Need an easy Halloween costume idea and pronto? Have a go at making this easy DIY bat costume!
It's so easy that anyone can make it and you'll probably already have everything you need lying around at home. Just add some VELCRO® Brand Fabric Tape!
This DIY costume idea only takes a couple of minutes to put together, making it perfect for anyone in need of a last-minute outfit for a Halloween party or trick or treating. Let's get started!
How to make a DIY bat costume
What you need
- Long-sleeved black top
- Black leggings/trousers
- Black material (i.e. from an old sheet)
- VELCRO® Brand Fabric Tape
What to do
You won't believe how easy it is to make this DIY bat costume - and there's absolutely no sewing involved at all!
Start by gathering everything you need (most of which you'll probably already have lying around at home). Perfect for a cheap Halloween costume idea that's quick and easy to throw together before a party.
Now take the black material and cut out two rectangular pieces that are as long as your sleeve on one side and as long as your torso on the other side.
Now to make it look like a bat wing! Cut about 1/3 of the material away so it looks like a bat wing (we'd recommend cutting both pieces at the same time to make sure that they're exactly the same).
Then stick one half of a long strip of VELCRO® Brand Fabric Tape along each sleeve and down each side of the torso. Then stick the other side of the tape along the straight edges of the bat wings.
We used white tape so that it stands out in photos but we'd recommend using black tape on your real costume.
Last but not least, stick the bat wings onto the black top and voilà! Your no-sew bat costume is ready for Halloween!
Let us know if you have a go at making your own bat costume - we're @VELCROBrandUK on Instagram! Discover the range of VELCRO® Brand Fabric Tape here or if you want more Halloween craft ideas, stay on our blog!
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