October 4, 2016

Tutorial Tuesday :: Halloween Roundup

October is one of my favorite months, because this is the time of year to show off your sewing skills and creativity with Halloween costumes for the entire family! For this week's Tutorial Tuesday, we bring you a wide assortment of fun costume inspiration for you and your little ones. Be sure to also check out Girl Charlee Halloween Category for season perfect orange and black fabrics that are sure to inspire. Don't forget to share your finished creations for a chance to be featured in an upcoming Knit Picks posts by sending pictures to gcblog@girlcharlee.com. Enjoy!

A cactus can be sharp, but it is oh so soft when made with your favorite Girl Charlee knits. This Cactus Costume from Studio DIY shows off your fun side and creative flair. Try sewing yours up in a ribbed knit to give your cactus some added texture. While you're browsing Studio DIY, be sure to check out their other fun and funky costumes such as their, Milkshake, Pool Floaties, Popcorn and more!

DIY Lumber Jack Beard Costume by Make It & Love It
Time to break out the plaid!! With the help of Make It & Love It and their ADORABLE Lumber Jack Costume with Beard, your children will be the talk of the town this Halloween! The hardest part of this costume is figuring out which of our Buffalo Plaid Knits to use!

Halloween is filled with so many treats, you need room to carry them all! This Shark Candy Bag Tutorial from STITCHED by Crystal is the perfect companion to all of your aquatic costumes. Your new bag will match perfectly with your little mermaids, sharks, pirates, and fish this Halloween!

DIY Taco Costume by Aww, Sam

Make a costume that people will taco 'bout for years to come! This DIY Taco Costume from Aww, Sam is an easy make and is sure to wow the crowds at any party or out trick or treating! Just make your favorite dress, it can be long or short, tight or flowy, and then decorate it to look like the perfect taco!

Make your child the perfect Kitty Cat Costume using this great tutorial from Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom! Try sewing yours up in either a traditional animal print or a fun and funky neon. With separate leggings and top, you can mix and match different solids and prints!

Fly straight to Neverland this Halloween with the help of Merrick's Art and this adorable Peter Pan Costume Tutorial! Grab a traditional solid green or try using a fun green print like our Olive Buffalo Plaid. Also, be sure to check out Merrick's awesome Captain Hook costume on Babble to accompany Peter on his voyage.

Why choose just one color, when you can wear them all? This Rainbow Princess Dress by Rae Gun Ramblings is perfect for your little one that wants to be a princess but can't decide which one to be!

Get ready to make all of your little princess's dreams come true with this 8 in 1 Princess Aprons Tutorial from Gluesticks Blog. These aprons are the perfect costume as they are lightweight and easy to throw on and off as needed. Keep them out all year long for princess play dates and more!

We hope you enjoy this tutorial! We love to see what you sew up so please send 1-2 images of any project you make with Girl Charlee Fabrics to gcblog@girlcharlee.com and you might see your creation featured in our next KnitPicks!

Happy Sewing!
~ Heather & The Girl Charlee Team

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