Coolest Homemade Grinch Costume

Homemade Grinch Costume

The head piece was a cat hood that I cut the ears off and sewed together. The glove covers came with the cat outfit. The suit was fabric that I found on sale at our local “mart” for $1.50 a yard (bought all they had). The body suit is the color you see, the head … Read more

Coolest Homemade Cindy Lou Who Costume

Homemade Cindy Lou Who Costume

My daughter had been wanting to be Cindy Lou who for the last two years, so this year I went all out and made her dress and cape. She loved it so much she wants to wear the outfit for Christmas as well… I started off with a pattern for an A-line dress, I made … Read more

Coolest Homemade Thing 1 and Thing 2 Dr. Seuss Costumes

Homemade Thing 1 and Thing 2 Dr. Seuss Costumes

This Thing 1 and Thing 2 Dr. Seuss Costumes is a super easy costume to make. I put it together the day of Halloween. What you need: red shoes/heels, red leggings, a long red shirt and a blue wig. I bought white fabric and wrote Thing 1 and Thing 2 in magic marker and used … Read more

The Grinch and Cyndi Lou Who Costumes

The Grinch and Cyndi Lou Who Costumes

The Grinch was a Santa suit pattern and then we made green fur pants and gloves and a small piece for chest hair. We then painted his face green and added black detail lines. Cyndi we found a fabric that was so close to her dress in the movie and made it out of a … Read more

Coolest Cindy Lou Who Costume

Coolest Cindy Lou Who Costume

During the chilly months, friends, family and strangers constantly comment on how much our daughter, Isabella, looks like Cindy Lou Who with her red and up-turned nose and sweet demeanor. I kept that Cindy Lou Who Costume idea in the back of my mind when I ran across the perfect dress at a second-hand store, … Read more

Coolest Thing 1 and Thing 2 Twins Costume

Homemade Thing 1 and Thing 2 Twins Costume

These are my twin girls that I am adopting. This is their first Halloween with me. I thought this Thing 1 and Thing 2 Twins Costume was a cute idea. Everyone just loved them and their costumes. They won several costume contests within our community. This picture was taken at my oldest’s daughter’s football game. … Read more

Coolest Cat in the Hat DIY Group Halloween Costume Idea

Homemade Cat in the Hat DIY Group Halloween Costume

For the Thing 1 & Thing 2 costume I sewed 3/4 of red knit fabric the width of their body, added white circle felt and simply wrote Thing one Thing two on it. And for the detail at the top I hand sewed it pinching the fabric together and ran the needle across inside where … Read more

Coolest Homemade Grinch Who Stole Christmas Costume

Homemade Grinch Who Stole Christmas Costume

First I bought a Sailor t-shirt at the Dollar store for this Homemade Grinch Who Stole Christmas Costume. I had the gray dress pants I sewed at the knee, to give a dress shorts look. We also had the dress shoes, and bowtie. We used green tights, green thermal shirt, and green gloves to present … Read more

Cool Thing 1 and Thing 2 Costumes

Homemade Thing 1 and Thing 2 Costumes

There have been many a Thing 1 and Thing 2 costumes, but we wanted to do something that was cool yet comfortable since we live in Hawaii. My daughter and her best friend put together these Homemade Thing 1 and Thing 2 Costumes with their own clothes; a red blouse, red tights and a blue … Read more

Coolest Cat in the Hat Homemade Costume

Cat in the Hat Homemade Costume

For this Cat in the Hat homemade costume I used thin foam off a roll, the sort you can use for packing (donated) to make the hat. I drew out the stripes then used acrylic paint, and used white glue (I needed some staples to secure it as it takes days for the glue to … Read more

Green Eggs and Ham Costume

Green Eggs and Ham Costume

My son’s favorite book is Green Eggs and Ham. His name happens to be Sam so he decided he wanted to be Sam-I-am. I thought it would be easy to find the costume on-line to buy. No such luck. I decided to make it. I sewed the yellow fabric and cut the frills at the … Read more

Coolest Thing 1 and Thing 2 Costume

Homemade Thing 1 and Thing 2 Costume

My friend & I wanted to do a duo costume this year. So I researched Homemade Thing 1 and Thing 2 Costume ideas on google images. Out of the very few I saw, Thing 1 and Thing 2 stuck with me. As soon as I told my friend the idea, she instantly came up with … Read more

