70+ Easy Halloween Costumes for Girls [patterns]


Halloween costumes for girls are my favorite to feature probably because I don’t have any girls of my own. Girl costumes are just so cute and creative that I want to make several every year. They can also be super inexpensive and original!  

If you’re looking for unique girls Halloween costumes, then I’ve got you covered! Whether your girl is just walking or a tween I’ve found the best ideas around including character costumes, princess costumes, costumes for teens, animal costumes, funny costumes, simple costumes, and more. I’ve even included easy Halloween accessories to make that can be used alone or with a costume. There’s definitely an idea here for your girl!

Best Halloween Costumes for Girls

Halloween Costumes for Girls


Halloween costumes for girls don’t have to take a lot of time or money. Find the cutest, most original, and easiest ideas around! These best Halloween costumes for girls will give you tons of ideas to choose from.

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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.

Best Halloween Costumes for Girls

Creative Halloween Costumes

DIY Bubble Bath Halloween Costume

1. Bubble Bath Halloween Costume ~ This bubble bath Halloween costume pattern by gigglesgalore cost less than $15 to make.  Such a creative idea and fun!

Needle and Thread Halloween Costume Pattern
2.  Needle and Thread Costume ~ Made from a lamp shade and rope this needle and thread halloween costume pattern is amazing and created by creatingreallyawesomefunthings.

Skein of Yarn Halloween Costume for Girls
3.  Skein of Yarn Halloween Costume Who knew poster board and pipe cleaners could make such a creative Halloween Costume Idea?  This creative Halloween costume for girl is created by Dukes and Duchess.

Angel Wings

angel costume

4. Angel Costume ~ Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom nailed this costume! The DIY Angel Costume includes a full tutorial plus pattern. Note: the wings and halo were purchased, not DIY’d.

Animal CostumesBumble Bee Costume

5. Bumble Bee Costume ~ I’m buzzing with delight over this bumble bee costume by Sugar Bee Crafts!  A simple tulle tutu skirt is made to wear of black leggings and shirt.

6.  Cat DIY Costume ~ Meow!  I’m purring with delight over this adorable kitty cat costume complete with a pink fluffy tail.

Ladybug Costume
7.  Ladybug No-Sew Costume ~ How sweet is this no-sew ladybug costume by Yesterday on Tuesday? It’s an easy costume that comes together easily, black felt circles are glued to a red shirt, red tulle is weaved through the skirt and the headband is assembled using glue.

Butterfly Costume

8. Butterfly Costume Wings Costume Pattern ~ A free pattern to make these beautiful monarch butterfly costume wings by Buggy and Buddy. Pair them with black leggings, leotard and tights to make the perfect butterfly costume.

easy parrot costume

9. Parrot Costume Pattern ~ This easy parrot costume by Make It & Love It really IS easy. I was skeptical at first, but wow, this is incredible, right? Talk about big bang for your efforts. Love.

girls unicorn costume

10. Unicorn Felt Consume Pattern ~ This DIY felt unicorn costume by Lia Griffith is going to be the talk of the school. I mean, it’s just so perfect and on-trend! It has a downloadable pattern so you can make it without a problem. {score}

Character Costumes

American Girl Costume for Girls

11.  American Girl Costume ~ A large box and some white duct tape used by Dukes and Duchess turned into such an easy Halloween Costume for girls.

12.  My Little Pony Costume Sew-Along by sugar tarts crafts

DIY Roller Disco Barbie Costume for Girls

13. Barbie Costume ~ Girls will love pretending to be a life size Barbie. Aww Sam nailed this adorable roller disco barbie costume that includes a free printable to make the box.

DIY Dorothy Costume

14.  Dorothy DIY Costume ~  If you can sew a straight line then you can sew this adorable Dorothy costume found at Seven Clown Circus.  You’ll be skipping down the yellow brick road when you see how easy it is to make.

Halloween Costumes Girls

15.  Little Red Riding Hood Costume ~ I’m loving this Little Red Riding Hood Costume by Mommy by Day Crafter by Night.  Deep inside the enchanted woods stood an adorable Little Red Riding Hood.  A few key elements make this fantastic costume, a hooded cape, tulle skirt and a basket.

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Disney Halloween Costume Ideas

Disney Halloween costume ideas that you can make at home with free patterns to DIY and a few that you can buy.  Let me know in the comments if I’ve forgotten one and I’ll be happy to find it for you.

alice in wonderland costume

16. Alice in Wonderland Costume Pattern ~ When you find out how easy it was to assemble this absolutely stunning Alice in Wonderland costume for her you’ll be amazed. Most of the items for the costume were found at home! Shared by Lay Baby Lay.

little bo peep

17. Little Bo Peep Costume ~ Every good Little Bo Peep costume needs a hoop skirt, so it’s a good thing we found a tutorial for making one! You’ll love learning how to make a DIY hoop skirt so that your little girl can grab her staff and be recognized as Little Bo Peep with her lost sheep.

