Dracula Halloween Costume
Our count favours an elegant
black cape lined with red satin.
His white satin waistcoat is
truly simple to make, because the front part is
really all that is needed and is held in place
by Velcro with only tapes tied at the back
Our candle is safe because
it is made from cardboard.
Black ordinary trousers.
Joke teeth form a toy
Shirts with a collar,
folding down the collar and ironing for a
18 inches of purple
A piece of fake jewellery
and fastening ends for the ribbon.
Position the ribbon into a V
point and sew in place
Sew the jewellery to the V
Turn in the raw edges of the
ribbon and sew on the fastening.
The Bow tie
12 inches of white
18 inches of wide white
Cut 9.5 inches of the ribbon
and fold it bringing the ends together at the
centre of the length and sew the ends in
The remaining ribbon you
fold in half along its length and wind it
tightly around each edge.
Slot the tape through his
centre pierce and sew on fastener ends of the
tape shortening the tape as needed to fit
around your kid's shirt.
12 inches of 36 inch wide
white satin material.
5 fancy buttons
2.5 inches of Velcro
yards of narrow white
Some graph paper
After you make your
waistcoat pattern on paper try it against your
child to make sure the size looks ok
Copy the pattern outline
onto the paper square by square.
Bring together the edges of
Cut out the waist coat front
pieces 2 times f rot is double thickness
Join the pieces together
around the edges leaving the shoulder edges
Trim seams and then turn
right side out and iron.
Turn in the shoulder edges
at the seam line and slip stitch.
Now fold back the lapel and
oversew the folded back edges to hold in
Cut the furry Velcro in half
and sew one to each shoulder edge of the
waistcoat on the wrong side.
Lay the waist coat pieces
side by side with centre front edge
Lap the centre front edges
3/8 inch and sew on the buttons at regular
spacing right through the fabric.
Cut the length of tape into
2 pieces and sew one end of the side edges of
the waistcoat as shown.
To fix this waistcoat to the
shirt, place the short medallion and bow tier
on the kid.
Place waistcoat front in
position and tie the tapes a the back to fit
Place the shoulder edges of
waistcoat level with shoulder seams of the
Mark the position of the
Velcro strips on waistcoat and to the shirt
Remove all items and attach hooked strips of
velcro to the marked positions on the short
edges of waistcoat so it can be attached when
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