Dragon and Fairy Princess Couple Costume

Dragon and Fairy Princess Couple Costume

My husband and I love Halloween. We kinda got together on Halloween several years ago and every year we try to go big. Well, at least I do and I think my husband is just fine to go along for the ride because he knows how happy it makes me. ┬áIn 2009 we decided to … 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 Prince Charming and Cinderella Costume

Homemade Prince Charming and Cinderella Costume

This Prince Charming and Cinderella Costume were our costumes for a Halloween Piano Recital where I accompanied my daughter on the song “So This is Love” from Walt Disney’s “Cinderella.” I adapted the McCall’s pattern for a Civil War uniform to make my outfit, and adapted and combined Simplicity’s patterns for Snow White and Sleeping … Read more

Coolest Homemade Cinderella Custume

Homemade Cinderella Costume

This is my version of a Cinderella costume. I made it for a convention. I went there with my friends, so all together we were Cinderella, Tinkerbell, Alice in Wonderland, Sally from ‘Nightmare Before Christmas’ and Peter Pan. For my homemade Cinderella costume I bought some satin fabric in blue and white – 4 meter … Read more

Coolest Cinderella and Prince Charming Couple Costume

Homemade Cinderella and Prince Charming Couple Costume

I created a Homemade Cinderella and Prince Charming Couple Costume. For Cinderella I started with a sewing pattern for a leotard. I altered the pattern to get a v neck in the front and I wanted cap sleeves I like in the R&H Cinderella that Brandy and Whitney Huston are in. The only problem with … 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 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

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

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

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