Posts Tagged ‘Halloween costume’

Go Marvelously Mod with Crochet Today!

Happy Halloween Crocheters! How cute is this wig pattern? Whip up one for yourself and/or your favorite kiddo for a last-minute Halloween getup. Download the free wig pattern here: http://www.craftster.org/blog/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/CrochetToday_MarvelouslyModWigs.pdf Enjoy! Theresa Gonzalez Editor in Chief Crochet Today! Magazine www.crochettoday.com

Nyan Cat Halloween Costume

Looking for an epic Halloween costume to wear to this year’s Halloween parties? How about going as the Nyan Cat?! Recently, Craftster member shdwstrm entered a costume contest at the Toronto FanExpo 2011 in Canada, presented by G4. She went adorned in her handmade Nyan Cat costume, and walked on all fours across the stage […]

DIY Lady Gaga Halloween Costume Jewelry and Accessories

Lady Gaga and her over-the-top fashion is the perfect subject for a Halloween costume!  Have no fear – you don’t have to cover yourself in meat to achieve this pop star’s extreme look.  Disco balls, lace and chains will do just fine as jewelry and fashion accessories! Lady Gaga Halloween costume jewelry and accessories Chain […]

Steampunk Fashion and Halloween Costumes

Craftsters are obsessed with steampunk, embracing the style for Halloween costumes and in everyday fashion and accessories.  With Halloween around the corner we’ve rounded up some creative steampunk clothing, jewelry and accessories to help inspire you! The steampunk style is easily identifiable by the use of clock hands, pocket watches, gears and cogs, steam-powered ships, […]

As Seen on TV: Mad Men Costume

Want to make a Halloween costume that you can wear again? Why not take a cue from pinupkate and make a dress fit for Joan Holloway of Mad Men? Just a New Look pattern, a wig and a few accessories and you have both an adorable anytime dress and a fantastic Halloween costume! You can […]

Handmade Halloween Costumes: Eyeball Costume

Happy Halloween, everyone! I hope some of the costumes posted this month have given you the inspiration to make your own great costumes. I can’t wait to see what people made and wore this year! I’ve got my eye on you! Speaking of… look at this huge eyeball costume Tero made for her daughter last […]

Handmade Halloween Costumes: Twister Costume

Sure you can buy a costume version of the Twister game, but a good Craftster knows it’s more rewarding to make one! This Twister costume was made by aimee_ant123 for her niece. The purse she’s carrying in made from the game’s box. So cute! PREVIOUS POSTS Muppet Costume, October 1 Ball o’Yarn Costume, October 2 […]

Handmade Halloween Costumes: The Pale Man Costume

Anyone who’s seen Pan’s Labyrinth will recognize The Pale Man. He was so creepy with his eyes on his hands and his baggy flesh. Alexandra-the-Great made this great costume out of flesh colored swimsuit material. PREVIOUS POSTS Muppet Costume, October 1 Ball o’Yarn Costume, October 2 Gnome riding a Snail Costume, October 3 Grumpy Care […]

Handmade Halloween Costumes: Mayor McCheese Costume

This costume cracks me up. What could be better than a huge cheeseburger head? veronikavsyou used some sofa cushions to make this larger than life version of Mayor McCheese. You gotta love his tiny hat! PREVIOUS POSTS Muppet Costume, October 1 Ball o’Yarn Costume, October 2 Gnome riding a Snail Costume, October 3 Grumpy Care […]

Keepin’ it Green: The Week in DIY: New Uses for Old Sweaters, Halloween Ideas,Refashioned Vinyl Jewelry, and More

The Week in DIY: New Uses for Old Sweaters, Refashioned Vinyl Jewelry, and More Each week, we highlight some of our favorite DIY projects from our friends at Treehugger and Planet Green to help inspire your inner crafter. Win Your Local Costume Contest with a Working iPod Outfit Speakers, wires, lights, and cardboard come together […]

Handmade Halloween Costumes: Bullrider and Bull Costume

Who says people should have all the fun on Halloween? Last year, Bowser celebrated the day by dressing as a bull, complete with horns and a rodeo cowboy hanging on for dear life. Thanks to PinkDaisy for sharing this hilarious costume! PREVIOUS POSTS Muppet Costume, October 1 Ball o’Yarn Costume, October 2 Gnome riding a […]

Handmade Halloween Costumes: Steampunk Air Pirate Costume

Are you in to Steampunk? Then you’ll love this Steampunk Air Pirate costume created by Urban Threads. With a little help from a talented seamstress friend and some great accessories, Urban Threads was able to bring her Air Pirate to life. Be sure to check out her post to see the aviator pins she made […]

Handmade Halloween Costumes: Frank the Rabbit Costume

If you’ve seen the movie “Donnie Darko”, you remember how creepy Frank the Rabbit was. marajane01 is spot on with this eerie version of the mysterious Frank. Yikes, you’d hate to run into him at night. Or anytime, really. PREVIOUS POSTS Muppet Costume, October 1 Ball o’Yarn Costume, October 2 Gnome riding a Snail Costume, […]

Handmade Halloween Costumes: Food Costumes

It’s fun to dress up in costumes as a group. hippieguts123 and her friends look great dressed as food. It’s not quite the complete food pyramid, but swiss cheese, a strawberry, an ice cream cone, a cheese sandwich and some meat are represented. PREVIOUS POSTS Muppet Costume, October 1 Ball o’Yarn Costume, October 2 Gnome […]

Handmade Halloween Costumes: Ostrich Jockey Costume

You’ve seen the costumes where it appears that someone is riding a horse, but how about riding an ostrich this year? Check out this Ostrich jockey costume by green_eyedgirl81. This Halloween, ride in style! PREVIOUS POSTS Muppet Costume, October 1 Ball o’Yarn Costume, October 2 Gnome riding a Snail Costume, October 3 Grumpy Care Bear […]