Ladybug Costume

Ladybug Costume

Crafting Time:
  • 1-2 Hours
Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: Duncan

Additional Information


Glam-It-Up!™ 300 Clear Iron-On Crystals
Glam-It-Up!™ 200 Red Iron-On Crystals
Cordless Heat-Setting Tool
Fashion Tweezers
T-shirts: 1 red, 1 black
2 sheets 9"x12" Stiffened black felt
1 Black headband
2 Black pompoms, 2" each
2 Black chenille stems
Sewing machine
Tailor’s chalk
Basic sewing supplies
1 Small plate or other round item for circle pattern


1. Cut sleeves off red T-shirt with scissors.
2. Place 4" or 5" plate on black T-shirt. Trace six circles with tailor’s chalk. Cut out and pin circles on red T-shirt,
see image for placement.
3. Sew on all circles using black thread.
4. Place wing pattern on stiffened felt. Trace pattern with chalk. Cut out two.
5. Flip red T-shirt over to back. Place wings in center top of T-shirt back. Refer to photo. Pin in place.
6. Sew only center edge of wings onto T-shirt.
7. Place red Crystals around inner edge of each circle using Fashion Tweezers.
8. Following manufacturer’s instructions, gently place tip of Cordless Heat-Setting Tool on top of crystal.
Hold for about 5 to 6 seconds. Repeat for all crystals.
9. Outline wings with clear Crystals. Refer to photo.
10. Optional tip: If you have some black T-shirt left over, make long armbands as shown.
11. Twist one end of a pipe cleaner around a pompom. Repeat with other pompom and pipe cleaner. Wrap other
end of pipe cleaner around headband.