Coolest Homemade Fantasy Warrior Chic Costume

Homemade Fantasy Warrior Chic Costume

I wanted to be fantasy type warriors for Halloween, just one problem!! I couldn’t find anything cool enough or close to what I had designed in my head. So I decided to make a Fantasy Warrior Chic Costume, & it turned out AWESOME! (in my opinion anyway..lol). I started with some faux leather fabric, about … Read more

Coolest Homemade King and Queen Couple Costume

Homemade King and Queen Couple Costume

I made the dogs costume using a pattern for the outfit but the chair I just took foam and covered it leaving a hole in the back so my dog could fit through. I made fake legs and bought some cheap shoes. I just made my own pattern for the legs. I stuffed them and … 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 Homemade Dragon Halloween Costume Idea

Homemade Dragon Halloween Costume Idea

Beginning materials: PVC pipe, Dense foam, Fabric stuffing, ping pong balls, blue led lights, wood, Air brush paint and various fabrics. Tools needed: Hot glue, Sewing machine, Razor blade, saw and airbrush. This Dragon Halloween Costume Idea was completely homemade and took about four days to complete. The beginning was to take the foam and … Read more

Coolest Princess Costume

Fae Princess Costume

Last year, on Halloween, I made my daughter a dress similar to those in the 15th century because she wanted a princess costume. The only fabric where I had enough was the green broadcloth and white (dyed pink with pink dye found in the kitchen). That year, I didn’t have any money at all. I … 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

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 Lady Princess Costume

Coolest Medieval Lady Princess Costume

While my young daughter was thinking a “princess” I had something more along the lines of a medieval “Lady” in mind. This Medieval Lady Princess Costume was fabricated entirely with findings and fabric scraps I had already so the cost was $0 for me. I had a green satin and a gold silk fabric, and … 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 Unicorn Pegasus Costume

Homemade Unicorn Pegasus Costume

It took us under 5 dollars to make this Homemade Unicorn Pegasus Costume. First take about 1 square foot of sequined fabric and fold corner to corner. Envision a triange/horn shape and sew up one side to create that shape. Stuff the horn shape very snug with scraps of any kind. Attach the horn to … Read more

Coolest Homemade Dragon Costume

Homemade Dragon Costume

This Homemade Dragon Costume was my most ambitious costume ever. I have always wanted to be a dragon since I love them, but they are really hard to translate to the human body. What I finally came up with was a nice compromise and is based on Smaug, the Dragon from the book The Hobbit. … Read more

Coolest Homemade Unicorn Costume

Homemade Unicorn Costume

This Homemade Unicorn Costume is a combination of stuff I had on hand, and some items purchased at local Hobby Lobby. I guess you could say the inspiration is My Little Pony Meets Unicorn Fairy. I wore this last Halloween to a costume contest and received first runner up. I had a blast and got … 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 Smoke Breathing Dragon Costume

Homemade Smoke Breathing Dragon Costume

ROAR!!! As expected, this Smoke Breathing Dragon Costume is very imposing. At nearly 12′ tall, it definitely stands out in a crowd on on the street. Definitely my most elaborate and possibly my most favorite costume ever. The entire project took about 80 or so work hours, and was well worth it. It’s height and … 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

Dragon Costume

My son, Max insisted on being a fierce dragon for Halloween this year. We looked high and low for any dragon costumes. Aside from very expensive mascot dragon costumes we came up empty. So we ventured to the fabric store. We looked for a pattern. Again we came up empty. This is probably the 2nd … Read more

Coolest Homemade Prince and Princess Couple Costume Idea

Homemade Prince and Princess Couple Costume Idea

This homemade Prince and Princess couple costume idea was inspired by Disneyland Cinderella and Prince Charming. I used Simplicity patterns for Cinderella and the Prince. Bought material to suite. I enjoy sewing and thought it would be fun for my husband and I to wear at the next Halloween dance. Always wanted to be a … Read more

Dragon Costume

My son loves Malicifent from the Disney’s Sleeping Beauty, so we took the dragon costume idea from the magazine into the fire-breathing dragon that Malicifent turns into towards the end of the movie. The dragon’s head is all from cardboard pieces cut and heavily taped together. The teeth are also cardboard. To create the “fire” … Read more

Coolest Almost No Sew Princess Homemade Costume

Almost No Sew Princess Homemade Costume

Although I love crafting, my sewing skills are preschoolian, so I decided there’s no reason a princess gown has to be one piece and that I will create an ‘almost no sew princess homemade costume’. My princess wore a shiny white blouse she already owned, along with a “gowny” skirt I assembled (you’d hardly call … 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

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

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

Original DIY Dragon Costume

Homemade Dragon Costume

I made the COOLEST Homemade Dragon Costume this year for Halloween. I decided it was fairly original and there was some cool ideas I had to get it started. I fist bought a dress that looked like it had scales. After green dye didnt take to the fabric, I literally colored almost the entire dress … 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