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The Grinch and Cindy Lou Who Costumes

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The Grinch and Cindy Lou Who Costumes

MEAN Grinch face...

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Photo #1 - MEAN Grinch face... Photo #2 - The Grinch and Cindy Lou Whoo sing together... Photo #3 - The Grinch and Cindy Lou Whoo hold hands... Photo #4 - Little Man's alternate ending... The Grinch and Cindy Lou Whoo "get married".
Costume type:  Costumes for Kids
Categories:Halloween Costumes, Literary Costumes

This homemade costume for kids entered our 2012 Halloween Costume Contest.

A word from Evelyn, the 'Grinch & Cindy Lou Who' costume creator:

My son LOVES Dr. Seuss. His favorite character is the Grinch. He begged and begged to be the Grinch, but not just any Grinch, he wanted to be the "Santa Grinch". Much like in the book, I took a piece of fleece, and put it against him and cut it out. I hand dyed a pair of microfiber leggings, and strips of acrylic fur. I added snaps to the fur so they were cuffs and could come off easily. I took and made his shoes, but just cutting, and sewing... adding a little puff of fur. I hand stitched the white fur to the costume, and, that's all for the Grinch. Cindy Lou Whoo I made by putting fleece against her and cutting. I cut out a whole for her neck, added scalloped trim, took some barrettes and added ribbon and then attached the wire to that and added more ribbon to disguise the wire bottom that was held up with hot glue. Both costumes only took two days, and it wasn't too hard.

Rating: 4.6 of 5. Votes: 166

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#1 comment by Genny Griffin October 26, 2012

Two cute kids for Halloween I vote they are the cutest.

#2 comment by charlotte willoughby October 26, 2012

These are very cute and they are also home made.

#3 comment by Jaclyn Hatchell Jackson October 26, 2012

Awesome! You are so talented!

#4 comment by Belinda October 26, 2012

This is such a great idea! Oh they look so cute!!! Very Creative Evelyn : )

#5 comment by Eric Haldeman October 27, 2012

Absolutely adorable!! I love it. Very creative!

#6 comment by Stacy October 27, 2012

Super Cute Evelyn! I love them.

#7 comment by Leigh October 27, 2012

They are so stinkin' cute!! :D

#8 comment by misty October 27, 2012

Cute costumes! Very creative!!

#9 comment by Ellen ferguson October 27, 2012

Great job they are sooooo cute

#10 comment by crystal doyle October 30, 2012

most adorable kiddo's ever!

#11 comment by Kortni Brannon October 30, 2012

My vote goes to these little dolls!

#12 comment by liz king October 30, 2012

love it. they are adorable!

#13 comment by Geneva Griffin October 30, 2012

cute kids and beautiful too.

#14 comment by Bonnie Lawrence October 30, 2012

Adorable Lil sweetie pies !

#15 comment by Mary Jane October 30, 2012

You did great.....Know they will enjoy Halloween in their super costumes...

#16 comment by Shirley October 30, 2012

I hope you save the costume and pictures to give when he is MUCH older (teenager) and see if I still loves the Grinch! LOLO

#17 comment by Whitney Philpot October 30, 2012

Super creative Mom! Super cute kids!

#18 comment by karen conwell October 30, 2012

Absolutely adorable. Love that Grinchy face. The costume is wonderful. They have my vote for sure.

#19 comment by jo October 31, 2012

Cindy Lou Whoo and the Grinch - So Creative and they look like they are having so much fun....that is the purpose of costumes...and these are not the ghouls and goblins...Thank goodness

#20 comment by Ashlyn Perkins November 1, 2012

So adorable! Great job on the costumes!

#21 comment by mfink November 1, 2012

nice job! good luck! too cute

#22 comment by Raquel November 15, 2014

So awesome! Great job!

#23 comment by Lisa October 16, 2016

Hi! Would you be interested in making and selling the Cindy Lou who costume? Lisa

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