Coolest Mileena from Mortal Kombat Costume

Mortal Combat Costume

I made the bodysuit of this Mortal Combat costume using a full swimsuit pattern with pink fabric. Then just sewed some black stretchy fabric and put as belt and attached to pink bought gloves. The mask was just a painter’s mask covered and hot glues some extra pink fabric. The boots I made some socks/knee … Read more

Coolest Homemade Outer Space Family Halloween Costume

Homemade Outer Space Family Halloween Costume

This is how I made our Homemade Outer Space Family Halloween Costume. I got 3 large 36 inch balloons and paper mached them for the earth, moon and sun. I let them sit for a couple of days so that everything was dry. For the moon, I added craters. I popped the balloons and painted … Read more

Coolest Homemade Kiss Family Halloween Costume

Homemade Kiss Family Halloween Costume

I got this homemade Kiss family Halloween costume idea from this website and talked my four kids into being Kiss for Halloween. I started by purchasing a plain black shirt and leggings for each kid at Target. Then I went to JoAnne Fabric and purchased 2 yards of silver shimmery fabric. I used all two … Read more

Coolest Do it Yourself Lego Family Costume

Do it Yourself Lego Family Costume

We were inspired by the Lego Group costume on this site, that won last year, and made our own do it yourself Lego family costume. We followed their perfect instructions and made our own versions based off of Lego Minifigures we found at the Lego Store and on eBay. We did the Disco Dude Minifigure, … Read more

Coolest Flintstones Family Costume

Coolest Flintstones Family Costume 56

I always enjoy making my son’s costumes and each year I strive to top the last. He has previously been a bat, a ninja, a spider, and even the $5000 wedge from Wheel of Fortune. This year my husband suggested I go for a Flintstones theme since our son and my brother’s daughter are about … Read more

Awesome Katy Perry Costume

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I decided to create a Katy Perry costume from scratch last year for Halloween. It took a lot of effort, but the end result was fantastic and I received so much praise from everyone! Let’s start… The bra – This was the hardest part to the costume. To make the cupcakes I used filmo (a … Read more

Coolest Homemade Pretty Woman Halloween Costume Idea

Homemade Pretty Woman Halloween Costume Idea

I have never sewed anything more than some quilts, but this wasn’t too bad! You’ll need: – blue nylon fabric – white fabric – any metal ring (I used plastic ones found in the purse making section of my fabric store) – blonde wig – black hat – knee high boots or shoe covers – … Read more

Coolest Homemade Cortana Costume

Homemade Cortana Costume

My son and I have always had coordinating costumes every year for the past 11 years. He has wanted to be Master Chief from the Xbox 360 Halo game but this costume does not come in child sizes and they do not even make a Cortana costume. When the adult version of the Master Chief … Read more

Coolest Homemade Cuddly Caterpillar Baby Costume

Homemade Cuddly Caterpillar Baby Costume

For my son’s first Halloween I wanted to make his costume because I really didn’t find anything I liked in the stores for babies. One of his favorite books is the Very Hungry Caterpillar, which was going to be the theme of his first birthday party so I decided to “transform” him into a Homemade … Read more

Coolest Bud Light Girl Costume

Homemade Bud Light Girl Costume

This costume has 648 beer caps on it. It includes the hat, earrings, a necklace, an anklet, a purse, a bracelet and of course the shoes shirt and shorts. It took me one month to save all the caps and a lot of parties. I used mostly fabric glue and a hot glue gun to … Read more

Coolest Day of the Dead Couple Costume

Homemade Day of the Dead Couple Costume

Write-up: Since moving 550 miles away from our home last year, we’ve decided to start to learn more about new cultures. Recently, I learned about the Mexican culture and especially the holiday celebrated, Dia De Los Muertos, Day of the Dead. I found pictures of the “sugar skull” online and was intrigued by how elaborate … Read more

Coolest Monsters Inc. Family Costume

Homemade Monsters Inc. Family Costume

I made this Homemade Monsters Inc. Family Costume to be different from other people since every kid loves Sully. I figured hey why not buy a sewing machine and try it out! Lol, well needless to say I succeeded and everyone wanted pictures with us especially Sully! Sully is made out of faux fur and … Read more