How Do You Make A Homemade Medieval Knight Costume?

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Realistic homemade medieval knight costumes are made of chain mail and, while they look impressive, they can be very heavy and uncomfortable to wear. Constructing a simple costume out of everyday household materials is a much easier option if you would rather not carry around heavy metal and you do not have the time to invest in learning how to craft chain mail. Turn a large paper grocery bag upside down so the bottom of the bag is facing up. Cut a hole in the center of the bag's bottom large enough to fit over your head. Try the bag on. If it is difficult to put on, cut a slit in the back of the bag to allow yourself more freedom of movement. Cut holes in each narrow side of the bag for your arms. Paint the outside of the bag with silver spray paint to make it look like armor. Draw two lines on the front of the bag with a black marker to divide it into four equal squares. Paint two of the squares with acrylic paint in your desired color. Cut a one gallon plastic milk jug with a pair ... more
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