Homemade "Jake the Never Land Pirates" Halloween Costumes

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How to Make "Jake and the Never Land Pirates" Halloween Costumes

Make your own homemade Jake and the Never Land Pirates costume
It's easy to make a homemade Halloween pirate costume with tips from Zachary Bilemdjian, a Disney Junior costume designer who works on Jake and the Never Land Pirates. Disney Junior

Has your preschooler decided on a Halloween costume? If her favorite character comes from the popular Disney Junior show Jake and the Never Land Pirates, you are in luck. Disney Junior costume designer Zachary Bilemdjian has come up with some quick, easy and affordable instructions on how to create Jake, Izzy and Cubby costumes at home.

A pirate expert, Bilemdjian has worked as the costume designer on the live-action music videos with The Never Land Pirate Band for the second season of "Jake and the Never Land Pirates," which originally premiered in 2012. He also was a regular contributor on The Live Well Network's Home with Lisa Quinn, where he bridged fashion with home design.

Check out Bilemdjian's tips on how to make your own Jake and the Never Land Pirates Halloween costumes at home. If you do end up making a costume for your child this year, he'd love to see the photos! Share them by posting to the Disney Junior Facebook page or Twitter account.

Ahoy and happy Halloween!

Costume instruction courtesy of Zachary Bilemdjian/Disney Junior

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Homemade Jake Costume -- Jake and the Never Land Pirates

Jake from Jake and the Never Land Pirates
Jake from Jake and the Never Land Pirates. Disney

To make your own homemade Halloween pirate costume featuring Jake from Jake and the Never Land Pirates you'll need:

Materials

  • Red fabric 17” square or bandana
  • Grey fabric (long enough to wrap around your child's waist)
  • Black yarn or ribbon
  • Yellow duct tape
  • 4 large buttons
  • White T-shirt
  • Dark blue vest or jacket
  • Blue jeans or pants
  • Brown boots
  • Brown cardboard

Instructions

  1. Cut out collar ribbing on white T-shirt and remove
  2. Make a V-shaped cut in center front of the collar
  3. Make a few V-shaped cuts in the sleeve
  4. Using a needle with a big eye, thread the black yarn or ribbon. Stitch an X center front V at collar
  5. If using a dark blue jacket, cut out the sleeves to turn it into a vest
  6. Use the yellow duct tape to cover the buttons and attach to vest
  7. Tape the outline of the vest using the yellow duct tape. Don’t forget the lapel
  8. Cut out a “J” from the yellow duct tape, and attach to the boots.
  9. Add a yellow strap on the boots using the yellow duct tape
  10. Draw a sword shape on the cardboard and cut out

Putting it All Together

  1. Wrap the red fabric or bandana around forehead leaving the tails long
  2. Tuck T-shirt in the blue pants or jeans
  3. Wrap the grey fabric at waist and tuck the tails in the back
  4. Add the vest and boots
  5. Grab your sword and go!

Costume instruction courtesy of Zachary Bilemdjian/Disney Junior

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Homemade Izzy Costume -- Jake and the Never Land Pirates

Izzy from Jake and the Never Land Pirates
Izzy from Jake and the Never Land Pirates. Disney

To make your own homemade Halloween pirate costume featuring Izzy from Jake and the Never Land Pirates you'll need:

Materials

  • Dark pink fabric 24”
  • Yellow fabric scrap
  • Small rock
  • Brown cord or yarn
  • White fabric marker
  • Gold hoop earrings
  • Light pink tunic or T-shirt
  • Light purple leggings or tights
  • Light colored boots

Instructions

  1. Cut the dark pink fabric into a 22” square and two 2” strips
  2. Using the white fabric pen, create squiggle and dot design around the edges of the dark pink fabric square
  3. Place the small rock in the center of the yellow fabric. Take each of the four corners together to form a small pouch around the rock.
  4. Using the brown cord or yarn, wrap it around the pouch leaving long tails. Knot the ends to form a necklace

Putting it All Together

  1. Fold dark pink fabric square in half to form a triangle. Wrap turban style around head, leaving long tails in the back
  2. Using the dark pink strips as ties, form two pig tails with your child's hair
  3. Wear T-shirt or tunic un-tucked
  4. If using light purple pants, tuck into boots
  5. Don’t forget your pixie dust!

Costume instruction courtesy of Zachary Bilemdjian/Disney Junior

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Homemade Cubby Costume -- Jake and the Never Land Pirates

Cubby from Jake and the Never Land Pirates
Cubby from Jake and the Never Land Pirates. Disney

To make your own homemade Halloween pirate costume featuring Cubby from Jake and the Never Land Pirates you'll need:

Materials

  • Blue fabric 22” square
  • Orange fabric scrap
  • Yellow duct tape
  • 4 Large buttons
  • Brown yarn
  • Fabric glue
  • White T-shirt
  • Blue vest or jacket
  • Red shorts
  • White socks with blue stripe
  • Brown shoes

Instructions

  1. Cut out collar ribbing and remove
  2. Make a V shaped cut in center front of the collar
  3. If using a blue jacket, cut out the sleeves to turn it into a vest
  4. Use the yellow duct tape to cover the buttons and attach to vest
  5. Cut a small square of the orange fabric and glue it on the shorts
  6. Using a needle with a big eye, thread the brown yarn. Stitch a few lines around the orange patch​
  7. Add yellow duct tape straps on the shoes

Putting it All Together

  1. Fold blue fabric in half to form a triangle. Wrap turban style around head, leaving long tails in the back
  2. Wear T-shirt un-tucked
  3. Add vest and shoes
  4. Don’t forget to add Cubby’s map in the back pocket. A rolled up newspaper will do the trick. Yo Ho Let's go!

Costume instruction courtesy of Zachary Bilemdjian/Disney Junior

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