Rock Star Costume
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Rock Star Costume

Kids will have a rockin’ good time this Halloween with this far out rock star costume!
Designed by Michaels Design Team
Craft Time: 60+ minutes
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Material List

  • For All Projects
  • Scissors
  • Ruler

  • For Shirt
  • Fitted T-Shirt: White
  • Horizon Iron-On Transfer: “Rock”
  • Horizon Assorted Acrylic Gems
  • Ok To Wash It Glue
  • Ribbon of choice
  • Iron (for adult use ONLY)

  • For Skirt
  • Duck® Tape: Black, Turquoise
  • Velcro® Sticky Back

  • For Wristband
  • Duck® Tape: Turquoise
  • Creatology® Foam Stickers: Pirates
  • Horizon Acrylic Gems: Red
  • Velcro® Sticky Back
  • Tape Measurer

  • For Microphone
  • Forster® Dowel Rod (½-inch diameter x 6-inches long)
  • Mini Saw (for adult use ONLY)
  • Creatology® Foam Sheet: Red
  • Styrofoam® Ball (3-inch)
  • Plaid® FolkArt® Acrylic Paint: Black
  • Sulyn Glitter Glue: Silver
  • Horizon Acrylic Gems: Black (3)
  • Low Temp Glue Gun & Glue Sticks
  • Paintbrush
  • Paper Towels
  • Paper Plate

Project Instructions

Step: 1

Pre wash t-shirt following manufacturer’s instructions to remove sizing. Dry.

Step: 2

Follow directions on transfer and iron onto shirt.

Step: 3

Referring to photo, start under each arm hole and cut shirt in a zigzag pattern to open up the shirt at each side. Snip a tiny hole at top, center, and bottom of side seam, thread ribbon through and tie.

Step: 4

Glue acrylic gems onto shirt where desired.

Step: 5

Cut two pieces of the same color of duck tape to desired length for skirt and place adhesive sides together. Repeat to make desired number of strips for skirt using both turquoise and black Duck tape.

Step: 6

Create a waist band by placing adhesive sides of tape together, making strip as long as needed to fit and adding about 4-inches more.

Step: 7

Lay waist band flat and lay tape strips slightly overlapped onto band. Cover with another piece of tape to secure strips to band.

Step: 8

Add Velcro at ends to secure around waist.

Step: 9

Measure wrist. Cut two pieces of Duck tape wrist length plus 3-inches for overlapping.

Step: 10

Place adhesive sides of tape together to create bracelet.

Step: 11

Place stickers in center of tape. Add gems as desired.

Step: 12

Place Velcro at ends for fastener.

Step: 13

An adult ONLY will use mini saw to cut dowel rod to 6-inches long.

Step: 14

Cut red foam piece 12-inches x 6-inches.

Step: 15

Place dowel at end of foam sheet and roll, covering dowel. Secure with hot glue.

Step: 16

Paint Styrofoam ball with black, let dry.

Step: 17

Cover ball with silver glitter glue, let dry and glue to end of rolled foam for top of microphone.

Step: 18

Glue three black gems on handle for buttons. Decorate with foam stickers as desired.


Use photo as a guide and follow manufacturer’s instructions for all products used.

The guitar is available for purchase at Michaels.