Homemade Knight of the Living Dead Costume

Homemade Knight of the Living Dead Costume

So, I am a huge Halloween enthusiast! Every year, I always get super excited about planning and creating a costume.  Being that I was in the Marine Corps for 4 years and missed out on celebrating my favorite holiday all that time, when I finally came back home I told myself I would make up … Read more

Coolest Kid’s Medieval Knight DIY Halloween Costume

Coolest Kid's Medieval Knight DIY Halloween Costume

Several months after last year’s Halloween, my 9 year old son decided he wanted to be a medieval knight for Halloween this year.  In my household, Halloween is a pretty big deal and we make our costumes, so this wasn’t going to be just any knight costume – we were going to go for full … Read more

Knight in Shiny Armour Costume

Knight in Shiny Armour Costume

Keeton loves Mike the Knight and wanted to be a knight this year for Halloween, but all of the costumes we found were either one piece jump suits or really fake plastic looking. So we decided to look at some photos of suits of armour and make our own. We had no idea what a … Read more

XIV Century Knight Costume

XIV Century Knight Costume

This XIV Century Knight costume is 100% hand-made costume. I was making this costume all week for my 7 year old son Olek. This is costume a Polish knight from XIV century. This eagle in the coat of arms is also from XIV century. Knight in his armor has OUR family coat of arms – TRZASKA … Read more

The Dragon vs. The Knight Couple Costume

The Dragon vs. The Knight Couple Costume

Apparently a simple loving couples costume is to much to ask for from a girl and guy who love fantasy. I have always loved dragon and my boyfriend has (somehow) always been cool with this. This year I saw a cute costume online and loved it BUT it cost a total of $400 once you … Read more

Coolest Homemade Crusader Knight Renaissance Fair Costume

Coolest Homemade Crusader Knight Renaissance Fair Costume

This is the Knights outfit I made for the Renaissance fair last year. I made two different ones but only used one. I went as a  Crusader Knight because it was not as hot as wearing Armor. But I will tell you about, and show you both the first one is the Crusader. I made it out of a … Read more

Sir Duct-Tapes-A-Lot: Knight of Olde Costume

Sir Duct-Tapes-A-Lot: Knight of Olde Costume

My son told me that he wanted to be a “Knight of Olde” for his book character day at school, so I took up the challenge.  After perusing many sites, I decided to go with a tunic and cape costume.  Off to the the fabric store I went and purchased a yard of black felt, … Read more

Coolest Medieval Knight, Prince And Servant Costume

Medieval Family Costume

I love family Halloween themes – so this particular year I decided that we were just a servants to our little prince! I did a lot of research on the internet to make sure they were as accurate as possible, like the tunic pattern for example. I modified some patterns from the fabric store (McCall’s … Read more

Coolest Medieval Crusader Halloween Costume

Medieval Crusader Costume

This Medieval Crusader Halloween costume has 2 parts, the chain-mail part, and the tunic. These are the items I needed to make this costume: 1. A black t-shirt that we no longer wanted. 2. A pair of funky silver pants. 3. A table cloth with a neat weave in the fabric. (This was leftover from … Read more

Coolest Medieval Armor Hallowen Costume

Medieval Armor Costume

This Medieval Armor Halloween costume worked out great for my son! I was trying to think of what flexible material there is that is metallic looking, and thought of those sunshades that go in your car window. I picked one up at the end of the season for 75% off, so I only spent $2.50 … Read more

Coolest Homemade Royal Knight Halloween Costume

Homemade Royal Knight Halloween Costume

My 3.5 year old Derrick decided he wanted a Homemade Royal Knight Halloween Costume. I did some looking around for a good knight costume but all the costumes were lame, too expensive, or both. So I put this together for him. Granted it is not perfect and if I had it to do over there … Read more

Coolest Homemade Baby Prince Costume

Homemade Baby Prince Costume

Baby brother needed to match big brother’s theme for Halloween and there wasn’t much time left. What to do to make this Homemade Baby Prince Costume? Simple. Take a kitchen towel with a cool design on the edge, add a printable iron-on transfer from the stash combined with a graphic courtesy of the internet, whip … Read more

Coolest Homemade Knight In Shining Cardboard Costume

Homemade Knight In Shining Cardboard Costume

My armor is constructed entirely of cardboard. This is not corrugated cardboard but more like the kind you would find on the bottom of a yellow legal notepad. I downloaded an image of an actual Knights armor and used that as a starting point. All of the cardboard to cardboard connections are made with two … Read more

Coolest Short Medieval Hooded Cloak Halloween Costume

Short Medieval Hooded Cloak

This is an easy way to make a short Medieval hooded cloak Halloween costume that is very versatile! It could be used in a Knight costume, a monk costume, a riding costume. It is for men or women. No pattern is needed! Here are the steps: 1. Get some drapey fabric. I purchased a tablecloth … Read more

Coolest Homemade Boy’s Knight Costume

Coolest Homemade Boy's Knight Costume

My son’s Homemade Boy’s Knight Costume is made with cardboard. The only things we purchased were the yellow ostrich feather and the silver mesh cloth for the chain mail underlayer. The rivets of the armor are just dots of hot glue painted with silver spray paint and then a light patina was washed on with … Read more

Horse Costume

This is a horse costume I made for a birthday party we had in a house. It’s a knight or a king riding a horse. The funny part is that you will look like a little person riding a horse! You will need a cardboard box as wide as you are and approximately four feet … Read more

Knight Costume

Materials you need for this Knight costume: ‘Metallic’ fabric for the mail, shiny fabric for the tunic, gold lame for the cape and ‘boots’, gold and silver iron on decals for the coat of arms, elastic fusible interfacing, Velcro Stitch witchery. I made his ‘mail’ with metallic fabric. This took awhile since I didn’t use … Read more

Knight Costume

I made my grandson’s Gallant Knight from a pattern by Simplicity to which I added a few embellishments. The two-color tunic, the chain mail sleeves and hood, the cape and the feathered helmet were not part of the pattern. The chain mail of the costume is silver colored netting. I sewed together the two different … Read more