Beginner | 12 min
Taught by Courtney Cerruti
Outfit yourself with colorful plumage this Halloween. Courtney demonstrates how to create a feather-covered cape and matching mask. This no-sew bird costume is simple and easy to make, and it can be customized for feathered friends of all ages.

Learn how to:
Learn How To:
  • Cut and paint a colorful canvas wing base and attach ribbon closure
  • Cut and attach felt feathers in a variety of sizes
  • Make a bird face mask and attach ribbon closure
What you’ll get:
  • Learn how work with canvas and felt by making a colorful feather-covered cape and matching mask
  • Detailed supplies list and downloadable PDF pattern ($8 value)
  • Step-by-step expert instruction from artist Courtney Cerruti
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions, and interact with other students

Quick and Easy Bird Costume
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • 22 ½” x 27 ½” plain canvas
  • 4 craft paints in a variety of colors
  • 6-8 sheets felt in a variety of colors (for feathers)
  • 2 yards ribbon
  • 1-2 coarse bristle paintbrushes
  • Water
  • Palette
  • Hot glue gun and glue sticks
  • Sharp scissors
  • Sharp snips
  • PDF template
  • Pencil
  • Straight pins
  • Paper towels
  • Protective work surface
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