Making a Dutch Girl CostumeThis is a page about making a Dutch girl costume. With it's distinctive hats and wooden shoes the Dutch girl is a great inexpensive costume idea for Halloween.
Making a Doctor Who CostumeThis is a page about making a Doctor Who costume. Doctor Who is more popular than ever. It's fairly easy costume to put together using clothes you already have or by visiting a thrift store.
Making a Flapper (1920s) CostumeThis is a page about making a flapper (1920s) costume. The Flapper style of the 20's was distinctive and whimsical. It allowed women to dress simply and fashionably without breaking the bank. Those are perfect ingredients for a great frugal Halloween costume.
Making a Dorothy Costume (Wizard of Oz)This is a page about making a Dorothy costume. Dorothy from the Wizard of Oz is till an iconic and recognizable character today. You can put together you own Dorothy costume with thrift store finds.
Making a Dracula CostumeThis is a page about making a Dracula costume. One of the most popular Halloween costumes is Count Dracula. It's a relatively easy costume to put together yourself.
Making a Princess Amidala (Star Wars) CostumeThis is a page about making a Princess Amidala costume. Princess Amidala's elegant look and variety of costume options makes this a great choice for this Halloween.
Making a Prince Charming CostumeThis is a page about making a prince charming costume. Prince charming is a classic character that is fun to portray for adults or children. This dashing costume can worn for Halloween, costume parties or cosplay.
Making a Pirate CostumeThis is a page about making a pirate costume. If your child wants to be a pirate this Halloween, you don't need to spend a lot of money buying one at the store. Use items that you already have at home or that can be found cheaply at the thrifty store.
Making a Plants vs. Zombies CostumeThis is a page about making a Plants Vs. Zombies Costume. With the popularity of the game Plants Vs. Zombies, these costumes are popping up everywhere. Whether you want to be a plant or a zombie there are many characters to choose from on each side.
Making a Dinosaur CostumeThis is a page about making a dinosaur costume. Kids love dinosaurs, there is no way around it. That is why dressing up as a dinosaur for Halloween is always a popular option.
Making a Dog the Bounty Hunter CostumeThis is a page about making a Dog the bounty hunter costume. Dog the bounty hunter is a very recognizable and charismatic television character. His distinctive look and manner make this is a popular halloween costume.
Making a Corpse Bride CostumeThis is a page about making a Corpse Bride costume. Tim Burton's Corpse Bride is a great Halloween costume idea. With some tattered clothing and face paint, you can easily make this costume yourself.
Making a Mad Scientist CostumeThis is a page about making a mad scientist costume. Being a mad scientist for Halloween is a great costume because it has so many possibilities. It's easy adapt for children or adults and can be as crazy or frightening as you like.
Making a Playing Cards CostumeThis is a page about making a playing cards costume. The playing card costume is great for wearing as an individual or with a group. This fun inexpensive costume is sure to be a hit at a Halloween party or trick-or-treating.
Making a Fairy CostumeThis is a page about making a fairy costume. Girls everywhere love to dress up as fairies or pixies. This fanciful costume is perfect for Halloween or just dress-up fun.
Making a Pilot CostumeThis is a page about making pilot costume. Whether vintage or modern, pilots always seem to have that dashing timeless look. This fun costume is always a hit with kids or adults.
Making a Pied Piper CostumeThis is a page about making a Pied Piper costume. The Pied Piper of Hamlin is a classic tale that makes a wonderful costume for an individual or a group. You are sure to draw a crowd of followers as you march along playing your tune.
Making a Phantom Of The Opera CostumeThis is a page about making a Phantom of the Opera costume. An iconic, mesmerizing and terrifying character, the Phantom of the Opera is an excellent costume for Halloween, costume parties or cosplay. With the distinctive mask this is a recognizable and fun costume to wear.
Making a Pippi Longstocking CostumeThis is a page about making a Pippi Longstocking costume. Pippi Longstockings is a long loved fictional character. With Pippi's distinctive braids she makes a great Halloween costume.
Making an Owl CostumeThis is a page about making an owl costume. Join the creatures of the night this Halloween in an owl costume. Soar through your neighborhood collecting candy.
Making a Pig CostumeThis is a page about making a pig costume. Making a pig costume is simple. It can also be easily adapted for warm or cold Halloween weather.
