Enough blocks of craft foam to cover your hands, feet, and legs
Black tool dip
Baseball batter's gloves
8 large craft foot claws or acrylic nails
A utility knife
10 medium-size craft finger claws or acrylic nails
A needle and thread
A pair of low-top shoes without shoe laces
Thermal underwear or tights
An old long-sleeve button-down shirt
An old pair of jeans or slacks
An electric knife (optional)
Cut small blocks of foam and trim the foam with scissors to resemble
paw pads and stubby joints. Paint the paw pads with with black tool
dip. When dry, hot glue the paw pads to the fingers and palms of a pair
of baseball batter’s gloves
Cut a slit in the foam on top of each finger and hot glue the claws
or acrylic nails into them.
Make a pattern out of the fake fur to fit the back of your hand
To cut the fake fur, place it fur-side down
on a hard surface and use a utility knife.
Cut out the fur pattern and hot glue it to the back of the gloves, taking
care to butt the fur up against the pads. Use the scissors to style
Make the arms. Measure and cut two pieces of fur to fit your arm pieces.
Then, sew up the seams.
Use an electric knife to cut and shape the
Trim four blocks into the shape of large werewolf toes. Fit and glue
the blocks to the tip of each shoe. Cut a slit and glue a claw or acrylic
nail into each toe. Glue strips of fur to the shoes and toes.
Build the legs. Trim two large foam blocks into a half teardrop to form
the thighs, and two small blocks of foam to cover the knees. Trim two
more large blocks to form calf muscles that angle out from your ankles
to the backs of your knees. Glue the foam blocks to the to the front
of the thighs and back of the calves of thermal underwear or tights.
Cut and tear the sleeves of an old button-down shirt and the legs of
a pair of pants. Cut the torn pants so they fit over the padded knees.
Cut strips of fur to cover your legs from the bottom of the pant legs
to just past the ankles. Attach the fur to the leggings with low-heat
glue and let it dry.
Assemble the costume. Put on the feet so that the leg fur drapes over
the tops of the shoes. Next, put on the arms, then put on the over shirt
with the torn sleeves. Have a friend fasten the buttons. Finally, put
on the head. And spread some Halloween terror!