DIY Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Costumes from Sweat Pants

DIY Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Costume that you can make from sweat pants? Yes, it's true!!

Me and 80+ blog buddies got together to bring you 80+ DIY Halloween costumes, including these Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle costumes I made for my niece and nephew! I'm teaming up with Jamie Dorobek and her handmade Halloween costume site, Really Awesome Costumes to bring y'all tons of easy ideas to craft up DIY Halloween costumes for everyone including your pets, family costumes, and even a trunk or treat idea!

Are these not the cutest little Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Costumes you've ever seen?! My niece was especially pleased with her costume – she wouldn't stopping grinning the whole time!! So I decided to share the process of making this DIY Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Costume for your own kids. Heck, you can even make these Ninja Turtle Costumes for adults or any size, really?!

DIY Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Costume by Jennifer Priest

Along with my DIY Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles costume, I'm sharing 88+ more really awesome handmade costume ideas from talented bloggers everywhere! I'm so honored to be on this hop. Jamie Dorobek of C.R.A.F.T did an amazing job organizing this – it's incredible!

Why make a costume when you can just buy one for $20? Well, making costumes is fun but here are the reasons I would rather make costumes:

  • Handmade costumes usually don't fall apart as quickly as store bought costumes
  • Handmade costumes are typically warmer to wear – with the really cold temps here in the fall, we usually have to wear sweatpants under the store bought costumes
  • Handmade costumes make more memories – the kids can help you make them and they remember those handmade costumes for years.

That's why, when my sister said that 2 of her 4 kids wanted to be Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, I knew what I had to do! The kids totally enjoyed the process as well, as you can see in the video. So, without further ado, here's how to make a DIY Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles costume for about $20!

Supplies: (some of these are affiliate links.That means if you click on them and order, we get some money that helps us fund the running of this here blog)


Most of these links go to amazon because it’s just so convenient to order from them. You’ll be ready to start making your TMNT costumes in no time!

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Costume Supplies

Non-store bought supplies: 3 pairs of old socks

And now it's time for tons more DIY Halloween costume inspiration! Join in on the BLOG HOP! Click on the links below each collage to get the detailed instructions about how to make the costume pictured, just like mine above. Don't forget to follow the Handmade Halloween Costumes Pinterest Board for even more DIY costume greatness!

1. Handmade Baby Hamburger Costume

2. DIY Baby Game Boy Costume

3. DIY Minecraft Steve Costume

4. Football Brothers Halloween Costumes with DIY Pads and Onesie

5. Star Trek Halloween Costume for Kids

6. A Bee and Her Keeper

7. No Sew Magician Costume

8. Flint Lockwood Costume

9. Pinocchio

10. Marty McFly

11. Princess Wedding Dress Costume

12. Handmade Lalaloopsy Doll Costume

13. Homemade Toothless Costume

14. DIY Mermaid For Less Than $20 (No-Sew Option)

15. Easy Tinker Bell Costume

16. Mario and Luigi Go Kart Costumes

17. Dog The Bounty Hunter and Beth

18. Family Monsters University Costumes

19. Scooby Doo family costumes

20. DIY Storm Cloud Costume

21. Cheap and Easy DIY Spider Costume

22. Easy Tin Man Costume

23. No Sew Bee Costume

24. Planet Halloween Costumes

25. DIY Cheshire Cat Costume

26. DIY Instagram Board

27. Elsa crown

28. Dog Collar Ruffles

29. DIY Pineapple Baby Costume

30. DIY Lego Movie Costume

31. Weeping Angel Costume

32. Disney Planes Costume: Dipper

33. Easy Pirate Costume

34. Easy Costume Idea – Renaissance Girl

35. 10 Minute Homemade Jellyfish Costume

36. DIY Cat Costume

37. Lucy And Ricky Costumes

38. Easy Frozen Costumes

39. Easy Greek Goddess Costume

40. DIY Family Willy Wonka Costumes

41. DIY No Sew Maleficent Costume

42. No Sew Pineapple Halloween Costume

43. Graveyard Bean Bag Toss: Trunk or Treat Car Costume

44. DIY Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Costumes

45. DIY Raccoon Costume with Printable Mask

46. Easy WildStyle Lego Movie Costume

47. Simple Hello Kitty Costume

48. No Sew Minnie Mouse Costume

49. DIY Inspector Gadget and Penny Costumes

50. DIY Frozen Elsa Dress Baby Edition

51. Fairy Princess Dog Costume

52. DIY Hashtag Halloween Costume

53. Toddler or Baby Egg Costume

54. Easy No Sew Olaf Costume

55. DIY Baymax Costume

56. DIY Tooth Fairy Costume

57. Baby Short Stack Pancake Costume

58. Elephant and Piggie Halloween Costumes

59. Instagram Halloween Costume

60. Peter Pan & Mr. Smee Halloween Costume

61. Wildstyle Costume from the Lego Movie

62. Fred and Wilma Couples Costume

63. Viking Family Costumes

64. DIY Cruella de Vil Costume for a child

65. Disney Frozen Olaf Halloween Treat Bucket

66. How to Make a Minecraft Steve Head

67. DIY Harry Potter Costume

68. DIY Duck Dynasty Costumes

69. No Sew Cupcake Baker Halloween Costume

70. DIY Skunk Mask

71. Ghostbusters Proton Pack DIY

72. Frozen Anna Costume Tutorial

73. Candy Corn Costume

74. Paw Patrol Halloween Costume

75. No Sew Toothless Dragon Costume

76. DIY Robot Costume

77. Wonder Woman Costume

78. Reese's Peanut Butter Cup Costume

79. Thrifted Gentleman Spy DIY Halloween Costume

80. DIY Boy Garden Gnome Costume

81. Group Costume: Bob Ross, Happy Tree, & Squirrel

82. DIY Blues Brothers Costumes

83. Snow White Costume

84. Peacock Princess Costume

85. Scarecrow Costume

86. Easy Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Costume

87. Handmade Teddy Bear Costume

88. Princess Elsa and the Spy Kid

89. DIY Baby Koala costume

What handmade costume ideas did you love the most?!

Be sure to click over to get the costume instructions, pin the costume, and let them know you love it! Also, follow the Handmade Halloween Costume board on Pinterest!


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Jennifer Priest is a 20+ year designer in the arts & crafts industry and home DIYer with a passion for creativity. An Army veteran raised on a ranch, from her experience, she shares smart DIY projects that save money and fun craft ideas that anyone can make. Besides blogging, Jennifer is a Master Practitioner and Trainer of NLP, Hypnosis, and MER, and coaches other online entrepreneurs on money mindset, business, and living an intentional life. When not blogging, Jennifer is having adventures in the wilderness, on road trips, playing with her cats, and making paleo food.

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