5 Tips for Picking a Halloween Costume (From a Costuming Hobbyist)

It’s near October and that means Halloween is right is coming! That also means it’s time to start buying or even making costumes for a Halloween party or for a child.

Even though I do not consider myself an expert in costumes, I’ve sewn for a hobby over 20 years and do make costumes to occasionally wear to my local renaissance festival and, sometimes, to pop culture conventions.

Since I’m used to sewing and budgeting for buying fabric and supplies for new sewing projects, I wanted to share five tips to picking a Halloween costume that I don’t see discussed very often. Even though I learned these tips from sewing costumes and sewing in general, they can be used for simply buying a new costume for a Halloween party when you are on a budget or want to be frugal with your money. Continue reading “5 Tips for Picking a Halloween Costume (From a Costuming Hobbyist)”

2017 After Halloween Haul

On November 1st, the day after Halloween, I went shopping to see what Halloween decorations and such was on sale. Although I found many cute decorations, I didn’t buy them because I didn’t have places to put them. Despite this, I bought three items to use next Halloween!

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