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by bsawick
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Devil May Care Dance for Halloween

by HalloweenDiva
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  From decoration ideas for creating "Satan's Lair" to a very creepy walk on "Satan's Trail" - this "Devil May Care" Dance will definitely be scary! Enjoy this Vintage Hallowe'en Idea... Adopt a "Devil May Care" attitude about your Hallowe'en Dance! For all you know, he may. Judging from the appear­ance of the hall, he does! Right from the pages of Dante1 comes the inspiration for this hall trim! There are thrills and chills in store for all who enter here! To turn your hall into Satan's lair, you will need the following material; (Quantities will depend on the size [...]

Children’s Halloween Costumes from the 1920’s

by HalloweenDiva
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Here's some vintage inspiration for your little one's Halloween Costume: "Merry Revellers "Here's a gay bevy of Carnival Folk - Oranges and Lemons in tarlatan skirts and black gold-laced bodice - the White Rabbit of Alice in Wonderland fame, in a home-made brushed wool or animal plush costume. The Butterfly wears a little pleated under-dress of sulphur yellow tulle with gauzy wings, daubed with orange and brown paint.  True to tradition, the little Red Witch flaunts a bold blak cat on her scarlet head-dress, which matches her sateen frock.  The fluffy Chick is just a mass of muslin frills, with [...]

Decorated Crepe Costume

by HalloweenDiva
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Decorated Crepe Paper Costume

Materials Needed (adult size)

1 Fold No. 362 Decorated Crepe
1 Fold No. 21 Heliotrope Crepe Paper
1 Fold No. 22 Violet Crepe Paper
1 Fold No. 23 Purple Crepe Paper
1 Fold No. 11 White Crepe Paper

This easy costume can be made for virtually any theme.

A plain foundation is made. Extra pieces are

Easy Imp Costume To Make

by HalloweenDiva
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If you have not asked your guests to come in Hallowe'en costume, start off your party by presenting each guest with some sort of simple costume and cap. You can slap them together in no time if you use some of the designs of crepe paper printed in Hallowe'en patterns. They will add so much to the enjoyment of your guests that you will be more than repaid for your efforts. Costumes that are called "slip-over" will answer beautifully if you must make enough costumes for the whole crowd. You can make two from one fold of crepe paper, and [...]

Pansy Costume

by HalloweenDiva
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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

Bird Costume

by HalloweenDiva
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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 [...]

Daisy Costume

by HalloweenDiva
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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

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