Deathstroke Costume from Batman Arkham Origins

Deathstroke Costume from Batman Arkham Origins

I started with reference photos of the character, from there I made templates after taking my measurements, I made the templates out of construction paper,  making sure I got the sizes correct before I started cutting the foam. Once the templates were made, I started tracing them on the foam.   Using an exacto knife, … Read more

Awesome Homemade Steampunk Costume

Awesome Homemade Steampunk Costume

Krank Shaft the Steampunk Engineer with Achimedes the Owl Hello my name is Charles and I’m a Steampunk artist, I have created my own original character. Ever since i was a young boy i loved to make things from model planes to LEGO. Once I heard what Steampunk was, I knew it was me from … Read more

Elaborate Zombie Ursula Costume

Elaborate Zombie Ursula Costume

Planning this Ursula costume was extremely last minute but when you look at it, it looks like it took a lot of time. I made the costume in 24 hours. Trying to think of how to do the tentacles, I looked through the books at JoAnn Fabric and found the Simplicity 4043 pattern for mermaid … Read more

Movie Quality DIY Spiderman Costume

Movie Quality DIY Spiderman Costume

Spiderman has been my inspiration ever since I was a little tyke. I borderline model my morals after him. I exercise to get as close to doing what he can do, and I’ve always wanted an awesome Spiderman costume. Problem is, all the ones I would see online were uber expensive. At the time I … Read more

Cute Homemade Marvin the Martian Costume for a Woman

Cute Homemade Marvin the Martian Costume for a Woman

I am in ZTA at UF and we have about 3 socials a month, which gives me the perfect opportunity to dress up and get creative.  We recently had one with the theme “Space Jam”.  Three of my friends were bunnies with the Tune Squad jerseys and I chose to be Marvin the Martian.  I … Read more

Awesome Homemade Falcor the Luck Dragon Costume

Awesome Homemade Falcor the Luck Dragon Costume

The story of this costume begins with the dress.  I found this amazing piece at a local thrift store and the iridescent beaded bodice was too much to resist.  It was worthy of a Ru Paul runway show and I had to have it!  Already having a closet full of sparkly stuff, I needed a … Read more

Awesome Homemade Groot Costume

Awesome Homemade Groot Costume

I was looking for a way to challenge myself by creating something out of this world. The Groot costume idea came to me as a challenge. My peers said I would not be able to re-create such an intense character before halloween. There was a lot of trial and error with this costume since there … Read more

Cutest Toddler Rocky Horror Picture Show Columbia Costume

Cutest Toddler Rocky Horror Picture Show Columbia Costume

I’ve been a fan of The Rocky Horror Picture Show for about 20 years and when I found out I was going to have a daughter I knew I had to take advantage of this idea and make her a Columbia costume. The reactions have been amazing. The image was posted on the official Rocky … Read more

Coolest DIY Iron Man Costume

Coolest DIY Iron Man Costume

I have been working on this Iron Man costume for over a year and a half now and I love spending time on this project. I think one of my favorite things about this suit is how much I make people’s days when I walk around with it on. I built the costume because my … Read more

Mother and Daughter Hunger Games Costume

Mother and Daughter Hunger Games Costume

Catching Fire Effie (Mother) and Katniss (Daughter) Costumes These costumes were definitely the most ambitious ones I’ve made yet.  I already made an Effie Trinket costume from the first Hunger Games movie so when I saw Effie’s butterfly costume, I knew I just had to make it.  All those butterflies!  Gorgeous! So, the research began … Read more

Awesome Homemade Avatar Na’vi Warrior Jake Sully Costume

Awesome Homemade Avatar Na'vi Warrior Jake Sully Costume

My wife Katie and I, along with two other couples (Crystal and Eric Eller, and Mike and Leslie Deery), were hanging out on our patio one weekend when we came up with the idea of planning a group costume for Halloween. Eric quickly made a suggestion, and before we even had a chance to really … Read more

Cutest X-Men Mystique Halloween Costume

Cutest X-Men Mystique Halloween Costume

My little one loves Marvel and wanted to be Mystique, but there was no Mystique Halloween costumes to be found. So we made one! The Mystique Costume I started off with a white onesie and bought some blue fabric dye. I wanted it to look like a body suit so I made her wear it … Read more

