- Red Hooded Sweatshirt
- 2 Plastic Eyes
- Small Piece of White or Off-White Felt
- 1/4 Yard Blue Felt
- 1/4 Yard Green Felt
- Small Piece of Yellow Felt
- Small Piece of Black Felt
- Craft Stick
- Black Permanent Marker
- Black Sweat Pants
- Sewing Machine or Needle and Thread
Cut out two beak shapes and sew them together (refer to the picture). Sew or glue a piece of the craft stick under the beak so it stands out straight. Sew the beak to the front of the hood of the costume.
Cut 2 ovals out of the white of off-white felt and glue the plastic eyes to them. Now glue the eyes with the ovals onto the upper-sides of the sweatshirt hood.
Cut feather shapes out of the green and blue felt. You will need a few shorter one (about 6-inches long, for the head, several for the wings about 12-inches long, and a few more for the tail feather about 18-inches long. These measurements will vary depending on the size of the person you are making them for!
Sew the head feathers to the "point" of the hood of the sweatshirt. Sew the wing feathers so they line up down each arm, and then sew the tail feathers to the bottom-back of the sweat jacket.
Cut out feet shapes from the black felt and sew on strips of elastic so they can slide over the wearer's shoes.
This is a wonderful costume for a family of pirates, with a newborn/ toddler to play their loving parrot!
- See a larger photo of this craft completed by Amber.
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