Making a Peter Pan CostumeThis is a page about making a Peter Pan costume. Dressing up as Peter Pan is a perfect way to stay forever young, for a night. A favorite with children of all ages, Peter Pan is a wonderful Halloween costume idea.
Making an Optimus Prime Costume (The...This is a page about making and Optimus Prime costume (The Transformers). Every young boy in the 80's loved Optimus Prime and the Transformers. Now with the popularity of the movies these giant transforming robots are being enjoyed by a whole new generation.
Making a Ninja CostumeThis is a page about making a ninja costume. Put your stealth and skills to use this Halloween by dressing up as a ninja. With a few pieces of black clothing and a few props this is an inexpensive costume to make.
Willy Wonka Costume IdeasThis is a page about Willy Wonka costume ideas. Whether you are basing your costume on the classic book by Roald Dalh, the movies or the popular line of candy, there are many costume ideas to choose from.
Making an Orc Costume (Lord of the Rings)This is a page about making an orc costume. The orcs in Lord of the Rings are very scary creatures indeed. Be the fright of the night with a homemade orc costume. This is a great costume to make for Halloween or cosplay.
Making an Old Man CostumeThis is a page about making an old man costume. Don't be grumpy that Halloween is here! Transform yourself into a grumpy old man and have some fun.
Making a LEGO CostumeThis is a page about making a LEGO costume. Many kids enjoy playing with LEGOS. This Halloween they can become one of the tiny, colorful blocks themselves.
Making Grass SkirtsThis is a page about making grass skirts. Grass skirts are fun to make and wear either to that summer luau or as a costume. They can be easily made for adults and children using a variety of materials.
Making a Nerd CostumeThis is a page about making a nerd costume. Let your inner nerd come out this Halloween. There are some many ways to transform yourself into a nerd using items from home.
Making a Dalmatian CostumeThis is a page about making a Dalmatian costume. With the popularity of 101 Dalmatians and their distinctive spots it's no wonder dressing up as a Dalmatian is a favorite amongst children.
Making a Death CostumeThis is a page about making a Death costume. From a dark robed figure carrying a scythe to a goth girl wearing an ankh, Death has been imagined many different ways. Death makes a perfect spooky costume for Halloween or cosplay.
Making a Cruella De Vil CostumeThis is a page about making a Crualla De Vil costume. Cruella De Vil, the classic villainess from 101 Dalmatians, is a fun and recognizable character to dress up as for Halloween.
Making a Cow CostumeThis is a page about making a cow costume. Kids love to dress up as farm animals and the cow is by far one of the all time favorites. A homemade cow costume for your little trick-or-treater is easier than you might think.
Making a Donald and Daisy Duck CostumeThis is a page about making a Donald and Daisy Duck costume. Donald and Daisy Duck make a great couples costume for Halloween or costume parties. These popular characters are sure to be a hit anywhere you go.
Making a Columbia Costume (Rocky Horror)This is a page about making a Columbia costume (Rocky Horror). Rocky Horror has become an iconic play and movie, and it's especially popular around Halloween. Columbia is one of the many characters that you could dress up as.
Making a Clone Trooper CostumeThis is a page about making a clone trooper costume. Children everywhere have wanted to dress up as a Storm or Clone Trooper since the movie Star Wars came out. There are many store bought versions available out there, but this costume can be made at home.
Making a Convict CostumeThis is a page about making a convict costume. Whether it's broad horizontal black and white stripes or a bright orange jumpsuit, the convict costume is a favorite for costume parties and trick-or-treating. It's a simple, inexpensive costume that is a lot of fun to wear.
Making a Christmas Elf CostumeThis is a page to making a Christmas elf costume. Dressing up as an elf for Christmas or Halloween is a super fun costume for kids and adults alike. Whether you are bringing Christmas cheer to your trick-or-treating or passing out presents Christmas morning, this costume is sure to be a hit.
Making a Chief (Indian) CostumeThis is a page about making a Chief (Indian) costume. The Indian Chief costume has been a favorite with both kids and adults for many years. This costume is also very versatile for group costumes like the Village People or a Cowboys and Indians theme.
Making a Christmas Tree CostumeThis is a page about making a Christmas tree costume. Bring the spirit of Christmas to Halloween this year. Try making your own Christmas tree costume. You can also reuse it for a Christmas party or holiday play.
Making a Circus Performers CostumeThis is a page about making a circus performer costume. Circus performers are unique and colorful characters. They include muscle men, jugglers, clowns, acrobats, lion tamers, and bearded ladies. The possibilities are endless when making a circus performer costume.
