Homemade Anubis Costume

ANUBIS COSTUME

This costume was made for an office party we had that had an Egyptian theme Sure, I knew there would be a lot of pharaohs at the party so I decided to be the Egyptian god of the underworld – Anubis. The mask was made by using a base of a predator mask and other body garments were hand … Read more

Amazing Homemade King Tut Costume

I have been making my son’s Halloween costumes since he was a baby. Every year we think about what he should be. And, every year it gets more challenging and exciting. This year we decided on King Tut after reading some books on ancient Egyptian history. My son loved the story of King Tut being … Read more

Adorable Homemade Baby Pharaoh Costume for Halloween

baby pharaoh costume

This is my 5 month old son Lincoln’s first Halloween. I got the idea for his costume a few months ago when my husband asked for a burp cloth. I tossed it at him and it landed on my son’s head in the perfect approximation of an Egyptian headdress. Thus, his baby Pharaoh costume was born. … Read more

Coolest Egyptian Princess Baby

Coolest Egyptian Princess Baby

This year is my baby’s first Halloween and I wanted to make her something different. I have a store bought Cleopatra costume and thought it would be neat for her to be a baby Egyptian and I would push her around in the stroller. I bought some white fabric and Egyptian-looking ribbon at the craft … Read more

Cleopatra Costume: Epitome of Egyptian Royalty

Cleopatra Costume: Epitome of Egyptian Royalty

My costume is my interpretation of Cleopatra, the epitome of Egyptian royalty! I’ve always wanted to be Cleopatra for Halloween since I was a kid and when I finally got old enough to properly wear the costume, everthing I saw in the costume shops were a bit “cheesy”. Therefore, I decided to create something that … Read more

All Hail Queen Cleopatra Costume

All Hail Queen Cleopatra Costume

This was my hardest costume to date! It was 100% Handmade. I used mostly glue gun as well as some small areas of hand stitching. I create a black and gold feathered cape, a gold feathered corset, a gathered black and gold striped skirt with a slit, a headdress, a chunky necklace, a sash and … Read more

Goddess Isis Costume for the Handy, Dandy and Crafty

Goddess Isis Costume for the Handy, Dandy and Crafty

I’m wearing a costume I thought of years ago and finally brought to life. The Goddess Isis. People always do Nefertiti or Cleopatra. Well, I wanted to do one that rarely gets done, and do it right! -I made the dress, wrist and arm bands and the entire headdress. I customized the wings, purchased the necklace from … Read more

Walk like an Egyptian-Nefertiti Costume

Walk like an Egyptian-Nefertiti Costume

So I have always been entrigued with Nefertiti.  It’s been my email address name since I was 16 years old, and that’s a long time ago now. She has been known for her beauty and grace, and after watching a documentary of her Bust being found in Egypt, I have always idolized her since I … Read more

Cleopatra Being Carried by Her Mummy Illusion Costume

Cleopatra Being Carried by Her Mummy Illusion Costume

Cleopatra is me, the mummy is carrying me in the chair. My legs are the mummy’s and the top of the mummy is fake and so are Cleopatra’s legs and feet. I’m obsessed with Halloween and the illusion costumes. I wanted something different and always wanted to be cleopatra. First I started with large cardboard … Read more

Egyptian Anubis and Nefertiti Couple Costume

Egyptian Anubis and Nefertiti Couple Costume

The idea for these  costumes is from my son Andrew Fernandez.  He wanted this year to include his sister Camila Fernandez. Knowing that Andrew loves warrior characters, we started to search on the internet for ideas. He wanted some kind of Egyptian warrior but not a mummy! So he came up with the idea of … Read more

Homemade Cleopatra Queen of the Nile Costume for a Girl

Homemade Cleopatra Queen of the Nile Costume for a Girl

This is my daughter Kylie. She wanted to be the Queen of the Nile. This costume started out pretty simple to make. It took me about 7 hours to make it. Towards the end my sewing machine stopped working properly. That’s the worst when you are making a costume that’s completely made by sewing!! I … Read more

Egyptian God Ra Costume

Egyptian God Ra Costume

This Egyptian God Ra costume was supposed to be a one night super fast costume for my son’s 6th grade Egypt day at school. They were to all dress as something Egyptian. Most just wrapped sheets around them and put on eyeliner. Of course my son wants to be the Bird God Ra. Sigh.  No pattern, … Read more

