You can learn how to make a skeleton Halloween costume without sewing easily and inexpensively. Skeletons are a fun Halloween costume because they can be spooky as well as funny. This article will provide you with directions on how to make a skeleton Halloween costume without sewing.
For this costume you will need black pants and a black shirt; you may also choose to wear black gloves, shoes, and a hat. Black and white makeup or a skeleton mask is also appropriate for a skeleton Halloween costume. When making a skeleton costume for Halloween there are two options available. You can use white felt and fabric glue for the bones, or you can use white glow paint and a paintbrush. You will also need paper, pencils, a marker, scissors, and a picture of the human skeletal system.
Creating the Stencil
To create a skeleton costume for Halloween you will need to create the bones that make up the skeleton; this is done easily using a stencil. Start by looking at the image of your skeleton. Then use the pencil and paper to draw the bones in the arms and legs. Also draw the ribcage, hips, and other bones you would like to see on your skeleton. Feel free to stick with rounded, cartoonish shapes for your bones. You do not have to make the stencils anatomically correct. Then cut the stencils out of the paper and set aside.
Felt is a fun medium because it is easy to work with. To begin creating the felt skeleton, lay a stencil on top of the felt. Trace the stencil with the marker and cut out the shape. Continue with this process until all of the bones are cut out. Then use the fabric glue to attach the bones to the clothing. Remember to stay as close to the edge of the felt with the glue as possible to allow the shapes to lay flat on the costume. After the glue has dried this Halloween costume is ready to be worn.
If using the paint method, of creating this skeleton costume for Halloween, start by laying your black pants and shirt out on the work area. Next place the appropriate bones on top of the clothing. Use the paintbrush to outline each individual bone. Remove the stencils, and fill in the patterns with the paint. Allow the paint to dry completely. This fun Halloween costume guide will make your skeleton costume glow for a spooky look.
Making a skeleton costume without sewing can be easy and fun. This custom Halloween costume idea will impress friends, and it is comfortable to wear.