Ahoy matey! So you’re looking for a DIY pirate costume, are ye? Then you’ve come to the right place. Whether you’re planning to dress up as the Captain or turn your family into your pirate crew, there surely is a tutorial for you. So go on, scroll on and take your pick!
25 Argh-tastic DIY Pirate Costume Ideas
Did you know that pirate costumes were the fourth most-searched costume in the nation this year? According to Google’s analysis of costume searches, that’s the whole truth. And blimey, big data doesn’t lie!
Yep, scalawags, blackguards and sea buccaneers are all the rage! Grab a cutlass and plunder our argh-tastic list of DIY pirate costume ideas, for kids, adults, couples and more. Last one to put together a DIY pirate costume has to walk the plank!
1. Easy DIY Homemade Pirate Costume for the Family
Learn how to turn your regular family into a pirate family. Jack Sparrow is optional though. But can you imagine how easy it is to make these pirate costumes? See it here.
2. Last Minute DIY Pirate Costume for Kids
Procrastinators rejoice! Even if you just have a couple of minutes to get ready for your Halloween party, don’t sweat it. This DIY pirate costume has your back.
3. Zarina the Pirate Fairy DIY Costume
Just add some pixie dust and voila! Your daughter will love this. Whoever said fairies and pirates don’t mix. You may remember Tinkerbell and Captain Hook in their feud but this costume just puts everything together!
4. Ladies DIY Pirate Costume
Everything you’ll need is probably already in your closet. Doesn’t she look badass in her costume. Recreate the look with these steps!
5. DIY Sexy Pirate Halloween Costume
From sweet to sassy in just a few simple steps. The makeup just brings everything together don’t you think?
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6. Easy DIY Pirate Shirt
7. DIY Pirate Costume for Toddlers
Your little one will be the cutest pirate on the poop deck. Can you imagine him wearing this? I sure can!
8. Cheap DIY Pirate Costume for Teens
Great for moms on a budget and teens who want to save. You can see how to make your own in the video above.
9. Pirate Eye Patch DIY Tutorial
Now all you need is a parrot and you’re set! Though not all pirates have it, it would be so much cooler if you would show up in a party with just one eye. Can you see the joy in the little boy’s face in the image above? He loves it! Make one for yourself here.
10. Inexpensive Jake and the Neverland Pirates DIY
Have you heard of Jake and the Neverland Pirates? Ask your kid, I’m sure he has. Well, to give you an idea, it’s a show in Disney about… you guessed it, pirates!
11. Cute DIY Pirate and Parrot Costume
Who would have thought pirates could be so cute? Perfect for siblings. The pirate may not be able to carry the parrot in his shoulder but it’s still very adorable. Check it out here.
12. DIY Pirate Costume for Little Girls
Let your little girl experience the pirate’s life. Because being a pirate isn’t just for little boys, it can be for little girls too. Who would want to be just a princess all the time, right? Get the DIY tutorial here.
13. DIY Burlesque Bustle Skirt
Sexy and versatile! This skirt can be used for other costumes down the road. A gypsy perhaps? Can you think of other things?
14. Plus Size DIY Pirate Costume
Pirates come in all shapes and sizes. They don’t discriminate and that’s what I love about them. You can just be yourself. See how in this tutorial.
15. DIY Lady Jack Sparrow
Perfect for you fans of Pirates of the Caribbean. Turn Jack into Jackie Sparrow with this tutorial.
16. Pirates of the Caribbean 4: Makeup, Hair and Costume
Now that you have the costume ready, you also need your hair and makeup done. Just watch this video so you can see how.
17. Pirate Hat DIY
A good hat is key to completing your costume. And it can’t be a cowboy hat you turn to the other side, it has to be a pirate hat!
18. No Sew Captain Hook Costume
Easy as 1, 2, 3! Don’t believe me? Then check this tutorial out and see how you can upcycle an old t-shirt into the perfect pirate costume.
19. Couples DIY Pirate Costume
Did you find love on the open sea? Show your love for one another by showing up in this couple costume. He’s the Captain and you’re the first mate.
20. DIY Duct Tape Corset
I just love this idea. Creative, cheap, cute and easy to make. If you’re running low on budget, duct tape will not disappoint. In case you don’t know, there are so many things you can do with duct tape.
21. DIY Recycled Denim Corset
Refashion your old denim shirt into a cute, versatile corset. I wouldn’t throw it in the closet after Halloween though, I think you can still rock this on a regular day.
22. Jack Sparrow Makeup Transformation Tutorial
The power of makeup. See how you can really look like Jack Sparrow with this video tutorial. It’s simply amazing.
23. How to Make a Kids Pirate Hat
Something you can make with the kids. It will look great on your kid too. It’s like making his pirate dreams come true. Get the steps here.
24. DIY Felt Pirate Boots
These cute booties will kick your costume up a notch. No pirate can go out without boots. It’s just not right. Make a pair with these instructions.
25. DIY Pirate Jacket
Gorgeous! I’d wear this out as well. It doesn’t really look like a costume, right? See the tutorial here.
Want to be a sexy pirate instead this Halloween? Then see how you can be one from Vivian Zhu (xxnaivivxx):
If you’re ready for the life in the sea, then this is the Halloween costume for you. Wear it like the classic pirates do or be a little more creative and sexy. Whatever kind of pirate you choose to be, I’m sure it’s going to be argh-tastic! Don’t forget to share your favorite one in the comments below!
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