Making a Carrot CostumeThis is a page about making a carrot costume. Veggies aren't just for eating anymore. If you are looking for a humorous costume this Halloween, why not make a carrot costume.
Making a Bunny Rabbit CostumeThis is a page about making a bunny rabbit costume. Making a bunny rabbit costume is simple and cute. Many times you can even add onto clothes that you already own.
Making a Beatles CostumeThis is a page about making a Beatles costume. The Beatles went through a number of style changes over the years. Whether you are doing it as a group costume or dressing up as your favorite Beatle this is a great costume for parties or Trick-or-Treating.
Making a Bumblebee CostumeThis is a page about making a bumblebee costume. The bumblebee costume is a popular halloween costume idea every year. With it's simple design and numerous variations, it's a great thrifty option.
Making a Construction Worker CostumeThis is a page about making a construction worker costume. For the little builder in your family try turning them into a construction worker for Halloween. You may have many of the props in your garage.
Making a Bride CostumeThis is a page about making a bride costume. Many little girls love to think about being a bride, with a beautiful dress and flowers. A bride costume is an easy costume to make yourself.
Making a Clown CostumeThis is a page about making a clown costume. Many parts of a clown costume can be made at home. You can purchase a colorful clown wig to complete the look.
Making a Cat CostumeThis is a page about making a cat costume. Making a cat costume is easy. You may even have items at home that you can use.
Making a Charlie Chaplin CostumeThis is a page about making a Charlie Chaplin costume. Charlie Chaplin had a very distinctive way of dressing, making him one of the most recognizable characters in movie history. The Charlie Chaplin costume only needs a few key accessories to be well on it's way.
Making a Centaur CostumeThis is a page about making a centaur costume. A centaur is a difficult costume to do right but is very impressive if done well. The easiest thing to do is set it up as a two person costume but it can be done with one person.
Making a Darth Vader CostumeThis is a page about making a Darth Vader costume. Darth Vader is perennial favorite with both children and adults for cosplay or Halloween. There are always options in the stores for buying a costume. However, making your own can be a lot of fun.
Making a Batgirl CostumeThis is a page about making a batgirl costume. Batgirl is a popular costume every Halloween. Making your own batgirl costume is a great way to save money on you or your daughters costume.
Making a "Nacho Libre" CostumeThis is a page about making a "Nacho Libre" costume. Whether you you love lucha libre or are just a fan of the movie, dressing up as Nacho Libre can be a lot of fun.
Making a Hobo CostumeThis is a page about making a hobo costume. Kids have been dressing up as hobos for many years now and it's easy to see why. A hobo costume is a fun, fast and inexpensive Halloween costume idea.
Making a Chicken CostumeThis is a page about making a chicken costume. The chicken costume is one that will always be popular with both adults and children. There are lots of chicken suits for sale at costume shops, but a homemade chicken costume can be even better.
Making a Devil CostumeThis is a page about making a devil costume. Devil costumes come in all shapes and sizes, from the cute little devil kids up to elaborately detailed adult costumes. A few simple accessories is all it takes to get started on your devil costume.
Making a Frog CostumeThis is a page about making a frog costume. Kids love frogs, so it no surprise that dressing up as one for Halloween can be a big hit. This popular homemade costume will have your kids hopping from house to house on Halloween.
Making a Blues Brothers CostumeThis is a page about making a Blues Brothers costume. The Blues Brothers is a classic movie with iconic costumes that are recognized everywhere. With a few key accessories, your Blue Brothers costume will be ready to go in no time.
Making a Lara Croft Costume (Tomb Raider)This is a page about making a Lara Croft costume (Tomb Raider). Tomb Raider is one of the most popular video games of all time. Therefore, it is no surprise that dressing up as Lara Croft is a common costume for both cosplay and Halloween.
Making a Geisha CostumeThis is a page about making a geisha costume. Memoirs of a Geisha has made the geisha costume even more popular in recent years than it was before. It's an easy costume to put together and can be inexpensive if you shop for good bargains.
Costume Ideas Using a Cardboard BoxThis page contains costume ideas using a cardboard box. Cardboard boxes can be used to make an endless array of costumes. With just a few inexpensive supplies you can have an awesome costume in no time.
