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Masks, Tails, Wings and Hats: 23 DIY Halloween Costume Essentials

Many Halloween costumes are incomplete without their essential accessories. Sure, you can throw a white pillowcase over you and call yourself a ghost, but what would a superhero be without his cape or a cat without his ears?

Learn how to make bat, butterfly, fairy and bird wings along with crowns, capes and feet to go with them. You can spot it all here in masks, tails, wings and hats: 23 DIY Halloween costume essentials:

1. Superhero Masks

Image source: Cutesy Crafts
Image source: Cutesy Crafts

If they’re gonna be a superhero, they’ve gotta have the mask.
Check it out at Cutesy Crafts.

2. Classic Witch Hat

This is a must-have for any little witch costume.
Check it out at Momstastic.

3. Bird Wings

Image source: Pretty Prudent
Image source: Pretty Prudent

Use scrap fabric to sew stunning bird wings for an owl or crow costume.
Find out more at Pretty Prudent.

4. Animal Masks

Instantly transform into a ferocious tiger, wise owl or playful panda.
Find out more at Petit Poulou.

5. Dragon Wings

Image source: I'm Feelin' Crafty
Image source: I’m Feelin’ Crafty

Turn your little one into a magical dragon.
Find out more at I’m Feelin’ Crafty.

6. Dino Tails

Sew him a dinosaur tail that he is sure to love.
Check it out at Running with Scissors.

7. Superhero Capes

Image source: All for the Boys
Image source: All for the Boys

You could also make them just black for a vampire cape .
Find out more at All for the Boys.

8. Crowns

Perfect for a king, queen and princess.
Spotted at Hello Bee.

9. The Double Costume Headband

Image source: Pretty Prudent
Image source: Pretty Prudent

Check out this headband that can be used for a bride veil or Rapunzel hair.
Find out more at Pretty Prudent.

10. Butterfly Wings

Check out these stunning butterfly wings.
Find out more at Martha Stewart.

11. Superhero Cuffs

Learn how to make cuffs for a superhero costume.
Find out more at Andrea’s Notebook.

12. Princess Cape

Image source: Pretty Prudent
Image source: Pretty Prudent

Sew her a pretty princess cape with fur collar.
Find out more at Pretty Prudent.

13. Mermaid Tails

Use sequin fabric to make pretty mermaid tails.
Check it out at Tootsie Grace.

14. Fairy Wings

Image source: Pretty Prudent
Image source: Pretty Prudent

Use an old hanger to make beautiful fairy wings.
Find out more at Pretty Prudent.

15. Jet Pack

Use two-liter bottles to make an explosive jet pack.
Find out more at Doodle Craft.

16. Buzz Gloves

Image source: Larissa Another Day
Image source: Larissa Another Day

Use freezer paper and a pair of white gloves to make these cool buzz gloves.
Find out more at Larissa Another Day.

17. Animal Ears

Sew a set of ears for your animal costume.
Find out more at Tally’s Treasury.

18. Frontier Vest

Image source: Made Everyday
Image source: Made Everyday

Sew a frontier vest for your little cowboy.
Check it out at Made Everyday.

19. Storm Trooper

Make a storm trooper helmet from a milk jug.
Find out more at Filth Wizardy.

20. Jedi Robe

Image source: Simplistically Sassy
Image source: Simplistically Sassy

This could also be used for a Harry Potter robe or Grim Reaper robe.
Find out more at Simplistically Sassy

21. Bat Mask

Image source: Living With Punks
Image source: Living With Punks

Sew up masks for your little bats.
Find out more at Living with Punks.

22. Bat Wings

Image source: Alpha Mom
Image source: Alpha Mom

You can’t forget the wings.
Find out more at Alpha Mom.

23. Your Complete Incognito Kit

Image source: Etsy/mmmcrafts
Image source: Etsy/mmmcrafts

Follow the pattern to learn how to make these mustaches and beards for a Halloween costume.
Find out more at Etsy/mmmcrafts.

Article Posted 5 years Ago

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