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by Laura K

Homemade Humpty Dumpty Baby Halloween Costume Idea

Homemade Humpty Dumpty Baby Halloween Costume Idea

Homemade Humpty Dumpty Baby Halloween Costume Idea
Homemade Humpty Dumpty Baby Halloween Costume Idea
Homemade Humpty Dumpty Baby Halloween Costume Idea

For Elliot's first Halloween, I wanted to make a special costume but I didn't have the time or sewing skills to make an elaborate get-up, so I put together a great costume hack. I decided to make a simple Humpty Dumpty costume that hangs off of a hooded sweatshirt, making Elliot look like a big-headed nursery rhyme character.

First, I cut a piece of red flannel into a simple bib for Humpty's wall. I used masking tape to paint white lines so it would look like brick and cut a hole for his head. No need to sew the edges if you're in a hurry!

Then I made a simple little body for Humpty using fabric scraps I had around the house. I sewed it quickly, but with fabric glue, this could be a no-sew project. I gave Humpty classic striped pants and a frilly tie. His shirt is a recycled t-shirt and his hands are pieces of white vinyl.

On the back of Humpty's shoulders I sewed two pieces of velcro, and sewed their matching backs to a hooded white sweatshirt that Elliot already had (these are removable, so the shirt isn't ruined). Humpty's back and the velcro will be hidden, so you can see that I didn't finish it carefully or even use matching thread.

When it was time to dress up, I slipped the brick wall bib over Elliot's head and hung Humpty's body from his hood, so it looked like Elliot's head was Humpty's oversized head. This was a perfect costume for sitting on the floor at our party and riding in his stroller, but Elliot was happiest when I carried him in a baby wrap, showing off his costume in style.

The best part of velcroing the costume to a hooded sweatshirt was that it could come off so quickly, like when Elliot started chewing Humpty's foot a little too enthusiastically!

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