18.  Little Bo Peep Costume ~ My version of Vintage Little Bo Peep. Skirt, vest with plumes, Bonnet, lamb and crook. The perfect costume for your Little Miss. It took me all year (I am cheap so I only bought items on clearance. ie. lamb, candy cane) to gather the items but It finally came together.

Minnie Mouse Costumes

easy minnie mouse diy tutu costume
19. Minnie Mouse Costume ~ The thing I love most about this Minnie Mouse Costume found at Sugar Bee Crafts besides the fact that it’s NO SEW, is that it’s not skimpy. Got to love a Halloween costume for girls that’s easy, sweet, and covers the tushie!

DIY Dory Costume

20.  Dory DIY Costume ~ Just keep swimming…inspired by the Finding Dory movie this simple cardboard girls costume by Babble is sure to be a hit.

Disney Princess Costumes

If you’re looking for Disney princess costume patterns then you can use any of the ones below.  The first link is a basic Butterick pattern to get you started on several of the princess dresses that you can customize with color and fabric.

Disney Princesses Anna Frozen Halloween Costumes for Girls

21. Anna Costumes from Disney Frozen


Halloween Accessories:

DIY Kristoff Frozen Costume Pattern

22. Sven Costumes:

23. Ariel from the Disney Little Mermaid

24. Aurora from Disney Cinderella

sleeping beauty costume tutorial

TuTu Skirt Pattern for Disney Princess {no sew} ~ When it comes to making easy costumes for girls, tutu skirts and dresses are the way to go because they are no-sew. This Sleeping Beauty or Aurora Disney Dress is easy to make and isn’t very costly either!

Halloween Accessories

25.  Maleficent Halloween Costume ~ Create a gorgeous Maleficent costume from a black bodysuit, tulle and a cat ear headband.

belle costume and tutorial

26. Belle Costume ~ Can you believe that this Belle costume is homemade? Homemade Toast shares the pattern so that you, too can make your little one her very own Belle costume. Wow.

27.  Elsa Costumes from Disney Frozen

28.  Elena of Avalor

29.  Giselle from Disney Enchanted

Princess Jasmine Costume

30. Jasmine Disney Princess Costume ~ If your daughter wants to be Princess Jasmine for Halloween, then Rae Gun Ramblings has hooked you up. She provides a great tutorial for making a Princess Jasmine Halloween costume for girls that’s not too difficult!

31. Merida from Disney Brave

32. Moana from Disney Moana

33. Mulan from Disney Mulan

34. Pocahontas from Disney Pocahontas

35. Rapunzel from Disney Tangled

DIY Rapunzel Dress Tutorial by andreasnotebook
Semi-Homemade Rapunzel Costume by letsgetthrifty
Pokemon Go Bellossom Costume Tutorial by tikkido

36. Snow White from Disney Snow White and the 7 Dwarfs

37. Tiana from Disney The Princess and the Frog

38. Tinkerbell Costume

DIY Tinker Bell Costume

This Tinker Bell Costume for your girl found on Sincerely Jean Blog is simple and inexpensive to make. The tutorial has detailed instructions (plus supply list) so you can’t go wrong!

39. Wreck It Ralph

40. Zootopia Halloween Costumes

Storybook Halloween Costume Ideas

41. Where’s Waldo Group Costume by ceating really awesome free things

Fairytale Costumes

Your little one will love to play dress up on Halloween but also year round with these fairytale costumes. Use them on the holiday and then re-purpose for everyday play. {score}

fairy dress tutorial

42. Fairy Tutu Costume Pattern ~ There’s not much sweeter than a fairy! This tutorial for making a fairy costume is easy. It’s a little more difficult than making a simple tutu skirt, because it is a tutu dress, but it is still simple. Your little one can wear this as a dress up outfit all year!

DIY White Swan Costume

43.  White Swan Costume Pattern ~ An easy DIY pattern by A Pumpkin and a Princess is so sweet.  Make a tulle tutu skirt and add an inexpensive white feather boa for the feathers.

44. Mermaid Tail Pattern ~ You little one can be Ariel with these No-Sew Mermaid Tails byLiving Locurto Mermaid tails are so trendy right now. You can make your own in under 30 minutes using your hot glue gun.

Professional Halloween Costumes

easy diy cheerleader costume

45. Cheerleader DIY Costume ~ Just Destiny shares us just how easy it is to make a girls Halloween costume with this cheerleader costume. Ribbon and iron-on letters are used to make the varsity top.

nurse costume
46. Nurse Costume Pattern ~ Making a nurse costume for your daughter is super easy if you have a pillow case lying around. Ziggity Zoom offers a complete tutorial for making a nurse costume including how to make the prescription pad.

47. Star Wars Halloween Costumes for Girls

Superhero Costumes

no sew super hero

48.  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.

