Amazing Hand Made Art Deco Medusa Costume

Amazing Hand Made Art Deco Medusa Costume

Art Deco Medusa was handmade by myself and personally styled from the shoes to the headdress, leaving no element un-finessed. The pattern for the dress is researched from 1920’s flapper-style dresses and is made from second-hand deconstructed garments. These garments included an old beaded prom dress, some oversized velvet shirts, and some lace-y undergarments.  All … Read more

Not-So-Scary Child Medusa Homemade Costume

I love making Halloween costumes for my daughter and this past year she wanted to be something fun and not kiddie.  So I looked at some ideas and suggested Medusa.  I showed her some ideas and when I said we can even spray your hair green, she was all for it. I started with a … Read more

Epic Homemade Medusa Costume

Epic Homemade Medusa Costume

I am wearing my homemade Medusa costume. The idea came to me when I went to Ren Fest one weekend dressed in my ice dragon costume and a boy called me Medusa. I never thought of being her, but the tragic tale struck a chord with me. I did tons of research. Not only was … Read more

Cool DIY Medusa Costume

Cool DIY Medusa Costume

My inspiration for the dress came to me when I was watching the cheesy 80’s movie Clash of the Titans. I had bought the dress from a yard sale earlier this summer. The dress is actually an old wedding dress I found in a yard sale for $8.00, I then used eight cans of cheap … Read more

A Chic Named Bob Dresses As Medusa

A Chic Named Bob Dresses As Medusa

I have to come right out and admit that I can’t take complete credit for this one. The design, styling, and sewing was all me, but the idea was from a little friend… literally. I work at an elementary school and I’ve always enjoyed working with kids because there’s never a dull moment. I’m the … Read more

Medusa Costume for a Girl

Medusa Costume for a Girl

My daughter is wearing this Medusa costume. She wanted to be something or someone scary for Halloween. So after some thinking we came up with Medusa. For the costume we used black leggings (which I pulled fishnet hose over and spray painted green to make it look like scales), black combat boots, black fishnet gloves, … Read more

Cool Medusa Costume

Cool Medusa Costume

The idea for this Medusa costume came when I received something in the mail that was wrapped in a large piece of bubble wrap. It looked  like snake skin and Medusa was born. I don’t sew but I hot glue very well! I dry brushed the bubble wrap with metallic paint, cut the shapes I … Read more

God Lovers Poseidon and Medusa Couple Costume

God Lovers Poseidon and Medusa Couple Costume

We searched and searched for ideas that nobody else has really done too often, I had watched the movie Immortals and said I wanted that helmet Poseidon wears. Then came the idea to create the entire costume and I searched whom his lover was, it ended up being Medusa. My girlfriend searched for ideas on … Read more

Most Horrific Yet Sexy Medusa Costume

Most Horrific Yet Sexy Medusa Costume

I am super proud of two parts to this Medusa costume – the headpiece and the boots. Both took me days to create. For the headpiece, I took at long wig and braided two strands of hair with a pipe cleaner (So I could bend them afterwards). Once this was done, I sewed pieces of … Read more

Contest Winning DIY Medusa Costume

Contest Winning DIY Medusa Costume

After many searches for Halloween costumes on Google, I came across photos of Medusa. I didn’t realize there were so many options for Medusa! I decided to create my own costume instead of buying a commercialized costume that costs way too much for what you get. My hat was made out of shaped copper wiring … Read more

Homemade Medusa Costume – 150 Shades of Snakes

Homemade Medusa Costume - 150 Shades of Snakes

Medusa… Let me turn you to stone! I made every single part of my costume, head to toe (well maybe not the shoes :3) I really loved how this costume came out. I received a lot of compliments and everyone had to touch my wig! They wanted to know what it was made of as … Read more

Coolest Medusa Snake Costume

Coolest Medusa Snake Costume

This Medusa snake costume took a little time to make, but was pretty easy! First, I purchased several small snakes, green and silver spray paint, glitter, a plain black jumpsuit, and fishnet tights. I placed the fishnets over the black jumpsuit and sprayed it with green and silver spray paint to get the reptile look. I … Read more