Here are seven tips you can use to make your own unique dance costume. DIYing your own costume is not only fun but saves money even though it looks like it cost you hundreds of dollars.
Adding a Broach
Adding a Broach is a very simple way to add flair to your costume. It allows you to do different things such as pinching in parts of your costume, hiking up one side of the skirt and adding some bling to an already awesome costume. Make sure to use glue or clamp it down somehow to make sure it doesn't fall off.
Adding fabric is one of the best ways to make your costume look amazing and you don't always have to sew. You can use knots, or tie the fabric on or again use a broach to add fabric. Making your dance costume should be fun so don't be too critical on yourself and remember most people are looking at it from far away so step back at least 5 feet from your mirror.
Layering is a simple technique that again requires no sewing. You can layer skirts, gloves or a variety of different things. You can mix and match color and you will be amazed at how this simple technique can change the look of your outfit completely.
Adding lace can add depth to your costume and it can contrast color. One can add pearls on the lace or rhinestones, any jewels will do. You can also dye your lace. Make sure to stretch the fabric before you put on the lace.
People charge way too much money to rhine stone your costume. You can do-it-yourself and all you need to do is use some slow drying glue to place all of the rhinestones on your outfits and create a spectacular and amazing look.
Dyeing can turn an amazing dance costume into a new one. You can use Rit dye to get any effect you want such as watercolor effects, a forest look or flames using blues, greens ,yellows and oranges.
Change the hemline
Changing line and completely changes any outfit and will work with pants, skirts etc. One can even chop off one side of the leg so it is a half short half pants look. One can also take a circle skirt and turn it into a square cut skirt.