It’s October, so that means it’s time for my annual roundup of costume-related patterns and tutorials available here on the blog.
Here’s a step-by-step tutorial on how to make Minecraft Steve & Creeper heads.
Next up (with over 420,000 impressions on Pinterest in the last 60 days alone!) is a similar tutorial, this time for making a Minecraft Enderman head along with a diamond block trick-or-treat box.
Both projects include full charts for game-accurate colors and the exact hex codes for perfect color matching!
If your idea of fantasy is less block-based and more magical, here’s a free knitting pattern for an easy scarf in the Gryffindor house colors.
If training a dragon is more your thing, here’s how to make a viking vest.
If you prefer Pokemon to Night Furies, here’s an easy, last-minute Pikachu costume idea.
If your friends-group themed costume runs more Grease than Greninja, here’s how you can make a super simple Poodle skirt.
If you’re looking to visually upgrade some inexpensive props, here’s a demo on repainting plastic swords.
If you’ve got a last-minute party invite to deal with, here’s a SUPER quick ‘n easy Jughead Jones (from Archie Comics) costume tutorial with free burger dream bubble printable!
If your group costume needs accessories, here’s a free tutorial on making Super Mario Bros Mario, Luigi, Wario and Waluigi hats
If you want to take those Mario Bros costumes one step further, here are instructions on making their respective mustaches
If you REALLY want to go all out, here’s the full costume breakdown with instructions on making an entire Wario costume
Finally, if you’ve got enough knitting time on your hands, you can knit my Baby’s First Superhero Costume pattern as-is with cute designs for boys and girls, or convert the chart and the colors to create your superhero of choice.
Find more tips and tutorials on my How-To page!