Boo! Scary creatures and monsters designed to cast out evil spirits have people wearing spooky masks and costumes on Halloween. The costumes and accessories may be bought, rented, or hand crafted.

Halloween night may be celebrated at public functions, private parties, block parties, and in some neighborhoods children accompanied by adults will walk and knock on neighborhood doors announcing “Trick or Treat.”

Do you wish to make your own costume? Many people find that creating and designing their own costume adds to the fun of this creepy celebration. Arts and crafts skills and talents may include sewing, ironing, safety pins, iron-on bias tape, staples or fabric glue.

The supplies you will need will depend on your skills and purpose of the costume. Costume materials may include fabric, paper, scissors, sewing machine, glue, ruler, pen or pencil, other notions, and specialty tools. [Continue reading…]