Making a Pikachu CostumeThis is a page about making a Pikachu costume. A Pikachu costume is a perennial favorite amongst children. With it's simple color scheme and recognizable face this can be a quick and cheap costume to put together.
Making a King CostumeThis is a page about making a king costume. Who wouldn't want to be king for a day? Making a great looking king costume doesn't have to bankrupt your kingdom either!
Making a Leprachaun CostumeThis is a page about making a leprechaun costume. Leprechaun costumes work well for St. Patrick's Day or Halloween. With a little planning, and perhaps a bit of luck, you can have a leprechaun costume done faster then you can say "Erin Go Bragh".
Making a Smurf CostumeThis is a page about making a Smurf costume. The new Smurf movie has introduced a whole new generation to the Smurfs. There are a number of Smurfs to choose from when making a costume.
Making a Ghost CostumeThis is a page about making a ghost costume. The classic ghost costume never goes out of style. From the simple sheet to elaborate spooky disguises, the ghost costume is always a hit.
Making a Ghostbusters CostumeThis is a page about making a Ghostbusters costume. The Ghostbuster is a welcome costume at any Halloween party. Learn how to make your own Ghostbuster costume here.
Making a Harry Potter CostumeThis is a page about making a Harry Potter costume. One of the most popular boy's costumes of the last few years is the Harry Potter costume. With his recognizable glasses and forehead scar it's full of variations.
Making a Gnome CostumeThis is a page about making a gnome costume. Gnomes aren't just cute as lawn decorations. They are also a funny costume that you can make at home this Halloween.
Making a Hippie CostumeThis is a page about making a hippie costume. The hippie costume is easy to do at home and doesn't require purchasing a lot of extras. Many kids and adults love using this colorful costume idea for Halloween.
Making a Cowboy CostumeThis is a page about making a cowboy costume. The cowboy costume has been a Halloween favorite for many years. It's a great cheap option for boys of all ages.
Making an Easter Rabbit CostumeThis is a page about making an Easter bunny costume. The Easter bunny doesn't only have to come once a year. Why not have him enjoy the festivities of Halloween too?
Making a Cheerleader CostumeThis is a page about making a cheerleader costume. Little girls and moms alike, love to dress up as cheerleaders for Halloween. It's an easy costume to put together and it's always a popular option.
Making a Jack Sparrow CostumeThis is a page about making a Jack Sparrow costume. Everybody loves to dress up as a pirate and with the popularity of the Pirates of the Caribbean movies, Jack Sparrow has become an ever present Halloween costume.
Making an Alien CostumeThis is a page about making an alien costume. Being a life form from another planet is an easy homemade costume idea. There are a lot of interesting fabrics and even household items that can help you transform into an extraterrestrial.
Making a Fire Fighter CostumeThis is a page about making a fire fight costume. An ever popular costume is the fire fighter. There are always a number of options for this costumer in the stores, but it's much more fun to make your own.
Making a Barney and Betty Rubble Couples CostumeThis is a page about making a Barney and Betty Rubble couples costume. Some costume ideas work best in pairs. Barney and Betty Rubble are a great example of this and the simplicity of the costume makes it a quick and easy option.
Making a Belly Dancer CostumeThis is a page about making a belly dancer costume. Whether it's for Halloween, a costume party or for your belly dance troupe, belly dance costumes are very popular. They are relatively easy and inexpensive to put together and allow you to be creative while looking great at the same time.
Making a Black Widow Spider CostumeThis is a page about making a black widow spider costume. Black widow spider costumes are inexpensive and easy to make and can be a great spooky addition to any Halloween party.
Sizing Down a Costume for a ChildThis is a page about sizing down a costume for a child. Reusing costumes can save money. Sometimes it is necessary to make the costume smaller in order to use it again.
Pattern for Raquel Welch's One Million BC BikiniI would love to make this bikini for Halloween. I am planning on either adding to an existing bikini or using fake fur material with an bikini pattern. The one Raquel wore was so unique.
Adult "Christmas Story" Bunny Costume PatternWhere can I find a free adult bunny costume pattern? I want one kind of like the one from "A Christmas Story" that Ralphie received as a gift.
Making a Skirt and Decorating It Like a Christmas TreeHas anyone made a Christmas tree "skirt" as a joke for a holiday party? Instead of wearing the traditional Christmas sweater, I want to make a skirt out of tulle and then decorate it. I saw a picture somewhere, but can not find anything.
