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DIY Minnie Mouse Costume for Toddlers


So you've decided your toddler is going to be Minnie Mouse for Halloween, now what?  

Put together this DIY Minnie Mouse costume!  Head to the craft store for a few materials, and your toddler will give the real Minnie Mouse some competition!  

Complete your toddler's Halloween costume with a DIY Minnie Mouse Tutu!  Trust me!  This costume is wayyyy cuter than anything store-bought!  

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This easy costume idea is no-fail, and turns out absolutely adorable!!

Your Minnie Mouse lover will love having her own Minnie Mouse Tutu!  Typically our store-bought costumes get thrown in a dress-up bin and/or stashed away and completely forgotten... but what if you made something that could be re-used?!

Just add a few other pieces picked up online or a local store, and you've got a simple Minnie Mouse Costume.


I apologize in advance that I don't have a tutorial for the tutu itself-- I searched online and there are a great many blogs that have tutorials for that... or I am sure there are videos on You Tube.

DIY Minnie Mouse Costume for Toddlers

For the tutu itself, you'll need:
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Step 1: Make the Minnie Mouse Tutu


To make the tutu, you will need to measure the waist of the person who will wear the tutu.  Add another couple inches and cut and sew the ends of the elastic together by hand or with a sewing machine.

Cut the tulle into strips-- all the same length.

A video tutorial will come in handy now so you can see how to wrap the tulle around the waist band and knot it.  Continue all the way around the elastic.


DIY Minnie Mouse Costume for Toddlers

Step 2: Add the Polka-Dots to the Minnie Mouse Costume


Once you have your tutu done, I simply added circles of white felt to make the polka-dots.

I purchased a sheet of soft adhesive felt from Hobby Lobby, made circle patterns using a top of a spice jar, cut them out, and randomly stuck them on the tutu!

Easy enough!

** The felt can be taken off, and reapplied if you need to move them around-- or after Halloween, they can be taken off completely and you'll have yourself a plain red tutu do re-use for Christmas!


DIY Minnie Mouse Costume for Toddlers

Step 3: Complete the Look!  Minnie Mouse Costume Add-ons:


To complete the Minnie Mouse costume for your toddler, you'll need:



For the yellow shoes, I purchased a pair of white fabric shoes from Hobby Lobby (of course!) and painted them with yellow fabric paint.

The real Minnie Mouse has some competition this year!

Whether you are a last-minute Lisa, or planning-ahead Patty---- make this DIY Minnie Mouse Costume for your toddler!!  It's simple and I love many of these pieces can be re-used!



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Are your kiddos costumes all made and./or bought for Halloween?!  It's just a few short days away!

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5 comments on "DIY Minnie Mouse Costume for Toddlers"
  1. Oh my goodness she is just too cute and you are too creative!!!! Good job!

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  2. So cute! I love it! My little girl loves minnie and would love this little get-up too =)

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  3. This is SO CUTE!! My daughter just looked over my shoulder and said is that for ME!!!!

    Thanks for linking up to TGIF! Have a GREAT weekend,
    Beth =-)

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  4. She looks adorable! That was such a clever idea to use the adhesive felt :) Thanks for sharing! I found you via DIY Home Sweet Home

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  5. Oh, how adorable!! Thank you for sharing at Sharing Saturday!! You should also come enter my Halloween Costume Contest.

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