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This craft category is a huge collection of DIY costumes! DIY costumes for kids and adults ( DIY Halloween costumes for kids, DIY Halloween costumes for adults, dress-up party costume ideas ), free costume sewing patterns, free printables ( Halloween masks and other costume accessories ), easy Halloween costumes & last minute Halloween costumes, costumes without sewing, cosplay tutorials, pet costumes ... and many more DIY costume ideas!
Easy no-sew kids lion halloween costume
In case you need a fun and EASY last-minute, no-sew halloween or dress up party costume, they have one for you today : a Kids Lion Halloween Costume! If you have animal lovers like her kiddos, you should definitely give this last-minute Lion Halloween Costume a try! If you’ve got yarn and some eyeliner, you can pull it together in no time.
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Easy & quick DIY rockstar costume - Halloween costume idea
We are so excited to share with you this super cool costume idea by 30 Minute Crafts !  For this year's Halloween (or dress up party) create a super fun and easy rock star costume! Seriously, how cute is he? And this costume is SO easy to make! This easy & quick DIY rock star costume is perfect for every  Halloween lovers looking for a unique , fun and super quick, last minute costume idea.( You don’t see many rock stars walking around, do you? ) You can create a guitar from cardboard if you haven't got a real one. Get the tutorial at 30minutecrafts.com:
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Last minute DIY bandit costume
If you are still looking for some halloween/ dress up party costume ideas, she has a quick and easy costume you can whip up for a boy or girl of any age. With just a few quick sewing tutorials and some things you might already have on hand, you can put together this last minute little bandit costume! his costume requires very little sewing and it is great for beginners. It looks adorable on a toddler, but would work for older kids or tweens too. Or maybe you just got invited to a Halloween party and have no costume to wear? Make one up for yourself too!
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Easy DIY unicorn hoodie ( free sewing tutorial )
If you looking for an easy to make last minute Halloween or dress up party costume ,this adorable DIY unicorn costume is a perfect choice for you! It's warm and comfortable, that can be hard sometimes when it comes to handmade Halloween costumes . This unicorn costume is cute, girly, whimsical, and colorful. You can create other characters than unicorns : it can be any my little pony character or a horse/donkey ( just change the base colors ) .
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Free Halloween printable masks
Cute and simple printable Halloween paper masks for young kids! Black cat, skull, spider, strange green monster with blood-shot eyes, Jack-O-Lantern and moth make for quick disguises for Halloween day fun. Aren’t they cute and scary? Well, bigger kids who want more gross versions may not be impressed, but these would be perfect for the cute little ones. Mr Printables always gives you tons of high quality free printables, absolutely worth to search the site for other (Halloween) printables as well!
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Quick and easy DIY unicorn costume (last minute, no-sew costume)
Unicorns: WE LOVE THEM! It's no myth that unicorn costumes will never go out of style! Just look at The House That Lars Built's fun unicorn costume ! Isn't it beautiful? Well, ok... technically it’s a "pegacorn", a cross between a unicorn and a Pegasus ! This Pegasus or unicorn costume is so far our favorite last minute Halloween costume! It takes only a few materials but they make such an impact. Make this easy DIY Unicorn costume for girls with just a few items and no sewing involved:
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DIY Lion tamer circus costume (free sewing tutorial)
Do you love pretty,fun and easy to sew costumes ? We love them! At first glance this DIY lion tamer costume may looks crazily difficult, but it’s actually a pretty simple costume making project .To make this beautiful DIY Lion tamer circus costume you will need red cotton fabric ( or red felt ) ,10-15 yards of tulle ,elastic, gold cording, crepe paper, a pair of black gloves, a DIY or store bought hat, and a hoola hoop.
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Funny DIY Clark Kent (Superman) costume
For Halloween (or the upcoming dress-up party) dress up your (little) boy as a superhero! This DIY Clark Kent costume is SUPER quick to assemble, and doesn't requires special craft skills. We love that boys can wear this DIY Clark Kent (Superman) costume all the time, not just on Halloween, so that’s a huge bonus! The glasses were an old Happy Meal toy, but you can also find some online. (Or create one from a cardboard box). Such a simple and affordable costume, that is absolutely adorable.
