Carol Costume From Where The Wild Things Are

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This is an Instructable for the Carol from Where The Wild Things Are costume I made. Feel free to message me any questions or leave them in the comments, please vote for me!

Since this is my first Instructable I tried to make it detailed, but if you have any questions let me know. I made this head peice into Carol but by changing the fabric it could easily be modified to your giant mascot head needs. When I decided to make this costume I scoured the internet, but I had trouble finding something that gave detailed instructions. I picked and chose different elements in order to make my head, and I love the way it turned out. For those who are worried about time spent with this costume, I made it less than a week before Halloween, so you can do it too! Good luck!
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Step 1: Materials Used

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I went to my local craft store (JoAnn's) for the supplies, and a quick run to Lowe's for pipe insulators and duct tape.

Things you'll need:

First of all a Giant Jar of Patience, a costume making must-have
A couple of newspapers with the adds if possible
Cardboard boxes ( big enough to cut at least two giant circles out of )
Cardstock ( I recycled pop boxes )
A Wire Hanger
Pipe Insulation Tube ** With Double Stick Tape**( I bought mine at Lowe's but most hardware stores have them )
Duct Tape
Low Temp Hot Glue Gun with extra glue sticks

Creme Fleece
Light Tan Fleece
Fun Fur ( I used a dark brown fur that was longer and shagger than some of the other furs )
Yellow Felt
White Felt
Textured Red Felt
Black Felt
Two Medium Bags of Poly-Fil type stuffing
Altogether it cost about 35 dollars for the supplies, also was about 15 dollars for the outfit ( a striped shirt and khakis that I drew a feather pattern on).

imprimus1 year ago
Best WTWTA costume instructable I've seen.
wild_thing_carol (author)  imprimus1 year ago
Thank you so much! I'm glad you liked it :)