One Cool Cat Halloween Costume

by Ellen Goldberg

One Cool Cat Halloween Costume

A no-sew costume any parent can make

This cute cat costume comes together with a sweatshirt, marabou boa, ribbon and a few other easy-to-find craft store items.

You'll need:

  • Oversize black sweatshirt
  • Fabric glue
  • 1/2 yard black ribbon
  • Black marabou boa
  • Straightened metal hanger
  • Black headband
  • Six 3-inch pieces white floral wire
  • 1/2 yard sheer ribbon


Follow the instructions for the devil costume, using black sweatshirt. Glue marabou around the neck.


Cut a 1-inch-wide strip of a sweatshirt sleeve to desired length; glue straightened metal hanger down the center, then top with marabou. Glue the tail to the back of the sweatshirt.


Cut triangles (about 4 inches high and 4 inches wide) from sleeve remnants, and attach with glue to the top of a black headband. Add a small piece of marabou to the inside of each triangle.


Measure around your child's face starting at the nose; cut a piece of sheer ribbon long enough to tie at the back of her head. Glue thin white floral wire to the center (3 per side), and then top with a black pompom to form nose and whiskers.