DIY Mummy Costume

Difficulty Cost Time Age Person Event
$25 to $50
4 Hours
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A simple DIY Mummy Halloween costume for girls…using inexpensive material and techniques. Project includes tutorials on how to make a tutu, how to dye fabric with black tea, and a separate tutorial on making a matching Trick Or Treat bag. Found here:

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You Will Need...

  • A white turtle neck, white tights, 1 white twin sheet, tan tulle, cheese cloth, black tea, needle and thread.

Step by Step Instructions

  • Step 1

    Dye the turtleneck, tights, sheet and cheesecloth using black tea. Rinse fabric thoroughly and let dry completely.

  • Step 2

    Tear/cut cheesecloth, tulle and sheet into 3″ strips.

  • Step 3

    Make tutu, altering cheesecloth, sheet, and tulle in no particular order.

  • Step 4

    Hand stitch strips onto front of turtleneck (ONLY FRONT) in an alternating fashion…again, no particular order.

  • Step 5

    Add strips to neck and head (like a bandana)…rat the hair…and apply make-up.


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