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DIY Christmas tree sweater with lights - funny Christmas party outfit
By following along The Country Chic Cottage's step-by-step tutorial you can make a super funny and unique Christmas sweater with lights for any ugly Christmas sweater party that you are attending. This DIY Christmas tree sweater is actually a really quick and easy craft idea and you will absolutely love the results. You can even add battery operated Christmas lights to really light up the night. Are you ready to get started? Read the tutorial and make your own not-so-ugly Christmas sweater:
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Penguin halloween costume (from Mary Poppins)
If you love the Mary Poppins stories make this adorable Penguin costume for your little kid. Even if you aren’t using the Mary Poppins theme, you have got to give this penguin suit a try. It’ll make you smile.  Really big. The costume base needs sewing skill, but if you can't sew you can make the acessories from felt or fleece with a help of a little hot glue.
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DIY Ruffled tissue paper garland - easy party decor
Pretty Providence sharing with us this frugal but festive DIY ruffled tissue garland ! Gorgeous isn't it? If you had nothing in your stash but scissors, this garland would cost you $3, one for the string, one for the needle and one for the tissue . If you wanted to have more than one color- add a dollar for another pack of tissue. Awesome, right? We are such a fans of easy DIY party decors ! Crepe paper ( or tissue paper ) garlands are not just fun for parties ,but they will bring a bit of joy into your home on a daily basis! This easy crepe paper garland can be a great addition to your birthday party, wedding party, baby shower or any other occasions!
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DIY Unicorn paper lantern - fun & quick kids party decoration
Children need no excuse to have fun, and with Persia Lou's children's birthday party decor ideas you can make their parties even more special! It does not matter how old you are, everyone loves a themed birthday party ! But a fun celebration doesn't need to cost a pretty penny. For example, you could create pretty unicorns ( or other adorable animals ) out of simple rice paper lanterns ! Isn't it super fun? Only your imagination can be the limit of variations. You can create various lovely decors from those round rice lanterns such as adorable pets, magical creatures, sea critters or even planets! So many possibilities! get the tutorial and learn how to make a unicorn :
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DIY Hamburger costume (no-sew costume)
If you are looking for a really easy and adorable last minute costume idea , we’ve got you covered! Make a hamburger costume that will steal the show at Halloween! This time Stitched by Crystal and Make It & Love It will show you how to make this super fun cheeseburger ( hamburger ) costume literally under minutes! Plus this lovely little cheeseburger costume is a no-sew project which is also super cool. Get the costume making tutorial at makeit-loveit.com and create yours now:
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DIY Cinderella costume / princess costume
For this year halloween / Disney dress up party sew this sweet Cinderella costume, and make your girl's wish come true! She started to make this princess costume from-scratch by using the shape of another piece of clothing that fits, as a guide to make something new. This costume needs a basic sewing skill but not that difficult as it seems!
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DIY Bubble bath family costume (costume making tutorial)
Turn your baby into a super adorable and super funny giant loofah ! This DIY bubble bath costume by Studio DIY is a great mommy and me or full family costume if you can convince your significant other to rock a bathrobe! Whether you need a costume to wear to school during Book Week or to go trick-or-treating on Halloween, these bubble bath costumes are just perfect. You can utilize the whole family to be a part of it or you can combine the different parts to create one unique and complex but still super easy-to-make costume for yourself. Head to studiodiy.com and create this bubble bath family costume in no time:
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Sewn dress up butterfly wings for kids (with template)
These dress up butterfly wings are one of the sweetest things for little girls! These butterfly wings are great for all those little girls that love spending their day dressing up and imagining. They would also be a great costume idea for school plays or even halloween. With just a few simple supplies and some minor sewing skills you can have a set of these butterfly (or fairy) wings done in no time! Just copy the pattern and adjust the size. Of course you can create other character / animal wings with this nice and easy sewing tutorial as well!
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DIY Paste Costume - last minute costume idea
Turn yourself into a bow-tie pasta or a cute ravioli by following along Studio DIY's easy-to-follow costume making tutorial ! These DIY pasta costumes are great show-stopper costumes , because, well.. just look at them! Who doesn't love pasta ? And look at that tiny ravioli ! Isn't it super adorable? This pasta costume is such a great group costume because you could be all sorts of pasta. Plus this costume is super simple and doesn’t take much time at all, too. Head to studiodiy.com and learn how to make them:
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Cardboard box viking helmet (free template & video tutorial)
With this fun free downloadable wing template that ZygoteBrown Designs developed, you can make this winged viking helmet as well as the horned version! All which are great additions to any dress-up box or for that next costume for Halloween. Once you have made the base cardboard viking hat you can decorate it however you like, either using wings or even horns. Watch the video at the end of the tutorial to learn how to decorate it with fun wings! If you want to add horns you can find them in Zygote's site with many other fun cardboard costume ideas!
