Whether you’re a novice with hand sewing or an expert with the sewing machine, you can create one of these DIY girls’ Halloween costumes. For even more costume ideas, enter your email address below to receive updates from our newsletter.
This rain cloud costume is so simple, you don't even need to pull out your sewing needles or a seam ripper. Add a pair of rainboots that are already in your closet and your little one will be splish splashing away.
Little Red Riding Hood makes an adorable costume and it's even cuter if you pair it with other group costumes in the same theme. She'll be skipping off to Grandma's if you follow this sewing pattern to make your own version for your daughter.
Demeter is another Greek goddess costume and is perfect if your kids want a Percy Jackson themed group costume. It has a gathered shoulder and the fabric drapes so beautifully. Add a felt flower crown for the finishing embellishment on this costume.
This Cinderella costume is so beautiful - it won't even compare to the costumes you can find in the stores around Halloween. And because it's made by you with some sewing basics, it will be a truly one-of-a-kind costume.
Little pig, little pig, let me in! This little pig costume is so cute and cuddly, it will be perfect for a chilly Halloween night. Some fleece fabric, a sewing pattern and your machine is all you need.
This bucket of popcorn DIY costume uses foam insulation to create fun pieces of popcorn and because it's so light, it's easily supported by the fabric popcorn bucket that you create yourself with your sewing machine.
This lion tamer costume has a fluffy skirt instead of a pair of pants, which gives it just a small girly touch. Find special sparkly fabric for the skirt and don't forget the felt for the ring of fire!
Mary Poppins is a beloved character and your little girl will love dressing up as Mary Poppins for Halloween. Although this finished sewing project looks incredibly expensive it really costs less than $30 when you make it with your sewing machine.
With these 5 circus themed costumes, you can turn your kids into the circus of their dreams! With 5 costumes to make on this sewing journey, it's a good idea to start in plenty of time before Halloween.
Get the entire family ready to dress up with this Alice in Wonderland family costume set. Alice is the only one that really requires any basic sewing skills - the rest can be pulled together from your craft closet.
Ashley Johnston is a professional DIY costume maker, sewist, crafter, and owner of Make It & Love It. She is a mom of 5 and a wife to a very patient (with the craft clutter) husband. In case you’re wondering, she always chooses crafting/sewing/designing over mopping/dusting/wiping base boards……but bathrooms/laundry/full bellies are always attended to. Whew!