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Here's An Easy Gengar Costume Anyone Can Make

Part of the Pokémon costumes series. Go here for the full post!

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Here's what your costume will look like when you're finished:

You're just making the sweatshirt! You'll have to provide your own pants or skirt, though.
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You're just making the sweatshirt! You'll have to provide your own pants or skirt, though.

1. Gather your supplies (click or tap to open the photos larger):

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You'll need:

* A purple sweatshirt in your size — we used this one, $5.96.

* A purple beanie — we got this one, $12.82.

* A piece of red felt and a piece of white felt. We got ours at the craft store for $1.50 apiece.

* The three cut-outs for Gengar from page 12 of the pattern PDF. We actually used only one when we made our outfit, flipping the pattern horizontally to make the second eye, but the pattern PDF contains patterns for both eyes.

Total cost for Gengar: $21.78

We didn't include the price of these basic crafting supplies in the estimate: scissors, a pencil, and a hot-glue gun with glue sticks.

2. Trace Gengar's two eyes on the red felt, and add the pupils with a little bit of Sharpie or paint pen:

So easy it really defies description.
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So easy it really defies description.

3. Trace Gengar's mouth onto white felt, cut it out, then draw in the tooth lines using a ruler and a Sharpie (click/tap on the individual photos throughout this post to get a larger photo and step-by-step instructions):

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4. Hot glue the eyes and mouth onto to sweatshirt, and you're done!

Using the same photo again because Brett just looks so devious.
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Using the same photo again because Brett just looks so devious.

More of a Jolteon than a Gengar? Find the directions for other Eevee evolutions plus 9 other easy Pokémon Halloween costumes here.

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