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The Grinch and Cindy Lou Who Costume

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The Grinch and Cindy Lou Who Costume

The Grinch and Cindy Lou Who Costume

Costume type:  Costumes for Couples
Categories:Halloween Costumes, Movie and TV Show Costumes, Cartoon Costumes

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

A word from Kaitlyn, the 'The Grinch and Cindy Lou Who' costume creator:

I am Cindy Lou and my boyfriend is the Grinch. We made these costumes ourselves. We bought the fabric to make the nightgown, fur suit, santa coat and hat and shoe covers. The ornament, wig, and grinch mask make this costume epic! Go big or go home! Happy Halloween!

Rating: 4.7 of 5. Votes: 13

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#1 comment by Dustin W January 12, 2013

I want that grinch costume badly...

#2 comment by Keith Garrick October 8, 2013

Love the costumes ! Please show us what we need to make the Grinch Body ? What type of fur you used, if you dyed it...

#3 comment by Kaitlyn October 8, 2013

@Keith.. The green fur was purchased from a website. The entire outfit was hand made.. The green fur was a large piece cut into pants. They are basically oversized pants held up with suspenders and a pillow to make the belly. Jacket is felt from joann fabrics also white fur is from there as well. Gloves were made from green fur. Shoes are felt covered sneakers.

#4 comment by Erica October 20, 2013

Where did you get the pink fabric and the big ornament?

#5 comment by Kaitlyn October 20, 2013

Pink fabric was from joanns. Large ornament I found on amazon.. Cant remember the name of the place.. Christmas something. Made the hook out of pipe cleaners

#6 comment by Chelsea November 12, 2013

Are you willing to sell these costumes? If so, how much?

#7 comment by Siobhain November 18, 2013

Would you consider donating (on loan) for a special needs HS in the Bronx,NY for a Christmas event? I work with students on the spectrum, those that are developmentally disabled, those with mental retardations to name a few.

I have been searching high and low for a grinch costume like this and would love if you would consider donating ! ( on loan of course.)

#8 comment by Sharon February 8, 2014

Where did you get the nice mask ?

#9 comment by Maria Bolinger December 4, 2014

I am in need of your cindy costume and would love to pay to rent it. I need it for a company even on 12/19/14.

Maria B

#10 comment by Kaitlyn December 14, 2014

Sorry. Costumes will not be sold or rented out. Just too precious! :)

#11 comment by maria bolinger December 14, 2014

Can you at least help me with the pattern to make the Cindy Lou who gown!!! Please!!! I have to have it done by this Thursday night.


Maria Bolinger

#12 comment by Kaitlyn December 15, 2014

I followed a basic kids night gown pattern from joanns and extended it to my height. Then made "pockets" for the neckline, wrists and bottom. There are actual pockets on the sides too. And a zipper at the leg to make it easier to get into

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