Epic Thomas The Train Halloween Costume

Epic Thomas The Train Halloween Costume

This epic Thomas the Train costume started out as a train for my two year old nephew for Halloween turned into an obsession for a 48 year old “child”. I started with a shipping container for the cylinder body. I then formed the face out of clay on an old fan base and wire mesh screen. … Read more

Cool DIY Father and Son Costume: Cranky the Crane and Diesel 10

My husband Arsenio made these awesome character costumes for himself and our son, Egon, from scratch by sculpting cardboard.  Egon's a huge Tho

My husband Arsenio made these awesome Cranky the Crane and Diesel 10 character costumes for himself and our son, Egon, from scratch by sculpting cardboard. Egon’s a huge Thomas fan, so these two grumpy characters were a natural choice for Halloween costumes!  We both had an awesome time making them – him shaping the bodies, … Read more

My Boys in Thomas and James Trains Homemade Halloween Costumes

My boys absolutely loved Thomas the Train. For Halloween, 2 years ago, we decided to have them be Thomas & James. l figured l could make the cost

My boys absolutely loved Thomas the Train. For Halloween, 2 years ago, we decided to have them be Thomas and James trains. l figured l could make the costumes, and they wouldn’t cost a whole lot, plus they’d look better than the store bought ones. For the trains themselves, l got cake boards~cardboard circles for … Read more

Easy Thomas the Tank Engine Toddler Costume

Intro:I didn’t know what I was going to do for my son Sam’s Halloween costume this year. Then I saw this Thomas costume (http://www.ama

Intro: I didn’t know what I was going to do for my son Sam’s Halloween costume this year. Then I saw a Thomas costume online for $25 when I was out shopping yesterday. It felt really cheap and chintzy when I pulled it out of the packaging (especially the hat); not worth what they were charging. … Read more

Coolest Thomas the Tank Engine Costume

This is the Thomas the Tank Engine costume I made for my son this past Halloween. The chassis is a Little Tykes wagon, with the pull handle at the ba

This is the Thomas the Tank Engine costume I made for my son this past Halloween. The chassis is a Little Tykes wagon, with the pull handle at the back. The body is entirely cardboard, affixed with hot glue. I coated the whole thing in Plasti-Dip (hoping to ruggedize it somewhat), then spray painted it … Read more

Coolest Thomas the Train and Mr. Conductor Costume

My son has been a huge Thomas the Train fan for over 2 years now. I knew last year that the only costume I would get him to agree to would be Thomas. After spending hours searching for Halloween costumes online and in stores, I realized, like many others, that the only one available to … Read more

Coolest Thomas the Tank Engine and Percy Costume

Thomas the Tank Engine and Percy Costume

I used one large box for each of the Thomas the Tank Engine and Percy costume. All I did was cut the top flaps into the shape of the back of the train, and used masking tape to hold it together. This also gave my kids a place to stand in the center of the … Read more

Original Homemade Thomas the Tank Engine Costume

Homemade Thomas the Tank Engine Costume

My son loves Thomas the Tank Engine. All the costumes you can buy for Thomas the Tank Engine didn’t replicate the real train. We made a 3D Homemade Thomas the Tank Engine Costume with matching colors and proportions best to our ability. We didn’t want it to be heavy since a 4 year old was … Read more

Coolest Homemade Thomas the Train Unique Halloween Costume

Homemade Thomas the Train Unique Halloween Costume

Like many others, my 3-year old son is a Thomas fanatic. So I figured if I could make him a Thomas the Train Unique Halloween Costume I’d be his hero forever. I had seen some Thomas costumes in the store, but thought they were pretty boring. So I searched online, came across this site, and … Read more

Original Homemade Thomas the Tank Engine Halloween Costume

Homemade Thomas the Tank Engine Halloween Costume

This Homemade Thomas the Tank Engine Halloween Costume began as an idea many of us had, and upon the suggestion of my wife, decided to carry out the idea of the wagon transformation in earnest. I must explain that I am an architect by trade, and so designed and drew the costume first on AutoCad, … Read more

Coolest Homemade Thomas The Engine Costume

Homemade Thomas The Engine Costume

My son has a fascination for automobiles. Thomas “The Tank Engine” has always been his favourite. It was for his Pre-School fancy dress competition that we decided to make a Homemade Thomas The Engine Costume. The prop is made of two parts, the lower body (box)and a upper cover(lid). It is mounted on a tricycle … Read more