CIRCUS - The Greatest Show on Earth The modern circus has been entertaining Europe and America since the 1770s. The circus that George Washington saw in Philadelphia, filled with clowns, acrobats, rope-walkers and trick riders would seem familiar even today. FabricLink's Halloween Costume Closet has gathers some great DIY Circus Costume ideas for Everyone. Whether your idea is vintage or modern, inside or just outside of the BIG TENT, an all-out effort or last minute Halloween fun, find your circus costume ideas here!
If you need a little background in the variety of circus performers, both human and animal, check out the A-Z of Popular Circus Acts for inspiration. Or, just looking to get in the mood catch The Greatest Showman movie or treat yourself to the eye candy of Twisted Orbit's Greatest Showman Pintrest collection. Ready for a deep dive? Read the LA Times article on Costume designer Ellen Mirojnick and how she developed the costumes for Greatest Showman.
FEATURED CIRCUS COSTUMES:
Girls, if you are looking to become a Ringmaster, Trapeze Artist or Bareback Horseback Rider, adapt VELCRO®'s Brand Sew-On Tape simple no-sew patterns of Princess, Pixie and Ballerina.
Boys, achieve your Ringmaster or Lion Tamer look by adapting VELCRO®'s Vampire or Pirate patterns.
If a Lion fits your starring Circus role, VELCRO® created a no-sew hoodie based creation to make you ROAR!
Looking to add a Cape to dress up your Circus costume? VELCRO® has you covered with some great ideas.
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