Coolest Homemade Gambit from the X Men Costume

Homemade Gambit from the X Men Costume

The Homemade Gambit from the X Men Costume was pretty simple. I spray painted a car mat and cut it to size for my shin guards and black under amour pants. A tight pink shirt with drawn on muscles. I got the trench coat from Goodwill for $10. A metal pole for my bow staff … Read more

Coolest Mystique Homemade Costume

Homemade Mystique Costume

First, I spent awhile making the physical outfit. I used a bikini bottom and a strapless bra. I bought foam pieces and cut them into various shapes that were similar to Mystique’s scales. I glued the pieces over the bra and swimsuit. I also had some foam sticking from the top of the bra, to … Read more

Coolest Bride of Frankenstein Homemade Costume

Homemade Bride of Frankenstein Costume

The dress and bandages were purchased at a thrift store, make-up at a 99 cent store and the hair at a Sally Beauty supply. The dress is a simple long dress. With regular bandages, I wrapped the left arm up to the shoulder, through the dress to the right shoulder and down again to the … Read more

Coolest Captain America Costume

Captain America Costume

This is my version of a Captain America costume.. I wanted it to be as comfortable and as practical as possible.. After looking at as many Captain America costume pictures I could find, I used the idea I had in mind, mixed with any other input I could find online, including this site.. The Captain … Read more

Coolest Homemade Kick Ass Child Costume

Homemade Kick Ass Child Costume

I made this homemade Kick Ass child costume by turning a Spiderman costume inside out and copying the pattern onto the green fabric. Then I glued the yellow pin stripes on and painted the sticks black. The gloves are cleaning gloves! This was fun to make and my son got to paint the sticks!

Coolest Rogue from the Xmen Costume

Homemade Rogue from the Xmen Costume

I created this Rogue from the Xmen Costume almost entirely from scratch. I purchased a sewing machine just for the occasion and the 2 colors of spandex at a local fabric store in Boston. I made the body suit, added a zipper at the back so that I could get in and out of the … Read more

Coolest Homemade X-Men Costumes

I was Rogue and my friends Brooke and DJ were the Dark Phoenix and Storm from the X-men cartoon series.

My friends and I are huge dorks and as an x-men enthusiast I convinced them to join in on the fun for our company Halloween party. They were a HUGE hit everywhere we went – the best homemade costumes by far, we put the rented costumes to shame. Brooke and I ordered our unitards from … Read more

Coolest Homemade Kids Thor Costume

Homemade Kids Thor Costume

I made this homemade kids Thor costume for my 3 year old son using a pattern for a race car driver’s jump suit. The “flesh” has muscles sewn in, although not visible when he is wearing the vest. I made modifications to the pattern to fit the illustration of Thor I was working from. I … Read more

Coolest Homemade Frankenstein’s Monster Couple Costume

Homemade Frankenstein's Monster Couple Costume

Me and my girlfriend love dressing up for Halloween, Friday the 13th and any other excuse we get. Blood soaked limbs, faces and brains are usually the order of the day but this time we tried something a little different, a Homemade Frankenstein’s Monster Couple Costume. No blood this time which was hard to do … Read more

Coolest Homemade Captain America Costume

Homemade Captain America Costume

This is my Captain America costume. I made it entirely from scratch. I wore it to the “comic book hero”-themed Halloween party I held last night at my apartment. The pants are women’s leggings that took me 2 weeks to find. I finally sent my girlfriend into a clothing store to find me these epic … Read more

Coolest Homemade Incredible Hulk Costume

Homemade Incredible Hulk Costume

This Incredible Hulk Costume was a hilarious costume to wear because everyone thought I was a boy…I originally got the Hulk idea because I wanted the Hulk smash hands… so this is how it all started. I bought the Hulk t-shirt from a website, got green tights, purple sweat pants (cut the bottoms to look … Read more

Awesome Homemade Mystique Halloween Costume

Homemade Mystique Halloween Costume

I get a phone call from an old friend and he says we need a Mystique costume in under 5 hours and we have latex paint and some clay. I replied “bring her over and we will give it a shot. Having never worked with latex I was excited at the opportunity. It also helped … Read more