Autumn Yarn Homemade Lion Costume

Autumn Yarn Homemade Lion Costume

This is my twelve year-old girl dressed in her autumn yarn homemade lion costume. She wanted to be a cute lion instead of a realistic fur lion. Homemade Lion Costume Instructions I used tie died fleece for the head and body. I enlarged a vintage mask pattern for the head. She wanted a really BIG … Read more

Abby the Grumpy Cat Costume

Abby the Grumpy Cat Costume

I made this grumpy cat costume out of foam, hot glue, fake faux fur, and buckram! I made the head, paws, tail, and feet, and the body was made by a friend. Grumpy Cat Costume Instructions I first sculpted the head on a balaclava bass out of foam and stuck it on with hot glue. … Read more

Easy Grumpy Cat vs. Nyan Cat Costume for Couples

Easy Grumpy Cat vs. Nyan Cat Costume for Couples

My girlfriend and I wanted to try and do a couples costume that we were sure we weren’t going to see all over the place this Halloween, but would still be somewhat matching and have a good time with, so we picked to be famous internet cat meme’s Grumpy Cat and Nyan Cat. For Grumpy … Read more

Sexy Cat Costume

Sexy Cat Costume

Being a transgender girl, I don’t get out much and always wanted to be something sexy for halloween.  I debated on just dressing up as a girl, but always wanted to do more.  I began searching online and decided on being a sexy cat.  My other choice was being a playboy bunny!!! I bought a leopard … Read more

Cat and Litter Box Couple Costume

Cat and Litter Box Couple Costume

I am a natural cat lover and when I got married, my husband knew myself and my 2 cays came as a package deal. My husband, however, is not much of a cat person, but has learned to tolerate them. It has become a running joke among family and friends that I have turned his … Read more

Leopard and Safari Guide Couples Costume

Leopard and Safari Guide Couples Costume

For our Leopard and Safari Guide couples costume I found everything at my local Goodwill and it only took my a few hours to make! For the safari guide costume I found a straw hat and a khaki vest. We wrote ‘safari guide’ on the vest, added a few scratches I’m my boyfriends face with fake … Read more

Coolest Samurai Cat Costume

Coolest Samurai Cat Costume

Samurai cat is a series of illustrated books by Mark Rodgers. I love cats and his books inspired me to make this Samurai Cat costume based on the chief character, Miaowara Tomokato.  I even wore the costume to a convention where he was at and he was very impressed. How I Made the Costume I … Read more

Super Cute Lion Toddler Costume

Super Cute Lion Toddler Costume

Our family had just left the local zoo where my 3yr old daughter shockingly changed her mind about dressing up as Princess Elsa to going as a beautiful peacock instead for Halloween. It was a very productive outing I must say – in the short time we were there, it was decided that Mommy and … Read more

Original Day of the Dead Cat Costume

Original Day of the Dead Cat Costume

I LOVE cats! And I love the Day of the Dead (Dia de Muertos), the Mexican holiday. So why not combine them both? I’ve been practicing with my face-paints and looked for ideas online for Day of the Dead makeup, and even found Day of the Dead cat statues for sale online, so I got … Read more

Last-Minute Cat and Laser Pointer Couple Costume

Last-Minute Cat and Laser Pointer Couple Costume

We got invited to a Halloween party an hour before we needed to be there and as usual did not have costumes prepared! Heather decided to go as a black cat. She converted her lion ears from the previous year’s Cowardly Lioness costume into cat ears. She did so by safety pinning them near the … Read more

Original Grumpy Cat in his Condo Costume

Original Grumpy Cat in his Condo Costume

My cat’s who are named “Boots” and “Socks” love to play and sleep in their cat condo ever since I brought it home to them from Walmart.  They feel safe and protected when they are inside.  Upon looking at the weather for Halloween the Monday prior, I noticed that it had a high chance of … Read more

Tim Burton’s Cheshire Cat

Tim Burton's Cheshire Cat

This costume was a ton of work. It started out with the mask, which has a paper mache base that I created literally on my daughter’s face, making sure to add upholstery foam where Cheshire’s face differed from hers. She had to take two showers to get all the glue out of her hair after that! Then, I … Read more