Coolest Homemade Grinch Halloween Costume Idea

Homemade Grinch Halloween Costume Idea

This Homemade Grinch Halloween Costume Idea was the perfect costume for me! Not only do I love the Grinch Who Stole Christmas, but I love homemade Halloween costumes so I was up for the challenge of making this one as realistic as possible. I found some great faux fur fabric on amazon which was the … Read more

Cindy Lou Who Homemade Costume

My daughter wanted to be Cindy Lou. So off I went shopping. First I went to Value World (like Salvation Army). I was really lucky to find a black checkered dress. I bought an oversized red velvet robe at Value World. I cut it to the size of a cape. Then I went to the … Read more

Coolest Thing 1 and Thing 2 Costumes

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From about November 1st of last year, I knew I wanted my girls to be Thing 1 and Thing 2 from The Cat In The Hat. So I had plenty of time to think about how to make the costumes! The blue hair was the most painstaking of it all, I used blue crocheted caps … Read more

Coolest Homemade Cat in the Hat Costume Idea

Homemade Cat in the Hat Costume Idea

We were invited to a Halloween party and my husband and I thought of a homemade Cat in the Hat costume idea in Halloween 2008. Since we’re plus size it was best to make ourselves. I went to Walmart and bought the black felt material for the body of the cat. Since they had x-mas … Read more

Thing 1 and Thing 2 Costumes #1

With three month old twins we thought it would be cute to do Thing 1 and Thing 2. As a big Dr Seuss fan my 3 1/2 year old was excited to be the Cat in the Hat costume. Cat in the hat: we already had a black leotard and black leggings so all I … Read more

Coolest Dr. Seuss’ “Oh, the Places You’ll Go!” Costume

Coolest Dr. Seuss' "Oh, the Places You'll Go!" Costume

Halloween is my absolute favorite holiday and every year I try to be creative and come up with something unique and fun. I usually start brainstorming months in advance and start collecting materials in September or early October. This year I knew I wanted to take inspiration from Dr. Seuss’ “Oh, the Places You’ll Go!” … Read more

Coolest Homemade Cat in the Hat Kids Costume

Homemade Cat in the Hat Kids Costume

I made this homemade Cat in the Hat kids costume for my 4 year old’s world book day. The suit itself was just a large baby-grow dyed black, with fake fur sewed to the middle, a leg off a pair of tights for his tail, the hat was purely made from cardboard – then I … Read more

Thing 1 and Thing 2 Costumes #3

Super simple cat in the hat and got lots of raves. My twin girls were Thing One and Thing Two. The girls shirt emblems were from Wal-Mart – iron on decals that I decorated myself. Blue hair spray completed their look. Total Spent: $15

Thing 1 and Thing 2 Costume

Thing 1 and Thing 2 Costume

For this Thing 1 and Thing 2 costume I bought a sleeper pattern that had a back opening for the main piece and used red fleece material. For lettering: cut a circle (trace a small plate)of white felt and I used 1 1/2 inch iron-on letters to spell out Thing 1 and Thing 2. I … Read more

Coolest Homemade Thing 1 and Thing 2 Halloween Costumes

Homemade Thing 1 and Thing 2 Halloween Costumes

My daughter and her friend wanted to do something together so I suggested a Homemade Thing 1 and Thing 2 Halloween Costumes from the movie, “The Cat in the Hat.” It was a great idea. The headpiece was made out of a carwash mat. I cut the backs in half,then sewed them together to fit … Read more

Cool Homemade Grinch Who Stole Christmas Costume

Homemade Grinch Who Stole Christmas Costume

My 4 year old decided he wanted a Grinch Who Stole Christmas Costume 6 months ago. With some help from grandma we created the coolest Grinch costume for him. I special ordered some lime green monster fabric and a Santa suit. Then I made some grinchy finger gloves and elf shoes. He carries around a … Read more

Thing 1 and Thing 2 Costumes #4

My friend and I wanted to be Thing 1 and 2 for Halloween so we decided to take stuff we had and turn it into a costume. We found blue wigs and white face paint. Then we used red scrubs for a store in the mall and added red feather slippers for the final touch. … Read more