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Pansy costume, primrose costume and strawberry costume. Costumes turn your child into a "flower person".
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS May 1982 (v.60#5) pg. 102

Children's costumes (alligator, lady bug, bumblebee) are made from crepe paper, tinsel, wire, plastic-foam balls, masking tape, paint and grocery bags. Est. cost: $13.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Feb 1983 (v.61#2) pg. 39, 51

How to make angel and shepherd-boy Nativity pageant costumes.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1983 (v.61#12) pg. 4

Make children's creche costumes for Christmas.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1985 (v.63#12) pg. 82, 174

Eight tips on rainy day crafts for kids. Includes a pattern for "critter caps," a visor and cap front that looks like a cat. Photos suggest other animal heads that can be used as caps.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1986 (v.64#4) pg. 144

Candy Corn Halloween costume.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Oct 1992 (v.70#10) pg. 38

Statute of Liberty costume includes a gold-painted toga, crown, plaque, and a flashlight-powered torch.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1994 (v.72#7) pg. 148

Halloween costumes for kids. Patterns for caveman, puppy, mouse, and bumblebee. Also includes a recipe for homemade face paint.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Oct 1994 (v.72#10) pg. 190

Halloween costumes for kids. (1) Spider. (2) Frog. (3) Kangaroo. (4) Airplane. (5) Ladybug. (6) Duck.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Oct 1996 (v.74#10) pg. 239

Wild West duds and toys for kids. (1) How to turn a coaster wagon into a covered wagon. (2) Chaps made from a bath towel, metal conchas and leather laces. (3) Giant cactus made from green-painted plastic milk jugs has tissue paper flowers and chenille stem thorns. (4) Bolo tie made from silver buttons, foil, cardboard and a shoelace. (5) Cowhide vest.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Aug 1997 (v.75#8) pg. 207

Costume ideas for kids. (1) Three animal costumes (bear, tiger and lion) that begin with hooded sweatshirts and matching pants. Ears, tails and other features are added. (2) Veggie costumes for smaller tots. Carrot and Pea Pod are sewn from sweatshirts.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Oct 1998 (v.76#10) pg. 267, 280

Halloween costumes for kids. (1) Bee. (2) Morning glory. (3) Forget-me-not. (4) Coneflower. (5) Caterpillar.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Oct 1999 (v.77#10) pg. 275

Make face masks from newspaper.
BOYS' LIFE Sep 1963 (v.53#9) pg. 36

Paper costumes you can make.
BOYS' LIFE Sep 1963 (v.53#9) pg. 62

Animal head masks made from cardboard boxes.
BOYS' LIFE Feb 1964 (v.54#2) pg. 38

Wild animal masks from paper.
BOYS' LIFE Dec 1965 (v.55#12) pg. 17

Dragon costume for one person.
BOYS' LIFE Feb 1966 (v.56#2) pg. 51

Making giant masks and heads out of papier-mache.
BOYS' LIFE Sep 1966 (v.56#9) pg. 20

Using simple makeup to create a "monster" effect on your face.
BOYS' LIFE Oct 1966 (v.56#10) pg. 20

An aqualung, flippers and face mask, plus a mini-submarine, all built from cardboard.
BOYS' LIFE Aug 1968 (v.58#8) pg. 60

Masks from paper bags. A King's crown, a Dragon's head, and a Knight's helmet.
BOYS' LIFE Dec 1969 (v.59#12) pg. 63

How to apply circus character makeup.
BOYS' LIFE Mar 1970 (v.60#3) pg. 44

How to make (1) a Viking helmet and breastplate, (2) a Conquistador hat and breastplate, (3) an Indian headband, and (4) a Mountain Man vest.
BOYS' LIFE Sep 1972 (v.62#9) pg. 57

How to make armor, shield and weapons for a knight.
BOYS' LIFE Feb 1973 (v.63#2) pg. 49

Fiesta masks with a Latin American flavor. Included are a cylinder mask of a Toltec statue face, a paper bag devil mask and a molded devil mask.
BOYS' LIFE Mar 1973 (v.63#3) pg. 46

