Do It Yourself Halloween Costumes

Parenting Magazine has some awesome no sew costume ideas right now, like these super cute princess and knight costumes.  This is great for people like me who don’t really sew.  My girls are totally into princesses right now so this is perfect!

Here is what you will need to make the knight costume:

  • Small roll canvas-backed foil insulation (available at hardware stores)
  • 2 yards silver ribbon
  • Gray nonskid drawer liner or rug pad
  • 1 yard elastic
  • Disposable pie tin
  • 12-inch pieces red and black felt
  • 4 white or metallic scouring pads
  • Black gloves
  • Large red and black feathers
  • Small metal colander
  • Cardboard wrapping-paper roll
  • 1/2 yard patterned fabric
  • Black hoodie, gray long johns, black boots

Here is the link for how to make the knight costume -> Knight Costume Tutorial

Here is what you will need to make the princess costume:

  • Pink plastic table skirting*
  • 1 yard white or pink ribbon*
  • 2 yards pink tulle*
  • 2 yards gold rickrack*
  • 1 yard white faux fur*
  • 1/2-yard elastic*
  • Pink or white oaktag*
  • Pink leotard, tights, and ballet slippers

Here is the link for how to make the princess costume -> Princess Costume Tutorial

To view all the no sew costume ideas follow this link -> Parenting Magazine No Sew Costume Ideas


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