This Halloween, bring your children's favorite storybook characters to life with simple-to-sew costume ideas for kids of all ages.
2) Trace shape of child’s long dress onto lace. Cut out into front, back and sleeves for top layer. Sew back and front of over-dress together. Sew sleeves and attach sleeves to bodice. Trim neckline with scissors.
3) Have child put on dress, tights and shoes. Wrap silver cord around waist 3 times and tie into a bow. Tie ribbons around upper arms and blouse material to make sleeves puffy.
4) Cut white fake fur to create a stole. Make slits in sides of stole; thread white ribbon through to make arm loops. Tie more ribbon around wand.
5) Cut crown out of silver cardboard; glue or staple together in back. Glue gems and glitter to crown. Punch holes in sides of crown and thread with elastic to make chin strap. Apply lipstick.