Beginner | 8 min 51 sec
Taught by Courtney Cerruti
Looking for a quick DIY Halloween costume? Courtney Cerruti can help! In this class, she teaches how to make a burly beard out of felt and hot glue. Simply trace and cut out the basic beard shape, then create textures in the fabric by layering felt pieces in a contrasting color. At the very end, you'll attach a string and your beard is ready to wear! Perfect for the little (and big) lumberjacks, pirates, and wannabe hipsters in your life. 
Learn how to:
  • Trace and cut out beard shapes
  • Create two types of textured beards
  • Attach straps

What you’ll get:
  • Easy-to-follow class by artist Courtney Cerruti on how to make a cute last minute costume for Halloween
  • 2 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Step-by-step instruction and a downloadable PDF pattern included
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions and interact with other students

Make Beard
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • 2-foot square piece of brown felt
  • 2-foot square piece of contrasting color felt (like black or dark brown)
  • 1 yard of yarn or ribbon
  • Fabric shears
  • Small sharp scissors
  • Sharpie marker
  • Hot glue
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