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Foamie Dragon Costume

Crafting Time:
  • 1-2 Hours
Skill Level:
  • Beginner
Project Courtesy of: Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores
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Description
SupplieS & ToolS:
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Sweatshirt & pants: black or green
Scissors
Hot glue gun & glue sticks
3 pkgs. red rickrack
Foamies Foam Sheets: 10 Green, 3 Purple, and one each of the following: White, Red & Lime Green
Black glitter glue
Green thread
Needle
Hole punch
4 brads
Cording or lacing
Belt
3 empty plastic water bottles
costume
DirecTionS:
Refer to photo for placement.
SWEATSHIRT:
dragon
1. Cut 15 circles from Green Foamies for front of sweatshirt; size depends on size of sweatshirt.
2. Cut 5-6 circles from Purple & Lime Green Foamies sheets, slightly smaller than the Green ones. Glue to Green circles.
3. With needle & thread, sew to sweatshirt front, overlapping to look like scales. Sew with several stitches just at the
top of each so the circles dangle.
foamie
CLAWS:
1. Use pattern to cut 4 claws from Green Foamies sheet. Score each between strap and claw line. Wrap around ankle
& wrist for sizing. Punch holes in place for fit. Insert brads to hold in when wearing.
2. Embellish nails on claws with glitter glue. Let dry.
MOUTH:
1. Use pattern to cut 2 mouth pieces. Cut out nose holes.
2. From White Foamies sheet, cut a 1 strip of jagged teeth.
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3. Use pattern to cut out 1 tongue from Red Foamies sheet.
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4. Glue top and bot om mouth piece together along curve on both sides. Leave short ends open. Punch holes on each
side of face opening and insert cording for ties to go around head.
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5. Glue teeth to upper mouth piece. Glue rickrack over edge for trim. Glue tongue inside bottom mouth piece.
6. Cut top and bottom edges off water bottles. Insert 1 into mouth to hold shape.
TAIL:
1. Cut Purple triangles for tail points, enough to cover long side of 2 Green Foamies
TONGUE
sheets. Glue points to 1 long
edge of 2 Green sheets.
Cut 1
2. Taper 1 Green Foamies sheet toward short end. Overlap the 2 Sheets with points at short ends (non-tapered side)
and glue in place.
3. Fold this piece in half lengthwise and glue. Insert 2 cut bottles to shape tail.
4. Glue rickrack in place at edge of triangle on both sides of tail.
5. Cut slits at tail opening to slide a belt through. Belt will hold tail in place on child.
CLAWS
Cut 4
MOUTH
Cut 2
11"
11"
Created by Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores
9"
Skill Level 1: No Experience Necessary
Approximate Crafting Time: 2-3 hrs
Please read and follow all manufacturers instructions for all tools and materials used.
Provide adult supervision if children participate in this project.
2012 Jo-Ann Stores, Inc.
083-853P30

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