How to make Viking clothing and weapons.
BOYS' LIFE Sep 1973 (v.63#9) pg. 56

How to make costumes for a Mardi Gras parade. Included are tips on how to make paper plate and paper bag masks, a knight's helmet and armor, a clown costume and a horse made from a carton.
BOYS' LIFE Jan 1974 (v.64#1) pg. 44

How to make a Paul Bunyan costume from a paper bag and a cardboard carton.
BOYS' LIFE Sep 1974 (v.64#9) pg. 46

How to make a pilgrim costume.
BOYS' LIFE Oct 1974 (v.64#10) pg. 44

How to make a circus ringmaster costume.
BOYS' LIFE Feb 1975 (v.65#2) pg. 52

How to make a Seminole Indian costume.
BOYS' LIFE Oct 1975 (v.65#10) pg. 38

Knight's helmet made from 1-gallon plastic jug. Balance of costumes shown are based on puns. Example: Sir Charge wears a knight's helmet and a placard that says "Charge Card".
BOYS' LIFE Dec 1975 (v.65#12) pg. 42

How to make a knight in armor costume using silver-colored vinyl wallpaper or silver-foil gift wrap.
BOYS' LIFE Jan 1977 (v.67#1) pg. 42

How to make a fireman's helmet.
BOYS' LIFE Sep 1979 (v.69#9) pg. 44

How to make a pirate costume.
BOYS' LIFE Dec 1979 (v.69#12) pg. 64

Two Halloween costumes designed with safety in mind. (1) Mr. Bones, a glow-in the dark skeleton painted on black sweatshirt and sweatpants. (2) Fairy princess with matching wand and treat bag.
CRAFTS Oct 1991 (v.14#10) pg. 70, 62

Prize-winning Halloween costumes. (1) Super Kid. (2) Curly Lion.
CRAFTS Oct 1992 (v.15#10) pg. 42, 61

Clown costume, sewn from two adult-size sweatshirts, has floppy bows and ruffled collar. Fits a child size 6 to 8.
CRAFTS Oct 1993 (v.16#10) pg. 48

Almost instant Halloween costumes. Simple pattern for an angel costume and a devil costume.
CRAFTS Oct 1994 (v.17#10) pg. 34

Animal costumes are made by painting a white leotard and tights. Patterns given for a holstein cow and a tiger.
CRAFTS Oct 1995 (v.18#10) pg. 20, 51

Dress-up fun for everyone. (1) Glow-In-The-Dark felt vest is appliqued with ghosts, jack-o'-lanterns and a black cat. (2) No-sew clown costume. Pointed clown hat, made of felt, is trimmed with multicolor pom poms and rainbow pleated ribbon. Felt bib, edged with ribbon, has pom pom buttons and a large felt bow. Wristbands are made from artificial blossoms.
CRAFTS Oct 1996 (v.19#10) pg. 36, 51

Monster mitts and mask. Colorful "werewolf" eye mask and green hands with red fingernails are made from colored craft foam. Project is appropriate for kids aged 7 and up.
CRAFTS Oct 1996 (v.19#10) pg. 42, 51

Frog and bunny costume hats to crochet for infants. Sized for ages 12 to 36 months.
CRAFTS Oct 1998 (v.21#10) pg. 22

Make miniature decorative masks of paper and clay. Can be used as a brooch by adding a clasp.
CREATIVE CRAFTS & MINIATURES #104 Apr 1985 (v.9#8) pg. 48

A look at the Bicentennial costume patterns that are available and tips on selecting fabric and sewing lace.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Jul-Aug 1975 (v.5#9) pg. 32

Dinosaur costumes. Instructions for making a tyrannosaurus and a triceratops.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Oct 1978 (v.9#8) pg. 45

Marvelous masks to make from plastic milk jugs.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Jan-Feb 1980 (v.11#1) pg. 50

Three Halloween masks to make from poster board and glitter.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Oct 1981 (v.12#8) pg. 87

No-sew Halloween costumes. (1) Indian. (2) Wizard. (3) Skeleton.
FAMILY CIRCLE Nov 1 1980 (v.93#15) pg. 24

