Make a Jack in the Box Costume this Halloween!

Jack In the Box Costume Tutorial

I love unique costumes, and this one is both cute and one of a kind! This easy to make costume Will be loved by your little one this Halloween.

I made this costume for Fairfield World last year, and I have another cute kid’s costume for you to enjoy this year. You can learn how to make a colorful cake slice costume in my tutorial on their site.

Jack In the Box Costume Tutorial

Supplies Used to make the Jack in the Box Costume:

  • Oly-Fun Fabric in various colors
  • Fairfield World Project Foam
  • Styrofoam Squares
  • Hot Glue Gun
  • Die cuts
  • Xyron Creative Station with Permanent Adhesive
  • Ribbon

Step one: Cut 12 inch squares of Project Foam. Glue the foam to 12 inch squares of foam core  board.

Step two: Wrap the foam boards with Kiwi  Oly-Fun fabric. Wrap it like you would a  present. Hot glue the edges of the fabric to the foam board as pictured.

Step three: Use hot glue to adhere the four green pieces of foam board into a square shape. Hot glue the fifth piece to the top of the box to make the lid for the box.

Step four Die cut stars from various colors of Oly-Fun fabric. Roll the stars through a Xyron  Creative Station to add adhesive to the backs of the stars. Attach the stars to the box.

Step five: Use a child’s shirt to make the pattern for the top. Make four halves for the top using two different colors of fabric.

Step six: Sew two top halves together to make the front of the shirt. Sew the other two halves to the sides of the front shirt piece, but leave the back of the shirt open.  Attach ribbon to the opening in the back to tie the shirt closed after the child is in it.

Step seven: Sew two tubes of fabric to make sleeves and attach them to the shirt.

Step eight: Die cut scalloped flowers from Oly-Fun fabric. Attached the flower shapes to the collar and to the front of the shirt.

Step nine: Pin the finished top inside the box. Use hot glue to attach the shirt to the box.

Step 10:Wrap a plastic cone with fabric to make the clown’s hat. Embellish hat and add ribbons to tie the hat on.

Jack In the Box Costume Tutorial


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