With the advent of autumn, you can already feel the Halloween mood in the air. Big and small, young and old – everyone disguises themselves for the horror festival, strolling through the neighboring houses and ask the same question: “trick or treat?”. The tradition of Halloween comes from America and is common everywhere these days. When the night turns black on October 31st, the feast reaches its peak. On the streets you can see hundreds of little devils, witches and princesses, wizards, vampires, zombies. The spooky party is yet another occasion for fun time together with friends and family at a legendary Halloween party, where the best and most eye-catching costume wins an award. If you accompany your four-legged friend at every turn, then he also needs an original Halloween costume. According to recent trends, the unicorn motif is in the sign of this year’s Halloween. Do not lose a minute more and learn how to make a unicorn costume for your four-legged friend yourself.

DIY unicorn costume for a little dog

Cutting and sewing template

DIY Einhorn Kostüm für einen kleinen Hund

The necessary materials:

DIY Einhorn Kostüm für Hund

  • 1 m of fabric in white
  • ½ m iridescent fabric
  • Pipe cleaner in different colors
  • Thread in different colors and needle or sewing machine
  • tape measure
  • Cotton wool or cotton
  • velcro fastener
  • scissors
  • paper

Step 1: Make the template for the unicorn costume and then sew.

Schnittvorlage für ein Einhorn Kostüm für Hund
First measure the head and length of the body (from neck to tail) from the dog. Take a piece of paper and draw the same shapes as shown in the photo. It would be easier if you fold the sheet in the middle, so you will get identical pages when cutting. Before cutting off the fabric according to the template, check that the template suits the dog.
For the hood:

  1. Draw a semicircular shape on the white cloth according to the size of the original.
  2. You need 2 semicircular pieces that you sew together to make the hood.

For the torso:

  1. Tear over the original # 2 on the white cloth.
  2. Cut the shape twice.

Assembly:

Einhorn Kostüm für Hund selber machen: Nähanleitung für den Umhang

  1. Sew the torso and the hood together.
  2. You should have two pieces for the unicorn costume to have two sides.

Step 2: Set accents

Einhorn Kostüm für Hund selber machen: Einfache Anleitung
To give the white cloak a unicorn-like look, you need the following elements:

    • ears
    • horn
    • mane
    • tail
    • and closure

Instructions for the mane:

Einhorn Kostüm für Hund selber machen: Anleitung für die Mähne

  1. Measure the length from the hood to the middle of the cape.
  2. Cut two rectangles from the iridescent fabric according to the measured length and width of 5 cm.
  3. Sew the two rectangles together.
  4. Fringe with scissors along the length.
  5. Sew the mane and the cloak together.

Instructions for the horn: Einhorn Kostüm für Hund selber machen: Anleitung für das Horn

  1. Cut a triangle out of the iridescent fabric and sew the long sides together.
  2. Fill the horn with the cotton wool.
  3. Sew on the open end.
  4. Wrap thicker threads around the horn, like a spiral.
  5. Sew the horn to the cape.

Instructions for the ears

Einhorn Kostüm für Hund selber machen: Anleitung für die Ohren
Einhorn Kostüm für Hund selber machen: die Haube

  1. Cut 4 semicircular pieces from the white fabric and sew in pairs to make the ears.
  2. Cut 2 smaller semicircular pieces from the iridescent fabric and glue them on the ears.
  3. Sew it on the hood.

Instructions for the tail

Einhorn Kostüm für Hund selber machen: Anleitung für den Schwanz

  1. Make a small opening for the tail.
  2. Combine different colored pipe cleaners in the bundle and put them in.
  3. Sew the opening and the bundle together.

Clasp for the unicorn costume

Einhorn Kostüm für Hund selber machen: Klettverschluss

  1. Cut 8 rectangles from the iridescent fabric.
  2. Sew them together.
  3. Glue the velcro strips on the rectangles.
  4. Sew them to the costume.

Now dress up your four-legged friend as a unicorn!

Einhorn Kostüm für Hund selber machen: der endgültige Look

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DIY Jumpsuit Tiere für Halloween

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Step 9: Closure

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Ein Kostüm bunt und lustig für Tiere selber machen

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Einhorn Kostüm für Tiere selber machen

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Einhorn Kinderkostüm für Vierbeiner 

Make the necessary materials for a unicorn costume yourself

Die nötigen Materialien für ein Einhorn Kostüm selber machen

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Anleitung für ein Einhorn Kostüm für Tiere für Halloween 

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