Original Costume Idea: Steve Jackson’s Lady Munchkin

I had to make a costume that was game or anime related that hadn\'t been done before, so I decided to go with one of my favorite card games, Munchk

I had to make a costume that was game or anime related that hadn’t been done before, so I decided to go with one of my favorite card games, Munchkin from Steve Jackson Games. The best part was the axe that took the most of my time, effort, and money. How much? I don’t even … Read more

Coolest Wonderful Wizard of Oz Group Costume

The Dorothy, Scarecrow, and Glenda were rented costumes. For the tinman I used a metallic fabric and used my sons shirt and pants as a pattern to sew

The Dorothy, Scarecrow, and Glenda were rented costumes. For the tinman I used a metallic fabric and used my son’s shirt and pants as a pattern to sew the costume. I then used silver spray paint for plastic for his ax which I purchased at our local dollar tree from a fireman set. The cowards … Read more

Coolest Good Witch Bad Witch Costume

Half Good witch half Bad witch from The Wizard of Oz, or some people also refered to me as the Broadway Show Wicked. It was easier than I h

Half Good witch half Bad witch costume from The Wizard of Oz, or some people also referred to me as the Broadway Show Wicked. It was easier than I had thought. I had purchased a witch costume and also Glinda, the good witch costume on an after Halloween clearance sale for about $10.00 each. I cut the bad witch … Read more

Coolest Dorothy Child Costume

I became obsessed with The Wizard of Oz movie for a while, so when the time came, i planted the seed into my little daughter\'s head about being Do

I became obsessed with The Wizard of Oz movie for a while, so when the time came, I planted the seed into my little daughter’s head about being Dorothy for Halloween. She loved the idea. I am not an expert seamstress, but ran to the store and bought the pattern. I wanted the Dorothy child … Read more

Coolest Wicked Witch Costume

Book Week dress up day is a big event at my school. The staff and children dress up as thier favourite book character an dhave to chance to win prize

Book Week dress up day is a big event at my school. The staff and children dress up as their favorite book character and have a chance to win prizes on the day. I always make a new costume each year and my inspiration was some material with the characters from Wizard of Oz printed … Read more

Coolest Scary ScareCrow Costume

It started with a burlap sack. Then it took off from there. I dyed the shirt and cut the pants. I used store bought hay and  gloves with long

This scary scarecrow costume started with a burlap sack. Then it took off from there. I dyed the shirt and cut the pants. I used store bought hay and gloves with long fingers and put finger tips in them so my hands looked creepy. I bought a plastic white mask and glued strips of the … Read more

Last-Minute Baby Scarecrow Halloween Costume

On October 4, I headed to party store to get my 5 month old a skunk costume that I thought was to die for. The sticker said 42.00 and at that time mo

On October 4, I headed to party store to get my 5 month old a skunk costume that I thought was to die for. The sticker said 42.00 and at that time money was no problem. I asked the clerk  if I could try it on her. As I am putting this Little skunk costume … Read more

Coolest Feminine Scarecrow Costume

I wanted a feminine scarecrow and I came up with this!
I started with a jean dress I found at forever 21. I bought a bunch of fall coloured leaves a

I wanted a feminine scarecrow so I came up with this Feminine Scarecrow Costume! I started with a jean dress I found at Forever 21. I bought a bunch of fall colored leaves and crafts from Michael’s and glued them to the dress using a hot glue gun. Use buttons up the middle of the … Read more

Cool Homemade Wizard of Oz Group Costume

My friends and I decided on a Wizard of Oz theme for our last day of Sixth form, which is traditionally fancy dress. I am Dorothy in the middle!
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My friends and I decided on a Wizard of Oz group costume for our last day of Sixth form, which is traditionally fancy dress. I am Dorothy in the middle! I originally started the costume from a Simplicity sewing pattern, but the sizing was all wrong and I ended up making it without the pattern … Read more

Coolest Homemade Cowardly Lion from Wizard of Oz Costume

Homemade Cowardly Lion from Wizard of Oz Costume

My children decided they wanted the family to do the Wizard of OZ theme this year for Halloween. After checking out store bought costumes I decided I could make a much better homemade Cowardly Lion from Wizard of Oz costume for a much cheaper price. First I bought a cheap tan sweatsuit with a hood … Read more

