Carnation Costume

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 Continue reading “Carnation Costume”

Flower Themed Costume

Flower Themed CostumeFlower Themed Crepe Paper Costume

Materials Needed

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A very simple slip-over costume made as described on the “how to make a slip-over costume” page, becomes very smart by the addition of natural size flowers and large bows.

Before making the Flower Themed Costume you may want to read the Basic Instructions for Making Crepe Paper Costumes and How To Make Slip-Over Costumes

This Costume and MANY others are found in the book: How to Make Crepe Paper Costumes

You can also find more Homemade Costume Ideas at our Vintage Halloween Ideas web site.

Sweet Pea Costume

Sweet Pea Crepe Paper Costume

Materials Needed (6 year old size):

2 Folds No. 45 Moss Green Crepe.Paper
1 Fold Crepe Paper selected for flowers

1 Spool No.2 Wire

The foundation of this costume may be either fringe as pictured or rows of narrow ruffles. Sprays of natural size flowers and an enlarged one for the hat complete it.  You can find instructions for making crepe paper hats here. Almost any small flower may be carried out using this design.

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instruction book “How to Make Crepe Paper Flowers” contains patterns and
instructions for making sweet peas. ****

Before making the Sweet Pea Costume you may want to read the Basic Instructions for Making Crepe Paper Costumes and How To Make Slip-Over Costumes

This Costume and MANY others are found in the book: How to Make Crepe Paper Costumes

Hollyhock Costume

Hollyhock Crepe Paper Costume

materials needed (16 year old size):

2 Folds No. 46 Leaf Green Crepe Paper
1 Fold No. 41 Apple Green Crepe Paper
1 Fold No. 364 Decorated Crepe Paper
1 Sheet No. 13 Mat Stock

The foundation is a plain long waist to which is attached a skirt of fringe.
Panels of double crepe fluted on the edges extend from the shoulders to the bottom of the skirt, front and back. To the panels are pasted hollyhocks cut from Continue reading “Hollyhock Costume”

Wisteria Costume

Wisteria Crepe Paper Costume

materials needed (adult size):

3 Folds No. 22 Violet Crepe Paper
3 Folds No. 23 Purple Crepe Paper
1 Fold No. 45 Moss Green Crepe Paper
1 Fold No. 71 Tan Crepe Paper

The shape of the natural flower is obtained by cutting the foundation in a deep point on one side and covering with twisted Continue reading “Wisteria Costume”

Daffodil Costume

Daffodil Crepe Paper Costume

materials needed (16 year old size):

3 Folds No. 61 Light Amber Crepe Paper
3 Folds No. 63 Dark Amber Crepe Paper
2 Folds No. 45 Moss Green Crepe Paper
1 Doz. No. 10 Wire
1/2 Doz. No. 7 Wire
1 Sheet No. 13 Mat Stock

The skirt is a plain one slightly gathered at the waist. The bottom is fluted on the edge, turned up about 3 inches and the edge fluted again. Six large petals are Continue reading “Daffodil Costume”