This has to be my favourite fancy dress idea from last year – how original and clever!?
And as a bonus it’s pretty simple to make too, using a black morphsuit as the base and using felt to construct the hat and tunic. Go here
for the DIY.
An enjoyable make if you have kids who love to play dress-up and rescue damsels in distress!
Find the free pattern here
The sweatshirt for this fun tree costume was printed using tacky glue and dye, which I think is a useful technique to know, and the result is very effective.
My personal favourite fancy dress costumes this year are listed here, and it’s always encouraging to see such creativity and variety!
The Lost Woodsman (above) has a moving eye (!) and some amazing hands made from leather gloves and sticks – Find the fantastic tutorial here
A couple of amusing costumes with a French cookery theme
. If I told anyone I was going to dress up as a croquembouche I might get a funny look, but I think it works surprisingly well!
Egyptian God and Goddess fancy dress, with intricate masks – see how much work went into them by clicking here
If you are of a creative mind and are busy planning for your next Halloween costume (how are we nearly into October already?!), then rubber foam creations can be very cool looking, and there is so much potential for all sorts of crazy designs to try.