when you're in a pinch!
Marcy Harriell
Marcy Harriell
Anne's projects use simple designs, easy techniques and low-cost materials to create stunning costumes for imaginative play all year long.
Anne Weil
Anne Weil
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.
Heather Valentine
When you think of Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again, your first thought is probably THE MUSIC. But your second thought? The outfits! We got a peek behind the scenes of these larger-than-life costumes.
The days are getting shorter and there's a nip in the air that can only mean one thing: Halloween is near. Take care to not let the spooky spirit elude you — these sewing projects are the best way to feel festive.
Shop Supplies
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    Designed for versatility and a long life, these Schmetz Universal Machine Needles are a valuable addition to your sewing kit. These general-purpose needles are suitable for all kinds of woven or knit materials, and deliver straight stitches every time.
  • Marking your quilts and sewing projects just became easier! The Collins Fine Line Water Erasable Marking Pen lets you erase marks as easily as you make them, using just a damp cloth. Featuring bright blue coloring and a fine tip, the Fine Line pen makes even the most precise mark-making a breeze.
  • Pretty up your quilting process with these adorable Flat Flower Pins from Clover! Choose from the 50 or 100 piece set of these 2" pins, each featuring a no-melt flower head that lies flat under a ruler for fuss-free rotary cutting. You can also use your Flower Pins to make working with polar fleece, loose knits and lace a breeze!
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    Add crisp support to knits, chambray and so much more with Pellon all-purpose Shape-Flex! This woven, fusible interfacing adds body to collars, cuffs and other garment areas, and serves as a permanent stabilizer for needlework and punch embroidery. Made from 100% cotton, it?s sewing machine-safe and machine washable.
  • Designed for clean, crisp cuts through fabric, these premium fabric shears feature ultra-sharp blades ideal for all-purpose cutting tasks.
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