Awesome Homemade Tin Man Costume

Homemade Tin Man Costume

Our group decided to go out dressed as characters from the Wizard of Oz. I decided to be the Tin man. I made the main parts of my Homemade Tin Man Costume with tag board and brads and painted them with silver spray-paint. I found long silver skirt that I cut and sewed into pants … Read more

Coolest Homemade Wizard of Oz Costume

Homemade Wizard of Oz Costume

This homemade Wizard of Oz costume idea was last minute that came together well. All costumes were homemade (except Dorothy) by the people wearing them. This was Halloween 2009. Glinda costume, Tin-man costume, Scarecrow costume, Witch costume. We had a lot of fun and took a lot of pics. Tin-man was made of thin cardboard … Read more

Coolest Homemade Scarecrow Boy Costume

Homemade Scarecrow Boy Costume

My son decided he wanted a Scarecrow Boy Costume for a Halloween party. We purchased a hat from the store, used long hay like material and taped inside the rim of hat. We used an old pair of tan pants and flannel shirt. We put the hay stuff in the shirt pocket and also taped … Read more

Lion Costume #5

I came up with the idea for a lion costume after seeing the Tom Arma costumes. After I told my 14 month old son that a lion says “roar!” and he copied I knew that was what his costume would be. I couldn’t believe the prices for the costumes so I decided I could make … Read more

Coolest Homemade Toto Dog Costume

Homemade Toto Dog Costume

My children decided they wanted the family to do the Wizard of OZ theme this year for Halloween. We certainly did not want to leave the dog out of the Halloween festivities (or at least not the pictures). For this homemade Toto Dog costume I used a beat up old wicker basket that we had … Read more

Coolest Tin Man Costume

Coolest Tin Man Costume 10

I chose to make the Tin Man for my 2011 costume since he is truly one of the most recognizable of characters for people of all ages. I mean, who has NOT seen the Wizard of Oz? My Tin Man “Tinny” stands 9 feet tall, has LED lights which I later changed out for Neon … Read more

Coolest Homemade Dorothy and Wizard of Oz Group Costume

Homemade Dorothy and Wizard of Oz Group Costume

This is a Dorothy and Wizard of Oz Group Costume. I made Dorthy’s gingham dress from a simple dress pattern. For more effect I added a shiny white sateen for blouse. I made the balloon from colored netting. I inflated about 65 balloons with helium to inflate the balloon. I made the basket from wire … Read more

Awesome Homemade Scarecrow Costume

Scarecrow Costume

I just used a sweat suit (it’s warm). Felt for the patches and markers to draw the stitches. I cut the cuffs off of the shirt and leave the cuffs on the pants (again for warmth). At the wrists and ankles I tied raffia (around the fabric it’s itchy). The hat is a basket for … Read more

Lion Costume #7

I came up with this costume idea last year when my grandson was 1-year old and too small for a standard costume. I figured this year he could probably pull it off so I made it and I am so glad I did because he looks so cute.

Coolest Lion Costume

Luke the Baby Lion Costume

Luke is an 8 month old living in Wichita, KS. He has been crawling for 2 months now, and has quite the cute growl…..that was the inspiration for this costume! His mommy made him a lion costume, complete with faux fur body suit, tail and mane. The feet were reinforced with quilting batting to make … Read more

Coolest Wicked Witch DIY Halloween Costume

Wicked Witch DIY Halloween Costume

Wicked Witch of the West! This classic Wicked Witch DIY Halloween costume was homemade. I followed pattern for the dress but improvised for the cape and added the “wrap” for the hat. The hat and broom were the only store bought items. Professional green makeup was spread over a nose and chin prosthetic piece to … Read more

Coolest Homemade Wizard of Oz Group Costumes

Homemade Wizard of Oz Group Costumes

My friends and I love the Wizard of Oz and we wanted to dress as a group last year so we all went as different Wiz characters! Everyone except for Dorothy got their costume at Goodwill and modified it or used pieces of their own wardrobe, I’ll elaborate a little… Scarecrow – Neon Green Blouse … Read more