Original Rock-Star Puzzle Cat Goddess Costume

Original Rock-Star Puzzle Cat Goddess Costume

She’s fierce, an original songwriter artist. a Rockstar! Feisty feline but nice. Sweet  but you must think twice. She has a heart of literate gold. A passion for puzzles. Riddles, fill in the blanks and the puzzle game “Double Trouble. May I formally introduce. Cynthia The Rock-Star Puzzle Cat Goddess! Cynthia originated from Cairo Egypt. … Read more

Adorable Kitty Costume for a Girl

Adorable Kitty Costume for a Girl

My daughter wanted to be a kitty cat, but the stock costumes were just plain boring. Believe it or not, I had a leopard bodysuit from when I was 20 and by dressing it up I was able to use it (you cannot see how long it is on her). The body suit was sleeveless, … Read more

Sexy Leopard and Leopard Tamer Couple Costume

Sexy Leopard and Leopard Tamer Couple Costume

For the leopard, I wore a leopard body suit.  I wore black high-waisted shorts over top and black ripped stockings underneath.  To complete the look I threw on leopard heels and a leopard cat mask. For the leopard tamer, he wore black dress pants and a white button-up.  To complete his look, he wore a … Read more

Adolescent Aristocats Girl Group Costume

Adolescent Aristocats Girl Group Costume

Every Halloween has every group of female, college students who wants the ultimate, Halloween costume. It’s the cleverness and sex appeal to a costume that attracts all the eyes at a college party. This year, every campus had a select group of girls who continued the Disney Princess, Minion, or Cat Woman tradition. My friend, … Read more

Cool Homemade Cat Costume

Cool Homemade Cat Costume

I am very creative and love home made costumes. I create costumes for my kids, husband and myself every year. I start planning mine the day after Halloween and begin creatiion 2-3 prior as I usually have the most difficult one. I wanted to re create a cat costume from the broadway musical “CATS”. I researched for … Read more

Coolest MGM Lion Logo Costume

Coolest MGM Lion Logo Costume

When deciding on a costume for Halloween, I always try to go with something that plays off my own look.  With my naturally curly hair, and colouring, I decided it would make a great lion’s mane.  But I didn’t want to be just any old lion.  I wanted to be a famous lion!! So I … Read more

Three Little Kittens Who Didn’t Lose Their Mittens!

Three Little Kittens Who Didn't Lose Their Mittens!

I have enjoyed sewing costumes for my 7 kids for the last 19 years and LOVE themes. A big year for 6 year old girl twins & 8 year old brother – for scoring lots of candy now that they have endurance! Living in Minnesota requires warmer costumes so we headed to the store for … Read more

Crazy Cat Lady Costume (and Song and Dance)

Crazy Cat Lady Costume (and Song and Dance)

This crazy Cat Lady costume all started in the art room of Tongue Point Job Corps in Astoria, OR in 2005. I found this black and white cat print fabric and thought it was so cute! I learned right then and there how to follow a pattern and sew a dress. It was a splendid dress but when … Read more

Crazy Cat Lady DIY Costume

Crazy Cat Lady DIY Costume

I am a cat lover. I have 5 of them. I am not married and no kids so my pets are my kids. My friends are always making fun of me and my cats…sooo I decided to work it. I borrowed lots of cats from kids. Bought the wildest (ugliest outfit I could find). They loved … Read more

Miss Tiger Costume

Miss Tiger Costume

I purchased 2 yards of Tiger material from the animal print section. Selected material that I could cut into and would not have to sew any edges or that edges would run. Also purchased 1 yard of elastic all at Joanne Fabrics at 50% off. I already had black thread and needles at home. I … Read more

Inner Tigress Costume Idea: You’re Gonna Hear Me ROAR!

Inner Tigress Costume Idea: You're Gonna Hear Me ROAR!

This inner Tigress coming out face painting  was a last-minute costume that required very little effort. I wanted something quick but high-impact. I used face paint from CVS and it worked fine for me), and followed the picture as best i could. I am an artist, so if you are entirely inexperienced, have a friend come over … Read more