An easy way to make a My Little Pony costume for adults and kids using a hoodie and fleece. This tutorial is how to make a Rainbow Dash costume, but you can easily modify the steps to make any My Little Pony!
Step 1: Get Started!
Step One: Gather Your Materials!
You'll need a hoodie in your chosen pony's color, fleece for the mane and tail, felt for the ears and cutie mark and some craft foam for the wings. Other useful things to have on hand are fabric glue, paper and a marker.
Step 2: The Mane
Gather your fleece. Seperate half of the fleece for your mane and half for your tale. Cut the fleece into strips and line them up along the back of the hood.
Open up the fleece strips and pin them in place. Next, sew the mane to the hood.
Step 4: The Tail
Find the center back of the hoodie. Sew the tail fleece strips to the bottom center of the back of the hoodie.
Tie each of the mane strips into a knot. This allows the mane to "stand up" a bit and hides your stitches.
Next, braid the top of the tail.
Step 6: Ears
Time for the ears.
Cut two triangles out of blue fleece the size you'd like the pony ears to be. Next, cut two slightly smaller triangles out of pink felt and sew (or glue) them inside the blue triangles.
Fold an ear in half and sew a line angled from the center fold towards the lower corner. This will help the ear to stand up.
Place the ears onto the hoodie and sew them in place.
Step 9: Cutie Mark
Draw out your pony's cutie mark. You can trace the image onto the fleece or felt, cut the colors out and glue the pieces together.
Sew (or glue) the cutie mark to the back of the hoodie.
Step 11: Wings
Draw the wings and trace them onto your craft foam. Cut the wings out.
Glue velcro to the back of the wings. Next, sew the other side of the velcro to the back of the hoodie. The velcro allows you to take off the wings so that you can wash the hoodie.
Step 13: Finished!
That's it! You're done! Try on your new MLP costume and enjoy!