Original TF Prime Soundwave Costume

Original TF Prime Soundwave Costume

My costume was inspired by my favorite cartoon, Transformer Prime. I had no idea how I was going to pull of the complex design such as Soundwave’s, so I searched online for ideas and resources. Eventually, I found that the cheapest way to make my costume was to create it out of cardboard. So Costco … Read more

Made Up Transforming Transformer Costume: Autobot FURY

Made Up Transforming Transformer Costume: Autobot FURY

So I’ve always been a big transformers fan, and I’ve always made my own costumes, so I thought it would be really cool to make my own Transformer. Since I’m an over-achiever, and I’m really competitive, I couldn’t just do it the way others did it. I wanted to actually transform. I also wanted to … Read more

Crazy Autobot Silverbolt Costume

Crazy Autobot Silverbolt Costume

This Autobot costume took 2 years to build. It was with a lot of sleepless nights that I was able to build crazy full-fledged Transformers costume.. I wanted a complete realistic Transformers costume that could be mistaken for the real thing with crazy detailing and advance animatronics that would be on level with anything that … Read more

Awesome Duck Dynasty Transforming Truck Costume

Awesome Duck Dynasty Transforming Truck Costume

I have always loved Transformers, and now I love watching Duck Dynasty….so we decided to make a Duck Dynasty themed camo transforming truck! Four years ago, we (my dad and I) set out to make a transforming costume, and successfully made a Bumblebee transformer. Every year since, we have made a newer, bigger, and better … Read more

Coolest Homemade Transformer Costume – AKA Wrangler!

Coolest Homemade Transformer Costume - AKA Wrangler!

This Transformer costume idea was rolling around in my head since ever since my sister bought a used power wheels jeep at a garage sale for my nephew.  The basic idea was to cut apart a power wheels jeep (I bought my own, I promise, and used everything I could from it to to build … Read more

Cool Homemade Transformers Costume Made of Recycled Materials

Cool Homemade Transformers Costume Made of Recycled Materials

This Transformer costume is made up of a cut up power wheels jeep,various plastic shapes,about 5 cans of spray paint, light reflectors, and all mounted and epoxied on hockey equipment. The helmet is a second hand bumble bee mask towered with various plastic containers and cardboard bits, some bottle caps. I made it out of … Read more

Coolest Homemade Transforming Tank Transformer Costume

Coolest Homemade Transforming Tank Transformer Costume

This was a joint project between my four year old and me. He crawls around all day transforming between a tank and a boy, so I decided to design him a costume. We reviewed Google images of tanks so that I could get a feel for the shape, as well as decide what parts needed … Read more

Original Homemade Transformer Costume

Homemade Transformer Costume

I began constructing this Homemade Transformer Costume in June of 2009. The technical challenge of creating a working transformer greatly appealed to me, although it did turn out to be more difficult and expensive than I had originally planned. It transforms from a working Ford Mustang into an Autobot, all with me inside! I have … Read more

Coolest Homemade Hummer H2 Transformer Costume

Homemade Hummer H2 Transformer Costume

This is an account of the Homemade Hummer H2 Transformer Costume that I constructed for my 12-year-old son, Duncan. He is the transformed robot mode of an alien “autobot” Hummer H2. The costume is actually an elaborate exoskeleton with parts riveted to a framework underneath. This framework was made from different-sized plastic insulated coffee mugs, … Read more

Cool Homemade Transformer Costume

Homemade Transformer Costume

This is my homemade transformer costume which took me two days to make. I named it the Tan-yota, my name is Tania and I drive a Toyota haha I used cardboard boxes to cut out the shapes and purchased everything else at the dollar store. The wheels are Frisbees that I painted in black to … Read more

Coolest Homemade Transforming Bulldozer Kids Costume

Homemade Transforming Bulldozer Kids Costume

This is 6 year old Nolan and he loves bulldozers. This homemade transforming bulldozer kids costume is based on the 10 second appearance of “Rampage” the bulldozer after Sam’s parents in Transformers 2. We started with the cab and hot glued the pieces into a pentagon. We cut out the blade and rolled the bottom … Read more

Coolest Bud Light Bottle Transformer Costume

Coolest Bud Light Bottle Transformer Costume

For a long time now I wanted to make a Transformer costume that actually transformed! Making your own costume can be very time consuming, so I needed an idea that would be simple enough that an amateur could do. In the past I did a Zoltar costume and Power Loader costume. The Zoltar costume is … Read more

Coolest Formula One Transfomer Costume

Homemade Formula One Transfomer Costume

I’m an artist living in Austin, TX who spends every September and October making my kids Halloween costumes. My son wanted to be a Transformer again. As an experiment, I wanted to see if I could motorize his wheels this time and make the costume functional as a car. His body serves as the frame. … Read more

Coolest Transformers Halloween Costume

Thomas the Train Transformer

I’ve never seen an episode of Thomas the Train, but what if he had an alter-ego? What if he had the ability to stand up, unrestricted by rails, and fight evil-doers? The Transformers Halloween costume was about two months in the planning stages, including collecting random pieces of cardboard, plastic and packing foam. Torso and … Read more

Coolest Homemade Mini Cooper Transformer Halloween Costume

Homemade Mini Cooper Transformer Halloween Costume

This year for Halloween I made a TRANSFORMABLE Homemade Mini Cooper Transformer Halloween Costume. Let me tell you why. Last year I made the coolest Iron man costume, for a school contest, entirely out of flat cardboard boxes and with absolutely no help from anyone. After winning the contest, I thought: “what will I do … Read more

Coolest Homemade Transformer Costume

Homemade Transformer Costume

I made this homemade Transformer costume for my best mates 21st birthday that is considerably close to Christmas. He didn’t want anyone but him to dress as Santa, so everyone else had to be creative. I had just watched Transformers which inspired me to make this. I took a cardboard box and crouched in it … Read more

Coolest Homemade Transformer Tank Halloween Costume Idea

Homemade Transformer Tank Halloween Costume Idea

This Homemade Transformer Tank Halloween Costume Idea took nearly twenty hours of work to make. It was inspired by viewing many attempts of Transformer costumes online. I decided I wanted to be able to keep it simple and functional at the same time and still look as real as possible. This costume was built twice. … Read more

Coolest Ice Cream Truck Transformer Costume

Homemade Ice Cream Truck Transformer Costume

I’m an artist living in Austin, TX who spends every September and October working on my kids Halloween costumes. Transformers is the theme this year – again! My daughter wanted a Transformer costume and the only girl-friendly character I could think of is the ice cream truck Transformer from the second movie. The Homemade Ice … Read more

Transformers Halloween Costume

I originally wanted to be a Transformer and got the idea from this website for a Halloween costume. I saw one made entirely out of foam and wanted to do something like that. While on my quest for materials I decided to use the boxy body structure of a transformer out of Styrofoam to-go boxes … Read more

Transformers Halloween Costume

I decided to build this fire truck costume as an aid for the local fire departments when the fire safety classes were being held and a lot of children were being brought together to learn about fire safety. I finished this Halloween costume in time for a Halloween party that was organized to benefit abused … Read more