75+ Coolest DIY Fantasy and Medieval Costumes

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Take a look at these cool homemade Fantasy and Medieval costumes shared with us by costume enthusiasts from around the world. Along with the costumes here, you’ll also find loads of homemade costume ideas and DIY Halloween costume inspiration for your next costume project. Enjoy!


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Coolest Kid’s Medieval Knight DIY Halloween Costume

Coolest Kid's Medieval Knight DIY Halloween Costume

Several months after last year’s Halloween, my 9 year old son decided he wanted to be a medieval knight for Halloween this year.  In my household, Halloween is a pretty big deal and we make our costumes, so this wasn’t going to be just any knight costume – we were going to go for full body armor. Since I had never built a suit of armor before, this was going to be fun.   First was learning about all the pieces of a standard armor suit and deciding what kind of suit to build.  Read more »


Explosive Dragon Costume

Explosive Dragon Costume

I wanted a costume that could combine a great articulated wing design from a fellow Instructables user, shoot steam and possibly utilize stilts. Dragon seemed to fit the requirements. The costume uses a lot of EVA foam (aka cross-linked polyethylene foam). The head was made of sheets of foam, backed with cardboard, and supported with metal strapping to form a mounting structure. Read more »