Online Class

The Costume Box

Dress-Up for Holiday & Every Day

Anne's projects use simple designs, easy techniques and low-cost materials to create stunning costumes for imaginative play all year long.

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What You Get

  • 14 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials, including recipies
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor, Anne Weil
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

How it works

  • Once you purchase find your class in your class library.
  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find class materials in the class viewer.

Class Overview

Does your little girl wear her tutu to bed? Have all your bath towels been redeployed as superhero capes? Kids love costumes! Anne Weil has dozens of great ideas to share. Whether you're planning a special Halloween costume, or fueling your child's creativity with items for imaginative play, The Costume Box will teach you easy techniques to make dozens of beautiful costumes. This class includes detailed instructions and pattern templates. You'll make capes that transform your child into a princess or superhero; wings for a dragon or fairy; no-sew skirts, crowns and sparkly wands; or a sword and armor. Create more than 50 costume designs with Anne's techniques!

Lesson Breakdown

1. Introduction
In The Costume Box , Anne Weil will teach you basic techniques that you and your children can use to create hundreds of different costume ideas.
2. Tulle Tutu Skirt
3. Tulle Crown
4. Wands
5. Wings
6. Wing Straps
7. Pearly Crown
8. Royal Crown
9. Sword
10. Scabbard
11. Chest Plate
12. Boot Covers
13. Hooded Cape 1
14. Hooded Cape 2

Taught by

Anne Weil
Anne Weil
Anne B. Weil is the voice and creative mind behind Flax & Twine. Anne loves all things handmade and lives for that feeling when design and color make her insides hum. Anne left behind her career in investment banking to start blogging professionally and hasn’t looked back since. She is thrilled about her new book Knitting Without Needles: A Stylish Introduction to Finger And Arm Knitting (Potter Craft, September 2015). She loves teaching across the country and at local yarn stores and craft workshops, too. Her knitting and craft work can be found in delightful places all across the Web, including Martha Stewart, Design Sponge, Poppytalk, Apartment Therapy, Huffington Post and more.
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