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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  easy sewn parrot (bird) costume
Sewing costumes, you can really let your imagination go crazy and create something over the top, sometimes the crazier the better! Make this quick and easy parrot costume that would be great for Halloween, but are also fun for any day dress up play. The best in it:  it can be any type of bird! You can make an owl,a chicken, an eagle or anything that you want just alternate the colors and the beak.
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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 cactus costume
If you looking for a funny last minute halloween / dress up party costume, this costume craft tutorial is a perfect choice for you! Make this funny cactus costume in no time with a nice green dress and some yarn (or you can use pipe cleaners / clothespins for the thorns).
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DIY no-sew Elsa (frozen) tutu -  costume
If you need a quick, l ast minute halloween or dress up party costume , these adorable tutu 's double as great costumes and they are so easy to make! ! If your kids are also Frozen / Elsa or Disney fanatics , this video craft tutorial is essential for you! This tutu can be a part of any princess dress , or you can use them in other halloween costumes ( peacock, ballerina etc )
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DIY fleece dino hat (with sewing pattern)
For this year winter or halloween/ dress up party sew this adorable and warm fleece dino hat. In this nice craft website you can find the sewing pattern and a nice detailed sewing tutorial. Fleece is a perfect material if you are a beginner in sewing because it doesn't fray, that means no finishing seams! This hat is super cute, the dino look is perfect for a little boy and it should keep his head and ears warm this winter.
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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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9 different Disney princess hairstyle (with video tutorials)
Are you ready to dress up your little princess for Halloween or a dress up party ? You can make her hair authentic with these fabulous video tutorials from Disney. They’ve chosen some of the most popular Disney princess hair tutorials ! And don’t forget the dress! In this nice website you can find: a Belle (Beauty and the beast),an Anna & Elsa (Frozen) normal and coronation, a Cinderella, a Merida,a Jasmine,an Aurora and a Rapunzel hairstyle.
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DIY kids costume - cowboy chaps and vest
For this year halloween or a dress up party make this cool cowboy costume , with the help of this nice and detailed sewing / craft tutorial. You can do this if you have medium sewing skills. I know it looks complicated, but it isn't. Mainly because you don't have to hem anything! This project took less then a hour and a half.
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Easy no sew scarecrow costume
This Easy No Sew Scarecrow Costume is a breeze to make and is just oh so cute!  Today they're sharing an Easy No Sew Scarecrow Costume that ANYONE can whip up in one afternoon if you’re in a pinch! These are our favorite kind of DIY costumes…no crazy time or sewing skills require!
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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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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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Pascal (chameleon) costume - Disney (Tangled)
If you looking for a fun and cozy Disney costume this Pascal (chameleon) costume (from Tangled) is a perfect choice for you! This halloween / dress up party costume is completely made of fleece, perfect for a cool Halloween night.  The hands and feet are connected to the sleeves and pant legs but are strapped in place with elastic.
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DIY Monarch butterfly wings from garbage bags
If you looking for a gorgeous and affordable halloween or fairy/woodland dress up party costume with the help of this great video craft tutorial make this monarch butterfly costume from garbage bags ! All you need is some plastic garbage bags in black, orange and white.
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Crocheted cabbage patch doll hat (wig)
If you looking for a cozy and ah so funny winter hat or a fun halloween/dress up party wig make this adorable crocheted cabbage patch doll wig/hat! If you don't know how to make loop stitches that's not a problem, in this  nice crocheting tutorial you will find a tutorial video and  step-by-step instructions!
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DIY cardboard box tractor
In this nice detailed ( and funny ) papercraft video tutorial Øistein shows you how to make a cardboard tractor out of one big cardboard box. Use a box as big as your kid so he can fit inside! In the end of the video tutorial he gives you other advices to design other cardboard vehincle s ( firetruck, bulldoser and forklift ). Your kids will enjoy it! You can spice up the truck with some aluminium foil ( for the more metallic look ) , or with flashlights! If you cut out the front window of the tractor , your kid can sit inside ( just attach a steering wheel somehere inside for maximizing the fun ) !
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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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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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Fleece knight helmet - winter hat (or knight costume )
Are you looking for a fun and warm winter hat / halloween knight costume accesory? Try this cute and cozy winter fleece knight helmet! In this nice craft blog you will find the free sewing pattern to make this fun fleece knight helmet and a link to a step-by-step fleece hat sewing tutorial! Fleece is a perfect sewing material for beginners as well because it doesn't fray! So even if your are a beginner in costume making/sewing you can make this fun and cozy hat in minutes for the next Halloween party or just for winter ! You little (or big) boys will love it!
