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Flapper Halloween Costumes
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Flapper Halloween Costumes

Looking for Family Halloween Costume ideas? Then you may love these ideas for DIY Flapper Halloween Costumes! Last week we were able to have a little “dress rehearsal” for Halloween at the Disney World Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party.  If you follow me on Facebook or Instagram, you may have seen me posting about the party…

A very “batty” Halloween Apron Tutorial
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A very “batty” Halloween Apron Tutorial

Today I’m sharing with you my tutorial for the Riley Blake Design Team from last month… Happy Sewing! Hi! I’m Melissa Mortenson from the Polkadot Chair blog!  Today I’m sharing with you a tutorial for this very “batty” apron!  Stop by my blog for a chance to win some Costume Clubhouse Fat Quarters and Gray…

Top 11 for 2011

Top 11 for 2011

I can not believe that 2012 will be the 5th year that I have been blogging.  It’s crazy. In honor of the new year, I thought I’d share with you guys the top 11 (since it’s 2011) most viewed posts last year. (via google analytics) 1. Padded iPad Case 2. Ruler Wreath 3. Summer Dress…

Unique Witch Costume Ideas for Halloween
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Unique Witch Costume Ideas for Halloween

I love to dress up for Halloween and I love to create matching Halloween family costumes. Today I’m going to share with you some fun and unique Witch Costume ideas for Halloween.  All of these costumes were created with a combination of no-sew elements and simple costume sewing patterns.     A few years ago we booked…

How to Sew a Summer Dress from 2 T-Shirts
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How to Sew a Summer Dress from 2 T-Shirts

Use this simple hack to turn two kids’ t-shirts into a summer dress! You’ll save loads of time and end up with a cute summer t-shirt dress as well! Today I’m sharing a tutorial teaching you how to make a summer sundress from 2 t-shirts! I picked up the t-shirts at Walmart on clearance, but any t-shirts…

How to Make Superhero Cuffs for a Kids Halloween Costume
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How to Make Superhero Cuffs for a Kids Halloween Costume

Learn how to sew superhero cuffs which are a great addition to a kids superhero costume Several years ago for Halloween, my daughter decided that she wanted to be a “pink” superhero. We worked together to design a cosumtme that she loved. I sewed the entire costume. Which is basically just a simple skirt, top,…