Well, as you can see, it looks amazing and was really very easy to do. The base of the helmet is my kitchen steel mixing bowl. I used the size that most fit my daughter's head. Added some polished cow horns that were purchased online, a thrift store leather coat and some fake fur. That's it, and the best part: I didn't have to sew a stitch.
Mixing Bowl $4.00 at Wal-Mart
Polished cow horns $8.00 each at Woodenhawk Trading Company $16.00
Leather coat at St. Vincent DePaul $6.99
Fake fur from the fabric store 1.5 yards $15.00
Approximate Total $42.00
Step 1: SUPPLIES:
WHAT YOU WILL NEED:
Steel mixing bowl
hot glue and hot glue gun
drill and drill bits
Step 2: HELMET:
Step 3: THE BELT:
Using one of the buttons and holes already part of the leather jacket, I made a skirt like belt for the costume. Very simple to do but I did add some slits and tied the pieces together for some added strength. Do not glue leather together with hot glue. It will not hold.
Step 4: THE JACKET:
I used the top part of the leather jacket to make this shoulder cover. Again, I used the existing button and trimmed it in fake fur.
Step 5: ARM & LEG BANDS:
Simply criss-crossed some leather strips to make these arm and leg bands. I used Velcro to secure them, but for a more secure closure I should have used leather ties. The glued on Velcro worked fine and didn't fall off, but it also was noticeable in the pictures.
Step 6: TRICK-OR-TREAT BAG:
My daughter wore all black for the base of the costume, including black boots.
Thanks for looking and Happy Halloween!