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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!
10 Different fun & quick DIY Halloween costume
This week on Kamri’s YouTube Channel she featured 10 adorable Halloween Costume Ideas . We thought you might like to see her 10 Food Inspired DIY Costumes . This video was so much fun! Which is your favorite? Each of these DIY costumes looks perfect as last minute DIY Halloween costumes for girls. These fun food costumes will make perfect DIY Halloween costumes for kids, for teens, and even adults. The costumes: Gumball Machine, girly and cute Cotton Candy, fun Candy Buttons, super-cute Donut, bubbly bunch of Grapes, adorable bag of Jelly Beans, perky Pineapple, perfect Slice of Pizza, fun box of PopCorn, and a beautifully-ripe Strawberry!
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DIY BB8 droid Star Wars costume
BB8 ! Don’t know who he is? He’s the adorable new droid from Star Wars : The Force Awakens. BB-8 is a droid that rolls! If you don't know how to paper mache you could simply use a round paper lantern which is such perfect for a BB-8 Costume . We love this DIY BB8 droid costume ! It’s light weight but durable. And felt is such an easy to handle craft material! To us this DIY BB8 droid Star Wars costume totally screams homemade Halloween costume in a really fun way.
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DIY Princess Leia costume - free pattern & sewing tutorial
Today Fleece Fun will show you how to sew this gorgeous Leia costume ! Isn't it beautiful? ( Princess Leia is one of the most iconic characters in the entire Star Wars series. ) This beautiful handmade Leia costume is just perfect for both little and grownup princesses. This costume is fun to wear at movie premiers and parties as well! The outfit is washable and very easy to wear, not to mention that it's very easy to sew! You will find the free sewing tutorial and template at fleecefun.com:
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DIY Tin man costume for kids (The wizard of Oz)
Remember the lovely tin man from The wizard of Oz? Try this creative costume idea, and make a tin man costume for your kids! This fun and creative DIY costume can be perfect for the next Halloween or dress up party because surely it will be a great (or not the greatest) hit! You’ve probably figured it out by now, but the shoulder, elbow, and knee joints are covered with dryer vent flexible tubing.  And the fabric? It’s vinyl. So it’s stiff and mimics a “metal” look, while still being really comfortable and not one bit heavy, like real pieces of metal would be.
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DIY Easy Greek goddess costume
Are you looking for a gorgeous still super simple , last-minute Halloween or dress up party costume ? Try this Greek goddess costume ! This DIY costume is really super easy , you can make it literally in minutes! Watch this nice step-by-step video tutorial on how to create your own beautiful Greek goddess Halloween or dress up party costume easily with a simple plain white curtain ( or bedsheet ). The Greek goddess costume can be a perfect choice for adults and kids as well!
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Easy DIY felt emoji costume for kids - Halloween costume
Are you looking for a last minute ( Halloween ) costume ? Do your kids love emojis as much as hers do? If so, we have the perfect quick and easy Halloween costume solution for you:a no sew emoji costume! Gather some supplies from the fabric store and the dollar store to throw this no sew emoji costume together. This costume making project costs less than $5 in materials and take about 30 minutes to make! AND the outcome is so funny! Of course you can choose the easier / cheaper way and use simple cardboard circles to create the emoji faces.
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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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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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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 Giant fabric butterfly wings - butterfly costume
We are so excited to share this gorgeous DIY butterfly costume with you! Ashley was determined to do something a little more unique than a regular butterfly costume and something more fun than the standard wire mesh wings! Check out this step-by-step costume making tutorial and learn how to make your very own gorgeous butterfly costume with felt floral antennae in no time! You can find wide varieties of butterfly wing patterns >> here <<
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Adorable DIY macaron costume (costume making tutorial)
Hey, look! It's a macaron! Studio DIY created this super adorable and easy-to-make macaron costume and ( as usual ) she will teach you how to make it! This lovely macaron costume is simple to make, but it does use a sewing machine to make that fun ruffled cream ( the macaron signature ). You can make any flavor, or you can forget the ribbon and use the concept to make a cookie costume with felt chocolate chips ! Or you can go even further: create a hamburger or a yummy sandwich costume with buns!
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Giant silver starburst ball - easy DIY New Year's decoration
If we had to pick a favorite kind of DIY , it would of course be the ones that involve minimal difficulty but provide maximum wow factor. View this step-by-step video tutorial by DekoKitchen and learn how to make a gorgeous starburst ball literally in minutes! This starburst ball party decor can be a nice addition to your New Year's party, birthday party or it can be a great Christmas ornament ( in a smaller size ) . You can cut your skewers to make smaller starbursts , or buy extra long thicker skewers or use larger styrofoam balls. ( A larger ball will give you a denser starburst with more skewers ) Have fun!
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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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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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DIY Paper plate bunny mask - fun Easter craft for kids
This cute whiskered paper plate Easter bunny mask by Kids Craft Room is a really easy spring craft and something children of all ages will enjoy having in their dressing up box all year round. This paper plate bunny mask is super easy to make and so much fun to wear! We love the idea of kids dressing up in these adorable bunny masks and all the Easter role play they inspire. Now you can make them too with Kids Craft Room 's step-by-step tutorial. Who wouldn’t enjoy being an Easter bunny at this time of year?
