Courtesy of Darice®
Difficulty Level: Beginner
Approximate Time: 2 Hours
How to make a DIY Knight Costume
Gather ye knights of the round table to make this DIY Knight Costume. In a few simple steps, your child will become a brave knight, ready to protect his whole kingdom! This costume is perfect for an afternoon of playing pretend or even for a Halloween costume!
Fold & cut felt
Fold felt in half and cut it to 12" wide x 36" long (adjust as need to fit).
Cut a slit
Cut a slit along the fold about 10" long, leaving at least 1" from the ends intact.
Fold & cut felt again
Fold felt in half lengthwise and cut a slit about 3" along the fold. Adjust as needed to allow the tunic to slide over the child's head.
Trace crest onto a felt sheet and cut out. Glue onto the center of the tunic.
Peel and stick child's initials onto the crest.
Place visors together
Remove the coils from the visors. Place visors together with one facing up and one facing down and overlap the holes. Insert coil ends into both visors.
Secure visors on inside edges with sections of duck tape.
Cut & glue ribbon
Cut 4, 3" sections of black ribbon and glue in rows onto bottom visor.