Coolest Lion Costume

Luke the Baby Lion Costume

Luke is an 8 month old living in Wichita, KS. He has been crawling for 2 months now, and has quite the cute growl…..that was the inspiration for this costume! His mommy made him a lion costume, complete with faux fur body suit, tail and mane. The feet were reinforced with quilting batting to make … Read more

Cute Homemade Peacock Halloween Costume for a Woman

Homemade Peacock Halloween Costume

I found this website about 2 weeks ago and tried to find inspiration for a Halloween costume. The necklace I’m wearing in the photo gave me the inspiration to be a Peacock so I made my own Homemade Peacock Halloween Costume. I took a dry-cleaning hanger – (one with a wire on top and a … Read more

Coolest Homemade Counting Sheep Group Costume

I just wanna be a sheep... bababa

This Counting Sheep group costume was very easy and cheep; it was a little time-consuming but, with two pairs of hands, things go faster. We averaged per costume six to seven bags of 300 cotton balls, five to six packets of glue packs and an old dress or shirt. We all wore black tights and … Read more

Cool Homemade Lion Costume

Homemade Lion Costume

This Homemade Lion Costume is a simple PJ pattern out of fake fur for the body. Loops of polar fleece attached to a detachable collar fill out the mane. More polar fleece loops attached around the ears for the main mane. A long tail with bells and a bow fill out the costume – that’s … Read more

Coolest Homemade Giraffe Halloween Costume Idea

Homemade Giraffe Halloween Costume Idea

My almost-9-year-old LOVES giraffes. After seeing the Broadway version of the LION KING over the summer and seeing the very cool giraffe costumes they had, I decided I could make one. After a lot of thought and sketching, I began creating the homemade giraffe Halloween costume idea. I began searching for giraffe printed fabric, and … Read more

Cute Homemade Peacock Costume with Peacock Feathers

Homemade Peacock Costume

I present to you a Homemade Peacock Costume, which I made for Halloween two years ago. I purchased a bodice and coated it with genuine blue peacock feather covered ribbons. The laces have to be loosened until the bodice, is wide enough to fit around the body. In addition I proceeded to sew in some … Read more

Coolest Siberian Tiger Costume

Homemade Siberian Tiger Costume

Every year my grandmother and I work together to make a Halloween costume for me daughter. Two years ago she wanted to be a white tiger. Sewing is not my strong suit, so my grandmother got to work making the body of the costume using a fuzzy white material. She then drew the black tiger … Read more

Coolest Chicken Costume

Homemade Chicken Costume

I have made 3 of these costumes now, everybody wants to be a chicken!! My daughter wore this Homemade Chicken Costume and won 3 contests. I started with a pain white long sleeve zipper front hoodie, about 4 sizes bigger than she wears. I purchased several 7′ white feather boas and stitched each one on … Read more

Coolest Homemade Black Bird and Peacock Couple Costume

Homemade Black Bird and Peacock Couple Costume

BLACK BIRD: Materials for body: *Long black blazer style jacket (Thrift store $5) *Big fake ficus tree (Thrift store $10) *3 cans black spray paint *2-5 black feather boas (depending on thickness) *Lots of hot glue/glue gun 1. Paint the leaves of the ficus tree with black spray paint (clean dust off leaves first so … Read more

DIY Chicken Halloween Costume Idea

Homemade Chicken Halloween Costume

I really enjoy Halloween and getting dressed up every year. This time I had a bet from a friend when I had asked what I should be this year. His suggestion….be a Bird! So I started thinking about a Homemade Chicken Halloween Costume and I started with a 1 piece gymnastics suit for my body … Read more

Coolest Homemade Duck Costume

Homemade Duck Costume

I am thrilled with the way this Duck Costume turned out! I covered a zip-up hoodie with white feather boas for the body and head. For the beak, I connected two yellow foam visors. I purchased orange tights for the legs. For the feet, I cut the shape out of orange foam and added orange … Read more

Cool Homemade Owl Costume

Homemade Owl Costume

This owl is taken from a cartoon – a really old and smart owl. I made the costume from old cloths, paperboard and I used some paint. It’s really easy and not expensive to make.

Coolest Homemade Peacock Halloween Costume

Homemade Peacock Halloween Costume

I wasn’t really thinking about what I was going to be for Halloween this year until about two weeks before… so when a fellow co-worker told me about a costume contest at local bar-and the cash prizes-I knew I had to try and make a cool costume on a cheap budget! So I started searching … Read more

Pretty Homemade Peacock Corset and Costume

Homemade Peacock Costume

I got the Idea of a Peacock costume from an expensive one that I saw online. I knew I could create an amazing one of a kind costume, without spending hundreds of dollars. I started compiling a folder of photos & ideas of what I wanted to make. I ordered the materials I needed from … Read more

Original Homemade Peacock Costume

Homemade Peacock Costume

I didn’t get to do Halloween much at all when I was little so I got super excited for Halloween now that I have a kid of my own. This Homemade Peacock Costume is the 1st costume ever made. I’d seen it last year on online costume sites and loved them. I got all the … Read more

Coolest Female Zebra Costume

Coolest Female Zebra Costume 10

Hi! My name is Alanna Kendall and ever since I can remember I’ve been obsessed with Halloween… well obsessed with getting dressed up and costumes actually. To date my homemade zebra costume has been my favorite. I truly enjoyed putting it together and being a Zebra at the Annual NYC Halloween Parade and going clubbing … Read more

Coolest Homemade Cowardly Lion from Wizard of Oz Costume

Homemade Cowardly Lion from Wizard of Oz Costume

My children decided they wanted the family to do the Wizard of OZ theme this year for Halloween. After checking out store bought costumes I decided I could make a much better homemade Cowardly Lion from Wizard of Oz costume for a much cheaper price. First I bought a cheap tan sweatsuit with a hood … Read more

Bear Costume

My son Marquis, reminds me of a little bear so I came up with this costume. I just used dark brown and light brown felt fabric and a few snap buttons. I made my own bear pattern and sewed it together.

Elephant Costume

For this costume I followed the McCall’s pattern #MP357, size 1/2. My son Timmy is 5 months old. I started making this costume early September and it took me 5 weeks! I have two small children, so I don’t have long sewing sessions. This costume is a pretty difficult pattern with lots of hand-stitching, especially … Read more

Owl Costume

I couldn’t find an owl costume to fit my newborn so I made one! I sewed feathers on the arms and around the neck of a white onesie and put her in white tights with little brown ballet slippers built-in (from the Gap). I then took a white cap (the onesie and the cap were … Read more