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

Knight Riding on a Horse Illusion 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

Coolest Cinderella Costume

Homemade Cinderella Costume

I’ve been working on my daughter’s dress since March! I wanted to get it just right. I looked everywhere for just the right fabric and finally found it at an interior decorating place, but it was stretch velvet, which is impossible to sew. So, I backed the entire thing with iron-on interfacing, which worked beautifully. … Read more

Coolest Dragon DIY Costume

Homemade Dragon Costume

Andreo’s Homemade Dragon Costume was put together by me, his Grandma Guerrero. I took a jacket and sweat pants as the foundation. This would serve two purposes, one I wouldn’t have to sew a complete outfit and it would be warm on Halloween night. Andreo will be showing off his outfit Halloween night so it … Read more

Princess Costume

I had to dress up for work and I wanted to do the whole princess costume thing but with a non-traditional flare. I had read about this guy who had made a tuxedo jacket and pants out of duct tape for his prom and I thought why not make a dress out of duct tape. … Read more

Princess Costume

To make this costume, I started with a premade simple dress, had a simple stretchy top with a plain light pink skirt w/lace overlay. I began by drawing up the lace around the skirt in 3 different places to give the look of ruffles, I sewed on some pink satin ‘puffs’ to go on the … Read more