Coolest Homemade Infant Indian Costume

Homemade Infant Indian Costume

For my 5 month old’s first Halloween I thought a little homemade infant Indian costume would be great. I started with dyeing a long sleeved one-z, cotton pants, hat and socks a tan color. I purchased faux suede, fringe and a southwest patterned ribbon. I sewed a bib adding fringe and trim to the edges. … Read more

Coolest Homemade Chuck Wagon Cowboy Halloween Costume

Homemade Chuck Wagon Cowboy Halloween Costume

I love Halloween and was so excited to make a costume this year for my 16 month old grandson River! I hope he finds a love for Halloween…just like his mom and mumsy (which is what he calls me)! River loves horses, so I thought he would make a Homemade Chuck Wagon Cowboy Halloween Costume … Read more

Coolest Homemade Cowboys and Natives Halloween Costume

Homemade Cowboys and Natives Halloween Costume

My 2 years old’s love for his cowboy hat and “doots” as he refers to his boots were the inspiration for this year’s Homemade Cowboys and Natives Halloween Costume. For the little deputy I first bought cow print fabric and a faux suede. I sewed a reversible vest so he could use it for playing … Read more

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 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