Halloween is coming up fast. If you are a plus-sized woman looking for a cool last minute homemade and cheap DIY Halloween costume that is both fun and funny, here are some ideas and suggestions for the 2010 Halloween holiday.
Times are tough these days and it helps to save money whenever possible. Plus, a lot of joy can be had in making your own DIY homemade costume. There are some additional challenges for plus size Halloween costumes but that just means you need to spend a little extra time on your costumes as you make hem from scratch. After all, that is what do-it-yourself Halloween costumes are all about. After 2010, when the economy gets better, you can always go back to buying your funny Halloween costumes.
SANDY OLSSON “GREASE” COSTUME FOR WOMEN
Here is the first suggestion for a DIY homemade costume for a plus size woman. Did you know that the original “Grease” movie is coming back into theaters for the summer? It sure is. Check out greasemovie.com for information on the John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John movie that is now titled “Grease Sing-A-Long.” The film will hit select theaters on July 8, 2010, including New York, Los Angeles and other big cities.
That means that the Sandy Olsson character as played by Olivia Newton-John could be a big hit as a Halloween costume in 2010. The Sandy Olsson outfit is fairly simple and you may already have the materials in your closet.
If you are already a blond with blonde hair, than you are halfway done. If not, just find a blonde wig or do a little hair dye job. The rest of the Sandy Olsson “Grease” costume is simple enough. Check out costumzee.com or kaboodle.com for some cool ideas for a Sandy Olsson outfit and the materials you may need for this fun dance costume.
FRENCH MAID HALLOWEEN COSTUME FOR WOMEN
Do you want to look sexy in your do-it-yourself homemade Halloween costume? Well, then you should think about making a French Maid Halloween costume. Women of all shapes and sizes look sexy in a French Maid outfit. Plus, these costumes are very easy to make on your own. First, check out buycostumes.com for some examples of French Maid costumes for women.
You will see that if you have an old black dress in your closet that you can do without, then you have most of the material you will need for this costume. Throw in some white lace, stockings and black high heels, and you have almost all you need. Try and find a feather duster and some fingerless gloves and you are completely done.
WITCH COSTUME FOR PLUS-SIZED WOMEN
One of the most popular Halloween costumes for women is that of a witch, of course. Luckily this is an easy last minute DIY costume you can make at home. If you have a long flowing black dress, some black stockings and black high heel shoes, you are halfway there. Check out amazon.com for some ideas of what these costumes look like. The easy part is grabbing an old broom to complement your Halloween costume of a witch.
For the witch hat and how to make one, check out this article titled “How to Make a Witch Hat” at associatedcontent.com. Once you make it, you can use it again and again.
Hope you have enjoyed these suggestions for plus size Halloween costumes for women for the 2010 Halloween. Make sure if you are on a budget to allow enough time for yourself to locate the supplies and materials you will need for your DIY homemade Halloween costume outfit.
Remember that you can also use these costumes throughout the year for other events, with just minor alterations so it can fit a variety of work or social events. Happy Halloween.
Halloween DIY Ideas, diynetwork.com
DIY Halloween Costumes, holidash.com
Grease Sing-A-Long, greasemovie.com