How to make homemade costumes

Rent a costume is very simple and perhaps not very expensive but if you make a homemade costume it will be more original and you will ensure that you or your children will have a unique costume.

Sometimes to make a costume is question of creativity, know sewing or save things in disuse that were of our parents. Many times we think: If I would have kept that Hat. If I had that old shirt from the 70’s… but not always keep things, so it is a question of imagining costumes and search costume designs in magazines or on the web to make our own designs with little money.

In misterhows.com we want to give you some ideas to learn how to make homemade costumes. There are many possibilities, we will give you some ideas and we hope your imagination will make the rest. Whether for Halloween, Carnival or to a costume party, choose, imagine, invents and dazzle with your homemade costumes.

What do you need for How to make homemade costumes?

  • You can find accessories in the costumes shops to complement your homemade costume without spending much money.
  • If you are invited to a party costume you learn what type it is. It can happen that you get with a homemade costume, made with cardboard, and you meet all have clothing, rented and expensive costumes. Then you will want to return.

Instructions for How to make homemade costumes

  1. Bunch grapes costume. It is very easy. You blow up many purple balloons, tie a thin rope to each one. You connect some balloons with others and you cover your body with them up to the knee. You have to be able to walk comfortably. Pull your arms through the balloons. Put a t-shirt and a stocking of the same color that the balloons. Put a hit on the head to remind green leaves. Do it with crepe paper and adjust it with forks to your hair. It will be funny, creative and inexpensive. If you go with a friend you can do a double costume. One can go dressed as dark grapes and the other as clear grapes. Also you can go dressed as a bunch grapes and your friend’s as wine bottle. To make the bottle you use a cardboard cylinder with two holes, by which to make the arms. Put you a hat that remember to a cork. You can do it with cork or with painted cardboard. Then you can make the label bottle inventing a brand and writing something funny.grape costume
  2. Table with lamp. You look for a large cardboard box, and you make three holes, two to remove the arms and one to remove the head. Paint whit brown the box and paste on it accessories: a plastic cup, an ashtray, ornaments or whatever you think it will look good. Your head will be the lamp by which you must get of your house any lamp shade or you do it with white cardboard. You can add other accessories such as the lamp cord, a tablecloth and drawers. This is an idea. You can add all what you want.
  3. Wizard costume. You can imitate to the wizard of the television. You will need a black suit, black shoes, white shirt, scarf, a black hat and some accessories: you sheathe a cylinder with aluminum foil to make the magic wand, wear silk scarves of different colors and cards in your pockets. You can practice some tricks. Don’t worry if you don’t make right, it will be fun for others. If you are accompanied by your girlfriend or a friend, she may be your assistant, like beautiful women who accompanied the wizard. An outfit appropriate for it can be a bright and tight dress and heels. The Assistant will be the perfect complement to this wizardwizard costume
  4. If the wizard costume is for a child you can dress it with a shirt and dark trousers and you make him the typical wizard coating and the wizard hat. You bay a purple fabric and cut it semi-circle form. You put some strips so you can tie it to the neck and you paste stars and moons on the coating. Paste in the hat the same figures. Line a cylindrical or paint it like a wand magic and ready!
  5. Cat costume for child: You dress up your child with stockings, leggings and a black t-shirt. Paste of cotton pieces or fabrics to your clothes. These pieces look like stains. You can look a real cat to inspire you. To make the tail, you use a piece of cloth in the cat color (even stained). Sew the fabric piece, turns it and fill it with cotton or remains of newspaper so that the tail is keep stiff. Then, you sew the tail to the leggings. To make the cat ears, cut two triangles of Eva rubber and bend them to shape. You can paste inside another pink triangles as if these pink triangles are ear inside. Sew them to an elastic or fabric that you can adjust on your the head. Then you paint his nose and a large moustache. You can also highlight your eyes and your lashes in the case that it is a girl cat.
  6. If you want to make a cat woman costume, surely will have a touch more seductive. Wear tight black clothes and high heels. Make or buy a beautiful tail cat, an ears cat, and you make-up your eyes. You use two coats of eyeliner. Paint your nose with pink makeup and paint some freckles and some whiskers with black pencil.cat woman costume
  7. Visit the parties and celebrations section to know more about the costumes world.

Tips for How to make homemade costumes

  • You can find accessories in the costumes shops to complement your homemade costume without spending much money.
  • If you are invited to a party costume you learn what type it is. It can happen that you get with a homemade costume, made with cardboard, and you meet all have clothing, rented and expensive costumes. Then you will want to return.
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