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Got to make a costume at short notice? These creative costume ideas should give you lots of inspiration. From face painting tutorials to ideas on how to make a costume without having to sew, there’s plenty of useful advice here for mums who love a good hack.

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How to make fancy dress costumes

Fancy dress is a right of passage as a child and it follows that as a parent it falls to you to help them find the right costume for the parties and events that call for dressing up! Our community of mums have filmed some amazing vlogs all about how to get the right outfits and how to make costumes from scratch. From the easy to the challenging, to the creative or quick fix, there are loads of costume ideas right here.