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DIY Circus clown and bear piggyback costume (sewing tutorial)
Oh. My. Word. We haven’t laughed so much at a costume,maybe EVER! Want to give this DIY Circus clown and bear piggyback costume a whirl?  Almost everything you need can come from stuff you have around the house.  And if you don’t have some of the items needed…..head to the thrift store! Put your DIY Circus clown and bear piggyback costume on with a white button up shirt and cinch up your suspenders to help hold the pants up.  Add some face paint, a red nose, and hat….and you’re ready to go!
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Simple no sew Jedi costumes (Star Wars)
Having a Star Wars Party? Need an easy Star Wars costume for the premiere of Star Wars: The Force Awakens? Or maybe you have young Padawans that would just love a simple costume just to play dress-up in? No matter what the Star Wars occasion, these DIY no-sew Jedi tunics are SO easy to make and will help make your younglings feel strong with the Force.
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Easy DIY mermaid makeup ( face painting tutorial / halloween makeup )
Can't think of a costume ? This Halloween , transform yourself into a magical mermaid! This Halloween mermaid makeup tutorial by RhiannonClaire is super easy to follow. All you need are fishnet tights and a simple makeup color palette. So, grab a pair of fishnet tights , watch the video tutorial for all the tips and tricks and turn yourself into the prettiest little mermaid just in time for Halloween.
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Beauty and the beast costumes (Belle and beast) - Disney
This is a very nice, detailed Halloween kids costume tutorial with free printable sweing patterns,  inspired by Beauty and the Beast - Disney movie. Make Your Little Man Into a Little Beast and your girl into a pretty Disney princess!
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Spider necklace with dimensional fabric paint and tulle
We love DIY Halloween costumes because they are always turn out way more gorgeous and fun than the store bought ones, and no one else’s costume will ever be the same as yours. We love this DIY spider web necklace because it is so beautiful and customizable! We bet that you'll be the hottest witch at the Halloween party with this gorgeous spiderweb necklace! Read iLoveToCreate's step-by-step tutorial and create your very own one gorgeous spiderweb necklace in no time:
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Easy quick last-minute lego halloween costume for kids
Sometimes the easiest costume ideas are the best! Not just because they are super quick, easy and inexpensive but because they're also super fun!  This funny lego costume can be made literally in minutes with a cardboard box and some plastic containers. This fun Halloween or dress up party lego costume is also a nice way to repurpose some plastic and paper trash which is also a great thing! This lego costume can be  a great family or group costume as well because you can make small and large lego blocks in lots of different colors from shoe and cardboard boxes easily!
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DIY Paper butterfly mask - fun spring craft for kids
Are your kids love butterflies? These Colorful butterfly masks by Kids Craft Room are a fantastic way to celebrate the wonder of butterflies and engage children in learning all about them. These pretty butterfly masks are easy to make with Kids Craft Room's free printable template and a fun way to introduce children to the idea of symmetry and pattern making too. Get the tutorial and free template at kidscraftroom.com and let's get crafting:
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Simple halloween shark costume with fin
If you looking for a simple (last minute) halloween or dress up party costume make this adorable shark costume from a sweatshirt and a sweatpants. Its easy to make (can be done with hand sewing) and also cool looking. You can make the fin with cardboard if you haven't got a second sweatpants at hand.
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DIY Swan costume with tulle skirt (Bjork swan dress)
Do you remember that time Bjork showed up to the Oscars in that swan dress and everyone on tv and fashion magazines flipped out? We do. And we loved it! At first glance this costume making tutorial may looks crazy, but it’s actually a pretty simple step-by-step .To make this beautiful swan dress you will need white cotton fabric ( or an unused white stocking / yoga pants ),10-15 yards of tulle ,elastic, wire & cutters, stuffing, black and orange fabric scraps ( felt ),tape measure and scissors.
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DIY Miss Valerie Frizzle costume ( The Magic School Bus )
Did you love the Magic School Bus when you were little? Then dressing up as Miss Frizzle is the perfect idea for you! This DIY Miss Valerie Frizzle costume by Angie from The Country Chic Cottage is super easy to make and will really wow your friends! And the best part is: this DIY Miss Frizzle costume is perfect for adults as well as kids! Angie will show you how to make this fun and quick Miss Frizzle costume in no time, so head to thecountrychiccottage.net and let the fun begin:
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DIY Marie Antoinette costume ( dress -up costume for girls )
Today The House That Lars Built is sharing a gorgeous ( last minute ) Marie Antoinette costume that you can make from your craft closets, which is good for all of you who don’t want to put that much time or money into your costumes. Get the step-by-step tutorial at thehousethatlarsbuilt.com and create this beautiful DIY Marie Antoinette costume from easy-peasy materials such as drinking straws, batting, balloons, and house paint.
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DIY last minute pineapple costume
It's a funny pineapple halloween costume! You may not think it, but this is the PERFECT last minute costume that is easy to make, and brings a whole lot of impact! If you can find yourself some green poster board and a toilet paper roll, you’re all set!
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DIY Knight costume with dragon hobby horse
A dragon hobby horse ! Can you believe he’s made from an old cereal box and a plastic rubbish bag ? Kids Craft Room has also made a knight armor and a shield from an old cardboard box too. We love it when you can create something with so much play value out of nothing! Children will have great fun bringing their dragon to life and developing its personality. Dressing up and puppet props are a great way for children to develop their imaginative story telling and improvisation. They promote language and communication and offer a safe way to explore a huge range of emotions and scenarios!
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