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No Sew Witch Costume

Posted by  ·  September 16, 2018  ·  Last Updated: September 17, 2018

I can’t wait to share this darling witch costume with you. Just a few supplies and a couple pre-made items and you can have the cutest witch on the block. We love dressing up for Halloween at our house. We especially love good family costumes. Be sure to check out our favorite costumes. Can you believe I got my family to dress up as KISS? You might also like these costumes for babies.witch costume

This year Bella wanted to be a witch and I came up with this easy no sew witch costume.  So a witch it is! This costume was simple to make and could easily be made in an evening.  I think the striped tights really make this outfit.  Find all the extras (hat, broom, socks in the Halloween section in most any store.  A unique witch hat is a good investment because you will end up using it year after year. Everyone needs a last minute costume up their sleeves.

Witch Costume Supplies

To make this costume purchase a witch hat, socks, and a broom. My daughter loved picking them out.

witch costume supplies

Complement these items with a t-shirt turned into a vest embellished with eyelets and ribbon.  Spools of tule and a Halloween table runner make the spooky skirt.

Witch Costume

First, start by making a vest from a t-shirt. This ribbon and grommet enhanced t-shirt give the witch that perfect whimsical touch…… and it is no sew!

Lay t-shirt out flat.

t-shirt to vest tutorial

Cut off sleeves and shorten the shirt if necessary.  Leave extra length to trim points in the front of the vest at the end.


Cut a slit up the front of the shirt.

t-shirt to vest cut center

Cut each side of the neck at an angle.

t-shirt to vest cut neck

Grab an eyelet tool and 8 sets of eyelets.  Fold each side of the front of the shirt under about an 1 1/2″.

t-shirt to vest adding eyelets

Evenly space grommets down each side.

t-shirt to vest add grommets

Lace it up with some cute ribbon.

t-shirt to vest

The skirt for this costume starts with a DIY tulle tutu and is topped with a lacy spider web table runner.

DIY Witch Costume

Our witch needed a fancy skirt so we used this tutorial on how to make a tutu.  However, in that tutu tutorial, I purchased tulle off the bolt from a fabric store.  Now having made the tutus both ways, I think the tulle off the bolt makes a more durable tutu.  Both methods do work. We made our tutu a bit more fancy by attaching a spiderweb table runner over the orange tutu.

Start with tulle and an elastic headband or piece of elastic. I used two rolls of tulle but could have easily added more.

diy tulle tutu supplies

Decide how long the tutu is to be, add a few extra inches for the knot and double this amount. Cut lengths of tulle.

how to make a tutu step 1

Place elastic headband around your thigh. Fold the length of tulle in half and place under the elastic headband.

how to make a tutu step 1a

Reach under the loop.

how to make a tutu step 2Pull the tails of the tulle through the loop.

how to make a tutu step 4

Pull tight.

how to make a tutu step 5

Continue all the way around the elastic headband.

how to make a tutu tutorial

This tulle tutu is great as is or embellish it with a lace spiderweb table runner. All you need is a table runner, black ribbon and Peel-n-Stick Fabric Fuse.

table runner to skirt supplies

Measure waist and add a few inches for tying. Place Peel-n-Stick on back of the ribbon. (leave a few inches free of tape for tying or securing with no-sew velcro. You will love this product.

table runner to skirt peel-n-stick fabric fuseRemove paper backing from Peel-n-Stick.

table runner to skirt no sew fabric tape

Gather table runner along sticky ribbon securing table runner to the ribbon.

no sew table runner to skirt

Place lace spider web skirt over tulle tutu.

cute witch costume

More DIY Halloween Costume Ideas

This frozen cape turned out really great. In fact, we did it about 30 mins before a party.  You won’t believe that it is also a no sew project. You can change the color for your cape to make this work well with a lot of different Halloween costume ideas.

This butterfly costume is really bright and fun.  You can make it in an afternoon with very few supplies!

Easy butterfly costume


A little chef costume would be adorable. Whip up a child’s chef hat with this easy tutorial.

DIY childs chef costume

This duct tape bullwhip is the perfect addition to an Indiana Jones costume.

diy duct tape bullwhip




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  1. Jenny
    Saturday, October 25th, 2014
    Love the witch costume and that has to be the cutest witch ever!! That is one great tutorial too! Thanks for another amazing idea!
  2. Friday, October 24th, 2014
    I wish I had seen this before I ordered a costume - it's perfect and something even I could have done
  3. Friday, October 24th, 2014
    I love how this costume turned out! Love the vest! Pinned!
  4. Wednesday, October 15th, 2014
    This costume is so cute!!!
  5. LMyers
    Wednesday, October 15th, 2014
    Did you buy the striped tights at Michaels also? I love them and want to get them!!!