After trying to come up with a homemade costume idea, I started thinking about household items that I could possibly be. When I got to thinking about shower items, it was no longer a question, I thought of a Loofah Costume Idea. I bought some tulle material (about 15-20 yards) at Joann's fabrics, along with about 100 safety pins. I also bought about a yard and a half of rope to be the loofah's handle.
With help from my cousin, we were able to create my costume in about an hour. I wore black clothing, and constructed the loofah by first wrapping it around my body. Then we bunched up the tulle and safety pinned each bunch. This went completely around me and we continued to bunch up pieces of it until it had the “poofiness” of a loofah. Though it would have been more difficult and would have taken longer, this can be constructed alone, though I highly recommend finding a friend! This can easily be turned into a couples costume if someone dresses as a bar of soap or something similar.
I got many compliments for creativity and originality!
I was in a hurry last year to make a costume at the last minute and found your website. I found the Loofah Costume and thought it looked pretty easy! As it turns out, it was!
I started with a black ribbed tank top as my base. I put the tank top around the end of my ironing board so that I had a flat surface and so it was easy to rotate. I then pinned 20 yards of pink tuleing to it by gathering it in loops and pinning it all around the tank top, rotating the tank top as I went. I also added a shower "rope" for authenticity! The shower rope was just white cotton cording from the craft store. When it was done, the tank top served as a shell/vest that I simply slipped over a long sleeved black tee and yoga pants. Thanks for the awesome inspiration! Everyone at my work loved it!
I found this Loofah Quick Halloween Costume on this website and thought I would try it, won second place at a costume contest at a really nice place at the beach! Took about four hours to make. I had a strapless pink dress already, and bought about 40 yards of tulle at the fabric store. I cut the fabric in little strips and stapled them all over my dress. I bought a wooden flat duck and superglued it to the front of the dress.
I then took the left over fabric and tied it into a bow on my head band, then glued a rubber duck stick onto the top of the bow. I also bought bubble stickers and stuck them on my arms and face. I topped it off with a 5 dollar piece of rope from Home Depot and bam!
An awesome costume and 150 bucks in my pocket from my winnings!
I knew I wanted to be a loofah since last Halloween. For this homemade loofah Halloween costume idea I decided to sew it on because I would be wearing it on multiple days. I went to Wal-Mart and bought 5 yards of the lavender tulle, 5 yards of the lighter pink tulle and 15 yards of the bright pink tulle. I bought 1 yard of the white cord and used it as a halter tie to keep the dress up. Looped and sewed it on a black beach cover-up dress and wore it with black leggings. It was a task, indeed! But it got lots of compliments and it was an awesome Halloweeeeeen!
This Homemade Loofah Halloween Costume Idea was made completely with things I had laying around the house. I started with an old t-shirt and some tool that was left over from a wedding. I bunched it together and sewed it on and finally I added a string. It was really pretty simple to make and only took a couple of days.