Get Creative With Dr. Seuss' The Lorax: Mustache on a Stick

On March 2nd, Universal Pictures will bring Dr. Seuss’ message of sustainability to a new generation with the stunning 3D animated movie The Lorax. Get ready for the big event with this DIY kids’ craft tutorial for making your very own Lorax mustache on a stick!


Let your kids carry the torch lit by the lovable Lorax by proudly wearing his trademark mustache. All you need is a sewing machine, some fabric, a wooden dowel, and a dollop of orange paint.


Tools and materials

• Sewing machine

• Scissors

• Hot glue gun

DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint – Bright Orange

• Straight pins

• Wooden dowel

• Yellow fabric

Pellon 70 Peltex Sew-In Interfacing

• Printable Lorax Mustache Template (download PDF here)


Step 1

Cut the yellow fabric for front and back of mustache as well as sew-in interfacing using the downloadable PDF template. Pin together the fabric for the front of the mustache, the sew-in interfacing, and the fabric for the back of the mustache.


Step 2

Top-stitch, making sure the sew-in interfacing is placed in between the two pieces of yellow fabric. Paint the wooden dowel orange using the DecoArts Americana Bright Orange acrylic paint. Finally, attach the wooden dowel in between the two pieces of yellow fabric on the left side of the mustache using your hot glue gun.


Step 3

Have a blast with your new Lorax persona!


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Disclaimer: A big thanks to Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax for sponsoring this campaign. Click here to see more of the discussion.


Article Posted 6 years Ago

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