Clowning Around for Halloween Costume

Clowning Around for Halloween Costume

My sister loves to sew. She makes homemade quilts, clothes, bags, jewelry, bows, etc. She made my niece a clown costume with leftover material she had from making other things. Homemade bows were made out of used ribbon. Her hair was dyed with Kool-aid packets. Homemade suspenders and a design sewed on a t-shirt were … Read more

DIY Sad Clown (Pierrot) Costumes

DIY Sad Clown (Pierrot) Costumes

This Carnival was held 12 yrs ago. I have to appologise once again for my bad photos. I don’t think they seem so bad alive, I am afraid my scanning made it lose their quality. Anyway, that year we were Pierrots, The Sad Clowns. Our inspiration was the back and white clown, with black hat, … Read more

Clowning Around with Cool Homemade Clown Costumes for the Family

Clowning Around with Cool Homemade Clown Costumes for the Family

I was inspired by a photo I found of a little girl dressed like a hobo/clown. I bought my daughter’s tutu and then figured out how to make mine. I put random patches on the pants. My husband’s pants were ten sizes to big for him and had a bulls eye on the seat of them. I cut up socks … Read more

Easy Last-Minute Diabolical Clown Costume for a Tween

Easy Last-Minute Diabolical Clown Costume for a Tween

Take an old pair of over sized pants and cut them off mid calf and make a jagged, uneven hem for this clown costume.  Use an old shirt and cut holes in it, wash to give it a frayed look, then splatter with fake blood.  I picked up a pair of suspenders from the thrift store for $1 and used … Read more

Cute and Original Girls Group Costume: Bringing The Clown Back

Cute and Original Girls Group Costume: Bringing The Clown Back

My daughter wanted to bring the “clown” back.  Of course it had to be a very cute clown and original.  A task I didn’t think I was going to be able to complete… and I love Halloween and homemade costumes!  I purchased rainbow light up tutus at a dance store.  Wow, these ended up being … Read more

Sexiest Homemade Clown Costume

This past year for some strange reason I had the urge to dress up as a clown. I made the costume myself after some heavy duty clown research. My main

This past year for some strange reason I had the urge to dress up as a clown. I made the sexiest homemade Clown costume myself after some heavy duty clown research. My main issue was clown shoes, I didn’t want to be in large uncomfortable shoes. So I took some neon pink heels I had … Read more

Original Three Clowns in One Optical Illusion Costume

I created this costume for the first time with only two clowns about 15 years ago. Then I re-did it completely, adding the top clown. These photos ar

I created this Three Clowns in One Optical Illusion costume for the first time with only two clowns about 15 years ago. Then I re-did it completely, adding the top clown. These photos are of me in our local Multicultural Parade in 2006. The reaction is awesome; everywhere I go in it, people just stop and … Read more

Coolest Killer Clown Costume

Killer Clown Costume

This was part of a Hollywood project for college, I decided to try costume designing. I based the Killer Clown costume on “The Red Triangle Circus Gang” from my favorite movie Batman Returns. The costume had to be made in, or less than 24 hours. I began by buying all the materials, I then made … Read more

Coolest Clown with Balloons Costume

Homemade Clown with Balloons Costume

Look closely and you’ll see a little “baby balloon” being held by the clown. The Clown costume was made by my Mother in Law for my husband when he was a little boy (early 80’s). I just added the balloons. My son is being held by a snugli underneath an oversized black sweater. I wore … Read more

Coolest Rodeo Clown Costume

Rodeo Clown Costume

We waited untill the last minute to come up with my son’s costume last year and since he already had western clothes we decided to make him a rodeo clown costume. The only thing we really had to make was the barrel. All I did was take brown fabric and make a sleeve and put … Read more

Cool Rodeo Clown Costume

Rodeo Clown Costume with Barrel

I first started with the clothes I would wear for this rodeo clown costume. I made the skirt out of an old pair of my husband’s wranglers. I found the instructions on how to do this online. I then printed off sponsors labels onto sticker paper and sewed them on an old button up shirt. … Read more

Homemade Clown in the Box Halloween Costume

Homemade Clown in the Box Halloween Costume

The Homemade Clown in the Box Halloween Costume I made is my own version of a Jack-In-The-Box. My name is Gabby, so I renamed it Gab-In-The-Box. I used a giant cardboard box as the “box” part of the costume. I then used an old striped bed sheet for the shirt and hat. I used another … Read more