Pillowcase Knight Costume


Make this easy, no-sew costume for Halloween. It's simple to make and what little boy won't want to be a knight even for everyday play.

Items needed: 

  • Pillowcase
  • Felt
  • Fabric glue or fusible fabric
  • Scissors
  • Fabric ribbon or rawhide shoelaces
  • Needle & thread


  1. Wash and iron pillowcase.
  2. Lay pillowcase flat, and referring to diagram, cut armholes and neck area. You will also need to cut a V in front. Then cut bottom three inches from the open end of the pillowcase. Depending on the height of the child, you may need to cut off additional length.
  3. Cut the bottom edge into a notched pattern as shown.
  4. With needle and thread, attach a 12 inch length of ribbon or rawhide to each side seam at the waist.
  5. Cut a felt cross for the center of the outfit and also two notched pieces to add to the neckline in front. Attach these with fabric glue or fusible fabric.

Crown - using either construction paper or a glittery giftbag, cut a crown to fit child's head.