R2D2 and BB8 Costume Ideas – Coolest DIY Droids!

R2D2 and BB8 Costume Ideas - Coolest DIY Droids!

Perhaps these are the droids your looking for?  We just finished making these for our children (Scout, Age 5 and Declan, Age 3).  My daughter is a born princess.  Everything she owns is pink and sparkly.  When we asked her what she wanted to be this year she said that she wanted to be BB8 … Read more

Amazing Drivable Homemade R2D2 Costume!

Amazing Drivable Homemade R2D2 Costume!

In 2006, I wanted to make a homemade R2D2 costume that I could drive from the inside. You might not believe this but I am 5′ 11″ and 200 lbs and I fit in and drive this costume around! I did a little research and printing out pictures and I came up with a basic plan how … Read more

Easy and Mobile R2D2 Costume for a Child

Easy and Mobile R2D2 Costume for a Child

I don’t like to turn down a special costume request…if we can find a way to make it, we will make it!  My 8 year old daughter really wanted to be R2D2, the droid robot from Star Wars, for Halloween, but I was worried that she would not be able to move around much.  Her … Read more

Cool Star Wars Clone Wars Ahsoka Tano Costume

Cool Star Wars Clone Wars Ahsoka Tano Costume

Making costumes is a love-hate relationship! I love how much my daughter enjoys and truly appreciates the costumes but I hate the trial and error that comes with the hard ones. Sometimes I wish I had the training to do it right the first time. This year was that year for the hardest costume. The … Read more

Crafty C3PO Costume

Crafty C3PO Costume

My boyfriend and I are really, really into Halloween. We tend to make our own costumes and get super excited about what next year might bring. He has been wanting to do a Star Wars themed Halloween night forever, but to me the obvious Princess/Hans Solo outfits have been done. A summer flu that (obviously) led to a Star … Read more

Infant Boy-Girl Twins Millennium Flyer Halloween Costume

Infant Boy-Girl Twins Millennium Flyer Halloween Costume

Conception of the Millennium Flyer Halloween Costume “Yes, it’s definitely twins,” said Dr. Anderson, expertly dialing in the ultrasound to zoom in on the two well defined, perfect egg sacks. My wife, Amber, and I were in a bit of shock.  We knew that putting two embryos in could lead to getting two babies out, … Read more

Tiny Tusken Raider Costume

Tiny Tusken Raider Costume

A few months ago, my seven year old son decided that he wanted a Tusken Raider costume for Halloween this year. As a huge Star Wars fan, I naturally obliged. My love for the movies have inspired him over the years and his desire to dress in character inspire my work. In the end, its … Read more

Coolest Lego Boba Fett Costume

Coolest Lego Boba Fett Costume

As a huge Star Wars/Lego fan, my son decided that he wanted to be Lego Boba Fett. His mini figure costume was modeled after Lego set 9496 – Desert Skiff. This costume received a lot of attention online, appearing on many sites and blogs. It was also a published article in The Daily Mail UK. … Read more

Cool Family Star Wars Costume

Cool Family Star Wars Costume

After months of trying to figure out what to be, we came up with this idea a week before Halloween, A WEEK. My husband (Princess Leia) was the simplest to make. I just had to sew a loose dress. My costume(Han Solo) was made by finding a shirt and jacket at the thrift store and … Read more

Star Wars Episode I: Baby’s First Halloween

Star Wars Episode I: Baby's First Halloween

With my son James’ first Halloween looming, and the constant reminder that my husband would soon be deploying for a year with the U.S. Army, I was faced with the challenge of making this year’s Halloween something special. It didn’t take me long to realize that family Star Wars costumes would make for a fun … Read more

Awesome Homemade AT-At Walker from Star Wars

Awesome Homemade AT-At Walker from Star Wars

I always come up with my costume basically the day after Halloween is over for the next year. This year I already know what I am doing for next year. I always go as something from a movie. Ive been the leg lamp from The Christmas Story, The Flux Capacitor from Back To The Future, … Read more

Cool Han Solo Costume, His Ship and His Wookie

Cool Han Solo Costume, His Ship and His Wookie

I’ve always loved Star Wars and wanted to do something different then the common Luke Skywalker which everyone expected my blonde boy to play. Then everyone assumed I would be Leia but I thought it would be more accurate for a mother of a toddler boy to be his bounty hunter.  So I was Boba … Read more

