Yeah! I'm all done with costumes!
I was all set to make my son a robber costume as he requested, when he saw a commercial for Ghostbusters and begged me to switch. I had no problem with the switch, as I knew this would be a lot more fun to put together.
We are both thrilled with the outcome.
I made the jumpsuit from a dress I found at the thrift store.
I cut off the bottom and made a pair of pants using his pants as a pattern. Then I sewed the two pieces back together again. I added a name badge and a couple Ghostbuster patches made from iron-on transfer paper.
For the pack, I started with a diet coke box. I made slots for straps and stuffed an old back pack inside. I spray painted it black and added several accessories with hot glue and mounting tabs.
I found random things around the house, garage, the dollar store, and the thrift store to make up all the components.
After I spay painted everything black, I added the little tags found HERE.
We made the gun so it could be disconnected from the pack, so he could still wear it to his school party.
Our church had a Halloween Party last night and he won the costume contest. His excitement made all my work worth it.
Here is a list of parties I'm linking to.