Mad Max and Imperator Furiosa with Bionic Arm Costume

Mad Max and Imperator Furiosa with Bionic Arm Costume

I went to the movies with my friends to see “Mad Max: Fury Road” without really knowing what the movie was about, but within 5 minutes of seeing Furiousa’s character I knew that she would be my costume that coming Halloween. I love costume’s that you don’t just buy pieces of the rack for; I … Read more

Beast Boy From Teen Titans Costume

Beast Boy From Teen Titans Costume

First, I bought a black unitard. Then I got a pink biketard(to go over the black unitard). It was almost impossible to find a perfect one. It had to be sleeveless, have a turtleneck, and be the right color. My gloves I just bought at walmart and then super glued strips of electrical tape on … Read more

The Joker Costume – Alive and Well

The Joker Costume - Alive and Well

So this halloween my kids decided I should go as the joker and nothing else. So thinking about it made it seem like a too simple easy costume,few splashes of face paint and your done…personally im not that type of guy to take the easy way about it. So I decided I needed to be … Read more

Crazy Roger and Jessica Rabbit Couple Costume

Crazy Roger and Jessica Rabbit Couple Costume

For Halloween 2015 I was supposed to be a bridesmaid in a friend’s wedding. My husband was to be a groomsman and my son was supposed to be ring bearer. The wedding was called off on Tuesday prior to the Saturday night Halloween. Now we had a dilemma…what to do with the strapless red satin … Read more

Coolest Dalek Homemade Costume

Coolest Dalek Costume

I came up with this idea because I love doctor who and I thought a Dalek would look awesome on halloween. For this costume I used a lot of ply wood for the interior and card board for the exterior. First I used a scooter for the base and built around it with wood. Then … Read more

DIY Hulk Costume Made from Scratch!

DIY Hulk Costume Made from Scratch!

Hello there!! My name is Trevor and I made an Incredible hulk costume from scratch! I started with a black lycra suit and added pieces of polyurethane foam with a spray adhesive. As I applied them, I used an electric Turkey carver to shape all of the muscles and to contour the foam to my … Read more

Buzz Lightyear Costume to Infinity and Beyond

Buzz Lightyear Costume to Infinity and Beyond

I love Toy Story and always wanted to make an awesome Buzz Lightyear costume. You don’t see many of those due to the difficulty of crafting the armor pieces. So I set out researching how to make costume armor. Some great resources for me included: Punished Props and the foam armoring books by Bill Doran … Read more

Renaissance Festival Faun Costume

Renaissance Festival Faun Costume

I like to frequent Renaissance Festivals, and i’ve always wanted to make a Faun costume. I enjoy the mythological side of costuming, and since I needed something to freshen up my Ren Fest experience, I decided to start constructing something that would resemble the idea that had been prancing around in my head for so … Read more

Female Predator Costume

Female Predator Costume

I chose to wear the costume myself as I really get into the Halloween spirit by being creative and creating my own costumes. I loved the movie “Predator” and wanted to be something unique this year and not like a lot of other costumes. I definitely was the ONLY one who had a Predator costume … Read more

Coolest Scary Weeping Angel Costume

Coolest Scary Weeping Angel Costume

I am a big fan of the TV show Doctor Who. I wanted to make a costume/cosplay that would get a big reaction at comicon, and so I chose a difficult, but fun, subject: a weeping angel. Weeping angels are beings who have a perfect defense system. When you see them, they turn into stone. … Read more

Hipster Han Solo and Princess Leia Couple Costume

Hipster Han Solo and Princess Leia Couple Costume

Inspiration: This is my boyfriend & I! First off. We love Star Wars & are stoked for the upcoming movie. We weren’t planning on dressing up this year but then we got invited to a last minute party so we had to put something together quick, but wanted to keep it unique. I had seen … Read more

Steampunk Inspired Pumpkin Queen Costume

Steampunk Inspired Pumpkin Queen Costume

Pumpkin Queen is an original costume design created for Halloween. She is a villainess who will do ANYTHING (even kill) to stop premature Christmas decorating. I have been planning this costume for over a year. The costume and jewelry are steampunk inspired and completely handmade and designed by myself. I began this Steampunk inspired Pumpkin Queen … Read more

The Millennium Falcon T2X-Wagon Version

The Millennium Falcon T2X-Wagon Version

Where to start… ok 106 hours, 38 Days and The Millennium Falcon was born. I wanted to take my 15 month old Daughter to our local Comic Convention and thought that her wagon would be the best way to take her, it’s very very busy and she is getting big/heavy and I can not carry … Read more

Spartacus and Sura Couple Costume

Spartacus and Sura Couple Costume

My boyfriend Chad and I are huge Spartacus fans! We were both thinking about how cool those outfits are and what it would be like if we had them. Chad is a bodybuilder and I thought it would look really awesome on him. He is being the main gladiator Spartacus and I am being Spartacus’s … Read more

Mini Link from Zelda DIY Costume

Mini Link from Zelda DIY Costume

My son is a huge Zelda video game fan, so when he wanted to go as Link from the game I couldn’t say no!  I am not a seamstress so we got some help from his Aunt to make some of the items for this mini Link from Zelda DIY costume. We started off by … Read more

Coolest Lady Ciel Phantomhive Costume from Black Butler

Coolest Lady Ciel Phantomhive Costume from Black Butler

This Lady Ciel Phantomhive costume from Black Butler was super fun to make! It was a little on the expensive side for materials, but it was very entertaining. I had to make a hoopshirt, pin-on bows, flowers to go on the hat, and the pink over slip and white underlayer! I bought the wig and … Read more

Homemade Fallout 3 Power Armor Costume

Homemade Fallout 3 Power Armor Costume

My 14 year old son Drake loves the game fallout and with fallout 4 coming out this year, he said we wanted to go as a brotherhood of steel. So I had him scour his room for parts that we might use and we determined an old clone trooper helmet he had might do the … Read more

Erza Inspired Halloween Cosplay Costume

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To make this Halloween Cosplay costume, I used a lot of craft foam, spray paint, acrylic paint, and hot glue. I alsodyed my hair red and used hair extensions. The costume was really fun to make, but took me a period of weeks to complete because I work a lot. It was all worth it, … Read more

Handmade Labyrinth Costume: Sarah and Jareth

Handmade Labyrinth Costume: Sarah and Jareth

I wanted to construct this Labyrinth costume “by the book”and by the book is what I ended up creating. The first thing I noticed about the dress, was the fit of the bodice. It was a glove on Jennifer Connelly’s body.  I had made a few bodices before.  The one I made for Queen Frostine, had … Read more

Comic Con El Chapulin Colorado Tribute Costume

Comic Con El Chapulin Colorado Tribute Costume

I decided to cosplay with El Chapulin for the first time this year, so what better place to do it at than at New York Comic Con 2015! I put the costume together using: Red compression pants/shirt Red short sleeve t-shirt Yellow shorts Yellow converse sneakers w red laces Cincinnati Reds fitted hat For the … Read more

Cruella De Vil Costume – Just Like the Cartoon!

Cruella De Vil Costume - Just Like the Cartoon!

This Cruella de Vil costume was one that I actually made for New York Comic Con 2015. I am so proud of how it came out. I went as Cruella De Vil from the movie, 101 Dalmatians. I had such a blast being Cruella for the day! I am lucky enough to have a mother who … Read more