Balinese masks. Techniques used on the Indonesian island of Bali to carve wooden masks.
FINE WOODWORKING #22 May-Jun 1980 pg. 46

Tips on two easy-to-make Halloween costumes. (1) Skeleton painted on black sweatsuit. (2) Dice made from a large cardboard box.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Sep 1989 (v.209#3) pg. 168

How to make plaster of paris masks.
HANDMADE Fall 1982 (v.2#3) pg. 110

A fox and a yellow beak Halloween mask made from heavy colored paper.
HANDMADE #16 Sep-Oct 1984 pg. 30

Papier-mache masks. Instructions for making papier-mache and tips on making masks that look like carrots, turnips and other vegetables.
HANDMADE #16 Sep-Oct 1984 pg. 31

Construct your own ghastly, horrifying, hair-raising Halloween masks.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #65 Sep-Oct 1980 pg. 112

Make your own paper-mache Halloween masks.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #89 Sep-Oct 1984 pg. 52

Knight and Maiden costumes to sew. Adaptations of commercial garment patterns and additional instructions for princess hat, knight's visor, knee pads and mock shoes.
NEEDLE & THREAD Sep-Oct 1981 (v.1#4) pg. 19

Lobster costumes for girl and boy sewn from satin.
NEEDLE & THREAD Sep-Oct 1982 (v.2#5) pg. 41, 28, 51

Pumpkin playsuit for a toddler's Halloween costume.
NEEDLE & THREAD Sep-Oct 1982 (v.2#5) pg. 52

Easy-to-make lion and bat costumes.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Sep-Oct 1979 (v.2#5) pg. 37, 51

Two Halloween costumes. (1) Gaily colored butterfly outfit with a scalloped pinafore and big floppy wings. (2) "Star Wars" type robot called Trickortreaton.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Sep-Oct 1981 (v.4#5) pg. 40
Correction NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Jan-Feb 1982 (v.5#1) pg. 6

Fancy hats and costumes for Halloween. (1) Curly Locks. (2) Space man. (3) Bathing beauty. (4) Bunny.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Sep-Oct 1982 (v.5#5) pg. 38, 35, 53

Six scary Halloween costumes.
POPULAR MECHANICS Oct 1963 (v.120#4) pg. 158

Spinning in costume. Advice on costumes appropriate to the Colonial American period to wear when demonstrating spinning.
SPIN-OFF Winter 1991 (v.15#4) pg. 42

How to make a child's adjustable hard hat into a bear, an elephant or a crocodile.
SUNSET Oct 1977 (v.159#4) pg. 118

Halloween masks to make from Bristol paper are patterned after Chinese masks. All-purpose pattern can be used for a cat, a man, or a woman.
SUNSET Oct 1978 (v.161#4) pg. 94

How to make turn-of-the-century paper masks that cover from top of head to upper lip.
SUNSET Oct 1980 (v.165#4) pg. 160

Halloween hat-masks. Pattern for raccoon, reindeer, cat and dachshund included. Made from paper.
SUNSET Oct 1981 (v.167#4) pg. 96

Furry Halloween bonnets shaped like the head of a bear, cat, and ram. Use for Halloween and as warm winter hats.
SUNSET Oct 1981 (v.167#4) pg. 152

How to make full-face plaster masks.
SUNSET Oct 1984 (v.173#4) pg. 94

Magic wands to sew.
SUNSET Oct 1984 (v.173#4) pg. 156

How to make a Halloween space suit for kids from cardboard boxes, mailing tubes, dryer vent hosing, and "found" items.
SUNSET Oct 1985 (v.175#4) pg. 118

Four monster masks to make from 1" mesh chicken wire, masking tape and paint. Styles shown in accompanying photo are an archaeopteryx, tyrannosaurus, triceratops and a giant duck.
SUNSET Oct 1986 (v.177#4) pg. 90

Customize cardboard spectacle frames with animal shapes and other adornments for use as masks.
SUNSET Oct 1987 (v.179#4) pg. 140

