Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be a superhero? If it has always been a dream, then these DIY superhero costume ideas are the answer.
With Halloween right around the corner, it’s the perfect time to put on your crafting hat and make an awesome DIY superhero costume for you or your little ones. Or go together and be a super family!
20 DIY Superhero Costume Ideas
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A DIY superhero costume is a win-win. It’s a fun project with a big payoff: your own super hero alter ego! My kids may not want to be scary this Halloween so a superhero will be great alternative for them.
Check out these awesome homemade superhero costume ideas below and you’ll be on your way to fighting crime. Or maybe just fighting for the best candy…
1. No Sew Superhero Costume
Want to turn your little guy into a big superhero, but don’t feel like breaking out the needles? Check out this no-sew tutorial to find out how.
2. DIY Superhero Capes
Even crime fighting has 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? I’m in! Grab some fabric and glue and you’re good as done! Tutorial here.
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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 with 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 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 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 with 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 originally dressed up in the comics and TV series before. 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. Xmen Wolverine Claws DIY
Wolverine just isn’t Wolverine without those claws. You can now make yourself one 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 | Easy Girl Group Costume!
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 from 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 Adult
Put that long hair to use! And if you are blone, that’s a big plus! All you’ll need is this 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 don’t think this is just a costume, it’s love! I can totally see myself wearing this out on a regular day. See how here.
20. Easy DIY Family Superhero Costume
Super family 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:
It’s every kid’s (even adults) dream to be a superhero. I can still remember back then when I used to use our blankets as a cape. Well things have changed now. With any of these super tutorials, you can easily become your favorite superhero in a flash!
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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