Super Inexpensive Queen Of Hearts Adult Costume

Super Inexpensive Queen Of Hearts Adult Costume

Every year the company that I work for puts on a Halloween Costume contest. Me, being the avid DIYer and crafter that I am, knew that a store bought costume just wouldn’t cut it. Also, the cheapness in me, wouldn’t allow me to spend a ton of money on a costume. I hit up my … Read more

Fabulous DIY Queen of Hearts Costume

DIY queen of hearts costume

This DIY Queen of Hearts costume is hands down one of my favorite costumes to date! Creating my DIY Queen of Hearts Costume I bought the wig, corset, and shoes online, but made everything else. The Skirt For the skirt, I just used 4 different kinds of tulle (black, red, red with glitter, black with … Read more

Cool Homemade Red Queen Costume

Cool Homemade Red Queen Costume

Every year I make my daughters Halloween costumes because I think it is a great “mommy and me” and “sister and sister” bonding. We pretty much just wing it. I give her a few choices about what I think we can make and then we just start brainstorming and working out the details. I made … Read more

Queen of Hearts Baby Costume

Queen of Hearts Baby Costume

This is my one year old daughter in her Queen of Hearts costume. After getting some ideas online I knew this had to be her costume, it totally fits her personality. The whole costume cost just under $30 and I still had tons of stuff left over. I used an 8 inch crochet top that … Read more

Queen of Hearts Child Costume

Queen of Hearts Child Costume

The dress and shall were purchased from Good will. The collar was made of cards stapled together with ribbon on each end for tying it on. And the head piece is made from a headband with T-shirt material cut into a heart shape stuffed and sewn onto the head band, then I sewed on flower … Read more

Couture Queen of Hearts Costume

Couture Queen of Hearts Costume

I have wanted to be the Queen of Hearts for years and never had the money for a great costume (I hate cheesy cheap looking costumes) I started sewing about 2 years ago. Self taught. Last year I designed my first creation without a pattern (Maleficient gown and headpiece). This year, I decided to design … Read more

Red Queen of Hearts Costume from 100% Recycled/Thrift Shop Finds

Red Queen of Hearts Costume from 100% Recycled/Thrift Shop Finds

The Red Queen of Hearts costume from Tim Burton’s “Alice in Wonderland” film is what inspired me to create this 100% custom costume from nothing but recycled materials and thrift shop finds. As I tore through old lace curtains and red panels 400 times, it finally began to take shape. Then I tore it to … Read more

Homemade Queen of Hearts Costume

Homemade Queen of Hearts Costume

For my homemade Queen of Hearts costume, I use what I needed and I started with no pattern. I just looked at the picture of the dress and just started to draw out cut and then started to sew. I love to sew and took out a lot of mistakes and resew and it. Took me 3 months … Read more

Cutest Ever Queen of Hearts Costume

Cutest Ever Queen of Hearts Costume

The initial inspiration for this Queen of Hearts costume was a simple gold crown on a headband I found at a retail store. My vision was born – my daughter must be the queen of hearts! Slowly, I sought out pieces and materials to make my vision come to life. After a few weeks of … Read more

Coolest Queen of Hearts Costume Made in 2 Days!

Coolest Queen of Hearts Costume Made in 2 Days!

I made this Queen of Hearts costume in two days. I bought a few decks of cards. I bought a large red dress at a thrift shop. I bought a short black wig. I made the collar out of cardboard, a wire and three decks of cards. I also took Christmas lights that are battery … Read more

Super Original Queen of Hearts Costume – Make Heads Roll!

Super Original Queen of Hearts Costume - Make Heads Roll!

