DIY Tutorial - How to Make a Unicorn Halloween Costume

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DIY Tutorial - How to Make a Unicorn Halloween Costume

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We love Halloween around here. Mostly because it allows us to be super creative and silly. Each year we think of a new theme and make our costumes around that theme. This has become one of our favorite family traditions. It allows us to tackle new challenges and make lasting memories together. It's hard to believe we have 10+ years of DIY Halloween costumes under our belt and we're still going strong. 

This year for Halloween we picked a Mythical Chacater theme, which includes a dragon, gnome, and fairy.

Here is the DIY tutorial on how to make a unicorn costume.

Horn & Ears Headband 

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Materials:

Links to buy the supplies you'll need:

 

Instructions:

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IZZAROO - Unicorn Halloween Costume

IZZAROO - Unicorn Halloween Costume

  • Insert your Stretch gold cord ribbon into the top before sewing or hot gluing the top and sides shut
  • Leave the bottom open

IZZAROO - Unicorn Halloween Costume

  • Turn right side out
  • Stuff with Poly-Fil (Use a wooden stick or chopstick to help stuff completely.)

IZZAROO - Unicorn Halloween Costume

  • Cut a cardboard (or any other stiff material) circle slightly smaller than the bottom opening.
  • Lay the cardboard circle on top of the poly-fil.

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  • Hot glue shut.

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  • Wrap the gold cord around the horn.

IZZAROO - Unicorn Halloween Costume

  • Cut 2 circular pieces of white felt.
  • Hot glue 1 to the bottom of horn.
  • Be sure to insert the gold cord ribbon before gluing shut to keep it in place.

IZZAROO - Unicorn Halloween Costume

  • Cut 2 long strips of white felt.
  • Hot glue starting at one end of the headband.

IZZAROO - Unicorn Halloween Costume

  • Wrap felt around headband (hot glue as you go) until entire headband is wrapped.

IZZAROO - Unicorn Halloween Costume

  • Hot glue the horn to the headband and keep in place by gluing the remaining white circle underneath.

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Now it's time to add the ears.

IZZAROO - Unicorn Halloween Costume

  • Cut 4 white ear pieces
  • Cut 2 pink ear pieces

IZZAROO - Unicorn Halloween Costume

  • Hot glue together 2 white and 1 pink ear piece, leaving the bottom white section unglued

IZZAROO - Unicorn Halloween Costume

It will look like this.

IZZAROO - Unicorn Halloween Costume

Now to make the flowers and leaves. The leaves were simply cut from an artificial flower bouquet.

IZZAROO - Unicorn Halloween Costume

To make the flowers:

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  • Cut a wavy spiral from a circular piece of felt.

IZZAROO - Unicorn Halloween Costume

  • Roll the spiral.

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  • You'll end up with a cute little flower.
  • Repeat as many times and with as many different colors as you would like.

Mane, Tail and Hooves

Materials:

Link to buy the supplies you'll need:

 

Instructions:

IZZAROO - DIY Tutorial - Unicorn Halloween Costume

IZZAROO - DIY Tutorial - Unicorn Halloween Costume

IZZAROO - Unicorn Halloween Costume

  • Since yarn can get tangled easily when unraveled, I wrapped it around a ruler.

IZZAROO - Unicorn Halloween Costume

  • I folded my long pieces of yarn in half and used a wooden stick to keep it in place while I braided the mane and tail.

IZZAROO - DIY Tutorial - Unicorn Halloween Costume

To make the hooves:

IZZAROO - Unicorn Halloween Costume

  • Cut the Elastic band to the size of your leg where you want the hooves to start.
  • Insert the yarn through the elastic band and fold yarn around it, space it out evenly around leg.

IZZAROO - Unicorn Halloween Costume

  • Weave one piece of yarn around leg and tie closed to keep the dangling yarn from moving.

IZZAROO - DIY Tutorial - Unicorn Halloween Costume

Pair this with an all-white outfit and a flower headband around our neck and you've got yourself a cute unicorn costume.

This costume was 1 of 4 mythical character themed costumes we made for our family this year. Check out tutorials for the dragongnome, and fairy costumes.

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Did you know we make our costumes every year?! See all our past Halloween costumes for more fun ideas.

For extra help making your costumes, see the video tutorials on our YouTube channel.

I hope this inspires you to #CREATEmore and make lasting memories for your family. I would love to hear your thoughts, comments, questions in the comments section below.

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