Coolest Homemade Native American Girl Costume

Coolest Homemade Native American Girl Costume

The Homemade Native American Girl Costume is a simple pillow case dress with fringe glued all the way around. She’s wearing a wig with fabric trim fitted as a headband with feather embellishments. It was SO easy! We glued some of that fringe to her flip flops to,o instead of buying or making moccassins. Excellent.

Coolest Cactus Costume

Cactus  Antenna costume

I was sitting around thinking of a great idea for a costume and remembered my boyfriend telling me a story. His mother had a Cactus ornament on her antenna of her car. Cactus Cowboy Joe, was the name they gave him. They had taken this ornament off of her antenna and held it for ransom; … Read more

Coolest Homemade Tiger Lily Indian Princess Costume

Homemade Tiger Lily Indian Princess Costume

My Homemade Tiger Lily Indian Princess Costume is made entirely out of brown paper bags. They were cut into strips and sown together with hemp to make the skirt. The vest was made by turning a bag upside down and cutting arm holes and then trimming it down to size. The front of the vest … Read more

Coolest Cactus Homemade Costume

Homemade  Cactus Costume

This costume was for Western Day at my school. I knew right away that I wanted to be a cactus, but figuring out how to do it was more difficult. In the end I came up with a very easy way to make this costume. Materials: Cardboard Bubble Wrap Toothpicks Green paper Double Sided Sticky … Read more

Coolest Homemade Tiger Lily Costume

Homemade Tiger Lily Costume

For the dress of this Tiger Lily Costume I got brown fabric. You might have to search around the fabric store for a bit to get that perfect brown fabric. You need to just know how to do VERY basic sewing. I went with a side strap but I’m sure going with strapless or two … Read more

Coolest Indian Couple Costume

Homemade  Indian Couple Costume

This Indian costume was put together literally hours before my boyfriend and I were about to go out for a Halloween party at his fraternity. College costumes for girls to purchase are so expensive! This was all made from brown fabric that we cut and and just started to tie around ourselves. We snipped and … Read more

Coolest Pocahontas Costume

Homemade Pocahontas Costume

My nickname in High School was Pocahontas, so I decided to finally wear it as a costume. I used a suede upholstery fabric and cut it to size, then punched holes with a hole punch in the sides and laced it with leather string to tie the sides together. Then I cut cream fleece to … Read more

Coolest Cowboy Boot Costume

Homemade Cowboy Boot Costume

Last year I found out there was a costume contest at work and the prize was 50$, well me being the crafter that I am I thought I would enter. I knew in order to win I’d have to be something recognizable but something out of the ordinary. Well living in Texas I thought hey, … Read more

Coolest Cactus, Tumbleweed, Flowers and Tree Family Costume

Coolest Cactus, Tumbleweed, Flowers and Tree Family Costume

My husband wanted to be a cactus and since we always do a family costume, I decided to be tumbleweed. My 2 daughters are flowers and my son is a tree. My husband’s costume is made of felt. The head is lined with foam rubber, with green mesh over his face. The body is a … Read more

Coolest Wild West Couple Costume

Homemade Wild West Couple Costume

I wanted to my kids Wyatt Earp and Miss Kitty. For my son I found a pattern for a dress vest with the right lapels I was looking for. I used a beautiful silver and black brocade and black satin. I used a regular pants pattern with a pinstripe material. The white collar shirt is … Read more

Coolest Homemade Bankrobber and Loot Couple Costume

Homemade Bankrobber and Loot Couple Costume

I wanted a unique ‘couple’ costume. I found the idea for the Homemade Bankrobber and Loot Couple Costume on the internet, but couldn’t find any pictures. I enlisted the help of my creative sister and we searched the local ‘thrift’ shops. I knew I would need a thicker, double/queen sheet, preferably a sandy color, but … Read more

Coolest Twin Boy Cowboy and Indian Costumes

Twin Boy Cowboy and Indian Costumes

These Cowboy and Indian costumes were for my twins, I basically put together the cowboy costume from different items I searched for and bought, some retail and some thrift store. I am not a big fan of out-of-the-bag costumes and never have been. I did make the Indian costume, I just purchased a suede looking … Read more

Coolest Homemade Pink Cowgirl Halloween Costume

Homemade Pink Cowgirl Halloween Costume

Saydee at age 20 months is the epitome of girl power with her “cowboy boot” slippers, pink kerchief, cowgirl hat with gold star sheriff badge and rugged but girly denim jumper. Of course, a gunslinger has to have her 6 shooters; notice that Saydee’s holster is blinged out with pink flower decorations. Not seen in … Read more

Coolest Female Indian Costume

Homemade Female Indian Costume

This is the coolest Homemade Female Indian Costume ever. I made EVERTHING from including my headdress. I love to make my costume and costumes for my friends and this one came out perfect. So perfect I wore it to two different parties and everyone was amazed. I have never seen a costume like this and … Read more

Coolest Homemade Indian Costume

Homemade Indian Girl Costume

I had tons of fun making this Indian costume. I started with some fake suede from the fabric store. I used a shirt as the template for the top. It fitted like a vest and was all one piece. I didn’t want to have any stitching so it would be more authentic. I cut long … Read more

Cowgirl Costume

Materials need for this costume: pink pleather, cowgirl hat, pink fringe, belt with big buckle (already had at home), white long sleeve shirt, and a pair of blue jeans. Cowgirl costumes are very easy to make even for an inexperienced sewer like myself. I looked online for different ideas for cowgirl costumes and combined ideas … Read more

Coolest Cactus Homemade Couple Costume

Homemade Cactus Costume

Our work recently hosted a “Wild West” theme party. Instead of going as the usual cowboy/girl we thought we’d go as cacti. It was very easy to make and walking to the venue we received many laughs, comments and even some tourists who wanted some photos! It was great fun. Here’s how: Materials 1 x … Read more