Homemade No-Sew Supergirl Costume

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

50. Super Girl DIY Costume with Step by Step Guide! by herorganizedchaos

51. Poison Ivy DIY Cosplay by mypoppet

Easy Halloween Dresses


52. Troll Costume Pattern ~ Make a Halloween dress for your girl inspired by The Troll’s movie! This Princess Poppy Costume DIY is an easy sew!  Loving this cheery DIY Princess Poppy Costume shared by Fleece Fun!

Disney’s “Brave” Inspired Costume by home-heart-and-hands
Breakfast at Tiffany’s Trench Coat Costume by thecherryblossomgirl
Easy Homemade Dorothy Costume – Seven Clown Circus by sevenclowncircus

Scary Costumes

girls zombie costume

53. If your girl is looking for a scary costume, eHow shows you how to make a Girl Zombie Costume. I find it a little disturbing, but that may just be me!

54. Wednesday Addams by cathie fillian

Funny Costumes

DIY Cotton Candy Costume
54.  Cotton Candy Costume Pattern ~ Could this darling girl be any sweeter?! {giggle} Batting is spray painted pink and attached to a t-shirt. Get more details on Hello, Wonderful!

55.  DIY Gumball Machine Costume by inchmark

56.  Deviled Egg Costume – C.R.A.F.T. by ceating really awesome free things

57.  A Flower Pot Costume by dukesandduchesses

58.  Paint Brush Costume by dukesandduchesses

Historical Costumes


59. Knight No-Sew Costume ~ Here’s a Felt Knight Costume by Hello Nutritarian that’s quick! It’s a no-sew knight costume tutorial that’s perfect for girls and only takes about 2 yards of felt and a tube of craft glue. Wow, right?

60.  Renaissance Princess Dress DIY tutorial by celebrty dachshund

61.  Nightmare Before Christmas Sally Costume DIY pattern by artsy fartsy mama

TV Character Costumes

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62. Paw Patrol Costumes

63.  Weeping Angel Costume from Doctor Who by tikkido

64.  Pebbles Flintstone Costume by sincerely jean

65.  Strawberry Shortcake Costume by thediymommy

Easy Accessories

Halloween accessories for girls can be super simple and can make a huge difference! If you are in a pinch they can BE the costume. They can also be that one item that pulls the costume together to make it cohesive. Here are dress up accessories for girls that will come in handy. You can make these easily.

Dress Up for Girls

trolls hair DIY

66. Troll Hair Tutorial ~ Adventures in Wunderland shares this great craft perfect for Halloween! Make a Troll’s headband for a fun costume that will be the talk of the party!


67. Unicorn Headband Tutorial ~ Have you ever wondered How to Make a Unicorn Headband for a fun girls Halloween accessory? DIY Inspired shows us how so that your if you need a last minute accessory, you’ve got one!

dress up butterfly wings
68. Butterfly Wing Pattern ~ Dress up butterfly wings are a staple in many girls dress up boxes, and they make a great accessory for Halloween. Put them on with tights and long sleeved shirt and you’ve got a ready made costume. This tutorial by Crazy Little Projects is so sweet!

Dress Ups

No-Sew Superhero Masks

69.  No-Sew Superhero Masks are great to have on hand. You can use them in a pinch for a Halloween costume, even making them a family costume, and your daughter can use them year round. 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.

no sew tutu

70. Tutu No-Sew Tutorial ~  A no-sew tutu can be so versatile, and so easy to make. The Pinning Mama shows us how to make a tutu skirt the easiest way!

pink princess cape

71. Cape Pattern ~ This Pink Princess Cape found at Pretty Prudent is the perfect go-to cape. It is complete with a fur collar and pom pom trim .  What little girl wouldn’t want to wear it all day everyday or on Halloween?

Princess Crowns


72. Felt Dress Up Princess Crowns for kids by Megan Nielsen ~ This pattern for a crown is fabulous because you can use it to make a crown for royalty and really, who doesn’t want to be a prince or princess?  I love that you can absolutely customize the shapes and colors.  {{score}}

flower crown

73. Flower Crown Tutorial ~ This one is easy to make and has tons of lovely silk flowers that will last your little princess many wears! Tutorial by The Nonpareil Home includes how to make a tutu skirt so that a flower fairy costume can be assembled quickly!

princess crown

74.  Fabric Prince Crown Pattern ~ How To Make A Fabric Dress-Up Crown this Halloween is do-able. The Long Thread shows us how. How cute is this??

princess play mirror

75. Hand Mirror Tutorial ~ Mirror, Mirror on the Wall? Or in your hand? If your princess needs a hand mirror, the folks at The Pinterested Parent show up how using cardboard!

76.  Yarn Wig Tutorial ~ If making a Yarn Wig is in the cards for you this Halloween, you’ll adore this fabulous tutorial for making a yarn wig from U Create.

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50 Easy Halloween Costumes for Girls

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.

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