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20 DIY Superhero Costume Ideas: Become A Homemade Vigilante

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Looking for superhero Halloween costumes? Here come these DIY superhero costume ideas and tutorials to save the day!

Superhero Costume Ideas You Can DIY On a Budget


1.No Sew Superhero Costume

Want to turn your little guy into a big superhero, but don’t feel like breaking out your sewing machine? Check out this no-sew tutorial to find out how.

2. DIY Superhero Capes

Even crime fighting follows fashion rules. Style tip #1: All superheroes need capes. Find out how to make your own here.

3. DIY No-Sew Batman/Batgirl

Need to up the d’awwww factor in your life? Turn your little girl into a Batgirl. Read the tutorial here and don’t forget the tutu skirt. It’s what completes the look.

4. DIY Violet from the Incredibles

This one takes literally 10 minutes, and you’ll end up looking like one of The Incredibles! Check out how to make this costume here.

5. Homemade No Sew Superhero Costume

No-sew DIY superhero costume? I’m in! Grab some fabric and glue, and you’re good as done!


6. DIY Duct Tape Superhero Boots – Barbie Inspired

So creative! I would wear these every day if I could. Do it yourself here and don’t forget to buy the duct tape in the right color you want.

7. DIY Superhero Mask

Superheroes must keep their real identity hidden! That’s why you need this easy-to-make a mask. Since it’s so versatile, you can even decide if you want to be a hero or a villain.

8. DIY Superhero Disguise with Felt Paper

Felt is easy to cut, glue, and craft with. Check out this idea here and get started tonight. This is even something you can make at the last minute.

9. Effortless DIY Superhero Halloween Costumes

Don’t feel life laboring over an ornate costume? This is the costume for you. Be Supergirl, Wonder Woman, or even Catwoman in just a few easy steps. Who will you choose?

10. X-Men’s Rogue DIY Costume

For all you cosplayers out there: grab the idea here. Dress like how Rogue was originally styled in the comics and TV series. Don’t forget the hair, though.

11.  DIY The Hulk Costume

Going “green” never looked so good. More photos of this Hulk-tacular costume can be found here. Do try to find old clothes for this DIY costume. I’m sure you wouldn’t want to ruin new ones.

12. X-Men Wolverine Claws DIY

Wolverine just isn’t Wolverine without those claws. You can now make some of your own by following the video tutorial. Just don’t tear up the furniture…

13. Homemade Superhero Outfits for Men

Superhero dress-up isn’t just for boys, they’re also for men. That’s why he’s called Super”Man” and not Super”Boy” right?

14. DIY Marvel Avengers Halloween Costumes

Perfect for friends looking to coordinate costumes! Turn your favorite Avenger into a girl version with these costume ideas. I think I’ll be Ms. Thor.

15. DIY Green Lantern Costume

It doesn’t get any easier than this. Just get everything on the list and you’re Green Lantern. One important thing that’s not listed though: the ring! Where will you get your powers without it?

16. Ultimate DIY Spiderman Costume

If you love getting all the costume details just right, this one’s for you. This may cost you a bit, but why dress up when you can’t nail it right? See more here.

17. DIY Thor Costume for Adults

Put that long hair to use! And if you are blonde, that’s a plus! All you’ll need is this men’s Thor costume tutorial and you’re well on your way to saving the galaxy!

18. DIY Tissue Roll Superhero Cuffs

You’ll never look at tissue rolls the same ever again. Change the lightning bolts into stars and you can even use them for a Wonder Woman costume.

19. Super Skirt Tutorial

I would wear one of them! I can totally see myself rocking this on a regular day.

20. Easy DIY Family Superhero Costume

Superfamily to the rescue! Simple and fun to make as a family. Leave no family member behind with this Superhero costume tutorial.


In case you didn’t know, there have been a couple of controversial superhero costumes throughout the years. See what they are here from Screen Rant:

Make your own superhero costumes and become your favorite superhero in a flash! Halloween is right around the corner, so it’s the perfect time to put on your crafting hat and make an awesome DIY superhero costume for you. Or you can create your own superhero team with your super family!

So which one’s your favorite superhero? Are you dressing up as him or her? Let me know below in the comments!

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Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on January 19, 2016, and has been updated for quality and relevancy.


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