It's that time of year when minds start thinking about what to wear on Halloween. Being the DIY lovers that we are, it is no surprise that all of our favourite costumes are handmade. To help jumpstart your search for the perfect geeky costume for yourself or your child we've gathered up these DIY hits from our archives and beyond.
Baby Yoda Our geek hearts could not resist posting this baby Yoda costume by Instructables user The Papier Boy. Sure there are store bought versions of the Yoda costume for tots, but none are as good as this one.
LEGO Man For the LEGO Man one can go the easy route of just using yellow poster board to make the head or one can follow Instructables user GB_Costumes instructions and make a much more impressive one.
Super Mario Yoshi Rider Costume One of the most expensive DIY costumes we've ever seen, Instructables user The streek estimates the cost to make this impressive costume at $450.
Data Pirate We love this suggestion from reader RebeccaCT: Generic pirate costume with flash drives hanging off my hoop earrings, necklace and anywhere else handy, a usb cable looped on my belt (like a whip), and a broken pair of mirror shades making a cyberpunk style eyepatch. And a button reading, "What goes, "Pieces of seven. Pieces of seven?" A Parroty Error."
The Extra Life For this ultra simple classic Mario costume, you'll need a white t-shirt, Sharpie marker, an old hat, cardboard, fabric and pillow stuffing.
What's the neatest geekiest DIY costume you've seen or made?
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