Thursday, October 27, 2011

10 NO SEW COSTUME IDEAS Family Crafts has a whole section of no-sew costumes with photos, but one of my favs is this one of the General Lee from Dukes of Hazard one made out of cardboard boxes, paint and duct tape.

Photo Bob from NJ. @ Family Crafts

Make this mother/baby spider and web costume out of socks and string - visit for details.


Go as stoplights by wrapping touch lights from the Dollar Store in red, green and yellow tissue paper and duct taping them to black clothing with black duct tape. Further details at Cup of Delight.

Photo:  Cup of Delight

Pin pink boas to a shirt and make the clever hat with the template at Attempting Aloha with glitter foam, googly eyes and a glue gun 

Photo:   Attempting Aloha

This Medusa costume can be made by weaving dollar store snakes into hair and pairing up with an old bridesmaid dress (


For instructions on making a no-sew superhero cape you could top off a pair of sweats with visit Train to Crazy with guest post by Little Pink Monsters

Photo:   Little Pink Monsters

This clever witch costumer made out of black trash bags would be great for teens and adults (would not recommend for young children though - could be a saftey hazard) - instructions @ Martha Stewart


 Use sweats, felt and a blanket to make this adorable "Pig in a Blanket" costume - tutorial at Real Simple

Photo: Glenn Glasser, Stylist: Kristine Trevino via Real Simple

If you have any to share, please feel free to post the link the comments section.

Happy Haunting! 

1 comment:

Kristen said...

Those are fabulous. I am still deciding what to wear to a Halloween party tomorrow night and you have filled me with inspiration!