Cool Homemade Elmo Costume

This Elmo costume was made from a pattern that I used last year for my little man’s skeleton costume. It is a Simplicity pattern # 4467. The pattern comes with 4 different costumes in it. I used the one for the skeleton.

I purchased some red fleece at a local fabric store. I made the Elmo costume according to the instructions which are very simple. I bought some Styrofoam balls and cut out 2 black circles and glued them onto the Styrofoam with FabricTac. I purchased a Styrofoam egg cut it in half and covered it in orange felt. I glued them onto the top of the hood and I was finished.

It took about 2 hours to complete from the cutting out of the fabric to gluing the eyes and nose on. I had fun making it and my son loved being Elmo for Halloween this year.

Total Spent: $15.00

Costume by Melissa B., Clio, MI

Elmo Costume

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