Parrot Costume

I used felt material of yellow, red and green colors for this parrot costume. Cut them out like feathers and then did similar work for the tail. Sewed the wings on to a sweat shirt and made the tail with a string to tie at the waist. I used a monkey cap for the head … Read more

Coolest Three Little Pigs Costume

Homemade Three Little Pigs Costume

We have twins and a singleton and are always looking for “3” ideas. We started with pink turtlenecks and leggings from Old Navy. I purchased the felt pig masks from a craft site and then copied them to make one more so that I could be the Mother Pig. I also ended up making one … Read more

Cool Chicken DIY Costume for a Toddler

Fluffy Chicken Costume

I made this chicken costume for my daughter who was 2 at the time. It was made with 2 sweatshirts and lots of feather boas! She won 1st prize at our local costume contest. It was a lot of fun to make and she was stopped everywhere she went.

Coolest Homemade Pretty as a Peacock

Homemade Pretty as a Peacock

This is Lydia, my 3 year old daughter. She is dressed in a Homemade Pretty as a Peacock costume. The costume is very simple to make and looks adorable. I got a royal blue long sleeved leotard and black tights. I found a handmade feather fan on eBay and pinned that the the back of … Read more

Cool Homemade Pretty Peacock Costume

Homemade Pretty Peacock Costume

Well to start, I have to thank my friend Kieu who decided to have this Animal themed party. If it wasn’t for her I would have never attempted to make a Homemade Pretty Peacock Costume. I also have to thank my husband Steve who put up with my lack of confidence and hours working on … Read more

Cute Peacock DIY Halloween Costume

Homemade Peacock Costume

I had been thinking about this Homemade Peacock Costume for more than a year, and finally made it happen. I used a dress I got 2 years ago, that had the perfect color for the costume. I got around 80 peacock feathers that I fixed on cardboard with hot glue, and then covered up the … Read more

Cool Peacock DIY Halloween Costume Idea

Peacock DIY Halloween Costume Idea

I actually came to coolest-homemade-costumes.com to see if there were any cool fairy or butterfly costumes I could get ideas from, but when I came across a peacock DIY Halloween costume idea I thought “Yes! I have to do that!” So I found a place online that sold peacock feathers for only .35 cents a … Read more

Coolest Homemade Giraffe Costume

Homemade Giraffe Costume

I had been watching America’s Next Top Model a lot and apparently having a long neck is an asset so I wanted to make a Halloween costume that would allow me to have a very long neck just for the day. My husband helped me create this giraffe costume and I was thrilled with the … Read more

Coolest Homemade Skunk Costume

Homemade Skunk Costume

I got word of a last minute costume party and tried to think of something really cute and clever I could throw together within a few hours. I refuse buying costumes and didn’t want to be something revealing/sexy like most other college girls. I wanted to be warm and comfortable in my costume. All it … Read more

Coolest Tiger Costume Idea

Tiger Costume Idea

Well my friend was having a “touch of animal print” themed night out… so I decided to go all out and go as a Zebra. As you can clearly see zebra print was more a challenge to get hold of so a tiger costume was the answer! The body piece is made from an all … Read more

Coolest Baby Owl Costume

Coolest Baby Owl Costume 14

My little girl’s owl costume came from the booming inspiration of owl popularity this year and it seemed like a subject many people in my area weren’t thinking. I searched and searched the web looking for that PERFECT costume to buy and just couldn’t find it. After discussing this with my aunt in Illinois we … Read more

Coolest Homemade Parakeet Costume

Homemade Parakeet Costume

I started this Homemade Parakeet Costume by sewing a sort of potato sac type costume with an elastic at mid thigh and a hood. Then I proceeded to glue feather by feather the plumage of the parakeet. I wore a colorful striped pyjama pant and yellow dishwasher gloves over my shoes and glued a few … Read more

Coolest Cutest Cuddliest Chicken Costume

Cutest Cuddliest Chicken Costume

I made this cutest cuddliest chicken costume for my 1 year old daughter, she was able to walk around in it which made it even cuter. I stitched a white feather boa to a white onsie and dyed tights yellow. I placed yellow rubber latex gloves over feet making the feet look so cute especially … Read more

Cool DIY Giraffe Costume

Homemade Giraffe Costume

For this Giraffe Costume, I altered a free pattern I found online, adding a halter neck and the fishtail skirt (which I thought could imitate a tail). I have no idea what kind of fabric I used, it was just whatever was on sale. It took me about a week to make and cost around … Read more

Coolest Pretty Peacock Costume

Homemade Pretty Peacock Costume

My daughter wanted to be a peacock last year for Halloween but I couldn’t find a costume that I liked or was willing to pay for. That forced me to make one for her but it turned out so cute and she was the only peacock around. She got so many compliments on this Pretty … Read more

Coolest Handmade Peacock Costume

Homemade Peacock Costume

I purchased peacock feathers online, used a black corset top to start with and sewed the feathers on individually. I used a piece of felt as the back by sewing snaps on the corset and the felt so the back/tail feathers could be removed and because the corset was a back closure it made it … Read more

Coolest Homemade Feathered Peacock Costume

Homemade Feathered Peacock Costume

I got my inspiration for this Homemade Feathered Peacock Costume from a beautiful feathered Christmas ornament the year before. I started by ordering the feathers online. I then hunted for the bluest dress I could find. I hot glued the feathers to a piece of cardboard and then covered both sides with duct tape for … Read more

Coolest Homemade Prickly Porcupine Costume

Homemade Prickly Porcupine Costume

When my daughter asked me if she could be a porcupine this year I was baffled on how to make a Homemade Prickly Porcupine Costume. I came to your site and not one was here. So I was on my own. First I tried toothpicks but then they didn’t stick well and kept breaking. So … Read more

Coolest Homemade Playful Porcupine Costume

Homemade Playful Porcupine Costume

After seeing the movie “Open Season”, my son decided he wanted to be “Buddy the Porcupine” for Halloween. My first thought was “How the heck am I going to pull that off?!” Well, I decided the best way to achieve this Homemade Playful Porcupine Costume was to dive in head first! I always make my … Read more

Coolest Homemade Pirate and Parrot Couple Costume

Homemade Pirate and Parrot Couple Costume

We went out last Halloween in a Pirate and Parrot Coupld Costume. The pirate costume was made with various bits of old clothing. A Johnny Depp wig for the head. A trip through the children’s section at Walmart finished off all the weaponry. We attached the parrot‘s leg to the pirate’s waist with plastic chain … Read more

Dog Costumes

I saw many dog costumes online but nothing like this one. You will need: one small box dog treats, news paper and a roll of brown packaging paper, black marker, scissors, puppy dog ears and black Halloween make up, hot glue and stuffed doggies. I took the box and hot glued the brown paper to … Read more

Lion Costume #3

I made my son this Lion costume for his first Halloween using a Simplicity pattern #3594. Instead of putting bands on the sleeves I put elastic because that was easier. Also I used the “eyelash” type of yarn for the mane which gave it more of a “fur” look. I was expecting it to be … Read more

Parrot Costume

I dressed my son up in a parrot costume and I went as a pirate! I got the idea off of this website. I loved the little chicken costume but I didn’t want him to be a chicken. I wanted to dress up as something that went along with him. This is how I made … Read more