How to Make an Among Us Space Suit Costume
Among Us started as one of the most played games of 2020 and its popularity doesn't seem to be decreasing any time soon. Streamers, YouTubers and gamers of all kinds have found its multiplayer madness to be supremely entertaining. The premise is simple: a crew of a space ship must find out which of their number is an imposter set out to kill them. This simplicity is extended to the design of the characters, something which is beneficial when making an Among Us cosplay costume.
At oneHOWTO, we explain how to make an Among Us space suit costume. We show you the basic materials you need to make the space suit, as well as how you can customize it with your favorite hats from the game.
Homemade Among Us space helmet
Do you need to make a costume real quick with limited time and budget? An Among Us cosplay space suit costume is the perfect choice. It can be easily improvised and is very economical. To create your Among Us player costume, you will need shoes, baggy pant and a sweatshirt in the color of your preferred Among Us crew member, i.e. whatever color you like. If you want to add any more details, you can using this same color.
Each Among Us crew member is distinguished by a particular helmet or hat. The famous viking helmet is one of the most popular, but there are various options. If you are able to buy a replica in a party store which suits your needs, that is great, but an improvised alternative can be made with the following materials:
- Glue gun
- Two sheets of light blue and white felt material
- Hat or cap the color of your crew member
To see the step by step method of this Among Us costume, you can follow the video below by Annie Chen. She is a YouTuber who has devised an 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 cutting the felt material.
- Cut the blue felt 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 felt about one-third the size of the blue visor.
- Using the glue gun, glue the white piece on top of the blue visor as shown in the video.
- Glue both pieces onto the hat using silicone glue or double-sided tape.
If you want to add more details, you can make the Among Us hat with leaves using green pipe cleaners. You can watch the video for more variants or simply get creative and make your own version.
Homemade Among Us space suit costume
If you have more time to prepare and want to make a luxury costume, you cannot miss the step by step method from YouTuber Misuzu Ocean, because in her video she explains all the elements that must be used to make the crew's costume using sweatsuit material. Of course, we should warn you that this process will take longer than others since it is a bespoke creation. 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 space suit:
- 2 and a half meters of fabric
- A medium cardboard box
- Sewing machine
- Cloth or cotton filling
- Plastic food container
- Paint for plastic container
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 suit. They do the same for the helmet. Watch the video below and tell us how it looks on you.
Among Us space suit 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. As with the first option, the only thing you will need for the wardrobe is clothes of the same color. In this case you will need a hoodie, amended so that it resembles the top of the helmet or suit.
To make the mask, follow the steps in the previous section using a plastic container for the visor. Alternatively, you can also use a sheet of light blue felt or foam rubber to make the reflection of the glass.
Once you have the piece ready, cut out a rectangle the same size as the plastic container and insert it into the hold. Affix it with a glue gun or sticky back plastic. Sew up the back of the hoodie and make some holes in the mouth area to aide breathing.
How to make Among Us hats
Among Us hats are one of the most fun parts to customize in the gaming experience. There are many options and all can be very funny. Surely if you've played the game before you have your favorite avatar hat that you always wear with your friends. We want to give you an option so you can make any of the Among Us hats and incorporate them into your outfit.
In her video, YouTuber hi it's zo has created an ingenious way to make lots of different hats using a very simple hoody-based Among Us space suit costume. Using various materials, depending on the type of mask, all of her options are easy, but look so good! She includes the bat wing hat, plague mask, pumpkin hat, cat hat and more. She even includes the 'DUM' mask which couldn't be easier, so check it out below.
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