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"No Sew" Cat Costume

Average User Rating: 33333 | 2 Ratings
Ages 3 and upAges 3 and Up
Duration: Over One Hour
Your child will be the “cat’s meow” in this adorable, easy-to-make cat costume!
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  • 1 black headband
  • ½ yard or remnant piece of faux fur fabric
  • 1 sheet of black craft foam
  • Craft glue gun
  • Safety scissors
  • 12-inch length of 1-inch-wide black ribbon
  • 6-inch length of narrow (1/8-inch) black ribbon
  • Silver jingle bell (1-inch in diameter)
  • Black sweatpants and sweatshirt
  • 2-foot length of black boa (available at fabric stores)
  • 1 safety pin
  • 1 sheet or package of velcro® dots



  • Print out the ear template.

  • Cut out two ears from black craft foam.

  • Create the cat’s ears by wrapping the craft foam cut-outs on either side of the top of the headband.  Glue in place.

  • For an added feline touch, cut out additional ear cut-outs from the faux fur and glue on top of the craft foam.

  • To make a cat collar, wrap the 1 inch wide ribbon loosely around your child’s neck, leaving a 1-inch overlap.

  • Place a self-adhesive Velcro® dot on each end of the ribbon to secure.

  • Tie a jingle bell to the front of the collar with the narrow black ribbon.

  • For a fluffy tail, pin a length of black boa to the back of your child’s sweatpants. Trim off any excess so your cat won’t trip!




Here are suggestions for additional “No Sew” costumes:

"No Sew" Pirate Costume
"No Sew" Playing Cards Costume
"No Sew" Tropical Fish Costume
"No Sew" Dracula Costume
"No Sew" Princess Costume

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