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This parrot costume is as colorful as it is cute! The embellishment feathers attach easily and quickly with your sewing machine and the beautiful wings are fun to flap around as your kids play. Whether for Halloween or just as a fun dress up costume, this is a great project to try on your sewing journey.
You'll want your rain cloud to stick around when you see how adorable this rain cloud costume is. The best thing is that it's all made without a seam ripper, sewing needle or any other types of sewing basics.
Need a fun idea for Halloween? This roundup post has over 30 different types of clever and unique Halloween costumes. When your costume is handmade by your, you're sure to have a unique completed sewing project on Halloween night.
The materials needed for this baby lamb costume might just already be in your home. Cotton balls are hot glued to a baby onesie and the sewing pattern for the hat is really easy, even if you're not very far in your sewing journey.
This DIY Greek god Poseidon costume is so much more impressive than anything you'd find in a party shop. Although the materials look like they'd be hard to work with, this sewing tutorial makes it easy to recreate.
This simple shark costume is made special by the adorable stuffed dorsal fin - after all a shark isn't a shark without his fin! Use an extra pair of sweatpants in the same material to create this look - you don't even need to go to the fabric store.
Little kids often need costumes outside of Halloween, whether for school dress up days or even school plays. If you need a little pig costume, don't run around trying to buy one - this one can be handmade by you and your sewing machine in just an afternoon.
Baby and toddler costumes are the best because they let you dress them up as anything you want. There's something adorable and funny about this carrot costume with the fluffy greens on top of their head that you stitch on with your sewing machine.
This little lumberjack costume uses a little bit of felt to make a beard and you won't be able to help but laugh when you put it on your little guy. This is a perfect beginning sewing project if you're just learning how to sew.
Foam insulation from the home improvement store creates these funny popcorn kernals and because it's such a light material, your kids won't have any problems walking around in this bucket of popcorn costume that you can make with your sewing machine.
Let the lions roar out loud! This lion circus sewing pattern is originally designed for a baby, but can be made bigger for older kids. It uses both your sewing machine and a glue gun so it comes together quickly! Don't forget the tutorial for the lion cage wagon!
No circus is complete without the strong man! This costume and a light weight barbell prop make the funniest combination for your little guy. Get the full sewing how to tutorial here and get ready to laugh when you're done with the finished project.
Whether playing a "bad guys" game or dressing up as a bank robber for Halloween, this little bandit costume is darling. It's easy to create using materials you probably already have at home, and a few basic sewing skills
No Cinderella costume is complete without her Prince Charming! This darling Prince Charming costume uses an existing button down shirt as a sewing pattern for the jacket, but it's the gold and red embellishments that add the finishing touches.
This Tin Man costume from the Wizard of Oz uses vinyl instead of regular fabric to give it some shape and structure. Even if you're just beginning your sewing journey, it's still easy to do so don't be intimidated.
Hiccup from How to Train Your Dragon is one of the shining stars in the series and your kids will be so impressed with this DIY Hiccup costume! It's made by you and better than anything you'd find in a Halloween store.
Toothless is everyone's favorite dragon from the How to Train Your Dragon series and your kids will love flying around pretending to be Toothless with their own dragon hoodie. The fabric embellishments are probably already in your fabric stash right now and it's a perfect beginning project if you're just learning how to sew.
This circus clown and bear piggyback costume is sure to put a smile on your face. You can probably even find the big bear at a local thrift shop to cut back on the sewing that you need to do for this sewing project.
When you have a Rapunzel and a Flynn Rider, you need a Pascal. This little cutie chameleon is made out of fleece fabric so it's perfect for a cool Halloween night. The body is stuffed with batting from your craft supply closest to make it extra cuddly.
Eros is the Greek god of love, similar to Cupid and putting this costume on a toddler is just the cutest thing ever. The wings are super light because they're made out of foam board and real feathers and this part doesn't even require the use of your sewing machine.
This group of family Alice in Wonderland costumes are so much fun for the entire family. There's minimal work with a sewing machine too - most of the costume components can be found already in your home.
This wolf costume from Little Red Riding Hood could be easily repurposed for a Three Little Pigs costume! It's made out of the coziest faux fur fabric and a few sewing skills - don't be afraid of the embellishments like the zipper.
Chewbacca is almost everyone's favorite Star Wars character. This Chewbacca costume will be better than anything you could find in a party shop and your neighbors will all want to learn how to sew after seeing this amazing costume made by you.
Go off to see the Wizard with these Wizard of Oz group costumes that are made entirely with your sewing needle, fabric and thread. It's an adorable to way to show off your sewing skills and the costume sewing patterns can be modified to fit any size kids.
This BB8 kids costume is nearly all no sew - much of the costume is made with felt fabric and a glue gun and only the hat is a sewing project. However, if you don't want to pull out your sewing machine, it's possible to use a pre-made white hat and glue on your own embellishments.
Need a costume idea? These simple ideas for adults and kids will help narrow down your costume selection for your family. Whether you want to make an elaborate costume with your sewing machine or you want to find a no sew option, you'll find cute ideas here.
This DIY reversible fabric crown is perfect for a birthday party or just for everyday play! It's one-size fits all with a ribbon tie attached with a sewing needle, which means it will last even as your kids grow.
Disney costumes can be so expensive to purchase from the party store, plus they're often made of cheap, fabric and embellishments that can fall off after a few touches. Here are instructions for 28 DIY Disney inspired costumes that are so much cuter when made by you.
This no sew costume doesn't require a bit of thread or a sewing needle. Battery powered twinkle lights add a touch of lightening to this storm cloud and crystal beads on a string mimics rain falling down.
It's a jolly holiday with Mary and Bert! This Bert costume uses your sewing machine and bias tape to create Bert's one-of-a-kind jacket fabric - it's the little touches like this that really add to the details in your sewing projects.