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20+ Homemade Superhero Costumes [free patterns]


Homemade Halloween costumes can leave such lasting memories!  So if you’re looking for unique superhero costume ideas, then check out these Homemade Halloween costumes to dress up as your favorite superhero that are perfect for boy as well girls.

Kids love Superhero costumes for Halloween.  You can make them from TV Shows, Movies, and Comics or you can do your own version of DIY Halloween Costumes as superheros.  These superhero costumes include Batman CostumesDC ComicsMarvel Costume Ideasand Superhero Costumes that moms have created on their own.

Superhero Costumes for Boys

If you’re looking for a specific costume then you can click the DIY Costume Finder button above to be taken to the Tip Junkie Halloween Costume Pattern File Box.  There you will find costume ideas listed in alphabetical order with direct links to the pattern to DIY or costume to buy if I couldn’t find a free pattern online.

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Click the button above to search or scroll down to find free patterns and DIY tutorials for your little girl or granddaughter.

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The majority of these costumes are DIY with free patterns but a few you can buy and contain affiliate links for your convenience. Click here for disclosure policy.  Those links help support the site as I may earn a small commission at no extra cost to you.

1.  No-Sew Superhero Costumes

No-Sew Superhero Costume {free template}

No-Sew Superhero Costume {free template} ~ How cool are these superhero-inspired costumes?!  Use the free templates to make a superhero girl or a superhero boy costume.  No sewing required.

2.  DIY Cape Superhero Costumes

Free Superhero Cape Pattern and Logo

Free Superhero Cape Pattern & Logo ~ These capes are perfect for the little superhero’s at your house! Super easy to make with this pattern and tutorial. All you’ll need is fabric, thread and your sewing machine!

3. Homemade Superhero Costume

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Costumes

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Costumes ~ If you have Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle fans at home this is a no-brainer costume idea. You don’t have to be an expert seamstress either. Dyed sweat pants are the base of the costume (perfect for keeping them warm) and a roasting pan for the turtle shell. How clever!

DC Comic Homemade Halloween CostumeDC Comics Halloween Costume Ideas

These DC Comic Halloween costume ideas include Batman, Joker, Catwoman, Harley Quinn, Poison Ivy, Spiderman, Superman, Super Girl, and Wonder Woman. I’ve found a DIY Halloween costume for each one scroll down and click the links to be taken to the homemade Halloween costume.

4. Batman Homemade Costumes

Batman Costume DIY

Batman Costume DIY ~ This is a fun diy batman costume for the little super hero at your house! Recycled from a pair of suit pants, you can create a cape and mask! Yup you read that right, suit pants! Your little man will love his batman costume, which is perfect for halloween or even just to play around in!

5. Joker Homemade Costumes:

6. Catwoman Homemade Costumes

7. Harley Quinn Homemade Costumes

8. Poison Ivy Homemade Costumes

9. Spiderman Homemade Costumes

10.  Suicide Squad Costumes

The Suicide Squad is DC Comic characters which include Deadshot, Harley Quinn, The Joker, Killer Croc, Slipknot, Diablo, Captain Boomerang, Enchantress, and Katana.

11. Superman Homemade Costumes

DIY Superman Costume

DIY Superman Costume ~ It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s Superman!  Make this super cool Superman costume from men’s soccer socks, red boxer briefs, a blue compression shirt and spray painted galoshes.

12. Super Girl Homemade Costumes

Homemade No-Sew Supergirl Costume

Homemade No-Sew Supergirl Costume ~ Add some sass to your Supergirl’s costume with these fun no-sew accessories.  You can make the entire costume in just 2 hours.  {smiling}

13. Wonder Woman Homemade Costume

No-Sew Wonder Woman Costume {homemade}

No-Sew Wonder Woman Costume {homemade} ~ If you are in need of a last minute Halloween costume then this is the tutorial for you. Wonder Woman is an all time super hero favorite that’s perfect for any age! The best part, no sewing is required so anyone can make it. A plain tank top and skirt is embellished with fabric and felt. Easy peasy.

Wonder Woman Skirt {tutorial}

Wonder Woman Skirt {tutorial} ~ If you are in need of a last minute Halloween costume then this is the perfect tutorial for you. After all, Wonder Woman is an all time super hero favorite that’s perfect for any age!

14. Disney Superhero Costumes

 The Incredibles

9.  The Incredibles ~ How fun are these Incredibles costumes?! Felt icons were added to red sweatpants and red shirts. Print the free pattern to make your own icons.

Marvel Halloween Costumes

Marvel Halloween Costumes

Marvel superhero characters include popular homemade costumes like Ant Man, Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, Flash, Supergirl, and the Suicide Squad.

15. Ant Man Homemade Costume

Ant Man Costume Tutorial

Ant Man Costume Tutorial ~ Red pj bottoms, a red shirt and blue boxer briefs for the main part of the costume embellished with ribbon and felt.  That cool helmet was originally a space helmet from a learning store.  Very creative!

16. Captain America Homemade Costume

DIY Captain America Costume

DIY Captain America Costume ~ Red frisbee. Check. Duct tape. Check.  Foam sheets.  Check.  Blue shorts. Check.  A simple costume that can be made without sewing in under an hour.  My kind of costume.

17. Deadpool Homemade Costume

18. Flash Homemade Costume

Homemade Flash Costume

Flash Homemade Costume ~ Made with speed, this Flash Costume is a sewn pair of pajamas with felt accessories and velcro closures.

19.  Iron Man Homemade Costumes

DIY Iron Man Gloves

Iron Man Gloves DIY ~ Make Iron Man gloves for under $5 with red LED lights and red gloves.  Easy peasy.  Just grab some heavy duty glue!

20.  Thor Homemade Costume

Homemade Thor Costume

Thor Homemade Costume ~ Crash, Boom, Strike! Learn how to make this super cool Thor Halloween costume.  Blue pajama bottoms and a black onesie are the main parts of the costume and the accessories are handmade.

21.  Halloween Masks

No-Sew Superhero Masks

No-Sew Superhero Masks ~ Here is a fun and easy craft to make at home that will spark any child’s imagination. To make your own no-sew superhero mask, all you’ll need is fabric, heat-n-bond, elastic and grommets. Your kid will be a superhero in no time.

15 DIY Superhero Costume Ideas

What Did I Miss?

Leave a comment below.   I’d love to know what Halloween costumes you are making or are planning to wear this year.  I also take requests, so if you’re looking for a specific pattern or idea let me know in the comments.  I’ll be happy to find it for you and add it to this list for fellow Tip Junkie’s.

I have more DIY Halloween Costumes here…

Boys Halloween Costumes50+ Boys Halloween Costumes to Make

Plus, check out these easy Halloween costumes ideas…

Halloween Costumes for GirlsEasy Halloween Costumes for Girls

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