Eternity Costume from Marvel Comics

Eternity Costume from Marvel Comics

Who dares summon Eternity? Eternity is a Marvel comics Cosmic being from Dr Strange comics. I started this costume with a trip to the value clothing store around Halloween. There I picked up the basic black material to start with. I used 5 ghoul costumes as a start because I found one had a pants … Read more

Best Homemade Joker Costume

Best Homemade Joker Costume

So here it is… The Joker. For starters, I look nothing like him, other then having a narrow face. I am in the Canadian military, so no long hair for this guy. Also, did this all by myself, no woman or someone else knowledgeable with makeup helped me out. I got an amazing reception for … Read more

Out-of-your-Mind, Scary, Gravity-Challenging Bone Dress

The out-of-your-mind, scary, gravity-challenging bone dress This project was a very learning experience as a lot of other new materials were used such as latex (for molds etc), expanding foam (2 components and normal version) worbla and paper maché. The rest was fabric, wood (mainly mdf), different types of glue, wire, craft foam, paper, clay, … Read more

Resident Evil’ Carlos Oliver and Jill Valentine Couple Costume

After much convincing and much begging, I finally got the husband to become involved in the whole Cosplay process. I personally have been dressing up in anything and everything since I could walk, so this was no exception. We both love the Resident Evil franchises, so who better to go as than Jill Valentine and … Read more

Tusken Raider (aka Sand Person) from Star Wars Costume

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Back in June 2012 , I attended the Joliet Illinois Public Library’s 3rd annual “Star Wars Day.” Part of the fun that day was a charity raffle drawing for a Tusken Raider head display, with proceeds going to purchase toy gifts for some local sick children. Earlier that day, I had ran into a friend … Read more

Fantastic Homemade Borg Costume

Fantastic Homemade Borg Costume

Halloween is by far my favorite holiday and every year I try to top the costume from the year before. My husband and I are Star Trek fans and I thought it would be kind of cool to create a Borg costume. It turned out better than I imagined and didn’t cost an arm and … Read more

Dressed To Kill KISS Costume

Dressed To Kill KISS Costume

I named my title after KISS’ 3rd album which spawned their most known song, “Rock and Roll All Night.” The entire costume is not the most complex of the four (that honor goes to Gene Simmons), but it is involved none the less. The costume in full a consists of a sequined vest and tuxedo … Read more

Original Griffin Costume – Part Eagle, Part Lion!

Original Griffin Costume - Part Eagle, Part Lion!

It  all started with an old feather jacket that i had made long ago which was hidden in my closet. I though for a  long time (10 minutes or so)  what i could use it for? TA-DA, i can be a bird, seconds later i thought  boring. During that night i looked in my craft … Read more

Cool Headless Celebs Costume

Cool Headless Celebs Costume

these headless costumes are always sure to please the crowd, whether it’s a headless Zombie or a headless Celebrity or even as headlessly married. I first designed one of these just the zombie around 2008 I had even made a rolling coffin from a wheel chair to go with, so that could stand inside and … Read more

Cool Homemade Star Trek Costume: Klingon Warrior!

Cool Homemade Star Trek Costume: Klingon Warrior!

Star Trek the Next Generation has always been my favorite of the Star Trek television series. I especially like the Klingons, so I decided to be a female Klingon warrior at our local Phoenix Comicon and also for Halloween this year. First I looked online to see what I could buy as far as costumes … Read more

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Group Costume

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Group Costume

The Idea What started as a joke would become one of my most ambitious projects. I remember sitting in my car with my best friend and girl friend. it was about 9:00 and somehow we had gotten on the subject of what costume to make for Anime expo which was coming up in about 6 … Read more

Coolest Cardboard and Foam Master Chief Costume

Coolest Cardboard and Foam Master Chief Costume

I was inspired to make this costume ever since Halo the video game came out that had a great twist of Sci-fi action. As soon as I saw the big green man, Masterchief, I fell in love of his armor and decided to make one myself. In the process, I reference the pictures of the … Read more

Awesome Iron Man War Machine Costume!

