There’s lots of talk on the Internet by now about easy-to-make Halloween costumes for kids, but not much for adults who like to sew. For those looking to join in on the dress up fun and DIY their own Halloween costume, I’ve rounded up five awesome off-beat costumes that would be a blast to wear trick-or-treating with the kiddos or to a costume party. None of them are super involved, so you still have time to sew one up in time for the big day!

DIY Flight Attendent CostumePan Am Costume
via Instructables

DIY Wolf Costume

DIY Wolf Hoodie Costume
via the Ellie Blog

DIY Owl Costume

Lady Bird Owl Costume
via A Beautiful Mess

DIY Grey Lady Ghost CostumeGray Lady Ghost Costume
via Martha Stewart

DIY Fantastic Mr. & Mrs. Fox CostumeDIY Fantastic Mrs. Fox Costume
via BurdaStyle

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