Ladybug Costume
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Ladybug Costume

Your little one will be cute as a bug in this adorable costume. Designed by Cheryl Ball, Decorated by Kris Aldana
Craft Time: 60+ minutes
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Material List

  • Aleene’s® Glue OK to Wash-It®
  • Aleene’s® Glue Jewel-It
  • Tulip® Soft™ Brushable Fabric Paint, Ebony Matte
  • Sweatshirt, red
  • Chalk
  • Foam visor, red
  • Hole punch
  • Paintbrush
  • Pipe cleaners, black
  • Pom-Poms, black
  • Ribbon, black polka dot
  • Tracing paper
  • Tulle by the Yard, Light Pink
  • Aluminum foil

Project Instructions

Step: 1

Cut out wing pattern and place on tulle. Pin in place if needed. Cut out wing. Repeat to create four wings. Set aside.

Step: 2

Using chalk, mark placement for dots on the sweatshirt.

Step: 3

Squeeze a small amount of Soft Paint onto foil. Use paint brush to fill in dots with Soft Paint. Repeat process for visor.

Step: 4

Squeeze a small amount of glue onto foil. Brush glue onto ribbon. Apply ribbon vertically down the center of the sweatshirt just below neckline.

Step: 5

Tie another piece of ribbon into a bow and glue to the top of the vertical strip of ribbon.

Step: 6

Wrap pipe cleaners around one of your fingers and gently stretch to make it long again.

Step: 7

Hole punch two holes on the top of the visor. Feed a pipe cleaner through each of the holes and twist ends to attach to visor.

Step: 8

Apply a bit of glue to the top of the each of the pipe cleaners and adhere black pom-poms.

Step: 9

Cut two 1-inch long pieces of dotted ribbon, trimming the ends at a diagonal to make a point. To create one wing, layer two pieces of tulle and twist ends. Glue twisted end of tulle under the pointed end of the ribbon. Repeat for remaining wing.

Step: 10

Glue wings to tops of shoulders just below neckline.


Refer to photo to complete project.

Follow manufacturer's direction for products used.