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Every year, I make all my grandchildren's costumes. I use plain sweats in bright colors without any logo's on them. Hanes is a good one to use. . .
Talk 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.
If you are looking for a unique Halloween costume for a child in your family take a look at this special idea and make it your own. This is a page about making a letter to grandma costume.
Have your child dress as their favorite type of pizza for Halloween or other occasions. Make a felt pizza slice base costume and then decorate with paint and felt toppings.
Anyone have directions to make an adult sailor hat? Thanks.
This was my Halloween costume this year. One of my best friends and I create a children's TV show together and thought it would be great to make bobble heads of our TV personalities that we would later use on our show.
My friend and I are throwing a Halloween party and it has a video game theme. We are trying to find blue overalls like the Mario Brothers wear. Do you know where I can get some?
I am going to a party entitled "World's Fair" and was thinking of going as a globe. Of course, I don't know if I can pull it off.
Does any one know how to make bumble bees for a bee keeper costume or where to buy them?
I have a Power Ranger helmet that came with a Power Ranger costume. The helmet is split into two parts, the front and the back, and they attach with Velcro.
For a Halloween costume, I'm looking forward to going as the ghost of Marie Antoinette. My problem is wigs are so expensive. Is there some way I could make something with cheapish materials looking historically accurate?
Since Halloween is just around the corner I thought I would share this tip. When making an animal costume with paws for hands,(great if it's cold on Halloween like it is here) take a glove in the size you need and cut it apart.
I am looking for a Ronald McDonald and Fry Guy Halloween costume.
For a fast and inexpensive costume that won't look like those at the store, why don't you go as Paula Deen? Or, as my husband affectionately calls her, 'The stick-of-butter lady' with the cooking show.
When I was young, I'd put little braids in my hair then glue rhinestones to the braids for sparkles when I'd go out at night. This would be wonderful for a child's fairy or princess costume at Halloween!
Pop out of a Jack in the Box and surprise people at their doors this Halloween. On all box costumes, you will need to secure the box shut with tape
I 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.
If you want to make a Halloween costume without spending a lot of money, then you can make this Raining Batmen project. And by the way, next year you can use the bats in another Halloween project.
Old Wedding Gown with the bride's head in her bouquet.
We dressed as Forest Nymphs that had the illusion that their legs were sitting on tree stumps. These were fun magical costumes involving tons of leaves, flowers, and had a big focus on nature.