10 DIY Last Minute Halloween Costumes

It’s October 1st! And while, in my mind, that should mean that I have at least another 28 days before I need to think about Halloween costumes, in reality, that time is here! Between family/school/community Halloween gatherings that are coming up well before the 31st, October 1st might be the day I should start to think about it, whether my procrastinating heart likes it or not.

But, never fear, fellow procrastinators! Today we are sharing 10 DIY Halloween costumes that can be whipped together last minute with minimal supplies and no sewing required! These can be scaled up or down to fit any age/size and all of them are beyond cute. Let’s get to the list!

DIY Last Minute Halloween Costumes

Halloween Costume Ideas: DIY Cotton Candy Costume for Kids + a tutorial featured by Top US Craft Blog + The Pretty Life Girls

1. Cotton Candy Costume

The first of our DIY Last Minute Halloween Costumes roundup is a total showstopper! This DIY Cotton Candy Costume is super inexpensive to make, comes together super quickly, and could not be sweeter (pun intended)! See the tutorial here.

2. Gumball Machine Costume

This adorable gumball machine costume is made out of just a little bit of felt and pom poms! This baby requires no sewing and zero special skills, so if you can wield a hot glue gun, you can make it. This costume is legitimately cute and so comfy and easy to wear. Learn how to make it right here.

DIY Ice Cream Cone Costume for a toddler featured by top US craft blog, The Pretty Life Girls.

3. Ice Cream Cone Costume

We figure, the cuter the costume, the more candy kids will come home with for us. If you want to implement this strategy, this DIY Ice Cream Cone Costume is the ticket! Get the tutorial here.

4. Hot Dog, Ketchup & Mustard Costumes

Whether you make just one, or you make the whole set, these Hot Dog, Ketchup, and Mustard costumes are simple to make with some fabric dye and a few embellishments. We’ll walk you through each step here.

5. No-Sew Laffy Taffy Costume

All you need to whip up this No-Sew Laffy Taffy Costume are a couple simple supplies that you can prime over to yourself from Amazon, your Silhouette cutting machine, and our free cut file! We share all the details here.

DIY Strawberry Halloween Costume for a Toddler + a tutorial featured by Top US Craft Blog + The Pretty Life Girls

6. Strawberry Costume

This simple Strawberry Halloween Costume is unique and comfortable, and it is perfect for toddlers, kids, and even adults. All you need is an oversized t-shirt, felt, and a fabric marker! Click here to learn more.

DIY Halloween Costumes: Witch Cape Costume for Kids + a tutorial featured by Top US Craft Blog + The Pretty Life Girls

7. Witch Costume

Since this Witch Costume is made with a cape, it can be adjusted to fit nearly anyone, and can be reused next year and the year after that! We love the versatility that cape costumes provide and they can be dressed up or down by what you choose to accessorize them with to make them extra special! See how we made this one here.

8. Leopard Costume

This comfy and chic leopard costume comes together so easily with a sweater poncho and some heat transfer vinyl! Use some printable tattoo paper to some perfect leopard spots to your skin, and you have such a fun and simple costume! See the tutorial here.

DIY Halloween Costumes: Flamingo Cape Costume for Kids + a tutorial featured by Top US Craft Blog + The Pretty Life Girls

9. Flamingo Costume

Another easy and adorable cape costume, this Flamingo Costume could not be cuter or more fun to make! We share each step here.

DIY Halloween Costumes: Women's Spider Web Poncho Costume + a tutorial featured by Top US Craft Blog + The Pretty Life Girls

10. Spider Web Costume

The last of our DIY Last Minute Halloween Costumes roundup is this Spider Web Costume! It is a fun variation of our Leopard poncho costume and follows the same simple steps. Check them out here!

Happy making!

-Sam & Liz

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