Rooster Costume

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by Amy Hartman A.C. Moore Manahawkin, NJ

Rooster Costume

Your child will be crowing in delight with this feathery creation!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1-2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Costume: Starting at bottom of shirt, wrap boa and glue around the shirt as you go along, leaving a space of about 2-1/2 inches to 3 inches while moving up about 2/3 the way up the shirt (to armpit of sleeves).
  • 2
    Start on one sleeve, zig zag across the sleeve with the boa, then across the front of the shirt, filling in the front.
  • 3
    With the other sleeve, again zig zag across the sleeve and fill in the remaining boa to the back of the shirt.
  • 4
    Trace and Red tail feathers from EZ Stiff Red Felt and cut out. Glue to bottom, back of shirt on the inside so the feathers hang down.
  • 5
    Mask: Paint beak Yellow with foam brush and let dry.
  • 6
    Trace gobbler with Red soft felt and cut out.
  • 7
    Trace rooster top red piece with stiff red felt and cut out.
  • 8
    Glue gobbler to inside of beak.
  • 9
    Glue Red feather to top of mask.
  • 10
    Fill in around mask by gluing down White Feathers so they stick out from mask.
  • 11
    Cut tips from feathers to about 1-1/2 inches and glue around the eye holes in mask.
  • 12
    Use extra feathers to fill in areas as needed.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1-2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Gildan® T-shirt 100% Cotton White (1-2 sizes larger than normally wear)
  • (Child large size used for sample; need additional boas for larger size)
  • Midwest Designs Marabou Boas 6ft 18g White 104277170 (4)
  • Midwest Designs Marabou Feathers 4-6 inches White 1 bag 104277119
  •   Midwest Designs Mask Long Nose Bird 8.75 inches 104277908
  •   New Image Group® EZ Stiff Felt Red 104276703
  •   New Image Group® Felt Sheets 9 inch x 12 inch Red 104276451 (1)
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Primary Yellow104106632
  • Loew-Cornell® Foam Brush 2 inch 20 pc. 104447075
  • Scissors
  • Nicole™ Crafts Jumbo Wood Craft Sticks 20 pcs. 104149722
  • Nicole™ Crafts Dual Temperature Trigger Glue Gun 104180411
  • Surebonder® All Purpose Stik Glue Sticks 4 inch 50 pcs. 104737928
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