Making a Fin on a Fish CostumeDo you have any idea how I can make a fish fin on a little girl's back for a VBS costume?
How Do I Make a Poodle Skirt?My 13 year old daughter is going to a fifties party and we can't afford to rent a costume, do you have any tips for making a (green) poodle skirt?
Scenery: Family Country WalkGrandkids and niece, and of course Lou our dog, on a walk on my Dad's farm one Saturday morning.
Halloween Costume: Black Eye PeaTake a shirt and put a P on it. Then get the black stuff that the football players wear and put it under your eyes. Tell everyone you are a "black eye pea".
Halloween Costumes Made from Things Around the HouseI need a Halloween costume for me and my boyfriend for a party. What can I make with stuff I have around the house?
Halloween Costume: Country MouseMy grandson had to dress as a country mouse for school. They were reading the book about a country mouse and a city mouse in his Kindergarten class. Beside him is a pumpkin he decorated with paint.
Instructions for an Adult Sailor HatAnyone have directions to make an adult sailor hat? Thanks.
Making Bumble Bees for a Beekeeper CostumeDoes any one know how to make bumble bees for a bee keeper costume or where to buy them?
Halloween Costume: ClownI used a plastic trash bag and painted it with red and white. I doubled the trash bag and glued on. I got big tennis shoes and painted them red, got a yellow shirt. For the suspenders, I used plastic white tall kitchen bags and velcroed them to the pants.
Halloween Costume: Minnie MouseDraw circles on t-shirt using round object of your choice. Paint in circles with white craft paint. Use eyebrow pencil to draw on nose and whiskers.
Halloween: Little Indian MaidenI took fleece material, cut it and made it into a simple jumper. I made it big so she could dress warm that night. Cut fringe and sew trim on bottom of skirt. Add a head band with a feather and feather trim in front of jumper.
Halloween Costume: Cheerios and MilkThis was actually very easy to make. I got a couple of cardboard boxes (the right size for my kids). Then I found pictures on the internet and printed them out in several pieces and glued them onto the boxes.
Making a Verizon Droid Robot Halloween Costume My grandson is turning three this month. Halloween is coming up and my daughter and he went to pick out a costume. He insists he wants to be a Droid and nothing will change his mind. Does anyone have an idea how to make a Droid (robot on the phone commercial) costume?
Making a Copy of Lady Gaga's Outfit from Bad Romance VideoI'm open to any suggestions for quickly recreating the outfit Lady Gaga wears with her dancers at the bath haus in the Bad Romance video. I've got snaps, rivets, upholstery thread, and thin white vinyl. I don't have sewing experience or more than a day to get this done.
Costume Idea: AstronautMy grandson came home one day after school and said he wanted to be dressed as a astronaut for "What You Want To Grow Up To Be Day." So we threw together a costume using what we had around the house.
Child's Cherry CostumeFor a fancy dress competition a small 3 year old child needs to dress as a cherry. I thought, maybe I could make the costume with some kind of paper or cardboard, or something else. Does anyone have any ideas?
Halloween: Bubble Gum Machine CostumeDress child in clothes. Cut arm and neck holes in bag. Put bag on the child as a shirt. Tape the bottom opening tight around their waist. Fill the bag with the balls from neck opening.
Guilmon (Digimon) CostumeI purchased 4 yards of red felt, 1 yard of black felt, 1 yard of white felt, and 1 yard of grey felt as well as some foam. I also got some elastic (for the waist) and sat down to try to figure it out, without a pattern....
"Bingo Dauber" Halloween CostumeHow do I make a Halloween costume for a bingo dauber?
Movie Theater Floor CostumeCut the glass down the middle and hot glue upside down to shirt sleeve between elbow and wrist. Cover and all and add a straw to each "cup."
Rubik's Cube CostumeDazzle people this Halloween as the world's all time favorite puzzle toy, The Rubik's Cube!
Halloween: Partly Cloudy CostumeTalk about a frugal, quick, inexpensive costume, this is it! Take any plain, solid-colored sweatshirt (preferably dark), glue or use double-stick tape to adhere some white pillow stuffing a little below the neck of the shirt.
Halloween: Captured by Frank CostumeThis costume was so much fun to make and pretty easy too. All I did was, I bought a Styrofoam head from the local costume shop as well as the Frankenstein mask and green hands. I went to our local thrift shop and bought a small man's suit in black.