Pan Am Crew Toddler Costumes with Chihuahua

Pan Am Crew Toddler Costumes with Chihuahua

My husband and I wanted to do a costume for our 15 month old twins that would compliment each other. We wanted something creative and also not too child like. ¬†We realize we have only a couple of years before they have their own opinions and want to be dressed up as a superhero or … Read more

Aviator Baby Costume

Aviator Baby Costume

With his ride-on-truck lying around the house, I wanted to put it to good use and so I started brainstorming ideas like carriage, police car, plane, etc. Plane sounded the coolest even though it meant some more work with initial designing, prototyping for robustness and finally constructing. Items used: Yellow thick gift wrapping paper Velcro … Read more

Navy Jet Toddler Costume

Navy Jet Toddler Costume

Our son is a big fan of the Navy Jet characters, Echo and Bravo, in the movie Disney Planes. On a recent vacation trip to Virginia Beach, he couldn’t stop watching the Navy Jets flying in and out of the Naval Air Station. It was only fitting that he go as a pilot complete with … Read more

Incredible WWII Fighter Pilot Costume for a Child

Incredible WWII Fighter Pilot Costume for a Child

My son, Dominic LoCascio (four years old) wanted to be a pilot. I’ve always been very interested in the subject of the Second World War and that time period so I decided to dress him in military gear from that era and we constructed a plane modeled after the F4U Corsair, one of the most … Read more

Barnstormer Nick and His Biplane Ace Costume

Barnstormer Nick and His Biplane Ace Costume

My 6 year old son, Nick, took an open cockpit biplane ride this summer in a 1929 plane named Ace, flown by a modern day barnstormer named Mr. Goodfolk (Dewey Davenport). Nick wasn’t overly excited to fly in a “small” airplane as he called it, being a commercial airliner is all he has ever flown … Read more

Disney Planes Dusty Crophopper Tricycle-mounted with Pilot Costume

Disney Planes Dusty Crophopper Tricycle-mounted with Pilot Costume

Since the first Disney Planes movie came out, my son, Talen, has been obsessing over all airplanes, especially Dusty Crophopper’s character in the movie. So, I decided to build him a Dusty airplane to accompany his pilot costume for Halloween this year (2014). After determining the size of airplane based on my son’s size, I … Read more

Top Gun Baby Pilot Costume with an F-14 Tomcat Jet Plane

Top Gun Baby Pilot Costume with an F-14 Tomcat Jet Plane

We decided to make our 10 month old son Maverick from Top Gun for Halloween 2014, and since he isn’t walking yet, we transformed a little plastic push buggy into a huge F-14 Tomcat fighter jet. All in all, probably $60 spent on this costume. Our son LOVED riding around in it and it was … Read more

Easy Airline Pilot Costume

Easy Airline Pilot Costume

My boyfriend had just passed his pilot’s test and bought a plane so it was a no brainer to make him an Airline Pilot costume. It’s all in the details. I searched high and low every thrift store in town to find the rolling bag that the pilots take on the plane with them, I … Read more