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Instructions
Cape
You'll need a large black robe or cape. Button or tie it down the middle, so what you wear underneath doesn't matter.

You can use DIY Fashion's tutorial to Make a Hooded Cape.

Mask
You can make a Death eater mask that looks like the ones from the movies, or you can come up with your own design.

You can make a mask that fits your face perfectly with just a little newspaper and some glue by using DIY Fashion's How to Death Eater Mask tutorial, or the Death Eater Mask tutorial here on The Leaky Cauldron.

After you've made your mask, it's easy to paint on your death eater designs.

Wand
Any thin stick can be made into a wand. Peel off any bark and use a piece of sandpaper to smooth down the sides of the stick. For a pointed end, use a small knife to whittle the end of the stick. Shaving the end of the stick should be done with adult supervision. Apply a dark or light wood varnish to your smoothed wand.

You could also use about.com DIY Fashion's Easy Pencil Wand for kids, or one of the many wand tutorials available on Leaky Crafts in the Woodwork and Other Crafts sections, or spring for a toy Harry Potter wand.

Clothes
Wear a pair of black slacks, or make your own simple black drawstring pants using the tutorial available on about.com in their DIY Fashion section.

Wear a pair of hefty black boots.

A pair of black leather gloves, or plain black gloves, are needed.

Hair
Slick your hair back with gel and keep the hood of your robe up to draw attention away from your hair.

Dark Mark
No Death Eater Costume is complete without sporting the Dark Mark on your left arm. Use The Leaky Cauldron's Henna Dark Mark or Dark Mark Tattoo tutorials to finish off your look!

Credit
This tutorial was taken with permission from about.com's DIY Fashion section.

Please note that the patterns and tutorials you find here have been designed by Harry Potter fans all over the Internet. The authors alone hold the copyrights and licenses to these patterns and tutorials, which means you CANNOT use their patterns to make something that you will sell to others afterward. You can use them to make things for yourself. You can make some for your friends and ask them to pay for supplies. You CANNOT, however, ask them to pay you to do it as though you had created this pattern by yourself, or try to sell you crafts to a local store.

Think about it. Would you take a Prisoner of Azkaban book, photocopy it, put your name in big red letters on the front cover and try to sell it in your local library? The answer is, obviously, no. Well, selling crafts you have made but not designed would be just as bad!

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On that note, Harry crafting to all!