My costume was 20 years in the making. Wait, that isn’t right. My Queen of Hearts character was 20 years in the making. The actual costume took much less time (thank goodness)! When I was in 4th grade, our class play was “Alice in Wonderland”. Of course every girl in the class wanted to be … Read more

Completely Homemade Queen of Hearts Costume

Completely Homemade Queen of Hearts Costume

I really loved the character from Tim Burtons Alice in Wonderland, The Queen of Hearts.  I began a long journey of trying to find just the right fabric to make it a close as possible to the screen version.  After a couple of weeks I had not found what I wanted in fabric so I … Read more

Coolest Homemade Queen of Hearts Costume

Coolest Homemade Queen of Hearts Costume

To make the homemade Queen of Hearts costume, I used playing cards, red and black tulle, black elastic, a white tank top, hot glue, red glitter, red ribbon, black tape, clear tape, a black headband, red scrapbook paper, and glittery foam! I used about 9 decks of cards, but since I only used one suit … Read more

Original Homemade Queen of Hearts Costume for a Girl

Original Homemade Queen of Hearts Costume for a Girl

You ever have an idea so good  that you don’t have time to write it down you just do it?  Well that is what happened to me lol. My daughter originally wanted to be a chess piece then she wanted to be a peacock, and then finally the queen of hearts.  Being a stay at … Read more

Cool Homemade Plus-Size Queen of Hearts Costume

Cool Homemade Plus-Size Queen of Hearts Costume

Queen of hearts is my favorite Alice in Wonderland character. This costume was completely made by hand from a female vampire costume from years past. I cut the old costume down the front and added in the white panel down the front that I had previously sewn hearts too. On the back a row of … Read more

Queen of Hearts DIY Costume for a Girl

Queen of Hearts DIY Costume for a Girl

Here is again my Ivona, this time as the Queen of Hearts. The idea I found on the net, I admit, but I sewed all alone without anyone help. Lower part of the dress is my old skirt. I attached on it deck cards and white material, it used to be a scarf, with stitched … Read more

Awesome Homemade Adventure in Wonderland Group Costumes

Awesome Homemade Adventure in Wonderland Group Costumes

Every year my husband (Mad Hatter) and I (Queen of Hearts) host a Halloween party for our friends and neighbors.  I have always loved Halloween growing up and had some really awesome homemade costumes, plus my parents used to build and host a haunted house every year for a local organization.   You could say that … Read more

Amazing Handmade Red Queen Costume

Amazing Handmade Red Queen Costume

I was getting ready to take a little vacation from work and my department decided we were going to all dress up as Super Heroes and Villans- So I chose a Beautiful Villian!  The Red Queen from the Johnny Depp version of Alice in Wonderland.  I had a vision and it was going to be … Read more

Queen of Hearts and the Mad Hatter Couple Costume

Queen of Hearts and the Mad Hatter Couple Costume

This is my daughter and  i am the queen of hearts and she is the mad hatter, i bought a blk dress and put red felt hearts on it, iglued red ribbon on the sleeves and i had a gray granny wig i sprayed red with red hair paint and glued red hearts on a … Read more

Sexy Homemade Queen of Hearts Costume

Sexy Homemade Queen of Hearts Costume

True Life: I plan my Halloween costumes at least a year in advance I’d be lying if I said I don’t already have plans for 2014. Last year before I even wore the costume I had worked so hard on the previous year, I said “I’m going to be the Queen of Hearts next year” … Read more

Coolest Homemade Queen of Hearts Halloween Costume

Coolest Homemade Queen of Hearts Halloween Costume

This is my Queen of Hearts costume created this year for a gala dinner at a crafting weekend away. It is the highlight of the annual weekend away, and I go to a lot of effort – I love Halloween. I spent over 70 hours creating this, using the SIMPLICITY 3782 “Elizabethan Costume” pattern as … Read more

A Really Good Red Queen and the Mad Hatter Couple’s Costume

A Really Good Red Queen and the Mad Hatter Couple's Costume

We made these costumes over a matter of weeks (we always get really excited for Halloween).  We got a lot of interesting reactions!  We especially stood out because we managed to only go to the places that no one dressed up at (i.e., the bar with all of the young professionals in their suits, drinking … Read more

Queen of Hearts and Jabberwacky

Queen of Hearts and Jabberwacky

The Queen of Hearts and Jabberwacky costumes were purchased from Goodwill stores and from articles around the house. It was an exceptionally fun theme this year, Alice in Wonderland. Friends and relatives were so impressed and couldn’t get over the fact the costumes were so inexpensive and looked so good. Jabberwacky is Mike Kuntz and … Read more