If you have read our last blog, then you already know that, although Halloween is coming quickly, there is still time to make the perfect costumes for you and your kids. To recap we discussed that you should be creative, and that you should consider using a variety of different, inexpensive fabrics. The following is a list of the rest of our tips for sewing your Halloween costume like a pro with one of our sewing machines for sale:

  • Don’t be afraid to cheat- Not every single aspect of your Halloween costume will need to be sewn, especially since it only has to stay together for one night. Utilize fabric tape, spray adhesives, and temporary trim to put the finishing touches on your Halloween costume. This will save you lots of time, and the result will be just as beautiful!
  • Use sewing machine accessories- Sewing machine have lots of accessories that can make thing much easier. So, don’t hesitate to use the walking foot, Teflon foot, or rolling foot to sew piled fabrics, slick fabrics, or rubber fabrics.
  • Complete your projects with a zigzag stitch- This is an easy stitch that will add a great deal of detail to whatever Halloween costume you are making, and it is absolutely perfect for trims.
  • Keep your skill level in mind- If you try to tackle a costume that is way above your skill level, failure is inevitable. So, if you are beginner, choose to make a beginner’s costume. That way you will easily be able perfect the project, and you will be happy with the result.