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Easy DIY Minnie Mouse Costume!

Create an easy DIY Minnie Mouse costume for any age girl! Don’t break the bank dressing up your kids for Halloween! Make a costume! 

Hi Friends!  Halloween is coming quickly!  Are you thinking about DIY costumes yet?? 

Last year, I put together this super easy DIY Minnie Mouse costume for my daughter so I thought I’d share with you how to make it!

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Materials Needed for Easy Minnie Mouse Costume

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  • tulle skirt – I had every intention of making one, but I happened to be in Goodwill and saw this red one for $4!!  Score!  Saved me time and money!
  • Minnie Mouse ears – again you can make these.  My daughter already had these from a Disneyland trip.  You can also buy one of these similar ones on Amazon

  • white iron-on vinyl
  • Teflon sheet or wax paper and iron
  • Cricut or other cutting machine (optional)
  • black t-shirt

DIY Minnie Mouse Costume

You can easily make a tulle skirt.  There are a lot of great tutorials on how to make a no-sew tulle skirt online.  Like I mentioned above, I happened to score this one at Goodwill for cheap.

To add the polka dots, I cut out a bunch of circles with my Cricut on heat transfer vinyl / iron-on.  In Cricut Design Space, I added the shape circle, you can size it 1-2 inches depending on what size of skirt you have, and cut out a bunch. 

If you don’t have a Cricut (even though I think everyone should have one, find out why here!), you can trace circles and cut them out with scissors or try a hole punch.

polka dots for minnie mouse skirt

Alternatively, you can cut circles out of white felt and glue them on with fabric fusion or unique stitch.

I laid the white dots around the skirt sporadically, put a Teflon sheet over them and ironed them on (highest setting).

ironing polka dots on tulle skirt
ironing with teflon sheet

Then peel off the plastic backing.  That’s it for the skirt!

peeling off plastic backing of HTV

You can also make the Minnie Mouse ears.  My daughter already had some so again, saved me time!  If you would like to make DIY Minnie Mouse ears, check out this great tutorial from Jennifer Maker.

Put on a black shirt and black tights, and you’re all set!  Super quick and easy DIY Minnie Mouse costume!

easy DIY minnie mouse costume

I used my Cricut to also make her a cute personalized Halloween trick or treat bag!

easy minnie mouse costume

Off she went on probably her last year of trick-or-treating:(

One year, we all went as the Avengers and I made her a cute Wasp costume.  You can check out all about the DIY Avengers costumes here!

If you are looking for some DIY family costumes, check out my round-up 35 family fun costumes here or even more ideas here!

If you’re a fan of Disney, you might like my Disney tumbler tutorial here, easy Disney countdown sign here, or DIY Disney shirts here!

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Thanks so much for stopping by!  Have a creative day!

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