Awesome Mad Hatter Costume

Everything except the wig was bought from a thrift store or from home. I made the robe using a bath robe from our Salvation army to which I added rib

Everything except the wig was bought from a thrift store or from home. I made the robe using a bath robe from our Salvation army to which I added ribbons to the pockets and lace to the sleeves. The thread sash was made using old wooden spools to which I added threads of various colors … Read more

Coolest Mad Hatter Costume

Anybody can be Johnny Depp\'s version of The Mad Hatter, but I decided to take the Hatter\'s madness to its (il)logical extreme. In my vision, th

Anybody can be Johnny Depp’s version of The Mad Hatter, but I decided to take the Hatter’s madness to its (il)logical extreme. In my vision, the poor Hatter was so confused as to which hat to wear to the Queen’s Tea, that he decided to wear EVERY hat he owned at once. Now, of course, … Read more

Coolest Homemade Pink Mad Hatter Halloween Costume

Homemade Pink Mad Hatter Halloween Costume

I decided on a Homemade Pink Mad Hatter Halloween Costume out of a last minute costume evolution from being another character taken from my favorite comic book. I purchased the stockings online, the vest was a STEAL from a thrift store ($2), I purchased the jacket at a cheap local shop, my friend just happened … Read more

Cool Homemade Mad Hatter Halloween Costume

Homemade Mad Hatter Halloween Costume

I wanted to design a homemade Mad Hatter Halloween costume that was as close to the Hatter character (colors/design) as possible, so this made it fun! Pre-wash all fabric prior to sewing if you do choose to sew costume. JACKET: sewing pattern re-designed for Hatter jacket (cuff on arms, open seam in back with two … Read more

Coolest Homemade Tim Burton’s Mad Hatter Costume

Homemade Tim Burton's Mad Hatter Costume

My girlfriend and I saw the movie trailer for the new Tim Burton Alice in Wonderland movie. We saw Johnny Depp as the Mad Hatter in the movie and decided we had to dress up as the new Alice and Mad Hatter from the movie for Halloween. This Homemade Tim Burton’s Mad Hatter Costume took … Read more

Coolest Homemade Mad Hatter Boy’s Halloween Costume Idea

Homemade Mad Hatter Boy's Halloween Costume Idea

My (now) 6 year old nephew has a real talent for picking complicated costumes. But, he usually picks it right away and doesn’t change his mind. He lives 150 miles away from me, so it was tricky getting him and the costume in the same room at the same time to finish it. It was … Read more

Awesome Homemade Mad Hatter Halloween Costume

Homemade Mad Hatter Halloween Costume

For my ghostly Homemade Mad Hatter Halloween Costume, I started with the hat. I added purple satin under the grey tulle, added a brim of the same fabric. I hot glued a peacock feather, added hat pins and the price tag stating “in this style 10/6”. Under the hat is a curly red wig that … Read more

Coolest Mad Hatter Halloween Costume

Homemade Mad Hatter Halloween Costume

Halloween is the greatest holiday EVER! My friends and I decided to have a Wonderland themed party for Halloween and boy was it a success! An unanimous decision was made that I would be the Mad Hatter. Having recently seen Tim Burton’s Alice In Wonderland I was inspired by the look of Johnny Depp’s Mad … Read more

Coolest Homemade Mad Hatter Halloween Costume Idea

Homemade Mad Hatter Halloween Costume Idea

Halloween has always been a family favorite and we tend to go all out, and every year we have a Halloween costume contest and since Johnny Depp is one of my favorite actors I decided to go once again with one of his many characters. Last year I was Jack Sparrow from Pirates of the … Read more

Cute Mad Hatter DIY Costume

Homemade Mad Hatter Costume

I wore this Homemade Mad Hatter Costume for my daughter’s Sweet Sixteen Party, themed a Mad Sweet Sixteen! The girls dressed in blue dresses like Alice, the dads wore Tweedle Dee & Tweedle Dum shirts I made by taping off white t-shirts and spraying with black spray paint and then red suspenders. I bought the … Read more

Cool Homemade Tim Burton’s Mad Hatter Costume

Homemade Tim Burton's Mad Hatter Costume

I started creating my Tim Burton’s mad hatter costume in October 2009 to take on my trip to Disney World. I spent over 40 hours on the hat alone. I used 3 soldering irons to burn the hole pattern in the hat. I then used gold, brown & copper paints as accents and made patterns … Read more

Coolest Tim Burton Style Mad Hatter Costume

Homemade  Mad Hatter Costume

This Mad Hatter Costume was made from striped trousers, waistcoat and blazer which were all bought at the Thrift store. White shirt worn underneath. Plain top hat was bought and spare fabric, peacock feather and the 10/6 sign were added with a glue gun. Crochet doilies were bought, cut in half and sewn into the … Read more