Coolest Women’s Egyptian Statue Costume

Coolest Women's Egyptian Statue Costume

This women’s Egyptian Statue costume is inspired by the 1930’s Cleopatra movie. The dress was made by a co-worker’s wife. I actually had a store-bought costume, and three days before my event, decided I HATED it. She made this in less than 48 hours. It is a gathered dress of a gold lame, and the … Read more

Constructing our Anubis and Isis Costumes

Constructing our Anubis and Isis Costumes

These are our Anubis and Isis costumes for 2012. Everything here was hand made, sculpted, riveted, and painted except the full body black suit and the wings. Create a template of paper using thick card stock. Transfer the pattern to matte board. Assemble with Elmer’s Max glue (NOT regular Elmer’s). Mount the carboard mask onto a Worth sports face mask. Light Styrofoam is carved … Read more

Cool Mom and Child Couple Costume: Mummy and Egyptian

Cool Mom and Child Couple Costume: Mummy and Egyptian: My mother dressed up as an Egyptian with my son's mummy costume for the daycare carnival.  His costume was a white turtle neck and white tights und

My mother dressed up as an Egyptian with my son’s mummy costume for the daycare carnival.  His costume was a white turtle neck and white tights underneath and wrapped with strips of shear cloth.  I soaked both in tea to give them and aged look. I tied the cloth rather than pinning it for safety sake. Painted his face … Read more

Last-Minute Pharaoh Child Halloween Costume

Last-Minute Pharaoh Child Halloween Costume: We attend several Halloween activities every year and the kids always have about 3 costumes every year.  This was my son's Pharaoh costume for the ch

We attend several Halloween activities every year and the kids always have about 3 costumes every year.  This was my son’s Pharaoh costume for the church carnival this year.  I found the head piece at a junk store and just bought an over sized white tshirt to go with it.  I had the belt in … Read more

Epic Anubis and Bastet Costumes Completely Hand Made!

Both of these are completely hand made costmes for Halloween of 2012; I created the masks and my wife, Bastet in the pictures, created the costumes.

Both of these Epic Anubis and Bastet costumes are completely hand made costumes for Halloween of 2012; I created the masks and my wife, Bastet in the pictures, created the costumes. The masks where sketched out on thick paper stock, then transferred to a matte board stock for the main structural part (head and main … Read more

Sexy Homemade Costume: Anaksunamun from the Movie “The Mummy”

 
 For years I have wanted to be an Egyptian queen. I searched online but nothing caught my eye. I couldn’t find anything unique eno

For years I have wanted to be an Egyptian queen. I searched online but nothing caught my eye. I couldn’t find anything unique enough. Only thing that kept popping up was the picture of Anaksunamun from the movie The Mummy. I finally decided to make it on my own. Obviously, in the movie her whole outfit … Read more

Coolest Pharaoh Costume

This year for Halloween, I wanted to do something that was different, unique, but at the same time instantly recognizable. Since I have always been f

This year for Halloween, I wanted to do something that was different, unique, but at the same time instantly recognizable. Since I have always been fascinated by ancient Egypt, I decided to take on the challenge of becoming the King of the Nile. The Pharaoh costume only cost me 13 dollars and I received many … Read more

Coolest Homemade Cleopatra on a Litter Costume

Homemade Cleopatra on a Litter Costume

This is a Homemade Cleopatra on a Litter Costume being carried by four Egyptians. All my clothes and jewelry came from garage sales. I got the boxes, cardboard, & boards from the neighbors’ trash, so all I had to buy were some bolts. I wore a long gold skirt and cut the sleeves off a … Read more

Egyptian Costume

My 8-year-old son went in a King Tut costume this Halloween. I did make 3 actual purchases for this costume, the staff was store bought for $6, the snake on his headpiece was a broken plastic armband with a cobra on it that I bought for $2, and a plastic mask for about $1. I … Read more

Coolest Homemade Mummified King Tut Costume

Homemade Mummified King Tut Costume

My son originally wanted to go as Jason for Halloween, but then decided against when he heard everyone else was going as that as well. He decided he wanted something more original so after looking around the web and all the great ideas on this site, he decided on mummified king tut. Here’s how we … Read more