I made this dog costume out of duct tape .... um he loved it! My dog Gatsby is tiny so I wouldn't recommend for a big dog. Duct tape is hard to work with so this is a masterpiece as far as my opinion is concerned.
Step 1: Materials
Black duct tape
a willing little fur baby (dog)
a skull from Halloween about the same size as your dogs head or a ball
Step 2: Make the Cape
Take the tape from roll in a strip about 8 inches and cut with scissors. Fold it over itself so it's not sticky. Do this over again till you have a square to fit back of your dog. Once it's big enough cut it into the shape of a cape. Cut another piece to go around neck as a tie and fold it over so sticky sides are together. The cape is finished.
Take the skull and just start putting duct tape sticky side up over the top. Cut the piece and lay it over itself so it is no longer sticky. I used no specific formula here.... in fact I kind of winged it till I got a reasonable facsimile of Vader's Helmut. It is necessary tho to use a skull like this to even get close. we are now done. Time to call your dog.
Step 4: Put Your Dog in the Outfit
Grab your dog and put the cape on first. I made my cape ties long so I could tie it. Put on the hat and hope your dog doesn't go ham. I can't believe my eyes! It's Darth Vader! I realize it's not a grade A costume ... it's duct tape not Egyptian cotton. I still had fun making it and some good laughs