Coolest Homemade Crayola Crayons Group Costume

These Crayola Crayon costumes were made entirely by 3 university students.

We borrowed a sewing machine from friends of ours and made 3 dresses in different colours. We then bought black felt and cut out strips to create the squiggles. We cut out an oval and cut the crayola sign out of it. We glued on the felt with fabric glue, added Velcro at the top to keep it together and put elastic along the top.

To add to the effects, we glued material onto a party hat to create the tip of the crayon. Throughout the night we got many compliments and everyone loved our costumes. We won the Best Costumes contest at our Halloween party. When people asked us where our other crayons were, we said we were the package of 3 you get at the restaurant with the kids colouring menus.

If you have any questions about how this was done, feel free to comment on this photo and I will hopefully get back to you as soon as I can.

12 thoughts on “Coolest Homemade Crayola Crayons Group Costume”

  1. Hi I love your costumes, they are amazing. I’m doing the race for life for cancer research in June. My name is Neola and everyone calls me crayola as a joke. I want me to have the last laugh at this race for life and dress as a pink crayon. Please tell me details on how to make this. I would be very grateful.

  2. hey my name is jordan and i love the crayola idea i wanted me and my two friends to be something different this year and i think we are going to be crayons thanks for the idea

  3. I love that idea I have 2 other friends and every Halloween we dress up as the same thing I know what we are going to be this Halloween totally!!

  4. thank u for posting this photo. me and a couple of my other friends are most definitely going to make our own costumes this year. were going to be crayons too!

  5. Hi, I love your costumes!!
    What material did you guys used and how did you get it so it was fitted and fit you right?


  6. These are so cute! I was wondering how u got them so fitted. Would it be something a very amature(sorry if I spelled that wrong) sewer could do?

  7. wow wonderful job ladies & my friends are being crayons this year too.. & i was just wondering how u made your dresses .. think you could help me out :P

  8. my girlfriends and i were going to do this, just wondering what all the steps to making it were! pleasse help!

  9. Hey guys – These are really awesome costumes. What was the material that you used? It looks like felt wouldn’t be that fitting on the body. And also, how did you make the costumes stay on… by sewing the back? Thanks!

  10. I wanted to make one of these costumes but was wondering what type of material, how it fit, and could you put sleeves on it? Really love these, they are sooo adorable! Thanks!

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