Handmade Donkey Kong Costume

Handmade Donkey Kong Costume

This is a Donkey Kong costume I made. The base of the head piece is paper mache. I covered the base with batting and then the brown fabric. I stuffed bits of fiber fill into the peak of the pointed area on top of the head. The mouth was added over the brown fabric. I made … Read more

Coolest Homemade Despicable Me Minions Costume

Coolest Homemade Despicable Me Minions Costume

P.S. if my English is bad, excuse me, I am a French Canadian. Last year, a friend of mine and me decided to do Lego costumes for Halloween and won 1st place in two different bars, so we decided to participate again this year. We brainstormed for about two weeks and ended up with the … 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 … Read more

Original DIY Werewolf Costume (Named Kessler D. Quist)

Original DIY Werewolf Costume (Named Kessler D. Quist)

This is Mr. Kessler D. Quist, a big, bad, goofy wolf. I got his name from 80’s werewolf films, and his design from old cartoons and my imagination. While out and about, he loves to play tricks. His head is carved upholstery foam, held together with hot glue. His eyes are painted plastic with screen … Read more

Awesome Handmade Queen Amidala Halloween Costume

Awesome Handmade Queen Amidala Halloween Costume

In May of 1999 something happened that no person thought would for a good 19 years.  Many had gone to a crappy movie (Wing Commander) just to see a preview.  With promises to enchant us beyond imagination after, we waited in lines.  One to get tickets and another when it came time to get into the theater.  The audience … Read more

Sexy Homemade Alien Invader Costume

Sexy Homemade Alien Invader Costume

Alien costumes are not easy to find. I wanted something that reminded people of the aliens from the movie Alien but maybe was a little more approachable and not so slimy. What I came up with was a combination of the alien from the Alien movies, and the creature from the movie Splice. The entire … Read more

A HULK of a Homemade Costume!

A HULK of a Homemade Costume!

Hulk and the Avengers were always my favorite characters ever. I have seen those movies dozens of times and wanted to bring the energy from the big screen to life. I sat down at my kitchen table one night trying to come up with my next great costume idea and it hit me, what better … Read more

Funny Homemade Minions Couple Costume

Funny Homemade Minions Couple Costume

The boys love Dispicible Me and me being a designer, I thought it would be cool to make them costumes. It started with poster board and paper mache $155.00 in materials later I have some cool costumes the boys just love and can’t wait to go trick or treating.

Best Homemade Wolverine X-Force Costume Ever!

Best Homemade Wolverine X-Force Costume Ever!

I made this costume for my son, Isaac he is 9 years old and loves all of the comic book super heros, This year he wanted wolverine, I made him a Batman last year that was pretty great so I had to up the ante this year on this wolverine costume. I wanted the claws … Read more

Awesome Homemade Alien Xenomorph Costume for Halloween

An Alien Xenomorph Invades Plano, TX!!

Here’s how our homemade Alien Xenomorph costume came to life. My son Joshua has always had a fascination with natural and fictitious creatures like Dinosaurs and Dragons.  His love of scary monsters evolved to the creepiest monster ever featured in movies: The Alien Xenomorph in the Alien films.  He has had an intense fascination with … Read more