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This Artemis costume is just one of the Greek gods in this group costume set. It's made with gorgeous drapey fabric and is a real show-stopper when made by you and your sewing machine.
Although you can make a Little Red Riding Hood costume with just a red cape, what's the fun in that? Check out this complete DIY costume sewing pattern to create this truly special creation!
Another in our group of Greek gods and goddesses is Demeter. This costume comes with beautiful gold touches on the belt and shoulder, as well as a pretty flower crown that doesn't even require a sewing needle.
This Poseidon costume is so cool and made even cooler by it's one-of-a-kind trident. It's the perfect addition to the Greek gods group costume and the instructions for this sewing pattern aren't hard at all.
This penguin will be the cutest little one on Halloween and because it's made out of fleece fabric, it's super warm and cozy for a chilly evening. Check out this sewing pattern for complete instructions.
You can't have a circus themed group costume without a lion! This sweet and cuddly lion costume will make you roar! It's totally worth learning how to sew to make this one.
No Rapunzel costume is complete without an amazing wig, but this one uses real extensions that will attach to your daughter's real hair to create an amazing braid. The made-by-you dress uses soft fabrics instead of the scratchy stuff store bought costumes usually use.
This strong man costume is another set in the circus group. Since no strong man is complete without a chest full of muscles, these instructions include the sewing pattern for a DIY muscle shirt.
Remember the lion above? That lion needs to be tamed with this lion tamer costume! You need just basic sewing skills and a sewing machine to make it.
There are few costumes more classic than Dorothy from the Wizard of Oz. Blue and white gingham fabric make up Dorothy's recognizable dress, that's entirely made with a sewing needle and thread.
This Mary Poppins costume is practically perfect in every way. Your sewing basics and skills will be all you need to pull this beautiful costume together.
The Tin Man will be there to protect Dorothy and the others as they're off to see the Wizard! This sewing pattern uses vinyl to create the body so that it retains some structure and makes the costume one-of-a-kind. For an even easier sewing project, look for vinyl that's already silver so you don't have to spray paint it.
Glinda the Good Witch's costume is a gorgeous, glittery dress and there's nothing like it in the stores! Use this sewing pattern to complete this costume with your sewing machine.
You don't need to sprinkle pixie dust around to get the magic of this Tinker Bell costume - you just need your sewing machine!
These circus themed costumes are such a great group costume idea for 5 kids! They'll turn heads no matter where they go in these costumes that require just basic sewing skills.
Flynn Rider from Tangled matches Rapunzel's costume perfectly - right down to the frying pan costume accessory. Check out the instructions for this sewing project on how to make your own.
A giant teddy bear is the basis of this circus clown and bear piggyback costume. It's sure to bring out a few smiles on Halloween night and takes just a few basic sewing skills.
Adding to the group of Tangled costumes is Pascal - Rapunzel's cute little chameleon. This costume is made out of soft, cozy fleece fabric and is totally worth the effort to learn how to sew.
Eros adds another costume to our Greek god DIY costumer group. This one re-purposes the muscle shirt made from the strong man sewing pattern, which means it requires little extra effort with your sewing needle.
Don't want to get out your sewing needle or use your basic sewing skills for this Alice in Wonderland group costume? This group requires minimal time with a sewing machine!
This munchkin costume from the Wizard of Oz is the cutest thing! The hat is super easy to make because it uses the top of a pair of tights with some faux hair attached with a sewing needle.
This wolf costume from Little Red Riding Hood is super funny - just have your little one put his head down to get the full effect of the hood. Use some soft fur fabric and your basic sewing skills to pull the entire thing together.
We bet you won't be able to find this Satyr costume in the stores! Make it yourself with your sewing machine - it's half boy, half goat and all adorable.
Granny, are you okay? This darling Granny costume is one-of-a-kind and the included sewing pattern makes it easy to replicate at home.
If you have a little girl who loves Star Wars, but wants a more feminine R2-D2 costume, you can't go wrong with this DIY apron dress. This free sewing project is fun for all and makes a great addition to your Star Wars crew.
The entire Wizard of Oz gang is here to stay! These free sewing patterns require just some basic sewing skills to complete and the end result is really impressive.
The instructions for the BB8 costume are super simple - you don't need to worry about any hand sewing or using your sewing needle. Start with a giant plastic pumpkin and see what else you need.
Need a fun and simple costume idea? You'll find them here and some don't even require the use of sewing patterns to complete.
This Bert costume is the perfect pair to the Mary Poppins costume above. You can even create your own fabric with some sewing basics, such as bias tape, to create a truly unique look.
No circus is complete without a tight rope walker and this DIY costume is easier to complete than you'd think with this free sewing pattern.
Mary Poppins just isn't Mary Poppins without some fun accessories. Learn how to make your own, to make this costume one-of-a-kind.
Little Red, Granny and the Wolf - together! These coordinating sewing patterns are fun to create with your sewing machine!
This amazing no-sewing tornado costume uses regular supplies you likely have in your craft closet already, such as a hot glue gun, duct tape and safety pins. Get the instructions here!
This rainbow & sunshine costume is so big, your kids will be the hit of Halloween! Use pool noodles or foam tubes for pipe insulation to create a large rainbow that your kid will love wearing! Just cover them with fabric tubes made with your sewing machine to make sure you have the right colors for your rainbow.
Put away your sewing machine! You don't need it for this lightening and storm cloud costume!