Coolest Homemade Dr. Seuss Costumes

Homemade Dr. Seuss Costumes

Well, we all decided to do something original for Halloween. Since the three of us don’t like buying costumes, we all made them. While deciding on an idea, we searched the web and found some great ideas. We decided to be the Cat in the Hat, Thing 1 and Thing 2. While trick-or-treating, everyone commented … Read more

Coolest Homemade Grinch Who Stole Halloween Costume

Homemade Grinch Who Stole Halloween Costume

I’ve always made my son’s Halloween costumes and this year was no different. My son is 10 years old, so I’ve had many years of practice. I started thinking about an idea for his costume in May or June and eventually narrowed the choice down to either the Grinch or Shrek. I started pricing lime … Read more

Coolest Grinch Costume

Homemade Grinch Costume

When my school announced that we could wear Christmas themed fancy dress on the last day before we broke up for Christmas me and my best friend knew it had to be something special as our school was never this much fun! We needed something that was original but could be done cheaply and that … Read more

Coolest Cat in the Hat Costume

Homemade Cat in the Hat Costume

This Cat in the Hat Costume was for world book day for my 6 year old son. He wanted something different and found a picture of a small child wearing something similar and we worked from that. As he was going to be wearing the costume all day we did not want an ‘all in … Read more

Cute Homemade Cindy Lou Who Halloween Costume

Homemade Cindy Lou Who Halloween Costume

This is a Homemade Cindy Lou Who Halloween Costume for my 6 year old daughter. I found an adult red velvet cape from a vampire costume from years’ past and cut it to my daughter’s size. I then added white fur trim around the hood and edges. She wore her Christmas dress from last year. … Read more

Coolest Homemade Thing 1 and Thing 2 Costume

Homemade Thing 1 and Thing 2 Costume

I wanted to think of something fun for my boys so I came to this site for inspiration. I found the homemade Thing 1 and Thing 2 costumes and I knew that was what I wanted to do. Making these costumes was very easy. I bought red sweatsuits, white felt, and black fabric paint for … Read more

Coolest DIY Cindy Lou Who Child Halloween Costume

Homemade DIY Cindy Lou Who Child Halloween Costume

My daughter wanted a DIY Cindy Lou Who Child Halloween Costume for Halloween this year. I knew it had been done few few times with the everyday dress but we decided to do a take on the dress at the final feast. I found the perfect fabrics, consulted with my “client” on how the dress … Read more

Coolest Homemade Cat in the Hat Family Costume Idea

Homemade Cat in the Hat Family Costume Idea

It took a few weeks, but we finally decided on a “Cat in the Hat” family theme for Halloween 2010. I bought a goldfish costume ($12) for my 6-month-old. My 2- and 3-year-old boys went as Thing 1 and Thing 2 (very fitting!). I bought red long-sleeved tees and sweat from Wal-mart ($14 total), 2 … Read more

Coolest Homemade Thing 1 and Thing 2 Toddler Costumes

Homemade Thing 1 and Thing 2 Toddler Costumes

My mother in law and I sewed up these Pregnant Twiddle Dum and Twiddle Dee Costume. We bought a monkey pattern and tweeked it a little! We did not add a tail and we made mittens for the hands, then we sewed the feet into the costume. It really did not take us too long. … Read more

Coolest Homemade Cindy Lou Who Halloween Costume

Homemade Cindy Lou Who Halloween Costume

The hardest part of this cute Homemade Cindy Lou Who Halloween Costume is finding all the pieces to make it as authentic as possible and still remaining within budget. If you start early enough most items can be found at a second hand store or borrowed from friends/family. The key pieces are the plaid dress … Read more

Coolest Cat in the Hat Family Costume

Coolest Cat in the Hat Family Costume

I was Cat in the Hat and bought the bow tie, hat and gloves as a set at a costume store. I also purchased a black tail. I wore a black turtleneck and black sweat pants. I went and purchased some furry fabric from WalMart and cut it in a large oval and sewed it … Read more

Coolest Homemade Thing 1 and 2 Costume

Homemade Thing 1 and 2 Costume

In 2009 I dressed my girls as Thing 1,2 & the Cat in the Hat. For the Homemade Thing 1 and 2 Costume I ordered a size larger American apparel long sleeve t-shirt & leggings in a vibrant red (I can’t recall how much it cost but it was no more than $20 dollars for … Read more

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