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Coolest Oompa Loompa Halloween Costume 18

by Jennifer

Oompa Loompa Halloween Costume

Oompa Loompa Halloween Costume

I got this idea for a Oompa Loompa Halloween costume, because I'm very short and I love to make people laugh.

I started out with a shirt from Target that cost me (6 dollars). I bought some white fabric paint (2.00 dollars) and painted the lines on at the top of my shirt and the sleeves. I used ribbon for the strips on my shirt (2.00 dollars) and glued the ribbons to the shirt. The buttons I found around my house and sewed them to the pants.

The pants, I used some old baseball pants that my husband had in the closet. The socks I bought at Target for about (3.00 dollars) and used the rest of the fabric paint to paint the tan part on the socks to a white color.

I bought a blonde wig (12.00 dollars) and bought some green hair spray (2.00 dollars) and sprayed the wig. I would have changed this and just dyed the hair, the paint came off easy, but did the job for the Halloween night.

My shoes were just some old shoes I had in the closet and I bought some Pompom’s (1.00 dollar)and got a brown marker and put some lines on the white Pompom’s.

I bought some dark foundation for my face at Dollar Tree (1.00) and it worked perfect. I taped cotton over my eyes with tape to make the white eyebrows.

When I went Trick or Treating I had the best time, because when I turned around everyone knew who I was:)

Total cost about $30.

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Coolest Oompa Loompa Costume 19

by Becke
(Lawrence, KS)

Oompa Loompa Halloween Costume

Oompa Loompa Halloween Costume

I made this Oompa Loompa Halloween costume for my children (ages 2 & 5) by using a few ideas from this site. I created my own pattern for the Oompa pants and sewed them with heavy felt. I purchased white socks and painted brown stripes and used Styrofoam balls painted with brown swirls for their shoe tops. I must say, I am very proud of my little Oompas!

An email from our family member who has worked for Nestle for over 20 years sums it up.

By the power vested in me from Willy Wonka himself, I hereby officially name these two Oompa Loompas the official costumes of Halloween 2008! As most of you know I've been working for the man for over 21 years and I can honestly say that I've never seen better Oompa Loompas. Not even at the actual Willy Wonka factory itself. I'm very proud of the kids today seeking a costume like this and boldly going out and asking for inferior candy. All for research of course only to see what the competition is doing.

"If you want to view paradise simply look around and view it."

-Gene Wilder
Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

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Love this costume
by: Anonymous

I love this costume and my son really wants to be an Oompa Loompa for Halloween this year.
Can I buy this costume from you?
if not then can you tell me how you fastened the balls to the shoes? What shoes are those? what kind of paint did u use for the socks?

too cute
by: Kasie Thomas

I am from Lawrence, KS. These costumes are adorable. Good to see a fellow Kansan with such creativity.

interested in a costume
by: Anonymous

I have been searching for an oompa loompa costume like this for my grandaughter's 1st Halloween this Oct. would you be interested in making another one for me? She will be 14 months then and we have a big event at our church! Thanks and God Bless!

by: Katie

Would you be willing to share your pattern for the oompa loompa pants?

pattern info
by: Becke

To make the pattern, I took measurements from their waist to wear I wanted the pant to fall then simply drew (freehand) the shape of the pant leg on posterboard, cut out four of each size and pieced them together. For the suspenders, I measured from front to back over the shoulder then cut strips and and fastened. The Styrofoam balls are actually fastened to their socks with sticky-back Velcro. I purchased brown turtlenecks and used white electrical tape for the stripes. I used regular brown craft paint for the socks and balls. I hope this helps!

by: Lacey

Im not understanding how you put the posterboard in the pants to make it stick out like that?? This costume is too cute! My daughter is 2 and her nickname is Oompa so I planned on making the costume this year.. Details would be very appreciated! Thank you so much!!

i love oompa loompas too
by: lisa

i love this,,, the way we as parents can come up with such great creativity... my 3year old was one for Halloween last year - and won first place...

by: Anonymous

I think she was saying she used the posterboard for a pattern the felt is stiff enough to stand out on its own. LOVE this costume too cute!

Do you take orders?
by: Amy

You are so talented!I am not handy with a needle and thread at all.I want to dress my four year old son up like an oompa loopma this year. All I can find on websites or at the stores are the new version with the red jumpsuits.Can I order one from you? Please let me know via email at
Thank you!

So proud of The Crafty Mom!!!
by: Martha Stewart

Oh,How Darling! I am making my daughter's Oompa Outfit this evening from your picture! Daddy's going to be Willy Wonka!Thank you for the great reference picture! Long live the homemade costumes of LOVE!

by: Elaine..IRELAND

fantastic...thank you so much for all the tips..especially the idea to velcro balls to the making it for my little boy as a Christmas costume...hes being practicing the song and dance moves so cant wait to get it finished.. another question...did the white tape on the turtle neck tops not irretate them..??

by: emma divers

hey how much for two kids and two adults x

by: Danielle Schuessler

My son has been in love with Charlie and the Chocolate Factory since he was 3. He was Willy Wonka for Halloween 3 years in a row and now he wants to be an Oompa Loompa. This will help me sooo much! Thanks for sharing.

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