No-Sew Lucky Ladybug Costume

Create this easy ladybug costume for your little one this Halloween.
ladybug_beauty

ladybug_beauty

Here's a cute and effortless way to help your little ladybug fly.

Materials and Tools:

child-size black sweatsuit
red felt
black felt
red pompons
black pipe cleaners
black headband
pillow stuffing (or other lightweight packing material)
fabric glue or hot-glue gun and glue sticks
scissors
safety pins

Steps:

1. Cut a circle out of the black felt that fits comfortably on the back of the child's sweatsuit. Cut a second circle out of red felt that is approximately 3 inches wider than the smaller black circle on all sides.

2. Put the red felt circle on top of the black felt circle. Join the edges of the two circles together with fabric or hot glue, gathering the excess together as you go. Leave an opening large enough to fill felt circles with pillow stuffing, crumpled newspapers, tissue paper or packing peanuts (any material that will fill the pillow without adding weight). After it's filled, seal the opening with glue.

3. Center the stuffed pillow on the back of the black sweatshirt and attach all around with safety pins.

4. Cut large circles (about 2 to 3 inches in diameter) out of the black felt and glue them randomly on the red felt pillow.

5. To create ladybug's antennae: Glue red pompons onto the ends of black pipe cleaners then attach pipe cleaners to a black headband.

Next Up

Pet Halloween Costume: Little Ladybug

Disguise your pup in a cute ladybug Halloween costume you can create in under an hour using basic craft materials and a no-sew method.

Kid's Halloween Costume: Ice Cream Cone

Your trick-or-treater will have a license to chill in this clever homemade costume that uses craft store supplies and white tights to transform them into a giant soft-serve cone.

Kid's Halloween Costume: Pretty Peacock

An easy-to-craft tulle tutu makes this no-sew costume a favorite among skirt-swirling little girls everywhere. Add a few fashion-forward peacock feathers for a Halloween costume they'll never want to take off.

Hoodie Halloween Costume: Frog

Your trick-or-treater will be hopping with excitement over this fun frog costume. A hoodie, felt and a few other inexpensive materials are all you need to craft a warm, cozy costume for your little tadpole.

Make a Kid's Ladybug Costume for Halloween

A handmade tulle tutu, basic red sweatshirt and felt are all you need to craft this cute ladybug costume complete with a personalized leafy trick-or-treat tote bag.

No-Sew Halloween Pet Costume: Flower

Easily turn craft foam sheets into an oversized flower costume for your dog or cat. Attaching the foam flower to your pet's harness ensures they'll be comfortable while enjoying the Halloween festivities.

How to Sew a Glove Purse for Kids

Delight the children in your life with these adorable glove purses made out of mittens. This is the perfect project for that mitten who's lost its mate.

Make a Kid's Witch Costume for Halloween

A no-sew tutu, pointy craft-foam hat, DIY broom and striped tights are paired with a black T-shirt for a wee witch's costume that's cute enough to cast a spell on even the biggest Halloween humbugs.

Make a Kid's Pilot Costume for Halloween

Your little one's imagination will take flight in this vintage aviator costume. Embellish everyday clothing with handmade felt patches, then add a custom-made scarf and bomber hat to bring the look together.

Make a Kid's Shark Costume for Halloween

Inexpensive felt and basic sewing skills are all you need to turn a child's gray hoodie sweatshirt into a great white shark costume, perfect for Halloween or encouraging imaginative play.

Stories We're Following

Shop This Look

Found a living space you love in HGTV's Photo Library? Get the look in your own home with products from Wayfair.

Follow Us Everywhere

Join the party! Don't miss HGTV in your favorite social media feeds.