How to make a snape costume?

Snape is a character from the Harry Potter books and perhaps makes one of the better evil costumes. Snape is not a likeable person for most, but he can make a great costume idea. We have instructions on how to make his costume using what you have around you at home or what you can easily sew.

##Materials Needed:##

* Black cassock

* Wand

* Black wig

* Face makeup

* Black shoes

##Instructions:##

Step 1: The black cassock may be difficult to find unless you know of a priest willing to lend his wardrobe. Of course you might scour thrift shops for used clothing or costume items. The easiness of making the cassock also gives you the option of picking up black fabric and a pattern. Michaels or Wal-Mart may be able to help you in that end. There are also other places online such as www.joanns.com.

Step 2: Once you have found the black material or cassock you are ready for other parts of the costume. Snape has a long thin nose, which is slightly crooked. You will need to take the face putty to fashion a nose to add to your own.

Step 3: If your hair is not shoulder length and black you will need a wig that offers such. The wig should be just above the shoulders showing an almost unkempt appearance.

Step 4: The shoes can be dress shoes of black or even any shoe as long as it is black.

Step 5: Now you just need a wand, grimace, and perhaps a few potions to hide in your cassock and you are ready!

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