Awesome Iron Man War Machine Costume!

This Ironman costume has come a long way and was made before the first movie came out. As each movie was released, the costume went into stages of armor evolution and transforming it into this unique design of Warmachine. This costume is purely made from cardboard and we were just really inspired by the movie … Read more

Easy Officer Jenny Costume from Pokemon

Easy Officer Jenny Costume from Pokemon

Don’t just be any police officer, be Officer Jenny!  The picture pretty much shows it all. I just took a simple blue dress and short sleeve button up over it.  I got both from a thrift store for under $6.  The only “crafty” thing I had to do was cut two rectangles of red felt … Read more

Wicked Alien Costumes from the Movie “They Live”

Wicked Alien Costumes from the Movie "They Live"

From one of the best cheesy movies of all time comes one of the most fun costumes I’ve ever made. They Live is a classic 80s John Carpenter movie starring Rowdy Roddy Piper. It’s about a man who finds a pair of glasses that show him the world as it truly is: the elite are … Read more

Giant Homemade Werewolf Costume on Stilts

Giant Homemade Werewolf Costume on Stilts

This Werewolf costume is quad stilted meaning I extended my arms, legs and torso, to make this Werewolf bigger than life. It stands approx. 15 feet tall and each arm is 9 feet long and the legs are 5 feet tall each. I built this to compete in costume contests nationally after the first 2 … Read more

Epic Bat Costume on Stilts

Epic Bat Costume on Stilts

My first stilted costume, a giant bat, walks on all fours with pointy shoulders at around 7 feet tall, upon attack it doubles in size to approx. 14 feet tall. It is a true crowd pleaser with a GIANT wow factor when it stands up. It has won many contests since it’s inception in 2004. … Read more

Tallest Fire Breathing Dragon Costume Ever!

Tallest Fire Breathing Dragon Costume Ever!

This fire breathing dragon costume may very well be the tallest costume in America if not the world, standing an astonishing 18 feet tall, with a wingspan of about 18 feet as well, a ten foot long tail which functions like a real tail for counter balance. I’m on stilts and have indoor pyrotechnics in … Read more

Mass Dead Space Effect Costume – All Homemade!

Mass Dead Space Effect Costume - All Homemade!

This Mass Dead Space Effect costume all started one day when I was playing Dead Space 3 and I was getting bored. My gamer score was off the charts but I realized that I could be doing something more productive than playing games all day. My girlfriend the previous day had been talking about Cosplay and … Read more

Cutest Handmade Ewok Costume for a Toddler

Cutest Handmade Ewok Costume for a Toddler

Our 4 year old son is a huge Star Wars fan. We finally got a hold of all the Star Wars movies. After he saw his first Ewok, he was hooked on wanting to be one for Halloween. I work full time and go to school, so Mommy was to busy to make his costume. … Read more

Coolest Homemade Princess Zelda Costume

Coolest Homemade Princess Zelda Costume

Let me start off my soliloquy by saying I love Princess Zelda in Twilight Princess, not to mention all the legend of Zelda Games. This honestly began as just a brother and sister bonding activity but now I have to say I am in love. Princess Zelda outfit from Twilight princess is on the advanced … Read more

No-Cost Sexy Homemade Poison Ivy Costume!

No-Cost Sexy Homemade Poison Ivy Costume!

My Poison Ivy costume cost me £0 to make! It’s made up of a nude vest top and a part of tights! I wasn’t keen on many Poison Ivy costumes I had seen, also most of them were leotards and I felt they looked to revealing! So, I had an idea to make something similar to … Read more

Sexy Homemade Poison Ivy Halloween Costume

Sexy Homemade Poison Ivy Halloween Costume

I just bought a body suit from Walmart and then I sewed a strapless bra into the suit. I cut the straps off the body suit also. I originally thought this was going to be pretty simple to create by just hot gluing the poison ivy leaves that I bought from AC Moore onto the body … Read more