October 12, 2011

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Photo of Dorothy from the movie The Wizard of Oz.

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.


Woman Dressed as a Flamenco Dancer

Making a Flamenco Dancer CostumeThis is a page about making a flamenco dancer costume. With it's bright colors and flashy frills, the flamenco dancer costume is fun and sassy choice for Halloween or costume parties.


Three Marshmallow Witches on a Purple Plate

Making Marshmallow WitchesThis is a page to making marshmallow witches. These delightful little treats are perfect for Halloween parties. Marshmallow witches don't require any baking and can be thrown together very fast.


Photo of Christopher Lee as Dracula.

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.


Illustration of two kids in costumes.  A witch and a pirate.

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.


Picture of Jasmine from Aladdin.

Making a Princess Jasmine Costume (Aladdin)This is a page about making a Princess Jasmine costume. Jasmine is a princess in one of Disney's enduring classics, Aladdin. The movie is still popular and Jasmine is a great costume idea for any young girl who enjoys this classic movie.


Vintage Father Christmas

Making a Father Christmas CostumeThis is a page about making a Father Christmas costume. Whether it's for entertaining the kids at Christmas time or even dressing up for Halloween, Father Christmas is a timeless character that is fun for everyone.


A photo of all the different actor's who played Doctor Who.

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.


Illustration of two kids in costumes.  A witch and a pirate.

Making a Dragon CostumeThis is a page about making a dragon costume. Dragons are fascinating for both kids and adults. It's no surprise then that a dragon costume is always a hit for Halloween.


Photo of Professor Snape from Harry Potter.

Making a Professor Snape CostumeThis is a page about making a Professor Snape costume. One of the most memorable "villains" in the Harry Potter series, Professor Snape is a great Halloween costume. It's also a fairly cheap costume to put together yourself.


Flapper Woman With Martini

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.



Man Dressed in Classic Father Christmas Costume

Making a Homemade Father Christmas CostumeHere is a site with basic instructions for a classic homemade Father Christmas costume.


Young Woman in Dutch Girl Costume

Making a Homemade Dutch Girl CostumeThis site has a simple design for making your homemade dutch girl costume. It has patterns for the hat and shoes. There is even a hat for a little Dutch boy!


A young girl in a homemade Princess Jasmine costume.

Homemade Princess Jasmine CostumePut your sewing skills to work. Using a pattern for a gypsy outfit, you can customize it into a Princess Jasmine costume.


Snape from Harry Potter.

Homemade Professor Snape CostumeMaking a Snape costume for Halloween this year is simple and fairly inexpensive. There are instructions to make a cape and most of the other clothes may be in your closet or are easily obtainable at the thrift store.


Homemade Doctor Who costume with 13 ft. long scarf.

Making a Doctor Who CostumeHere are costume instructions to become the 4th Doctor Who. You can easily make the 13 ft. long scarf yourself using thrift store sweaters. Then all you need is a hat, trench coat and necktie.


Woman Dressed in Red Flamenco Dancer Costume

Making a Homemade Flamenco Dancer CostumeHere is a great site with thorough instructions on how to put together your homemade flamenco dancer costume. It has a pattern for a basic flamenco skirt and good information about the different styles of dress.


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Shop the Week After HalloweenThe best solution we found was to shop the week *after* Halloween for the following year. For instance, my daughter wanted us all to be characters from the Wizard of Oz. We could not afford the costumes in time for Halloween 2010, but they were 75% off the first week of November!


A young girl in a Dorothy costume.

Homemade Dorothy CostumeIt is easy to make a Dorothy costume yourself. These simple instruction will help you make the costume and a wig.


Woman Dressed as Frankenstein

Making a Homemade Frankenstein CostumeHere is a great homemade Frankenstein costume that can adapted for men or women. It explains the basic costume clothing and makeup for making your Frankenstein costume.


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