Awesome DIY Magic Butterfly Costume

Magic Butterfly

This costume is made of Hoola-hoops, Bed Sheets, 20 meters of LED ws2811 (computer controlled) strip (tape) lights.  It has a total of 800 LED’s on it and takes a specially modified 20,000Mah power-pack (like you buy to recharge a cell-phone) to run for about an hour. (So I carried 5 other batteries as swap-out’s … Read more

Amazing Butterfly Costume

Amazing Butterfly Costume

As a scientist, I wanted something that was a nerdy version of a typical “sexy” costume. Therefore I built the “anatomically correct NOT sexy butterfly”. I wanted something animal based with plenty of jewels and lighting. Creating the Butterfly Costume I made a sculpture of the body, transcribed patterns, expanded to human size, cut them … Read more

Cute Handmade Toddler Butterfly Costume

Cute Handmade Toddler Butterfly Costume

Here’s my two year old toddler butterfly costume. She is on an animal kick right now and one of her favorite “animals” is the monarch butterfly. I thought that it would be cute for her to be her favorite “animal” for Halloween. Materials used for the Butterfly costume. Tulle (orange, black and yellow) Sequins (orange) Glitter (orange and … Read more

Cute DIY Butterfly from a Bag Costume

Cute DIY Butterfly from a Bag Costume

This butterfly costume was made for my 12 year old daughter to wear under a caterpillar costume for a quick change on a stage while performing In the musical Alice in Wonderland, jr. The total cost is under $20.00. It was designed to fold into itself as a bag and be worn on the shoulders … Read more

Cool Homemade Butterfly Costumes for Twin Toddler Girls

Cool Homemade Butterfly Costumes for Twin Toddler Girls

I actually found a similar costume on your website from 2010 and tweaked it.  My girls wore it last year and again this year for their school party.  We started with wire from Home Depot and shaped the wings…we connected the middle sections with a wooden dowel and lots of electrical tape.  I then cut some … Read more

Purple Majesty Butterfly DIY Costume for a Girl

Purple Majesty Butterfly DIY Costume for a Girl

My daughter wanted to big beautiful butterfly, so we got at the sewing machine and paints and got to work. Used newspaper to make a pattern to cut the wings out evenly.  Used a purple silk doubled to get it a little more stability. Used paints for the wing designs.  Used a headband for the antennae.

Artistic Homemade Madame Butterfly Costume

Artistic Homemade Madame Butterfly Costume

First off my inspiration came the day after Christmas of last year when I came across a picture of Luly Yang’s Butterfly Dress and then while researching that I found her wedding gown Kimono. I am not a seamstress but I do know how to operate a sewing machine and I am fairly artistic. Where … Read more

Coolest Butterfly Catcher in Disguise

I bought the top and bottom. The big  butterfly was already on there so I created it from there. Everything else was painted on . For detai

This is my Butterfly Catcher in disguise costume. I bought the top and bottom. The big  butterfly was already on there so I created it from there. Everything else was painted on. For details I added ladybugs and used string cord for cocoons. My daughter made butterfly clothespin with tissue paper, pipe cleaners, markers and paint. … Read more

Fun Homemade Swarm of Butterflies Costume

I wanted to make something really pretty this year and what is more beautiful than a swarm of butterflies! I ordered a TON of butterflies online at a

I wanted to make something really pretty this year and what is more beautiful than a swarm of butterflies! I ordered a TON of butterflies online at a floral shop and hot glued them to black wire, which I then attached to hair combs. I made them all different lengths and just hoped they wouldn’t … Read more

Cool Homemade Insect Costumes: Butterfly and Ladybug

My 4 yr old girls wanted to be bugs, and I wanted them to be somewhat realistic - so I did an online search and found this site and saw the awesome things previous posters had done!

My 4 yr old girls wanted to be bugs, and I wanted them to be somewhat realistic – so I did an online search and found this site and saw the awesome things previous posters had done! I wanted their wings to be as appropriately sized as possible, and I can’t sew – but luckily we had … Read more

Coolest Homemade Funky Butterfly Halloween Costume

Homemade Funky Butterfly Halloween Costume

For my Halloween costume this year, I decided to be a Funky Butterfly. I sketched out a wing design and used it as a pattern. I took a normal cotton sheet and cut out the wing shapes, allowing four pieces for the top halves and four for the bottom halves. I then separated the wings … Read more

Coolest Butterfly Costume

Coolest Butterfly Costume 9

This was another throw-together-quickly costume. I spent nothing on it and used what I had on hand from making other costumes. Materials Needed – Wings: * Heavy-duty Wire (Mechanic?s Wire) * Zip Ties * 4 (13 Gallon) Garbage bags (Color of your choice) * Fabric Strip * Glitter Glue OR Spray Adhesive and loose glitter … Read more

Coolest Homemade Butterfly Ballerina Costume

Homemade Butterfly Ballerina Costume

The skirt of this Butterfly Ballerina Costume is several layers of tulle with some feather butterflies sewn on. The hair is 3 combs with butterflies hot glued to wire about 10 per comb. I sewed some more butterflies to a ribbon and made a finger loop at each end and then wrapped them around the … Read more

Coolest Homemade Butterfly Costume Designs

Homemade Butterfly Costume Designs

Homemade butterfly costume designs: So my girls wanted to be butterflies for Halloween this year. Well, I did not want to go and buy some cheap (or not so cheap) butterfly wings, when I knew that I could make them myself. And while I was at it I did not want them to be tiny … Read more

Coolest Homemade Butterfly and Alien Costumes

Homemade Butterfly and Alien Costumes

This is our Homemade Butterfly and Alien Costumes. My mom was an alien, a simple and fast costume: black tee shirt and pants. goofy horned hat. goofier sunglasses. a light up belt made of silver vinyl ribbon from the craft store and battery operated rice lights poked through from the back. It was clipped together … Read more

Butterfly Costume

My daughter wanted a Pink Butterfly costume. I’ve never seen a pink butterfly so we decided to use our imaginations. The Butterfly costume was pretty easy to make. We purchased foam board for the wings, pink paints circle stickers and jewels to decorate it. We also purchased a pink hat and pipe cleaners for the … Read more

Butterfly Costume

The dress for this butterfly costume was bought from someone who made it, I made the wings myself. I took a huge piece of cardboard and covered it in pink silky fabric with black lining and made a pattern with it. Then, I outlined the wings with battery operated Christmas lights. It lit up when … Read more

Butterfly Costume

Our costume was conceived when a friend asked what Sadia (my daughter) was going to be dressed as for her first Halloween which was only 2 days away! Originally I thought maybe something pink since that’s my favorite color but my good friend had an even better idea: “How about a butterfly?” Instantly I agreed … Read more

Coolest Homemade Caterpillar and Butterfly Costumes

Homemade Caterpillar and Butterfly Costumes

I love to make costumes for all 6 of my kids, for my 2 year old identical twin girls I wanted them to be a set, so we used costumes I made previously, and paired them as Homemade Caterpillar and Butterfly Costumes. Cost to make them – free. I had used fleece I had on … Read more