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Jet pack from plastic bottles - fun costume for kids
Here's a step by step tutorial on how to create your very own rocket jet pack from plastic bottles! This quick and inexpensive recycling craft project promises to make you the best parent in less than 20 minutes!  The instant joy in your little boy's eyes is worth every minute! This plastic bottle jet-pack is perfect for halloween or dress up parties or just for everyday fun!  To make one fun jet-pack costume you will need: plastic Coke bottles, silver acryllic (spray) paint, and some felt (or paper) for the flames. Brilliant idea, isn't it?
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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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DIY Optimus Prime costume from cardboard (Transformers)
Are you looking for  the most AWESOME Halloween (or dress up party) kids' costume that ever created? Try this Optimus Prime costume!  Probably you won't believe me but it's completely made from cardboard! It's truly amazing, isn't it?  Of course you can create a simplier version, just use this nice step-by step tutorial on how to make an amazing Optimus prime (Transformers) costume from cardboard with a few clever trick! Cardboard is perfect for sharp geometrical shapes like Optimus's body and head (and also for other Transformers or car characters). I bet this gorgeous Optimus Prime costume is every (little and big) boy's dream costume!
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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 easy rainbow unicorn costume for kids with tulle
Sometimes little girls just want to be fluffy rainbow unicorns. And when this time comes this nice easy and quick  DIY rainbow unicorn costume tutorial will be very handy! This fun costume can be a perfect choice for halloween or just for dress up parties! Because who can resist cute rainbow unicorns? Of course you can use this creative tulle and felt costume  idea to make other horse or unicorn characters (jut like Rainbow Dash from My little pony - Equestria )
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Easy DIY teenage mutant ninja turtle costume for kids (no-sew)
We love easy and fun DIY dress up / Halloween costumes ! For this year's Halloween ( or the next dress up party ) create this fun and easy DIY teenage mutant ninja turtle costume ! This nice step-by-step video tutorial will show you how to make this SUPER easy Ninja Turtle costume. This handmade costume is great for a group of friends, plus you can totally change it up however you want! The teenage mutant ninja turle costume is perfect for boys and girls , and for kids and adults both! If you haven't got aluminium turkey pan at hand you can use cardboard instead
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100 Easy DIY last-minute halloween and dress up costumes
In this nice video tutorial you will find 100 different halloween/dress up party costume ! Unbelievable, isn't it? Each of these DIY costumes are super easy, quick and doesn't need special craft equipment or skills to make! The most of the costumes can be made with simple everyday household objects / outfits. If you haven't got any costume ideas for this year's halloween or dress up party for yourself or for the kids, watch this nice DIY costume collection video ! Absolutelly worth the time! In this collection you will find simple movie character outfits, animal costumes , cartoon character costumes , pun costumes and a lot more!
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DIY easy raincloud costume for kids (no-sew)
Do you love unique,fun , and super easy kids costumes? For this year's Halloween or dress up party try this fun rain cloud costume that is soo easy it doesn't involves sewing at all! You can make this fun handmade rain cloud costume for the kids literally in minutes with a little poliester batting and felt! You can make a raincloud costume with dark clothes imitating thunderstorm but this costume also will be very nice in a cute rainbow-sky blue version! If you are the type to wait til last minute, this  costume will be the perfect choice for you because it came together in under 2 hours!
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Granny costume - Halloween costume for kids with sewing pattern
For this year's Halloween or dress up party create a costume that will make you laugh every time when you look at it! The granny costume from Little red riding hood!  There’s just something about that teeny little baby face with all that curly white hair and some reading glasses on a chain. And, well, that granny cap and dress/apron combo finish it off perfectly! If you haven't got sewing machine or sewing skills you  can make this super cute and fun granny costume with combined ordinary girly  clothes and a yarn wig!
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Halloween wolf costume for kids (with sewing pattern)
We love to sew fun,cute and cozy Halloween / dress up party costumes and this brown fluffy wolf costume is one of our favourites! In this nice craft blog you will find a free sewing pattern and a nice step-by-step sewing tutorial on how to make one big bad wolf costume (from red riding hood) for your kid.This same wolf concept and costume shape could be used for other animals like a bear, dog, cat, lion, tiger, etc. Just the face would just need to be adjusted a bit. So, if you are trying to figure out something similar, hopefully today’s post will help you out a little bit.
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DIY Little red riding hood Halloween costume (with sewing pattern)
I your kids love the Little red riding hood story they will love this beautiful Red riding hood costume! In this nice craft blog you will find a step-by-step sewing guide and a free template for making this gorgeous Red riding hood costume, and as an extra you can find here the big bad wolf anf granny costumes as well! So this idea can  be a perfect group or family Halloween / dress up costume! Well, this Little red riding hood costume is not the easiest DIY costume in the world but if you love to sew  it will be a piece of cake! Or alterantively you can use ordinary girl clothes similar to this design and put them together!
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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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