Coolest Poodle Costume

Pink Poodle Costume

Last year my daughter wanted a Pink Poodle Costume. I’ve always made her costumes (she’s 8 now). While in Target I saw these “curly” scarves. And I knew they would be great for the curly fur of the poodle. I bought pink sweatshirt and pants. And a pink knit cap. Made long ears and the … Read more

Adorable Home-Sewn Pincushion Costume for a Dog

Sew Adorable Pincushion Costume for a pup)

This is my 5th year creating a homemade costume for my dogs.  In all prior years, my dogs’ costumes have been food related, but this year I decided to do something different.  I recently started sewing and decided the perfect costume would be pincushions for the dogs with me being a pile a of scrap … Read more

Black Labrador Costume

Black Labrador Costume

My four year old daughter wanted to be Chevy (our black Labrador dog) for Halloween. At first I wasn’t sure how in the world I was going to pull that off without spending a fortune, but my mom had an old black fur coat that she didn’t want any more. I still wasn’t sure how … Read more

The Foxy Fox and Hottie Hound Couple Costume

The Foxy Fox and Hottie Hound Couple Costume

Think back to your childhood. Recall the countless Disney movie classics that evoked every type of emotion we had. One of my personal favorites was the Fox and the Hound. A tale of friendship that overcomes all odds. This was my inspiration in designing a costume for my roommate and I. As two very different … Read more

Cool Homemade Border Collie Dog Costume

Cool Homemade Border Collie Dog Costume

This is my border collie dog costume. I made him for Halloween, but he’s also helped out with adoption events on occasion. Again, much like my Big Bad Wolf costume, I thought it would be fun to be a giant cartoon character, so I created “Blackjack” the border collie Also like my wolf costume, he’s … Read more

Cute DIY Hound Dog Costume for a Toddler

Cute DIY Hound Dog Costume for a Toddler

My 2 year old son loves his dog hat, and I couldn’t convince him to wear anything other than his hat for Halloween. I didn’t realize this would be the case until I tried to get him into the outfit I had prepared for him (a dragon costume). So, a couple of days before Halloween … Read more

Best Costume at the Party: Firefighter and Dalmatian Couples Costume

Best Costume at the Party: Firefighter and Dalmatian Couples Costume

My boyfriend has always wanted to be a firefighter, and well, he likes any excuse to go shirtless too. I on the other hand wasn’t looking for a revealing costume, but still wanted to look sexy and be warm. This Firefighter and Dalmatian couples costume pleased us both as well as everyone at the party. I … Read more

Coolest Pink Poodle Costume for a Little Girl

Pink Poodle Costume
 
My daughter wanted to be pink poodle.  It was much easier than I had originally suspected.  We started with on

My daughter wanted to be pink poodle. It was much easier than I had originally suspected. We started with one pair of pink sweatpants and a pink sweatshirt, one size larger than she wears. I bought 2 yards of pink “fluff” fabric (I can’t remember what the name of the fabric was.) Last but not least, … Read more

A Girl Dressed As Her Dog for Halloween

A Girl Dressed As Her Dog for Halloween

Last Halloween my then four year old daughter wanted to go trick or treating dressed as the family pet, our Bernese Mountain Dog, Berkley.  I thought it was so sweet that she liked him so much she wanted to be him for Halloween.  So I got to work planing in my head how I could … Read more

Coolest Dalmatian Puppy Costume

This was my first year attempting to do a homemade costume--so please keep that in mind!!
Materials Used: white long-sleeved leotard; black fabric p

This Dalmatian Puppy costume was my first year attempting to do a homemade costume–so please keep that in mind! Materials used: white long-sleeved leotard, black fabric paint, small and medium sized sponges (round-shaped for spots), head band, black felt, fuzzy, “fur” material (purchased at JoAnn’s fabric store), less than a yard (used just for tail … Read more

Dog Costumes

Dog costumes are so cute! With this costume my son won 1st prize at his school. I dressed him in brown pants and t-shirt that he already owned. Next, I made a hood with ears that attached at the neck with Velcro. A grosgrain ribbon was added for the collar. I put a little black … Read more

Dog Costumes

My roommate and I have been creating our own original costumes for 4 years now and entering the costume contests. We tried looking online for a picture of a hydrant costume (so that we had some ideas on how to create it), but no luck there. For dog costumes you can use an old white … Read more