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Monday, October 10, 2011

Jake and the Never Land Pirate Halloween Costumes

Halloween is right around the corner and the Disney Channel has received lots of requests from moms and dads inquiring about "Jake and the Never Land Pirates" costumes for their kids this year.  So they asked costume designer and never land pirate expert Zachary Bilemdjian to come up with some quick, easy and affordable instructions on how to create Jake, Izzy and Cubby costumes at home!

Check out Zachary's tips below on how to make your own "Jake and the Never Land Pirates" Halloween costumes at home. If you do end up making a costume for your child this year, the Disney Channel wants to see the photos! So head on over and share your little pirates on the Disney Channel Facebook Page. Or you can tweet them at @disneychannelpr. Happy Halloween!!!!

Jake Costume
Jake

Materials:
  • Red fabric 17” square or bandana
  • Grey fabric (long enough to wrap around your child's waist)
  • Black yarn or ribbon
  • Yellow duct tape
  • 4 large buttons
  • White T-shirt
  • Dark blue vest or jacket
  • Blue jeans or pants
  • Brown boots
  • Brown cardboard
Instructions:

1. Cut out collar ribbing on white T-shirt and remove
2. Make a V shaped cut in center front of the collar
3. Make a few V shaped cuts in the sleeve
4. Using a needle with a big eye, thread the black yarn or ribbon. Stitch an X center front V at collar
5. If using a dark blue jacket, cut out the sleeves to turn it into a vest
6. Use the yellow duct tape to cover the buttons and attach to vest
7. Tape the outline of the vest using the yellow duct tape. Don’t forget the lapel
8. Cut out a “J” from the yellow duct tape, and attach to the boots.
9. Add a yellow strap on the boots using the yellow duct tape
10: Draw a sword shape on the cardboard and cut out

Putting it all together:

1. Wrap the red fabric or bandana around forehead leaving the tails long
2. Tuck T-shirt in the blue pants or jeans
3. Wrap the grey fabric at waist and tuck the tails in the back
4. Add the vest and boots
5: Grab your sword and Go!

Izzy Costume
Izzy

Materials:
  • Dark pink fabric 24”
  • Yellow fabric scrap
  • Small rock
  • Brown cord or yarn
  • White fabric marker
  • Gold hoop earrings
  • Light pink tunic or T-shirt
  • Light purple leggings or tights
  • Light colored boots
Instructions:

1.Cut the dark pink fabric into a 22” square and two 2” strips
2. Using the white fabric pen, create squiggle and dot design around the edges of the dark pink fabric square
3. Place the small rock in the center of the yellow fabric. Take each of the four corners together to form a small pouch around the rock.
4. Using the brown cord or yarn, wrap it around the pouch leaving long tails. Knot the ends to form a necklace

Putting it all together:

1. Fold dark pink fabric square in half to form a triangle. Wrap turban style around head, leaving long tails in the back
2. Using the dark pink strips as ties, form two pig tails with your child's hair
3. Wear T-shirt or tunic un-tucked
4. If using light purple pants, tuck into boots
5. Don’t forget your pixie dust!

Cubby Costume
Cubby

Materials:
  • Blue fabric 22” square
  • Orange fabric scrap
  • Yellow duct tape
  • 4 Large buttons
  • Brown yarn
  • Fabric glue
  • White T-shirt
  • Blue vest or jacket
  • Red shorts
  • White socks with blue stripe
  • Brown shoes
Instructions:

1. Cut out collar ribbing and remove
2. Make a V shaped cut in center front of the collar
3. If using a blue jacket, cut out the sleeves to turn it into a vest
4. Use the yellow duct tape to cover the buttons and attach to vest
5. Cut a small square of the orange fabric and glue it on the shorts
6. Using a needle with a big eye, thread the brown yarn. Stitch a few lines around the orange patch
7. Add yellow duct tape straps on the shoes

Putting it all together:

1. Fold blue fabric in half to form a triangle. Wrap turban style around head, leaving long tails in the back
2. Wear T-shirt un-tucked
3. Add vest and shoes
4. Don’t forget to add Cubby’s map in the back pocket. A rolled up newspaper will do the trick. Yo Ho Let's Go!

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