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27 Stunning DIY Costumes

From DIY Shutterbug Disguises to Sci-Fi Geek Getups

— June 21, 2013 — Art & Design
If you're looking to create your own customized outfit for Halloween or even just a themed party, then these stunning DIY costumes will give you some great ideas on the types of ensembles you can create by hand.

Deciding who to dress up as and how to acquire that look can be quite challenging to do on your own, but these DIY costumes are a fantastic representation of the kinds of amazing designs you can create with just a little patience and dedication. From fan-made Iron Man costumes to larger-than-life robotic getups, these DIY costume creations are allowing diehard movie and cartoon fans to dress up like their all-time favorite characters.

Perfect for those who aren't afraid to showcase their nerdy side, these DIY costumes will certainly make you stand out with their intricately detailed designs.
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Hulking Walking Tank Costumes
Hulking Walking Tank Costumes
This Incredible Warhammer 40K Costume is a Hulking Achievement
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DIY Shutterbug Disguises
DIY Shutterbug Disguises
The Tyler Card Nikon Camera Costume is a Fully Functioning Getup
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Knitted Monster Costumes
Knitted Monster Costumes
The Crocheted Cyclops by Veronica Knight is Whimsical and Clever
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Personal Flight Outfits
Personal Flight Outfits
Get Ready for Halloween 2012 With the Rocketeer Rocket Pack
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Fan-Made Comic Costumes
Fan-Made Comic Costumes
The Amazing DIY Iron Man Mark V Briefcase Suit is Brought to Life
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Playfully Plush Garbs
Playfully Plush Garbs
Miss Malaprop's Stuffed Animal Dress was Made for Mardi Gras 2011
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DIY Fashionable Avian Ensembles
DIY Fashionable Avian Ensembles
The P.S. I Made This Crow Costume Tutorial Takes On Stylish Birds
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Cereal Box Transformers
Cereal Box Transformers
Transform Yourself with the DIY Optimus Prime Costume
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Ferocious Safari-Inspired Outfits
Ferocious Safari-Inspired Outfits
Make a DIY Lion Costume for Your Child This Halloween
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Famous Stencil Costumes
Famous Stencil Costumes
The Banksy Flower Thrower Costume is Truly Inspired
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DIY Superhero Jumpers
DIY Superhero Jumpers
The Retro Wonder Woman Sweater Requires Knitting Skills
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Clandestine Alien Costumes
Clandestine Alien Costumes
Kiersten Essenpreis Pays Homage to the Best Horror Film of the '80s
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DIY Infant Dessert Ensembles
DIY Infant Dessert Ensembles
This Felt Cookie Costume Fixes as the Perfect Baby Get-Up
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DIY Comic Hero Costumes
DIY Comic Hero Costumes
This Rafael Bastos Guide Offers a Cheap and Easy Halloween Solution
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'Fraggle Rock' Frocks
'Fraggle Rock' Frocks
Devani Weaver's Halloween Yarn Monster Dress is Muppet-Approved
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Cringe-Worthy Costumes
Cringe-Worthy Costumes
Sivan Ronat Defies Dignity with Swamp-Inspired Get-Up
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Cardboard Robot Disguises
Cardboard Robot Disguises
Transform Into Optimus Prime With This Hand-Built Costume
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Gamer Armored Suits
Gamer Armored Suits
These Replicated Halo Costumes are Painstakingly Detailed
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Smartphone Game Garments
Smartphone Game Garments
Angry Birds Costumes Bring App Fun to Your Halloween Bash
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Historical Sci-Fi Costumes
Historical Sci-Fi Costumes
This Victorian Darth Vader Dress is Villainously Sensual
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Sci-Fi Geek Getups
Sci-Fi Geek Getups
The Homemade Death Star Costume is Made Out of Paper
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Incredible Fan Costumes
Incredible Fan Costumes
Anthony Le's War-Machine Costume is Amazing
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Steampunk Gas Masks (UPDATE)
Steampunk Gas Masks (UPDATE)
Artist Tom Banwell Creates Sci-Fi Face Armor
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Extreme Halloween Costumes
Extreme Halloween Costumes
Reko Rivera and Bobby Hartman's iPhone Costumes Have 42" TVs
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Upcycled Halloween Costumes
Upcycled Halloween Costumes
Think Outside the Box with these Wickedly Recycled Costumes
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Futuristic DIY Fantasy Armor
Futuristic DIY Fantasy Armor
Cosplayer Creates Convincing Skyrim Armor to Strike Fear into Evil
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DIY Star Wars Masks
DIY Star Wars Masks
Make a Stormtrooper Helmet Out of Two Milk Jugs
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