Halloween Costume Workshop​​
Galesburg

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Our 2018 Halloween Costume Workshop is a new adventure of the Central Illinois Chapter of the American Sewing Guild, United Presbyterian Church, and Bradley University’s Drama Costume and Textiles Departments.

We know that there are lots of budding sewists eager to learn new skills and meet others who share their enthusiasm. Halloween costumes are a great way to learn; so forgiving, so much fun!


We love to sew and are eager to share our skills. Let’s have a workshop!

DATE:                         Saturday, October 6
TIME                           9 am to 4 pm
LOCATION:               United Presbyterian Church, Peoria

​​ What about lunch and snacks?

  • ​​We’ll provide a lunch of sandwiches, chips, and fruit.
  • Coffee, water, and lemonade will be available across the day.

​​ Need inspiration?​​

  • ​​You must be familiar with your sewing machine.
  • You must be able to fill the bobbin and thread the machine.
  • You must be able to sew in forward and reverse.

Project choices? We’ve got THREE!​​

  • ​​A Monster or Super Hero Cape. We’ll supply the pattern. Great for beginners.
  • An easy sleeper style pattern for babies or toddlers. Again, pattern supplied. Great for advanced beginners and can serve as a base for almost any monster, animal, dinosaur, etc.
  • Or bring the project of your choice and we’ll help you make it successful.

​​ Our Sewing Mentors​​

  • ​​Will be there to help along the way, make suggestions, and give encouragement.
  • Supply equipment like ironing boards, extension cords, and whatever else we can think of that will help.
  • Will be raiding our “stashes” to bring a little bit of this and a little bit of that to help you out.

What supplies should you bring?​​

  • ​​Fabric, thread, and other notions as necessary…
  • Any craft like materials such as yarn, fabric scraps, buttons, googly eyes, etc. Use your imagination.
  • Fabric glue or a hot glue gun if you think you’ll need it.
Halloween Workshop Flyer

​​ What about equipment? You will need…​​

Halloween Workshop Registration Form
  • ​​A sewing machine in good working order
  • Basic sewing equipment like scissors, pins, needles, measuring tapes, etc.
  • A cutting mat if you have one will be helpful.

​​ What about my sewing skills?​​

  • ​​You must be familiar with your sewing machine.
  • You must be able to fill the bobbin and thread the machine.
  • You must be able to sew in forward and reverse.