Rockin’ rocket man Commander Chris Hadfield inspired a nation—and this costume—with his tweets and YouTube videos from the International Space Station.
Chris Hadfield Costume
Total Cost: $25
Take a look at a larger image of the finished costume.
What You’ll Need To Make It:
How To Put It All Together:
1. Make mission patches using adhesive craft foam and attach.
2. Spray-paint jar lid blue; hot-glue to a piece of adhesive craft foam and affix to coveralls.
3. Coat embroidery hoop with silver paint.
4. Cut moustache from felt.
5. On the day: Dress child in coveralls. Place a strip of electrical tape from shoulders to waist, angling inward; use more tape to fit coveralls at waist, wrists and ankles (remove attached feet if wearing shoes). Place embroidery hoop over head and glue to hood. Affix moustache with theatrical adhesive tape.
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