Halloween entomology. These slip-over bug costumes are easy to make from felt. Includes patterns for ladybug, fly, caterpillar and bumblebee. Est. cost: $20-$30 each.
SUNSET Oct 1988 (v.181#4) pg. 100

"Haunted Hats." Single pattern for cone and brim is modified to create a witch, a rat and a goblin.
SUNSET Oct 1989 (v.183#4) pg. 80

Tips on finding patterns or inexpensive costumes of certain time periods.
SUPER-8 FILMAKER Jan-Feb 1980 (v.8#1) pg. 14

Tips on locating American Indian costumes or costume ideas at an Appaloosa horse show.
SUPER-8 FILMAKER Mar-Apr 1981 (v.9#2) pg. 14

Simulate a realistic gunshot wound.
SUPER-8 FILMAKER Jun 1981 (v.9#4) pg. 12

Creating the look of the past. Techniques of theater costumers described.
THREADS #30 Aug-Sep 1990 pg. 34

Child's Halloween costume features a mini-dress (made from an adult's black sweatshirt), tights, cap and treat bag. Dress and bag are painted with motifs of a ghost and stars which light up and play music when the pumpkin-head on the ghost is touched. Shirt, bag and tights are spattererd with glow-in-the-dark paint. Cap is trimmed with ribbon curls. Intermediate skill level.
TOLE WORLD #112 Sep-Oct 1991 (v.15#5) pg. 6, Insert

The art of appearance. Simple techniques for fixing and enhancing the appearance of those in front of the video camera. Includes tips for creating special effects.
VIDEOMAKER Nov 1996 (v.11#5) pg. 65

Funny masks for Halloween. (1) Clown, (2) Sleuth, (3) Kitten, (4) Doctor, (5) Hound, (6) Bunny, and (7) Movie Star.
WOMAN'S DAY Oct 23 1978 (v.42#2) pg. 120, 138

Two Halloween costumes to make that were inspired by "Star Wars". (1) Scary Hairy with a wig, beard, wristlets and anklets made from string mops and an eye mask of pingpong balls. (2) Golden Bubbles with a headpiece and epaulets made from gold L'Eggs containers.
WOMAN'S DAY Nov 1 1979 (v.43#2) pg. 6, 156

Halloween masks and matching hats to make. (1) Space person. (2) Scarecrow. (3) Wizard. (4) Evil queen. (5) Skeleton.
WOMAN'S DAY Nov 4 1980 (v.44#2) pg. 50

Tips on costumes for children to make from corrugated cardboard and paint.
WOMAN'S DAY Nov 3 1981 (v.45#2) pg. 9

Outer-space masks for Halloween. Alien-animal masks made from party-store items like paper cups, paper plates, foil dishes, foil ashtrays, etc.
WOMAN'S DAY Oct 26 1982 (v.46#2) pg. 6, 88

Four "space clown" Halloween costumes you put together from recycled materials (aluminum pans, plastic caps, plastic hair rollers, etc.). No sewing required.
WOMAN'S DAY Oct 25 1983 (v.47#2) pg. 126, 174

Homemade Halloween costumes for kids.
WOMAN'S DAY Oct 23 1984 (v.48#2) pg. 52, 130

A trio of Halloween costumes to make. (1) Butterfly. (2) Christmas tree. (3) Clown.
WORKBASKET Oct-Nov 1991 (v.57#1) pg. 54

Cheap 'n' easy Halloween costumes made from pillowcases, cardboard boxes and garbage bags. (1) King. (2) Queen. (3) Bingo game card. (4) Playing card. (5) Jelly bean bag. (6) Traffic light. (7) Speed demon with race track. (8) Die. (9) Christmas gift.
WORKBASKET Oct-Nov 1993 (v.59#1) pg. 8

Little Princess glitter crown to make for a costume.
WORKBASKET Oct-Nov 1993 (v.59#1) pg. 90

Lion and lamb hooded terry cloth cover-ups for children. Perfect for the beach, swimming pool, and bath time.
WORKBASKET Feb-Mar 1995 (v.60#3) pg. 30

Theatrical masks made from aluminum.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1963 (v.19#2) pg. 62