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The Easiest DIY Halloween Costume for Friends: A Rainbow and The Sun

Any easy Halloween costume for you and your bestie!
Active Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr
Keyword: adult halloween costumes, easy halloween costume ideas, Halloween costume for friends, rainbow costume
Yield: 2 costumes
Author: Jen Pinkston

Equipment

Materials

  • White sticky peel off thick felt sheets
  • Red felt (1/2 yd), orange felt (1/2 yd), yellow felt (1/2 yd), green felt (1/4 yd), blue felt (1/4 yd), purple felt (1/8 yd), white felt (1/4 yd)
  • White and gold piped cleaners
  • Red grosgrain ribbon
  • Yellow/gold and white/silver headbands

Instructions

Rainbow costume instructions:

  • Measure arm to arm for length of widest part of red
  • Measure base of neck to belly button for longest part of rainbow
  • Cut semi circle with guidelines of largest measurements out of red felt
  • Move 2” (1” for kidin following semi circle shape from outer rim of each color to cut remaining orange, yellow, green, blue and purple felt
  • Use a hot glue gun to attach felts together- orange on red, yellow on orange, green on yellow etc.
  • Use thick one sided peel off sticky white felt to create a 1” border across bottom of rainbow
  • Stick white felt to rainbow
  • Cut out 4 cloud shapes (3 for kidof white felt and use glue gun to glue to white border along bottom of rainbow
  • Use red grosgrain ribbon (cut 4 pieces; 2 for kidto glue to inside of front and back tops or rainbows to fall on the shoulders

Cloud headband:

  • Cut out cloud shape traced along outside top of headband on thick sticky sided white felt. Trace shape onto regular white felt and place regular felt onto unpeeled sticky side of felt.
  • Use glue gun to attach white piped cleaner to bottom of cloud shape.
  • Glue piped cleaner lines bottom of cloud shape to top of headband

Sun headband:

  • Cut out sun shape traced along outside of headband on thick sticky sided white felt.
  • Trace shape onto thick yellow felt and place regular felt onto unpeeled sticky side of felt.
  • Trace another piece of thick yellow felt and use glue gun to place on other side of white felt
  • Use gold piped cleaner to glue to the bottom of the sun shape
  • Glue the piped cleaner lined side of sun shape to outside of headband