Tag Archives: Halloween

Halloween Extravaganza! Bat Fascinator

Charm Patterns Bat Fascinator hat sewing pattern

For the 10th day of this year’s Halloween Extravaganza, I’m excited to share this AMAZING bat fascinator with you! I am obsessed with this, and will definitely be wearing it while handing out candy this year. I’ve included the PDF (or SVG) file and step-by-step instructions below so you can make your own. Resources Bat […]

Halloween Extravaganza! Bat Appliqué Turner Cardigan

Turner Cardigan with felt bat applique from Charm Patterns by Gertie.

We’re sharing more for our annual Halloween Extravaganza with this adorable (and very easy!) appliqué project. Resources Turner Cardigan pattern (available to Patreon Glamour Circle+ members) White sweater knit fabric for the cardigan Black rhinestone buttons Bat appliqué file in SVG or PDF format Black felt Black thread Small rhinestones for the bat eyes Fabric […]

Katrina Crane from Sleepy Hollow Halloween Costume

Katrina Crane Sleepy Hollow Halloween costume by Charm Patterns.

Hello, my lovelies! It’s day two of 13 for our annual Halloween Extravaganza and we have more pattern hack ideas for you! For this spooky dress, I was inspired by the stunning black and white gown worn by Katrina Crane (née Van Tassel) in Tim Burton’s Sleepy Hollow. The costume designer for the movie (and […]

Harlequin Halloween Costume

Harlequin Halloween Costume

We’re rounding out our annual Halloween Extravaganza with this adorable (and very easy!) harlequin costume. Costume Resources Skipper Bodysuit pattern (available to Patreon members) Harlequin diamond print fabric (we used the modern jersey substrate) Harlequin Hat Chiffon pompoms Harlequin Neck Ruffle Fishnet tights Corset (or you can use the Waspie Corset Belt) Harlequin Hat  Follow […]

Dorothy from Wizard of Oz Halloween Costume

Dorothy from Wizard of Oz Halloween Costume

Follow the yellow brick road to more Halloween Extravaganza fun with our creative hacks of the Patsy Blouse, Charm Circle Skirt, and Stanwyck Skirt bib to create this lovely Dorothy costume!   We love taking our existing patterns and reusing them in fun new ways (like we did for our Wicked Witch of the West costume)! […]

Janet from The Good Place Halloween Costume (with Free Jabot Pattern!)

Janet from The Good Place Halloween Costume

I absolutely adore The Good Place (if you haven’t yet seen it – it’s one of the smartest shows on TV and an absolute must!), and I’ve always wanted to dress up like Janet. Using a few quick Halloween hacks to our Patsy Blouse, Lady Dandy Waistcoat, and Charm Circle Skirt patterns, now I can […]

Witch Hat tutorial

Halloween Pin-Up Witch Costume from Charm Patterns.

Top off your Witchy Halloween costume with this easy pointy witch hat. We used true millinery techniques to create a beautiful hat that you will treasure for many years to come! Resources Black Silk Dupioni (hat exterior) Green Silk Dupioni (bias band and bow) Black Felt (hat underlining and lining). We used wool felt from […]

Wicked Witch Pin-Up Halloween Costume

Halloween Pin-Up Witch Costume from Charm Patterns.

Hello, my pretties! Our annual Halloween Extravaganza continues with more pattern hack ideas! For this Wicked Witch of the West look, I was inspired by classic pinup art like the sassy witches of Vargas and Gil Evgren. Of course, you can also go full Elphaba with green makeup and opaque black tights. Have it both […]

Make Your Own Fabric Pompoms

Frenchy Robe with pompoms from Charm Patterns

Aren’t these pompoms adorable? We’ve used the nylon chiffon fabric from our Frenchy Peignoir Set to create floofy decorations that are perfect for vintage sleepwear! I was inspired by iconic designer Lucie Ann to create these fabulous embellishments. They look fantastic tied to the end of your ribbons or chiffon tubing on the Frenchy Robe. (We […]

Rockford Peaches Halloween Costume, Part One: Adapting the Pattern

Want to be a Rockford Peach for Halloween this year? Me, too! I’m obsessed with the new version of A League of Their Own and was inspired to create this Halloween pattern hack for you. You all loved the photos and video I posted on Instagram, so here is a run-down (and video tutorial!) on […]