Victorian Character Ideas and Types
Here is a list victorian characters and types you may decide to transform into fancy dress costumes for your kids (please note that these are tailored for kids and teenagers):
|Danti Gabriel Rossetti||Paddington Bear|
|George Bernard Shaw||Peter Pan|
|Arthur Conan Doyle||Tim Hawkins|
|Doctor Watson||Huck Finn|
|Tom Jones||Street Urchin|
|Bertie Wooster||Street Seller/ Hawker|
|Moby Dick||Charles Darwin|
Below are a range of victorian costumes and accessories for kids that we can recommend. Click the links and check them out. If anything they will also give you some more ideas.
|Light Blonde Wig - Marie Antoinette|
|Victorian Gentleman Wig And Moustache|
|Victorian Vampiress Costume - Girls|
|Girl Pirate Costumes - Victorian Pirate|
|Black/White Victorian Wig|
|Little Victorian Top Hat|
On the right handside we have a column with plenty of free stuff to print out.
Here is a guide on how to make a maids apron. It has detailed step by step instructions to follow. You will need to get hold of some cotton and whote material. Click the image and print out the PDF.
Throughout this website we provide a range of homemade fancy dress ideas which you can print out and make yourself. A few of these free fancy dress images are coloured in and others you will have to colour in yourself. There is a range of very inexpensive more detailed products which can be downloaded through our online shop.
This first free PDF shows how to make a victorian maids cloth hat. Here are all the instructions you need to make this design and add some detail.
This is a simple way to make you girls look as if they are a Victorian Domestic servant. Click the image and print out the sheet.
This is a range mastaches you can print out and attach however you feel works for you. they are fun and can be used for a range of costumes including the Victorians and Edwardians!
These are Buckles you can print out, stick on card and then attach to shoes and they make them look old fashion. These can be used in Edwardian costumes and Historical costumes. You can even tie these on to shoe laces!
And how about some epaulettes for you uniform you are creating for your fancy dress costume? Print out this free Costume sheet and attach you kids fancy dress epaulettes as guided.
Many Victorian characters from pre 1900 have a draw string purse to hold items and money. Here is a free PDF instruction sheet which shows you how to make one.