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June 24, 2017


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Halloween Costume Closet
  Halloween Costume Ideas for Kids from Velcro

Basic Hood for Frog, Puppy Dog
and Bunny Costume
s

 

basic hoodMaterials:

1/2 yard felt in desired color,
3" strip of VELCRO® brand
STICKY BACK® tape
matching thread, pins, scissors, sewing machine

 

Instructions

Enlarge hood pattern as necessary to fit child. (Pattern at bottom of page.) Cut 2 hood sections from felt. Pin and stitch back curved edge in 1/4" seam; clip curves. Turn right side out. Cut tape into 2 equal pieces; separate halves. Attach 2 hook sections, side by side, to outside of right neck edge where indicated on pattern. Attach 2 loop sections to inside of left neck edge in same manner for closure under the chin.


frog costumeFrog Hood

Additional Material:
green felt,
2 ping-pong balls,
4 VELCRO® brand STICKY
BACK® coins

Instructions:

Place hood on child's head. Separate STICKY BACK® coins. Attach 2 loop sections to top of hood at desired eye placement. Attach 1 hook section to each ball; press into place for eyes. Attach 1 loop section to front of each eye for pupils. (If necessary, cut the coins down to make smaller size pupils in proportion to the ping-pong ball eyes.)

dog costume

 

Puppy Dog Hood

Additional Material:
cream color felt,
remnants of brown felt or felt squares,
fabric glue,
6" strip of VELCRO® brand
STICKY BACK® tape,
wide ribbon

Instructions:
Make basic hood using cream felt. Cut two 6" X 3" rectangles from cream felt for ears; cut edge of each ear in curved shape. Place hood on child's head. Cut STICKY BACK® tape into 2 equal pieces; separate halves. Attach hook section to upper edge of each ear. Attach loop sections to sides of hood at desired ear position. Cut small spots from brown felt; glue to hood and ears as desired. Tie ribbon in bow around one ear.

 

bunnyBunny Hood

Additional Material:
pink, white, grey or tan felt,
remnant of desired inner-ear color,
2 white pipe cleaners,
fabric glue,
6" strip of VELCRO® brand
STICKY BACK® tape

Instructions:
Make basic hood from any color felt. Cut two 8" X 3" rectangles from hood-color felt for ears and two 8" X 3" rectangles from inner-ear color felt; cut upper edge of each ear and inner-ear in curve. Glue pipe cleaner to center of each ear; glue inner-ear on top, edges even. Place hood on child's head. Cut STICKY BACK® tape into 2 equal pieces; separate halves. Attach hook section to lower edge of each ear. Attach loop sections to sides of hood. Press hook and loop sections together to fasten.

 

 

Designed by Robin Tarnoff for Velcro USA Inc.

VELCRO® and other marks are owned by
Velcro Industries, B.V.
©2011 Velcro USA Inc.
Velcro U.S.A.
 

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