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Coolest Parrot Halloween Costume 10

by Deborah
(Euless, TX, USA)

Homemade Parrot Halloween Costume

Homemade Parrot Halloween Costume

My boyfriend and I had pirate costumes from a couple years ago, so we figured our 16 month old son would make a fine parrot.

I used Simplicity pattern 3605 as a basis for this costume. I made the body and hat for the duck costume out of red poodle fleece and altered the bill on the hat from a duck to a parrot. I added yellow marabou around the arm holes. I took a red turtleneck onesie and added a ring of blue feather boa and yellow marabou to each sleeve.

The legs were made from a pair of tights that I dyed yellow.

I tried to find costume bird feet, but they only make them in adult sizes. I was searching on the internet for children's chicken feet and that is how I came upon this homemade costume website. I found that several people had made bird feet out of yellow rubber dish gloves and attached them to shoes.

I modified this idea slightly by taping the thumb and pinky finger of the gloves under the bottom of the glove. (Birds have 3 toes after all...)I stuffed the remaining 3 fingers with some polyfill. I then tried to figure out how to attach them to shoes when I had the epiphany of just slipping the gloves themselves onto his feet. They fit perfect! (And they were tremendously funny!)

My son did not actually go out on Halloween this year, but we all got dressed up and had family pictures taken. Halloween is one of our favorite holidays, and I cannot wait until next year to come up with new costumes for all of us!

Parrot Costume

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Cutest Parrot
by: Anonymous

what a cute Parrot! He is adorable!

DARLING!!!
by: Johnna

I love it! I'm going to try this, I hope mine turns out as cute as yours! My two older kids are going to be pirates and the little one will be the parrot.

Thanks for the great idea and details:)

Parrots have four toes :-)
by: Anonymous

Very Cute!

Great!
by: Anonymous

I love it! Thank you so much!

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Coolest Parrot Infant Costume 21

by Amanda
(South Florida)

Coolest Parrot Infant Costume 21

Coolest Parrot Infant Costume 21

Coolest Parrot Infant Costume 21
Coolest Parrot Infant Costume 21
Coolest Parrot Infant Costume 21
Coolest Parrot Infant Costume 21

This Parrot Infant Costume was amazingly easy! I needed something that wouldn’t be too hot for South Florida. I bought a plain, white, long sleeve onesie and died it red. Then using blue, yellow and red felt, I cut out the wings and tail shapes. The wings are two sided (one blue, 2 yellow and 2 red pieces). Then I tacked the wings on and sewed the tail in one line across the top.

For the bird feet I made a large triangle and wrapped it around a shoe. Then cropped the top and sewed the ends together. I also added a strap across the bottom to keep them from sliding around. If it got chilly I put on brown “baby legs”.

Finish your parrot off with some cool face paint and “fohawk” and that’s it! His older brother was a pirate so they were perfect together!

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Coolest Homemade Parrot Halloween Costume 13

by Olga and Jose
(Los Angeles, CA )

Homemade Parrot Halloween Costume

Homemade Parrot Halloween Costume

It was my wife's idea to transform our daughter into a Parrot!

We found a bright red feather boa and a red blouse to be used as the bodysuit part. We added two different colors, yellow and green, to the arms.

To make the mask, we glued the feathers on, one by one, and I created the bird's beak with the end of a bottle of soft drink (2 liter coke) and covered it with yellow foam material.

Finally, the Homemade Parrot Halloween Costume was ready and the result was amazing, due to the color combination and the mask.

We hope you like the result.
Thank you.

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