Cool Homemade Mad Hatter Halloween Costume Idea

Homemade Mad Hatter Halloween Costume Idea

This year I had a Homemade Mad Hatter Halloween Costume Idea. The hat is made from wire, poster board, and foam core wrapped in fabric. The coat was dyed, the pants trimmed. The lace was sewn onto the sleeves. The shoes bought at a thrift store. The ribbons and handkerchiefs and bow tie were cut … Read more

Coolest Mad as a Hatter Costume

Homemade Mad Hatter Costume

This year my boyfriend decided he wanted to make his Halloween costume. He decided to dress up in a Homemade Mad Hatter Costume which seems like something fun and original to be. First we started by looking through his closet to see which items we could use for the pants we just cut a pair … Read more

Coolest Homemade Crazy Eye Mad Hatter Halloween Costume

Homemade Crazy Eye Mad Hatter Halloween Costume

I fitted and painted the jacket and added frayed cording around the lapels and fancy trim around the cuff. All the buttons are mismatched. I added dragonfly applique and silver pendants on left breast of jacket. Tied ribbons to extra large safety pin an pinned by left pocket and pleated and sewed on purple satin … Read more

Cool Mad Hatter Halloween Costume

Homemade Mad Hatter Halloween Costume

This Mad Hatter Halloween Costume was homemade. The only things purchased were the leather jacket and the hair. The lace on the sleeves was sewn onto the jacket, as well as the ribbons and hankie hanging from the jacket pocket. The hat was made from poster board, two layers of fabric hot glued on and … Read more

Coolest Homemade Mad Hatter Child Halloween Costume

Homemade Mad Hatter Child Halloween Costume

My five year old daughter has crazy, curly, red hair. After taking her to see the new Alice in Wonderland movie she made her hair all messy and pulled it out to the sides saying “Mommy! I’m the Mad Hatter!”. Her sister had already decided she was going to be Alice for Halloween so it … Read more

Coolest Mad Hatter Costume for a Child

Coolest Mad Hatter Costume

For Hanna’s Mad Hatter costume I bought the hat from a costume store and made the hat pins from charms and wire I got from the craft store. I got lucky and was able to find scissor and sewing machine charms so these turned out really neat. Her hair we just teased out until it … Read more

Cool Mad Hatter DIY Costume

Homemade Mad Hatter DIY Costume

Our Japanese exchange student wanted to be the “Mad Hatter” ala Johnny Depp. We started out at the thrift store. We found a black dinner jacket, a vest, a pink shirt, pinstriped pants, and a cool floral skirt to cut up for the bowtie. We also found a plaid knit men’s shirt to cut up … Read more

Coolest Homemade Mad Hatter Halloween Costume

Homemade Mad Hatter Halloween Costume

I’m a huge Johnny Depp fan and once I heard he’d be starring in Disney’s new version of “Alice in Wonderland” opening in March 2010, I had to pay homage to it! Here’s my Homemade Mad Hatter Halloween Costume breakdown (if you’d like more detailed instructions, I’d be happy to oblige!): Hat: I made a … Read more

Coolest Mad Hatter DIY Costume

Mad Hatter DIY Costume

My Mad Hatter DIY costume is inspired by Tim Burton’s version of the Mad Hatter. I did not have time to take pictures in the process of my making the costume due to time constraints, but it was made completely from scratch. I started by making the infamous hat which was made from poster board, … Read more

Coolest Homemade Alice in Wonderland the Mad Hatter Costume

Homemade Alice in Wonderland Costume

Every year the Hospital I work at has a Halloween Costume Contest. So this year 2009 we decided to do Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland, even though the movie hadn’t came out yet. So by looking at the pictures on the internet we assigned each character to each person that worked in the Lab. So … Read more

Original Version of a Mad Hatter Costume

Homemade Mad Hatter Costume

This entire Mad Hatter costume was hand made, except for the teapot purse which was found on ebay. The vest was made from a pirate costume pattern, the jacket from a lion trainer costume and just a normal shorts pattern for the pants. The hat was made out of 2mm foam and covered with the … Read more

Coolest Mad Hatter DIY Halloween Costume

Homemade Mad Hatter DIY Halloween Costume

This Mad Hatter DIY Halloween Costume is a mix of all kinds of things, striped sock and old shoes from Thrift store. I really studied the costume to get little details like the silk scarf and the ribbons. I made the thread belt from old wooden spools and the jacket from scratch. My favorite was … Read more