9 Halloween Costume Tutorials (Even if You Don’t Sew)

 Halloween is just around the corner which can be a scary, scary time of year if you don’t sew. But have no fear, The Renegade Seamstress is here!! 🙂


If you need a costume or two, and sewing isn’t your forte, just head to your local thrift store with an open mind and you’ll be amazed at what you can find. With a couple of snips of the scissors and a little glue, you can transform some previously loved clothes into the best costume EVAH!

Here are a few tutorials to get your inspiration on:

Sheriff Costume

Sheriff Costume Tutorial

Sheriff Costume Tutorial

Gypsy Costume

Thrift Store Gypsy Costume

Wicked Witch of the West



Glinda the Good Witch


Dorothy Costume


If you do sew, here are some amazing costumes to check out from some former Refashion Runway contestants :

Witch Costume

Susan went from this:


to this:



Cinderella Costume

Carissa went from this:


to this:


Jane from Tarzan Costume

Desarae went from this:


to this:


Butterfly Costume

Trisha went from this:


to this:


Happy Halloween!!



About The Renegade Seamstress

I'm a busy wife, mom, grandma, and teacher who loves to create. I've joined the refashion scene and I 'd like to share and connect with all those talented and creative people out there doing similar things.
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7 Responses to 9 Halloween Costume Tutorials (Even if You Don’t Sew)

  1. Claire says:

    Those curled up toes on the boots are unique and detail oriented.

  2. Nora says:

    I am STILL impressed by Desarae’s Jane costume!!!!

  3. What a great roundup! I love all the costumes and thanks so much for sharing others’ refashions on your post as well!

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