Coolest Homemade Adult Ewok Costume

Coolest Homemade Adult Ewok Costume

I love Star Wars and for years I wanted an adult Ewok costume. I saw several kids and pet Ewok costumes, but never anything for adults. Then one day I saw on Pinterest that someone had made one, but it was for a child, so again another no go. So, this year I decided on … Read more

Cool Homemade C3P0 Costume

Cool Homemade C3P0 Costume

My name is Terry and I live in Hamilton Ontario, Canada, and I am submitting the C3PO costume that I made by hand and have won many contests here in Hamilton. I am 56 years old and when I saw the first Star Wars movie way back in 1977, the second I saw C3PO, for … Read more

Coolest LEGO Darth Maul Homemade Minifigure Costume

Coolest LEGO Darth Maul Homemade Minifigure Costume

A few years ago I invented MinifigME, a process that allows us to put kids (of any age) faces on LEGO minifigures, inspired by my sons love of all things LEGO. Since we have always been a Lego-loving family, I wasn’t surprised when my son asked me if I could make him a minifig costume. … Read more

Cute Homemade Little Ewok Costume

Cute Homemade Little Ewok Costume

My husband has always loved Star Wars, and I think Ewoks are the cutest things ever so I knew I had to whip up a little something for my sons first trick-or-treating adventure. I did my research and saw tons of great ideas and ended up finding a cute little bear costume super cheap, and … Read more

Sweetest Little Miss Han Solo(ette) Costume

Make way for Little Miss Han Solo! My oldest son and I have always been huge sci-fi fans. When he was growing up I would reward him for a good report card by buying him Star Wars figures. He would get one figure for each A on his report card. I made this easy no-sew … Read more

Tusken Raider (aka Sand Person) from Star Wars Costume

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Back in June 2012 , I attended the Joliet Illinois Public Library’s 3rd annual “Star Wars Day.” Part of the fun that day was a charity raffle drawing for a Tusken Raider head display, with proceeds going to purchase toy gifts for some local sick children. Earlier that day, I had ran into a friend … Read more

Awesome Star Wars Death Star Costume

Awesome Star Wars Death Star Costume

This is the Death Star. It is not yet fully operational. She was built from a papier mached large beach ball. I let it sit and dry for about a week and then I cut the balloon out and spray painted the outside. I took crazy foam paper and spray painted it a darker color … Read more

Coolest DIY Star Wars II Acklay Costume

Coolest DIY Star Wars II Acklay Costume

On this year, I wanted to be the acklay, the crab-like arena beast from Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones. It was going to be life-sized, standing nearly 10 feet tall when the neck was raised. This costume took more than 4 months, and much of the space in my garage, to complete. … Read more

Cheap DIY Yoda Costume

Cheap DIY Yoda Costume

I  had a hard time decideing  what to make this year .. since i  work in a  family store  ,the costume  couldnt be too scary .. so  after  alot  of thinking ..YODA   seemed  to be  the prefect  costume this  year . I found the perfect  robe  at  a  value village  7.99 $  not bad  then … Read more

Cool R2-D2 Costume for a Boy

Cool R2-D2 Costume for a Boy

“What do we want to be for halloween?” My wife asked as she was browsing pintrest.  A click here and a click there and a image of a “R2-tu-tut” costume lead us to the family starwars costumes. It was decided that we would go as, Anakin and Padame Skywalker with our children Luke and Leia. … Read more

Cool Hand-Sewn Star Wars Tusken Raider Costume

Cool Hand-Sewn Star Wars Tusken Raider Costume

Two years ago this club in Los Angeles was having a Star Wars themed night, so I asked some friends on Facebook what I should be and their reply was a tuskin raider! So I had about 7 days till the event and had to think and act fast to make this costume happen! I … Read more

Despicable Star Wars: Return of the Minions Group Costume

Despicable Star Wars: Return of the Minions Group Costume

I sat in front of my computer screen for what felt like hours looking for the right theme to match with the size of my family(2 girls, and 1 boy.). I had a couple ideas, but they were shot down by my younger(and girliest) daughter for not being “girly” enough. Toy Story? “No.” Monsters Inc? “No.” Power Rangers? … Read more