My Grandson is a huge Star Wars fan and wanted me to make him a star wars costume for halloween, There are no patterns for them so I fashioned that costume myself. I made the main body by making a jumpsuit type outfit with a zipper, the cape was pretty simple, it was a basic cape made using his measurements, then I fashioned a panel on the front with peices of flannel sewn to a joining "vest" peice to look like the front part of a "robot" type costume. He already owned a mask and sword to complete the costume. I fashioned spats to go over his shoes using his shoe size to measure the length of the spats. This is one of my favorite costumes that I have made!
Pattern or design used: My Own Design - Star Wars
Posted on Oct 31st, 2011 in sewing, garment construction, fitting, reader's closet, garment, sewing machine, seam, thread, , measuring, hem, sleeve, needles, zippers, cutting, waist, hand drafted patterns, shoulder, underlining, draped patterns, stabilizers, hip
Halloween Costume Contest
Share your handmade Halloween costumes in our contest gallery before November 9, 11:59 p.m. EST and you could win:
- $50 worth of Brown Paper Patterns & $50 worth of La Fred patterns from SewingPatterns.com
- Beacon's Basket 'O Glue from Beacon Adhesives