Amazing Seven Foot Tall Mighty Megazord Costume

Amazing Seven Foot Tall Mighty Megazord Costume

Both of my brothers are cosplayers. They go to conventions all the time. They said I should join them because it is a lot of fun. I began thinking what would I even dress up as. Then I thought about what I liked. I loved watching the Power Rangers when I was younger. I have … Read more

Coolest Homemade Carnage (Spiderman Villain) Costume

Coolest Homemade Carnage (Spiderman Villain) Costume

My son is a huge Spiderman fan and asked if I could make him a “Carnage” costume. If you are not a comic person… Carnage is the offspring of “Venom” (seen in Spiderman 3). Venom is a symbiote 1/2 alien that merges with a human host. In the comic series, a piece of the alien disconnected from … Read more

Cool Homemade Oola the Twi’lek Costume from Return of the Jedi

Cool Homemade Oola the Twi'lek Costume from Return of the Jedi

I have always loved the original Star Wars trilogy. But as a woman, if you wanted to dress as someone from the movies, you were generally stuck with two options: Princess Leia in regular clothes or Princess Leia in slace gear. Not my thing. I decided to try making a costume of Oola the Twi’lek … Read more

My Costume From Dream to Reality: I am Master Chief!

My Costume From Dream to Reality: I am Master Chief!

How do you write how-to directions for a 1 year build process?  Well, you really don’t. The first step is making the commitment that no matter what, you will put in the work to do the process the right way, and not just rush to finish by a certain deadline. I missed Halloween last year … Read more

Coolest Homemade Power Rangers Costume: All Hail Lord Zedd!

Coolest Homemade Power Rangers Costume: All Hail Lord Zedd!

Growing up as a kid I would sit down on the floor with my action figures and watch Mighty Morphin Power Rangers with my brother. Ever since I saw the episode The Mutiny and Lord Zedd came up on screen I was instantly fascinated with the character. I always wanted to be Zedd for Halloween, … Read more

Fun Homemade Pirate and Parrot Couple Costume

Fun Homemade Pirate and Parrot Couple Costume

I had so much fun making this costume. I pretty much went to every store I could until I had piece by piece (Thrift Stores, Goodwill, Joann’s Fabric, Hobby Lobby Michaels and every Halloween store I drove by). PIRATE: The white and reddish “belt” and the white “belt” around him are actually scarves.  The other … Read more

Super Awesome Demona Costume from Disney’s Gargoyles

Super Awesome Demona Costume from Disney's Gargoyles

For those who never saw Disney’s brilliant cartoon TV series Gargoyles, I pity you. It was an amazing, gritty cartoon that showcased some brilliant writing along with tie ins to actual history and Shakespeare. My favorite character from this show was Demona, originally part of the main gargoyle clan who went her own way when … 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