15 Handmade Vintage Halloween Costumes

Do you remember what you dressed up as for Halloween as a kid?  We thought it would be fun to look back through some of the more...handmade...costumes from the late 1800's and early 1900s.  

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Two sisters pose in their masks before heading out for trick or treating around 1910.  Hit Next Page for the rest of the photos...

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1930

A brother and sister show of their handmade costumes on the farm in the 1920s. 

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Here's an amazing handmade mask right at the turn of the century.   And look at the size of those pumpkins too!

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Another hand-made mask worn by a young girl around 1905.  We'd be scared!

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Here are two hand-made masks worn by women who are heading out to a local party for the night!  Photo likely around 1920

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Still one of the creepiest photos we've come across from around 1910.  

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1905

A fancy dress Halloween Party in 1905

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When times were rough, you had to improvise!  Here are four great and scary hand-made costumes from kids on the farm at the turn of the century. 

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1905

A man and wife show off their scary masks as they head out to a party!