Introduction

This DIY Halloween costume is perfect if you are tight on time and funds. It'll take less than an hour to make and cost just a few dollars in materials. 

Step 1

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Measure Your Monster's Head and Cut Fleece

Measure around your dog's head and add 5". Cut the fleece to that length and 4-1/2" wide.  To create the ties, fold the fleece in half lengthwise and trim the fabric equally from each side.  Leave about 3-1/2" uncut from the edge of the fold (7" total when unfolded) at the full 4-1/2" width and then taper down to create 1"-wide ties as shown.

Step 2

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Cut Ear Slits If Necessary

Optional: This costume looks funniest without ears, but if your dog has ears that stick up, or would be more comfortable with ear holes, simply try the head band on (right-side down) mark where their ears are, and cut slits.  

Step 3

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Menacing Teeth

Create teeth by cutting zigzags across the top half of a 2" x 7" piece of felt.

Step 4

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Secure Chompers

Attach the felt teeth to the underside of the fleece and secure it with hot glue.

Step 5

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Googly Eyes

Create eyes by marking a large X on each Ping-Pong ball.

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Apply Eyes To Fleece

Line the eyes up across the front half of the head band.  Secure with hot glue.

Step 7

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Three-Eyed Monster

Now simply tie under your pup's chin, and he's ready to rock to the Monster Mash!