I've always loved making the kids' Halloween costumes. The more kids I have, and the busier life gets, I've had to learn to take short cuts!
Starting with a premade base, like a hoodie, just lets me spend more time doing the fun part of embellishing. I'm sharing this year's costumes over at Fiskars. You can see the full article and photos here.
And while you're at it, take a peek at last year's costumes here.