Cool Homemade C3P0 Costume

Cool Homemade C3P0 Costume

My name is Terry and I live in Hamilton Ontario, Canada, and I am submitting the C3PO costume that I made by hand and have won many contests here in Hamilton. I am 56 years old and when I saw the first Star Wars movie way back in 1977, the second I saw C3PO, for … Read more

Halo Costume – The First Ever Costume I Built

Halo Costume - The First Ever Costume I Built

My son, like most kids, plays Halo.  I’m a PE teacher so being active is my thing until I had to have emergency back surgery to fix a blown out disc.  I have A.D.D. (attention deficit disorder) so sitting and resting are really hard for me. After surgery I was told I’d need 3 months … Read more

Coolest LEGO Darth Maul Homemade Minifigure Costume

Coolest LEGO Darth Maul Homemade Minifigure Costume

A few years ago I invented MinifigME, a process that allows us to put kids (of any age) faces on LEGO minifigures, inspired by my sons love of all things LEGO. Since we have always been a Lego-loving family, I wasn’t surprised when my son asked me if I could make him a minifig costume. … Read more

Awesome Dr. Who Weeping Angel Costume for a Girl

Awesome Dr. Who Weeping Angel Costume for a Girl

My daughter wanted to be the Weeping the Angel from Dr. Who for Halloween last year. I set out to a bigger feat then I could ever have imagined. The costume should be on this site not because its been done before but because it will never be sold or given away. The memories making … Read more

Beautiful Homemade Pheonix Costume

Beautiful Homemade Pheonix Costume

This is how I made my Phoenix costume. Skirt: To create this costume I started by cutting fabric feathers in two sizes, medium and large. Once they were all finished, I layered them and sewed them to an elastic band for the skirt. Next for the top I ordered several hundred red craft feathers that … Read more

My Furry Costume Creation – Geo

My Furry Costume Creation - Geo

Well, I named my creation Geo. I started off making what is called a fursuit head out of old furniture foam. Her head shape was purely experimental. I wanted to make a species called a Sergal and hopefully sell the head at an upcoming convention. While Geo was still being “foamed” I started looking at … Read more

Cool Homemade Loki Costume from Marvel Comics

Cool Homemade Loki Costume from Marvel Comics

This is what Thor’s evil brother Loki looked like when we first meet him in Journey into Mystery #85. I wanted to make a Loki costume but I did not want to use the movie version. So I went old school. 1962 the costume was all made from scratch. This was my 1st time doing … Read more

Seductive Poison Ivy Costume

Seductive Poison Ivy Costume

To make this seductive Poison Ivy costume I went to Spencer’s and bought a sexy lingerie outfit.   Then, I went to a craft store and bought some fake leaves and sewed them onto the outfit. For my back drape I went to the fabric store and bought a velvet sheet and sewed vine around … Read more

Sexy DIY Wonder Woman Costume in Amazonian Warrior Style

Sexy DIY Wonder Woman Costume in Amazonian Warrior Style

Everybody seems to love sexy Wonder Woman costumes. The top was made from pieces of offcut leather riveted together, boned and with gold fabric added to make the chest plate. I used leather and molded it to create the tiara. The skirt was created from pieces of blue suede, cut to fit and riveted together. … Read more

Awesome Homemade Iron Man Costume

Awesome Homemade Iron Man Costume

This Iron Man costume was  was born when I was asked to participate in a costume bike ride. I was already looking into people making these amazing Iron Man costumes, so this was my chance to make one for myself! I started with the helmet and made it using a program called Pepakura which allowed … Read more

Coolest Hawlucha from Pokemon Costume

Coolest Hawlucha from Pokemon Costume

This Hawlucha from Pokemon costume has to be one of the favourites that I have made. It was a delight to create. It is made from red, white, yellow and green faux fur and it really did stand out from the crowd when I wore it to the London MCM Comic Con. I decided to … Read more

Cool Homemade Guardians of the Universe Costume

Cool Homemade Guardians of the Universe Costume

This costume is a Cosmic being from the Green Lantern. I fashioned it from the 1960’s version in the comic books. It was very easy to make and not very expensive. I picked up the robe at the Used clothing store for a couple of dollars. I had to make some modifications such as adding … Read more