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5) Have fun.
This is important whether you're an experienced cosplayer or if this is the first time you're making your own costume. Just like how cosplaying at a convention allows you to strike conversations with people who like the same series, Halloween costumes from childhood to adulthood are about having fun. As a kid, costumes are tied to free candy on one night of the year. As an adult, you don't just sit at home in costume. You're with your kids walking around, handing out candy at your home, or attending parties. Wearing a costume on Halloween is a social activity.
No matter how it turns out, you made something, and that's awesome.