Coolest Homemade Sock Monkey Costume

Coolest Homemade Sock Monkey Costume

I found the brownish material at a fabric store. I purchased a kids’ sleeper PJs from the thrift store and used a seam ripper to disassemble it into my pattern. Then, I pinned each of the pattern pieces to my fabric and cut them out. Next, I sewed the fabric together to create the body … Read more

Coolest Homemade Clapping Monkey Costume

Coolest Homemade Clapping Monkey Costume

To make this clapping monkey costume, I found an adult-size fuzzy brown jacket from the thrift store to create the monkey fur, and I adjusted it to fit my daughter. I found the perfect red and white striped pants on eBay, but they were also adult size and had to be adjusted. I created the … Read more

Coolest Homemade Monkey Group Costume

Coolest Homemade Monkey Group Costume

Inspired by a sock monkey costume I saw in a catalog a couple of years ago, I thought of our family’s costume theme this year: “Hey, Hey, We’re the Monkeys!” We selected the sock monkey, clapping monkey, barrel of monkeys, and Boots the monkey (from Dora the Explorer) for my kids and husband. After much … Read more

Original Last-Minute Costume Idea: Sock Monkey Lady

Original Last-Minute Costume Idea: Sock Monkey Lady

Okay so i decided I would dress up this year. Easier said than done. Coulnt think of anything I wanted to be. Jokingly I told my teen daughter as played around with her closet for ideas that maybe id wear her monkey hat and leave it at that. She laughed and said that was pretty … Read more

Coolest Homemade Sock Monkey Toddler Halloween Costume

Coolest Homemade Sock Monkey Toddler Halloween Costume

I love making my kid’s costumes. Even though they are young and barely wear them for 2 hours, I can easily spend 5-6 hours minimum to make one. I wanted something fun and cute for one of my 18 month old twins, whom I often call my little monkey. He’s often all over the place, … Read more

Cutest Sock “Hop” Monkey Halloween Costume

My dilemma this year: how to out-do last year\'s costume (a wee baby Viking), plus make it warm (we live in Washington), and comfy (or my son will

My dilemma this year: how to out-do last year’s costume (a wee baby Viking), plus make it warm (we live in Washington), and comfy (or my son will try to rip it off), and last but not least durable (for a very active one year old). Luckily, I didn’t have to search quite as long … Read more

Coolest Barrel of Monkeys Halloween Costume

Homemade Barrel of Monkeys Halloween Costume

This Barrel of Monkeys Halloween Costume I made when my son was 5. I just took some light brown material and created a cylinder out of it. You can hot glue or sew. Took 4 rings of metal (2 different sizes) and glued and stitched the metal inside the material. From top to bottom, small, … Read more

Coolest Organ Grinder Monkey Costume

Organ Grinder Monkey Costume

We purchased material and pattern at a local fabric store to make this organ grinder monkey costume. Fortunately for us, Grandma is a great seamstress! Add a red vest and red hat (created with cardboard to keep the round shape) out of felt, add a little, unbreakable mug, and you have the cutest organ grinder … Read more

Monkey Costumes

Last Halloween I had rush ordered a toddler monkey costume from a website; the problem was it never came on time. I had one day left. I have never made a costume before but I had sewn somewhat and I had a very good idea of what I wanted. I grabbed a pair of my … Read more

Monkey Costumes

We always teased that my son was a little monkey. So, for Halloween my mother made him a little monkey with a long curly tail and all. She went to the fabric store and got some brown corduroy and batting. And with the help of a $2.00 pattern we had the perfect costume. She even … Read more

Monkey Costumes

I was shopping online for a monkey costume for my 11 month old. I fell in love with the Tom Arma Monkey and bought it on Ebay for almost $80.00. When I got it in the mail and opened it, it was nothing like the picture on the package and made so cheap. I decided … Read more

Monkey Costumes

From the time she was born, it seems, Morgan has been curious about everything around her. She was also very hairy when she came out, hair on her shoulders and back. We just started calling her our little “monkey girl”. We decorated her room in baby safari animals, so she has animals everywhere. It just … Read more