So you need to know how to sew an elephant costume? Good! Jess from If Only They Would Nap is here with a great DIY tutorial to help you make someone into a cute little elephant! Don't forget to check out the rest of the Handmade Costume Series as well!
Hi there!! I'm Jess from If Only They Would Nap! You can find me there drinking lots of coffee and sewing for myself and my three little boys. If you're in the market for some DIY maternity pants or to make some prefold cloth diapers, those are two of my most popular tutorials.
When I asked my almost five-year-old what costume he wanted to wear for trick-or-treating this year, he didn't even have to think about it. "An elephant. And make it yourself, Mama, okay?" Well, if I must... So, if your house needs an elephant for your dress-up box too, here's how you can easily make one of your own. I find a lot of my fabrics, especially for costumes, by upcycling clothing that I find at thrift stores or that we no longer wear. [Go ahead and take a look at a few costumes that I've done in previous years... it's alright, I'll wait for you right here] Of course, you can just as easily use fabric from the store to make this.