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January 28, 2023


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Carrot CostumeMaterials:
1 yard orange felt
1 package VELCRO® brand HALF & HALF™
1 piece 28" X 3" of Kreative Kanvas, oaktag, or cardboard
1 package yellow presto felt by Kunin fabric glue, spray adhesive
1/2 yard of green felt (apple green)
2 pieces 10" X 6" each of kelly green felt
2 pieces 10" X 6" each of pirate green felt
6 green pipe cleaners


Draw carrot shape onto two pieces of Kanvas, oaktag, or cardboard, and cut out both. Spray wrong side of orange felt with spray glue. Mount onto cardboard carrot shapes. Add yellow details.

Cut four strips from apple green felt measuring 16" x 1-1/2". (2 for suspenders at shoulders, 2 at waist). Sew a 9" length of the Sew-On loop side of HALF & HALF™ tape to one end of each strip. Sew the other end of the strips to the inside back of the carrot - 2 at each shoulder and two at each side. Glue four 4" pieces of the hook side of HALF & HALF™ tape to the corresponding inside frontcarrot shape. Press corresponding tapes together at shoulders and waist to fasten costume.

Hood: Cut out hood. (See separate pattern for Basic Hood.) Insert 6 pipe cleaners at seam. Sew or glue at top and back. Cut out leaves in different shades of green. Add VELCRO® brand coin at neck for closure. Glue on leaves to pipe cleaners after threading the leaf with two slits.

Designed by Robin Tarnoff for Velcro USA Inc.

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