One Eyed, One Horned, Flying Purple People Eater Costume

Create this easy One Eyed, One Horned Flying Purple People Eater Costume out of a purple sweatshirt and a few other items you probably have on hand.

Little boy in DIY One Eyed, One Horned, Flying, Purple, People Eater Costume

When it comes to Halloween I prefer easy, don’t you? Often I’ll pick up a costume at a garage sale or the store and call it good. Yet, occasionally it is fun to make the effort to “theme” your kid’s costumes.

My favorite Halloween costume theme so far was Make Believe Creatures. I made a sock monster, tooth fairy, and dust bunny for my other 3 kids.

The last costume that I came up with was one inspired by the One-Eyed, One-Horned, Flying Purple People Eater (okay… so I was struggling a little coming up with the last idea……but it ended up being one of my favorite.)

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Materials You Need:

Steps for making a One-Eyed, One-Horned, Flying Purple People Eater Costume

Step 1: Make the eye.

Trace a large eye shape on a piece of paper to use as a template. The eye will be attached to the top of the hood on the purple sweatshirt so make sure that it is large enough to stand out.

Use your paper template to trace out an eye on your white t-shirt fabric or white foam. Cut it out. Color in a black pupil with the permanent marker.

drawing pupil on fabric eye with sharpie for flying purple people eater costume

Take a purple pipe cleaner and hot glue it to the top and the bottom of the eye to frame the eye.

Gluing pipe cleaners on eye with hot glue gun

Attach the eye to the top of the hood using safety pins.

Tip: Pin from the inside of the hood so less of the pin shows on the actual eye. Try to pin as close to the pipe cleaners as you can to hide the small amount of pin that might show.

Step 2: Put on Your Flying Purple People Eater Costume

That’s it!

Put the purple sweatshirt, wings, and horn on. (Remember, if you need the quick tutorial on how I made a horn for this costume, you can hop over to here.)

Flying purple people eater costume
Flying purple people eater costume

This easy one-eyed, one-horned, flying purple people eater costume was quick to make and used materials that were laying around my house. Hopefully it will be a great addition to your DIY costume repertoire for Halloween.

Want more easy ideas? Check out the tutorials for the Sock Monster Costume, Tooth Fairy Costume, or Dust Bunny Costume.

What are your favorite Halloween costumes? Have you ever themed your kids’/ your Halloween costumes?

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DIY One Eyed, One Horned Flying Purple People Eater Costume.

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