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DIY paper accordion flowers - paper folding
These gorgeous accordion folded paper flowers are perfect gifts for any ocassion ( mother's day, father's day, birthdays.. ) or you can use them as fancy party decors ( at weddings, dress up parties, birthday parties etc ). With this nice video papercraft tutorial you can create the paper flower rosettes easily from a little colorful ( scrapbook ) paper. You can spice up the paper rosette flowers with other embelishments ( buttons, ribbonts.. ) or simply attach delicious sweets to the flowers centers to create a perfect and fun gift !
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DIY Unicorn costume
If you looking for an easy to make last minute halloween or dress up party costume, this DIY unicorn costume tutorial is a perfect choice for you! Its warm and comfortable, that can be hard sometimes when it comes to handmade Halloween costumes. This unicorn costume is cute, girly, whimsical, and colorful. You can create other characters than unicorns: it can be any my little pony character or a horse/donkey ( just change the base colors) .
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DIY Felt flower butterfly antennae headband
Today, Ashley will show you just how simple it is to make a flower antennae headband! Beautiful, isn't it? This DIY Felt flower butterfly antennae headband is actually pretty inexpensive to make because it's mostly made from felt. They are attached to some floral wire that comes covered in brown paper and two little pom-pom antennae . There’s an elastic hairband that holds the wire closed in the back and helps the headband to sit snugly on the head. Click the button below and learn how to make this gorgeous butterfly costume piece for Halloween or for the girls dress up box in not time!
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DIY Mermaid costume with seashell top - sewing tutorial
Are you looking for a lovely and quick to sew mermaid costume for your little mermaid ? Cassidy has the perfect method and very clear instructions, that we bet any one of you could create,and they look so polished and perfect for imaginative play! We love that she shares her shop secrets! Are you ready to give these a shot? We would recommend at least basic sewing skills already. It should take you about an hour or so for the tail, maybe 30-40 minutes for the seashells. Read through all the instructions first: it’ll go much faster for you if you have an idea where you’re going!
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Last minute DIY Halloween costumes
It’s the time of year when the holidays start creeping up on us and you might find yourself scrambling for a costume last minute for a Halloween party or other event. All For The Boys has some easy (and funny) DIY costumes for you! For example: you can make this super fun stick figure Halloween or dress up party costume! In this nice last minute DIY costume collection you will find 5 hilarious & super easy DIY costumes for your kids or yourself. All of them can be made with ordinary household items and everyday clothes, so you can easily make it even without any crafting skills!
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DIY Family space costume (astronaut, space rocket and solar system costumes)
Suspend gravity and let your creativity take over with these space costumes ! Fun, unique and super easy to make - this is one spectacular collection! This time Studio DIY shows you how to make a modern and bright rocket ship , astronaut and solar system costume ! Each one would be super cute on it’s own, or pick any two for a couples costume ! Get the step-by-step tutorials at studiodiy.com and take your Halloween to the stars!
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Paper bag Christmas star lanterns - Christmas decor
Stick paper bags together, and you've got a gorgeous Christmas star ! This simple fold-and-cut trick yields a very intricate and festive homemade Christmas decoration for your home. Make your own gorgeous DIY paper bag star for the Holidays with Craft And Creativity's step-by-step tutorial. You could attach a string of lights inside the finished paper stars, which will brighten up those dark winter evenings.
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Princess Leia yarn wig - Star Wars costume
With the help of this nice Star Wars craft tutorial make this quick and easy Princess Leia Yarn Wig for you halloween costume or just for fun. I’m sure most of you already have the supplies at home!
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DIY Carrot costume - costume for kids (free sewing pattern)
We just love fun costume ideas! We know your average 10/11/12-year-old kid isn’t going to beg you to be a carrot for Haloween this year….but it’s a fun DIY costume idea for babies, toddlers, or even high school aged kids who are past dressing up like super heroes and princesses but want something a little more unique and kind of hilarious to wear! Or hey, this would be an awesome adult costume too!
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