I changed the mane on the lion just a bit. I made a hood out of the tan felt with straps that attached with Velcro to go under his chin. On a smaller scrap of tan fabric I sewed more loops of yarn then clipped them to make the tuft on the end of the tail. We then went to the fabric section to look for fake fur. I purchased tan fleece for the pants, top and hood and brown felt for the mane around the head.
Dulce. Age: 29.
This lion costume only took me about three hours to make and most of that time was spent trying to sew the zipper and removing the feet and putting them back on.
Nathalia. Age: 22.
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Right before we walked out the door, I applied the white base on her inner cheeks, then the black eyeliner nose and whiskers. There is a tail in the back with the same ribbons and fur yarn. I came up with this costume idea last year when my grandson was 1-year old and too small for a standard costume.