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Last week, we asked our Facebook community about what we should be for Halloween, but are still undecided. What would you all suggest?

Leave your idea below and we may end up making your idea in our Halloween themed Project of the Week!

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    Sep 25, 2011, 11.59 PMby chieflotsahair

    We haven’t decided on our costumes for this year just yet, but last year we were Charlie Brown and Lucy. My suggestion would be the Peanut’s Gang.

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    Sep 19, 2011, 01.59 AMby sewinl0ve

    Going for Rogue from X-Men this year. The original cartoon green and yellow spandex Rogue, not the boring all black movie version. I’m usually busy making my kids’ costumes, but this year they wanted store bought so that leaves me plenty of time to sew mine!

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    Sep 16, 2011, 05.20 AMby alexus1325

    I’m going to be a very magical-looking, sparkly unicorn. Depending on how it turns out, I may need to rush a Minotaur costume for my boyfriend. He only wants to match me if mine turns out really good :P

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    Sep 14, 2011, 02.53 PMby PleasurePixi

    This year I’m making my two-year-old nephew a flying monkey jacket, trousers, mittens and hood because his walking reins have bat wings on them. I shall be taking him trick-or-treating while dressed as Elphaba, with a long black cloak and green facepaint.

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    Sep 14, 2011, 08.11 AMby machelefranklin

    Living in Paris, I once dressed up as the “métro rabbit” http://mllearich.files.wordpress.com/2008/07/lapin.jpg with cut off gloves dipped in fake blood. A success ;)

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    Sep 14, 2011, 12.34 AMby Janice Bear

    I’m totally jealous of the peacock costume I am making my daughter this year. I wanted to be the peacock! Instead, I think I’ll be an owl…

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    Sep 13, 2011, 11.08 PMby applesofavalon

    Being a German-based company, it’d be smashing for you guys to dress as characters from the famous Brothers Grimm fairy tales. Rapunzel, Little Red Riding Hood (which I’m going to be this year! :)) and the wolf, Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, Hansel and Gretel…lots of choices! Also, it would make use of your fabulous dirndl and blouse patterns.

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    Sep 13, 2011, 09.36 PMby lonelyacrobat

    With trench coats being all the rage right now, how about something dark like a spy or a sleuth? On the other hand, I’ve always wanted to be a bear with a big giant head.

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    Sep 13, 2011, 08.31 PMby designerroya

    I was Dorothy last year, but this year me and my bff are going to go as Tokyo street style girls.

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    Sep 13, 2011, 07.17 PMby saganaga

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    Sep 13, 2011, 07.10 PMby debrarae

    In the past I’ve been Richard Simmons, A salon hall girl, a Princess. My oldest daughter wanted to be Requiasa (Pokemon). There was nothing like that anywhere on line, or in the stores. So I designed it myself, making a ‘basic’ jumpsuit pattern, and using a old helmet as the ‘head’. Using a basic jumpsuit pattern ( that I designed), My kids have been birds, dogs, monsters, etc……

    If you are a beginner sewer, there’s a easy way to make a ‘basic’ jumpsuit for your costume.

    Take news paper or news print. Tape together as many pieces as needed for your’s, your teen ager’s, or your children’s costume.

    Have your child lay down on the paper and stay very still. Take a pen, pencil, marker etc…… and draw along the length of the costume. Make certain you mark the neck line, the sleeves and the legs at the proper length. I usually do a ‘boat neck collar’ or a ‘crew neck’.

    Now cut the pattern.

    Now fold the pattern in half. Put the ‘half’ pattern on the material and cut two on ‘reverse’. If you don’t have enough fabric for that. Use the news Paper again and cut another ‘half’ on reverse.

    Then place the pattern on the material and cut.

    Then put the whole pattern on the fabric. If you don’t have enough of the fabric to do that. You may put half the pattern on the fabric (on fold), and cut the pattern.

    You can pin the pattern as you cut. Sometimes I do. Sometimes I don’t.

    I hope this helps. I use ‘this’ technique when I have to do a ‘costume’ in ‘two days’. As I had to do in the case of the animals, and pokemon.

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    Sep 13, 2011, 05.50 PMby simonewarrior

    I don’t dress up anymore as I concentrate more on making my daughters costumes and make up every year. I have a tendency to go a little overboard so who has time for me? LOL I enjoy what I do and last year I made a bunny costume which I really enjoyed. It’s not as hard as it might seem it’s just different components at you have to put together. See what you think and give me a shout:

    http://www.burdastyle.com/projects/bouncing-bunny-in-a-tuxedo-costume

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    Sep 12, 2011, 05.19 PMby msnew007

    Last year I was the Queen of Hearts and my Daughter was Alice. We won best dressed for the kids party we attended. I’ve included the links: http://www.burdastyle.com/projects/the-queen-of-hearts-and-alice?image=151765 http://www.burdastyle.com/projects/the-queen-of-hearts-and-alice?image=151760

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