Vibrant African Elephant Costume

Vibrant African Elephant Costume

My 11-year-old girl has loved elephants since she was a toddler. Her room is decorated in African elephants. I decided to make her an elephant costume using vibrant African print material. The most time-consuming part of this costume was cutting strips of fabric and sewing them together before cutting out the pattern (McCall’s 6809 vintage). … Read more

Autumn Yarn Homemade Lion Costume

Autumn Yarn Homemade Lion Costume

This is my twelve year-old girl dressed in her autumn yarn homemade lion costume. She wanted to be a cute lion instead of a realistic fur lion. Homemade Lion Costume Instructions I used tie died fleece for the head and body. I enlarged a vintage mask pattern for the head. She wanted a really BIG … Read more

Big Orange Homemade Monster Costume

Big Orange Homemade Monster Costume

This is my 10 year old dressed in an original homemade monster costume as BOB, The Big Orange Blah. Around Halloween time, when my daughter was three, she hid behind a door and waited. When I came into the room, she jumped out and yelled ├ČBig Orange Blah!├« I laughed pretty hard. I thought it … Read more