How to make a peter pan costume

Peter Pan is the boy from Neverland that everyone wants to be since we never want to grow up. If your child or you want to be Peter Pan without purchasing a ready- made costume we have some ideas for you.

[b]Things You Will Need:[/b]

– Forest green material

– Brown material

– Red feather

– Brown leather belt

– Brown leather sandals

– Tin foil

– Cardboard

[b]Instructions:[/b]

[b]Step 1:[/b] Peter Pan is always shown in tunic and hose, though the material will differ. For this [url=http://costumzee.wpengine.com/tag/peter+pan/]Peter Pan costume[/url] you will take the forest green material to create the tunic. Patterns can be found online or in stores for the correct size. The tunic is going to have jagged sleeves and bottom, along with a collar and leather string in the front.

[b]Step 2:[/b] After the tunic is created you will need the brown material to create the hose or pants. It is up to you how tight fitting they will be. If you do not feel like making the pants from scratch there are several places to find cheap brown sweat pants or leggings to complete the costume with.

[b]Step 3:[/b] The leather belt is going to complete the costume and tie the tunic down at the waist. It is also essential for the sword Peter Pan carries. The sword can be bought at any toy store or you can make your own. Cardboard cut in the shape of a sword and then wrapped in tin foil will give the material the look and stamina of a play sword. The length of the sword is up to the cardboard you have.

[b]Step 4:[/b] The hat is another essential Peter Pan always has on. The hat is a simple design. Use the left over forest green material you have to create a cylindrical hat; then in the left side place the red feather to finish it off. The feather can be glued in to make sure it stays.

[b]Step 5:[/b] Leather sandals or other brown shoes for warmth will complete the costume.

If you live in a cold place you might consider placing thermal underwear under the costumer or making the tunic with long sleeves rather than short. The material you choose can also be for colder weather, such as flannel or fleece.

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