Often asked: How To Adjust Halloween Costume?

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Do Halloween costumes run small?

While dress/clothing sizes are provided in US sizes, the sizes for seasonal costumes tend to run small. If in doubt between two sizes, it’s usually best to order the larger size as sizes for seasonal costumes tend to run small.

How do you fix a Halloween costume that is too big?

If your costume is too big, you can add strips of adhesive velcro or use safety pins. You can also take it to a tailor or sew it yourself.

What size is small in Halloween costumes?

Smiffys Costume Size Chart

Chest Waist
Small 34 – 36 Inch 28 – 30 Inch
Medium 38 – 40 Inch 32 – 34 Inch
Large 42 – 44 Inch 36-38 Inch
X-large 46 – 48 Inch 40 – 42 Inch

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What size is a medium costume?

COSTUME SIZE CHART
Standard/One- Size 46″ or 6′, 200 lbs. 7-10
Small 36-38″ 4-6
Medium 40-42″ 8-10
Large 42-44″ 12-14

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How do you make a dress shorter without alterations?

All you have to do is flip the dress inside out, then grab a safety pin and secure the bottom of the hem to the waist. Then do the same with the other side seam, and you’re ready to go! This process will save you a lot of time and give you the freedom to go out into the world in your new, shorter dress in no time.

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Can you iron polyester costume?

The trouble with ironing polyester is that it’s basically made of plastic and will melt if an iron is too hot. It gets burn marks very easily too. It’s best to play it safe with polyester and not subject it to direct heat.

Can you steam Halloween costume?

Hang the outfit up near, but not in, your bathroom’s shower. The steam, with its moisture and heat from the shower will accumulate and soften the shallow wrinkles from your costume.

How can I make my Halloween mask tighter?

If the mask is too small, then extend the slit in the back of the mask with an X-acto knife or a small pair of scissors. Cut the slit up one half inch at a time and keep trying on the mask until it fits. Once it fits to your satisfaction, use a paper hole-puncher and punch a hole at the top of the slit.

Can you shrink a Halloween mask?

Cut the slit up one half inch at a time and try on the mask until it fits. Using a hairdryer, apply heat to each trouble area for a few minutes. The heat will soften the latex and make it more willing to bend to a new shape. The heat will not cause the latex to shrink but it will cause the PB-300 to activate.

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