Vintage Halloween Ideas

Pansy Costume

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Pansy Crepe Paper Costume

Materials Needed (6 year old size)

1 Fold No. 23 Purple Crepe Paper
1 Fold No. 61 Light Amber Crepe Paper
1 Fold No. 22 Violet Crepe Paper

Two enlarged flowers are made and fastened, front and back, to a slip-over foundation. The flowers themselves may be

Skeleton Hand Invitation to Make

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How To Make the Skeleton Hand Halloween Invitation The Skeleton Hand Invitations are easy to make.  Lay your hand down on a sheet of writing paper so that the wrist comes diagonally across the fold at the lower left-hand corner.  Spread out your fingers and trace around them.  Cut out, following the pencil lines, being careful to keep the folded sheet from slipping.  Outline the bones of the hand with water-color paint.  Print the invitation on the inside of the folder. How To Deliver the Halloween Party Invitation The invitations should be delivered in a mysterious fashion.  On a dark [...]

Bird Costume

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Bird Crepe Paper Costume Materials Needed (8 year old size) 3 Folds Crepe Paper color selected for body 1 Fold Crepe Paper color selected for breast 2 Pieces No. 15 Wire 1 Piece N0.3 Gummed Tape The foundation for this costume is cut longer in the back than in the front and shaped to represent the tail. Reinforce the edges with wire. Cover the entire foundation with rows of pointed "feathers," begin­ning at the bottom both front and back and working to the shoulders. Cut separate pieces for the wings, covering them also with "feathers." Gather the wings slightly at [...]

Halloween Owl Clip-Art

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Daisy Costume

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Daisy CostumeDaisy Crepe Paper Costume

Materials Needed (14 year old size):

4 Folds No. 46 Leaf Green Crepe Paper
1 Fold No.11 White Crepe Paper
1 Fold No. 63 Dark Amber Crepe Paper
1 No. 163 Yellow Festoon
1 Doz. No. 10 Wire

Cut green crepe into a fine fringe across the grain of the crepe and sew six or

Classroom Halloween Party Clip-Art

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Apple Tree Costume

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Apple Tree CostumeApple Tree Crepe Paper Costume

Materials Needed (14 year old size):

3 Folds No. 41 Apple Green Crepe Paper
3 Folds No. 71 Light Brown Crepe Paper
1 Fold No. 952 Decorated Crepe Paper
2 Hanks 1/18 inch Rope G 6

A straight strip of cloth, to which shoulder straps are attached, is used for the foundation of

Carnation Costume

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Carnation Crepe Paper Costume

Materials Needed (14 year old size):

6 Folds No. 31 Light Blush Pink Crepe Paper
5 Folds No. 32 Medium Blush Pink Crepe Paper
5 Folds No. 33 Dark Blush Pink Crepe Paper
2 Folds No. 35 Cerise Crepe Paper
1 Fold No. 45 Moss Green Crepe Paper
1 1/2 Doz. No. 10 Wire, 1/2Doz. No. 15 Wire

The skirt is made of fringe in two shades of the color

1920’s Film Stars in Costume

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Merna Kennedy and Glenn Tryon - both Universal players, step out in crepe paper costumes to show the world that one can look like a million in a one dollar rig. Miss Kennedy's dress is made of canary, orange and French blue crepe paper with pasted on silver stars. Glenn Tryon wears a cape of orange and jade green crepe paper and a collar, cap and tunic fashioned of Decorated Crepe Paper

Lily Costume

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Lily Crepe Paper Costume

Materials Needed: (14 yr. old size)

3 Folds No. 11 White Crepe Paper
1 Fold No. 41 Apple Green Crepe Paper
1 Fold No. 46 Leaf Green Crepe Paper
1/2 Doz. No.7 Wire
1/2 Doz. No. 10 Wire

Make a fringe of light green crepe, about 10 inches deep, cutting the paper with the grain and sew four