Over the years I have loved Alice in Wonderland, from collecting tea cups and creating my own Wonderland area in my home to different copies of the movie and books. It's one of my favorites, which is why I decided this year I would be Alice and my son would be the Mad Hatter. He is almost 15 months old and I wanted him to have a unique outfit.
I usually make my own costumes and so the challenge was on. I had some of the items used for his costume, and then others I made. His jacket was made from a pair of pants I found at the Goodwill, I used one of his jackets as a template since I have never sewn before. I also made his hat and his collared shirt and bow tie. His hat was a small lamp shade with a paper plate on the bottom to be the rim and I used a paper plate to be the top. I then painted it green and add ribbon and a decorative broach for the front.
His hair came from a stuffed Santa toy I found at the Goodwill. I cut his beard off and made the hair come out from the hat and used some for his eyebrows. I was very happy with how this Homemade Mad Hatter Baby Costume turned out.
My outfit was made with different items I found. My apron was made from a dress at the Goodwill, I had the shoes and bought the socks. I found a dress, and bought some daisy's. This was so much fun to do. I have to also say my son was the cutest Mad Hatter ever.
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Coolest Homemade Johnny Depp Mad Hatter Costume 13
(Easley, SC USA)
Homemade Johnny Depp Mad Hatter Costume
My husband and I wanted to make some costumes for Dragon Con in Atlanta that we could also use for Halloween. We loved the Johnny Depp version of the Mad Hatter in the new "Alice in Wonderland" coming out in 2010.
The Mad Hatter's jacket, I constructed on top of an old tail coat we had in the closet. The hat was a Dicken's caroler's hat bought online. We covered it with layers of fabric patches covered with lace and stickpins, labels. A similar print for the bow tie was found, but with a white background. Out came the sharpie's and I colored the ground black.
Makeup, pants and boots and wigs for the two of us made it complete. These were fun and comfortable to wear and very popular with everyone.This is our Homemade Johnny Depp Mad Hatter Costume.
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This Madhatters Halloween costume was a last-minute stroke of genius achieved by my boyfriend, Nick Kiser. I had planned my Queen of Hearts get-up for weeks, but as Halloween night rolled around Nick finally decided to plan a costume out of what he could find around the house.
He found the Mad Hatter hat that was from my costume I wore the previous year, so he went with it - and out came an awesome take on the character. The clothes he wore were all from his closet, he just layered crazy prints and colors. We decided tennis shoes worked better than dress shoes, and topped the whole look off with a chipped teapot.
This entire Mad Hatter costume was hand made, except for the teapot purse which was found on ebay.
The vest was made from a pirate costume pattern, the jacket from a lion trainer costume and just a normal shorts pattern for the pants. The hat was made out of 2mm foam and covered with the same fabric from the jacket. I got all my fabric in the alley downtown, so it was a super bargain. The collar was also fabric covered foam. I just used remnants and really, that's about it.
It was the first costume I ever made, took maybe a week and cost under $25 if you don't count the purse.