Among Us has become one of the Most played games of 2020 and its success continues in 2021. Streamers, youtubers and gamers In general, they have found in this simple multiplayer a very entertaining way to pass the quarantine in the company of friends from a distance. The premise is simple: on a ship, the crew must find the impostor alien who wants to kill them. In each game, each player has to be the impostor at random, and the rest of the players must work as a team to guess who it is.
In this way, the famous characters of the game, astronauts in brightly colored suits and simple lines, have become so popular that it is difficult for you to surf the Internet without coming across images or memes from Among Us. For all this, it is definitely the perfect option for a Halloween, Carnival or any occasion in which you have to dress up. Whether you are going to play a video call with friends or want to play a joke, if you want to liven up the atmosphere and enjoy the holidays, in a HOW TO tell you How to make a homemade Among Us costume for children. Choose the color of your character and let’s get to it!
Homemade Among Us costume with hat
Is the budget and time limited? This is the perfect option to make a improvised Among Us costume and very economical. To do this you will need shoes, baggy pants and a sweatshirt in the color of your crew member. If you want to add all the details, you can also use a bag of the same color. The key to this costume is wearing a hat to mimic the iconic Among Us crew helmet (without having to buy a helmet). These are all the materials you need:
- Glue gun
- Pair of scissors
- Two sheets of light blue and white felpine
- Hat or cap the color of your crew member
To see the step by step of this Among Us costume for a boy, you can follow this video of Annie Chen, a youtuber who has devised a super ingenious way to dress as a crew member without spending a lot of money. In essence, you will need to follow these steps:
- Measure the height of the hat so you don’t go overboard when you cut the felpine.
- Cut the blue feline into a rounded rectangle. The measurements will depend on how tall the hat is, as you will stick it in the middle of the hat to simulate the glass visor of the Among Us helmets.
- Next, cut an oval rectangle out of white feline about one-third the size of the blue visor.
- Using the silicone, stick the white piece on top of the blue visor as shown in the video.
- Glue both pieces onto the hat using silicone or double-sided tape.
If you want to add more details, you can make the Among Us hat with leaves using green pipe cleaners. Although the video is in English, the explanation is very visual and you can have your costume ready in no time.
Homemade Among Us costume with suit
If you have more time to prepare and want to make a luxury costume, you cannot miss the step by step of the youtuber Yani Brilz, because in her video she explains all the measures that must be used to make the crew costume using cardboard. . Of course, we warn you that this process will take longer, so only follow the tutorial if you have at least one full day to prepare your costume. These are the materials you need to build your own homemade Among Us costume:
- 2.5 meters of fabric
- A medium cardboard box
- A clear acetate sheet
- Fabric or cotton filling
- Blue cellophane
The steps to make this costume consist of cutting and gluing the cardboard in such a way that it takes the shape of the crew member’s helmet. You can put it on your head and, thanks to the fact that you will use a transparent acetate sheet, you will be able to continue watching. Watch the video below and let us know how it looks on you.
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Among Us costume with mask
Another fantastic idea that comes to mind, if you don’t have hats or the time to make the full suit, is to make a mask or visor that imitates the helmet. In this option as in the first, the only thing you will need for the wardrobe is clothes of the same color. It is important that you use a Hoodie and that you use it to resemble the top of the helmet or suit.
To make the mask, follow the steps in the previous section using a clear sheet of acetate and blue paper. You can also use a sheet of light blue EVA or foam to make the reflection of the glass.
Once you have the piece ready, glue a strip of elastic tape the size of your head so that it is just the right fit and glue it to the edges of the mask with a silicone gun. Your Among Us mask will be ready!
How to make the Among Us hats
The Among Us hats they are one of the most fun parts of customizing in the gaming experience. There are many options and all very funny. Surely if you’ve played the game before you have your favorite hat that you always wear with your friends, so we want to give you an option so you can make any of the Among Us hats and incorporate them into your outfit.
In minute six of this Craftingeek video you will see a very simple way to make any of your favorite hats using only expanded polystyrene, sandpaper and paints. Take a look at the full video and you will have a costume for carnival or a costume for halloween homemade and very original.
Discover more costume ideas in our Original Costumes article.
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