Five Ways to Make a Flower Costume

You can make as many different flower costumes as there are flower types, from a cheerful daisy to a flower pot. Flower costumes can be as creative and intricate as the real things, depending on the materials you have and the time you wish to spend on the craft.

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Sew a Basic Flower

Things You'll Need

  • Green leggings
  • Green long-sleeve shirt
  • Green felt
  • Contrast color felt
  • Scissors
  • Elastic
  • Needle and thread

Cut two leaf shapes out of felt and stitch on elastic straps. Cut petal shapes out of colorful felt, stitch them together at the seams and sew a hem pocket around the center opening. Thread elastic through the hem pocket and stitch the unit to a crown. Dress in green and slip on the leaves and the petal crown.

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Tutu Turned Flower

Things You'll Need

  • White shirt
  • Green felt or green fabric marker
  • Needle and thread (optional)
  • Small tutu or elastic and green tulle
  • Green tutu
  • Green leggings

Stitch a green felt stem onto a white shirt, or draw one on with fabric markers. Find a small tutu that fits around your head like a crown, or make one by tying tulle around a loop of elastic. Pull a green tutu over green leggings and become a flower.

Related: Cut Out And Keep: How To Make A Tutu

Covered In Flowers

Things You'll Need

  • Leggings
  • Long-sleeve shirt
  • Beanie
  • Hot glue gun
  • Lots of artificial flowers

Remove the stems and leaves from a wide selection of artificial flowers. Use hot glue to attach them to leggings, a long-sleeve shirt and a beanie cap. Cover the entire costume, overlapping the flowers generously.

Related: Oh Happy Day: Field of Flowers Costume

Flower Pot

Things You'll Need

  • Craft knife
  • Plastic laundry basket
  • Two dozen artificial flowers with stems
  • Yarn
  • Rope
  • Brown paper

Cut out the bottom of a plastic laundry basket. Use yarn to tie several stemmed artificial flowers around the basket's inside edge, weaving the stems into the holes. Attach a rope to each basket handle and tie it into a loop, to help it rest comfortably on your shoulders. Cover the basket in brown paper.

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Headdress

Things You'll Need

  • Plastic container lid
  • Polyester stuffing
  • Hot glue gun
  • Scissors
  • Yellow felt
  • Constrast color felt
  • Plastic headband

Cover a plastic container lid with yellow felt, squeeze in a little stuffing to give it some body and hot glue it in place. Cut petal shapes out of felt in a contrasting color and hot glue them to the back of the yellow center. Hot glue the flower to a plastic headband.

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