Dust off the sewing machine! For many mamas, Halloween memories include standing still as their own mothers draped and measured them for their homemade costume each year. With so many beautifully handmade items available on sites like Etsy, it's no wonder many moms are opting to buy their lil ones' costumes these days — but there's still a contingent that takes pride in crafting their own. Before pulling out the needle and thread, get some tips from the pros. Some of Etsy's most popular costume makers are sharing their best tips for DIYers hoping to whip up a masterpiece of their own. Check them out and then get to work — we're a month away from the big day!