Top 30 DIY Movie Character Halloween Costume Ideas
October 4, 2020 - By Ashley Johnston 6 Comments
Looking for a DIY movie character & superhero Halloween costume? Instead of spending money at the party store, make your own with some basic sewing skills and these DIY instructions. Want even more inspiration? Enter your email address below to receive our newsletter.
DIY Movie Character & Superhero Halloween Costumes
Sure, you could just use a generic red cape and call that a Little Red Riding Hood costume. But why not use this free sewing project that includes all of the little details, and make your "Little Red" truly one-of-a-kind!
Get ready to fly with the dragons with this Toothless costume! There's minimal sewing needed to make this - a black T-shirt and leggings make up the bulk of this costume. The rest is made with some hot glue and a few quick seams on your sewing machine.
The Cinderella dresses you normally find in the party stores aren't always great quality. They're itchy and the fabric is often cheap. When you make your own with your sewing machine and this pattern, you'll be able to make a beautiful dress that will last through years of dressing up!
If you have a little boy and girl in your family, you can't go wrong with a Cinderella and Prince Charming costume combination. Check out these sewing projects and instructions on how to use your sewing machine to get them done.
Pascal from Tangled is Rapunzel's best friend while she's up in her tower. This Pascal costume uses cozy fleece fabric and this easy to follow sewing pattern means you'll have a completely unique costume for your kiddo.
If you have a Wizard of Oz group costume, you can't go wrong with dressing your baby up as a Lollipop Munchkin. Get out a few sewing basics and get to work - this costume won't take long to put together.
No group of Little Red Riding Hood costumes is complete without the Wolf! This DIY costume is adorably scary with lots of unique embellishments - just look at those plastic claws made out of clothing hangers.
This Wizard of Oz costume sewing project comes with complete instructions to create each one. They're incredibly impressive when grouped all together, but really only require basic sewing skills to complete.
The minions from Despicable Me are so cute and funny. These costume ideas are super fun and some of them are no sew options, which means you don't need to use the sewing machine or a thread and sewing needles.
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 my 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!