How to Make a Nun Costume

Whether you're a sinner or a saint, making a nun costume for Halloween requires no divine intervention.

You will need

  • A long black dress or graduation gown
  • Rope
  • White poster board
  • Scissors
  • Black fabric
  • A hot glue gun
  • Glue
  • A crucifix or rosary beads
  • Tunic sewing pattern (optional)

Step 1 Make the habit Make a habit from a long black dress with long sleeves, or a graduation gown.

Step 2 Make a belt Tie a piece of rope around your waist as a belt.

Step 3 Make the ring Take a strip of white poster board, and cut it to fit around your head.

Step 4 Finish the veil Cut the piece of black fabric into a large square so that the veil is the length you desire. Hot glue the fabric to the poster board ring to complete the veil.

Step 5 Accessorize Accessorize the costume by adding a crucifix or rosary beads.