Featured: DIY Ladybug Wings

As far as bugs go, ladybugs are the cutest! I love this Ladybug Wing tutorial from The Train to Crazy for a quick set of wings – the perfect final touch for a ladybug costume! You could put these on over a fancy dress, or a pair of leggings and a long sleeved tee shirt. Adorable!

ladybug wings


  • 1 old red t-shirt (or red knit, felt or fleece fabric)
  • 1 small piece of black fabric (or old t-shirt or sweater)
  • 28″ of elastic (I used 1/2″ width)
  • Old cereal box
  • Heavy stabilizer, or something equivalent.
  • Wonder under or similar for applique

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See the full Ladybug Wings tutorial here! 

Are you creating any costumes this year that require wings?

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