Homemade Sweeney Todd Child Costume

Homemade Sweeney Todd Child Costume

My son Thomas, this year wanted to be Sweeney Todd, the demon barber of fleet street! Firstly we used a wig we already had and painted a section of it white, the easiest way we found to do this was with Ti-pex. We then re-used a shirt he’d used before and covered the sleeve in … Read more

Coolest Homemade Sweeney Todd and Mrs. Lovett Couple Halloween Costume

Coolest Homemade Sweeney Todd and Mrs. Lovett Couple Halloween Costume

A few Halloweens ago, my then boyfriend and I decided to dress as Sweeney Todd and Mrs. Lovett. The trickiest part was his vest.  I’m not too handy with the sewing machine, so we set out to find a double breasted vest that wasn’t obscenely priced. Unfortunately, we weren’t very successful with that, but did … Read more

Coolest Sweeney Todd and Mrs. Lovett Couple Halloween Costume

Coolest Sweeney Todd and Mrs. Lovett Couple Halloween Costume

We decided to be Sweeney Todd and Mrs. Lovett for Halloween near the end of August.  This gave me plenty of time for shopping at the thrift shops and locating items that would need to be used for the costume.  It also gave him some time to grow out his hair since he didn’t want … Read more

Cool Mrs. Lovett Homemade Halloween Costume

I had so much fun putting together the Mrs. Lovett costume.  I checked several photos, watched the movie again (3 times for mannerisms) and chec

I had so much fun putting together the Mrs. Lovett costume.  I checked several photos, watched the movie again (3 times for mannerisms) and checked several homemade costumes as well.  I noticed that I don’t have to look exactly like Helena Bonham Carter’s (HBC) character, which was encouraging.  The best advice I can give, is … Read more

Last-Minute Detailed Mrs. Lovett Homemade Halloween Costume

I've always been a huge Halloween buff, and I've especially always loved Sweeney Todd. I wanted to be Mrs. Lovett for Halloween for years now, but

I’ve always been a huge Halloween buff, and I’ve especially always loved Sweeney Todd. I wanted to be Mrs. Lovett for Halloween for years now, but I could never get anyone to agree to be my Sweeney Todd. Then I met my amazing boyfriend. He loved the costume idea as much as I did and … Read more

Coolest Homemade Sweeney Todd Halloween Costume

Last year ,my son was watching spooky movies during the Halloween season and decided he wanted to be Sweeney Todd for Halloween. I have always create

Last year ,my son was watching spooky movies during the Halloween season and decided he wanted a Sweeney Todd Halloween costume. I have always created costumes for both of my sons for different occasions and being a theater buff, I was ecstatic to take this one on! He already has long, straight brown hair, so … Read more

Coolest Sweeney Todd and Mrs. Lovett Costume

The Sweeney Todd movie just came out so my boyfriend and I knew exactly who we wanted to be for Halloween. Everything that you see was bought at a th

The Sweeney Todd movie just came out so my boyfriend and I knew exactly who we wanted to be for Halloween. Everything that you see was bought at a thrift store and altered. Sweeney Todd: basic white shirt, black cloth tied like an old fashion tie, a red vest that we found and turned inside … Read more

Coolest Sweeney Todd Costume

Homemade  Sweeney Todd Costume

Halloween last year, my wife and I made this Sweeney Todd Costume. Hayley did all the craftsmanship while I was the architect. I found a Dorothy Perkins ladies jacket on Ebay, which looked the part for the double breasted waistcoat, a dinner shirt, and an old jumper to complete the look. After removing the arms … Read more

Coolest Homemade Sweeney Todd and Mrs. Lovett Couple Costume

Homemade Sweeney Todd and Mrs. Lovett Couple Costume

Our Homemade Sweeney Todd and Mrs. Lovett Couple Costume was formulated the day before Halloween and could not have come out better! Ransacking various local Goodwill Superstores we were able to locate the pieces we needed in addition to pieces we implemented from home. For Sweeney Todd: From the Goodwill Superstore we located a woman’s … Read more

Coolest Evil Sweeney Todd Homemade Costume

Evil Sweeney Todd Homemade Costume

Last year I went all out searching every where to get the exact clothing that Johnny Depp wore for the movie Sweeney Todd. It took me 2 months to complete this Evil Sweeney Todd Homemade Costume. The vest was a vintage 18th century from Singapore, the razor is the same replica used in the movie … Read more

Coolest Mrs. Lovett from Sweeney Todd Halloween Costume

Mrs. Lovett Bakes Tasty Meat Pies

This year I was Mrs. Lovett from Sweeney Todd. I studied several photographs of her costume and tried to recreate it as close as possible (even down to red and black pantaloons – see small inserted picture). I do all of my own sketching, draft my own patterns and do all of the sewing. The … Read more

Coolest Mrs. Lovett from Sweeney Todd Costume

Mrs. Lovett from Sweeney Todd Costume

My Mrs. Lovett costume is from the movie Sweeney Todd. Mrs. Lovett is the Baker who makes meat pies out of humans that Sweeney Todd has killed. I made the skirt, used an old shirt I had and bought a corset to put over it. Then I bought a rolling pin and put blood all … Read more

Coolest Sweeney Todd Halloween Costume

Homemade Sweeney Todd costume

Well I just saw the movie this year after my sister rented it one weekend and I fell in love with it. The music was amazing and I was so excited when Halloween came around because I knew that is what I wanted to be, and because I am a girl it would be that … Read more