35 DIY Halloween Hoodie Costumes

Its amazing what one can make with a simple hoodie!  I’ve rounded up some awesome tutorials, ideas, and insparation for Halloween costumes made from hoodies and sweatsuits…

Animal Hoodie Costumes


Monkey hoodie costume tutorial from Craft

monkey from makezine



Lion hoodie costume instructions from National Geographic Kids


Goldfish hoodie costume tutorial from How to be Jenna

goldfish howtobejenna



Crab costume from Woman’s Day

crab from womansday


No-Sew octopus hoodie costume tutorial on Instructables

octopus from instructables



Bat costume tutorial from How to be Jenna

bat how to be jenna

Owl hoodie costume from EEma-Le

bird from eema


Elephant hoodie costume from Fat Wallet

elephant fatwallet


Raven hoodie costume from Martha Stewart

raven martha stewart


Bat costume with umbrella wings from Evil Mad Scientist
bat from evil mad scientist

 No-Sew Bumblee hoodie costume from Dollar Store Crafts

bumblebee from dollarstorecrafts


Owl hoodie costume with mask template from Pure Joy Events
owl from purjoyevents



Shark hoodie from Lisa Storms at Friskars

shark from lisa storms

 Unicorn hoodie costume tutorial from Deanna’s Stuff
unicorn from deannasstuff

Little lamb costume instructions from Parents Magazine

little lamb parentsmag

Spider hoodie costume instructions from Reader’s Digest

spider costume readers digest

Freezer paper skeleton from Instructables

skeleton from instructables

Fairytales and Fantasy Hoodie Costumes


Knights costume from Mer Mag

knits from mermag


Little Red Riding Hood and Wolf hoodie costumes from Martha Stewart

little red riding hood and wolf martha stewart


Dinosaur hoodie costume tutorial from How to be Jenna

dinosaur from howtobejenna



Dinosaur hoodie costume tutorial from The ME in Mommydinosaur themeinmommy

Monster hoodie tutorial from Lisa Storms at Friskars
monster friskars


 Frog Price and Princess hoodie costumes from Martha Stewart

frogprince and princess from martha stewart

Character Hoodie Costumes


 Foofa costume from Hey Jen Renee

Wow Wow Wubbzy costume at Bob Boyle
wubbzy bobboyle

Angelina Ballerina hoodie costume from Sweet B

angelinaballerina from sweetb


Angry Birds hoodie costume tutorial at Instructablesangrybirds instructables

DJ Lance Rock costume tutorial from Johnny in a Dress
dj lance from johnnyinadress

Elmo hoodie costume from Fat Walletelmo from fatwallet

Max from Where the Wild Things Are hoodie costume from Missmaxwildthings from miss

Minions costume at Coolest Homemade Costumes

minions coolesthomemade

Perry the Platypus hoodie costume tutorial from Dabbledperryplatypus from dabbled

R2D2 hoodie costume at Fashionably Geeky
r2d2 fashionablygeek


  1. 3


    What a great round-up. Isn’t it amazing what people think up? I would have never even thought to use a hoodie! Thanks for all of your work in gathering so many ideas.

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  3. 10


    Love this huge list. I did a top 10 list for costume ideas I saw in 2013, and I forgot about Angry Birds until I saw it in your list.
    And LOVE that there was a spot for the minions! :)

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