Of all the Halloween costumes I’ve ever made, this one is my absolute favorite:
This was Monkey’s first Halloween. He was three months old.
…and just to be silly, I made these tee shirts for the Hubsters and me:
Since the Hubsters is such a “Big Hunk,” I had “Reese’s Pieces” and became “The Milky Way!” I was nursing…yes, I know, inappropriate, but it was really funny. Ash’s and my grandma laughed hysterically, so it must be okay!
Anyway, the Reese’s Pieces costume was really easy. All I did was cut two rectangles out of orange felt. I cut all the letters and candy out of different colors of felt.
I used spray adhesive to keep the letters where I wanted them then sewed them into place. Oh, yeah, I sewed the letters and candy to one of the rectangles that became the top of the costume.
Next, I placed the top of the costume on the other orange felt rectangle. I sewed the pieces together, but I left Monkey a neck hole and some arm holes. The blue lines are where I sewed.
It was a fun, fast, and easy Halloween costume. For the Hubsters’ shirt and mine, I just used a freezer paper stencil and paint. Easy peasy.
I know that in my last post, I said I was a Halloween cheapskate, and I am. But, I got thinking about it, and I have made a bunch of Halloween costumes.
I’ve made a lion, ninja, frogs, and a dinosaur out of a hoodie and sweat pants. Similar to this:
I’ve also made cowboy costumes, pirate costumes, an 80’s punk rocker costume, a pumpkin, Harry Potter, a hippie, Oscar The Grouch, Buzz Lightyear, and much more. I guess I’m not a complete Halloween cheapskate, I haven’t made a Halloween costume for a while.
Well, there’s still time this year. I’ll let you know if any of my kidlets want a homemade costume.