No Sew Owl Wings

By | October 14, 2013
Owl Wings

For Halloween this year my daughter told me she wanted to be an Owl.  I know not the typical costume for a 6yr old girl, but after last years Hippo I was not too surprised.

I actually took my daughter with me to the craft store to help pick out the fabric for her costume.  Once we got into the isle she started grabbing fabric off the shelf, the kid knew what she wanted!  Of course the fabric she picked was like ten dollars a yard so I put it back and went to go find similar fabric that was a LOT cheaper.

Although I did most of the work on this costume she did help a little.  I could have had her help more, but we did not have the time with Halloween just a few weeks away.

There are two other parts to this costume the dress and the mask.  I will be posting each of those separately so that I can post full tutorials for each and if I did it all in one post it would just be too long.

Check out our FALL and HALLOWEEN boards on Pintrest for more great ideas!


1 Yard of Fabric for Wing Base
2 Yards of Blue Fabric (keep in mind I used this for the dress too)
2 Yards of Pink Fabric (keep in mind I used this for the dress too)
2 Yards of Green Fabric (keep in mind I used this for the dress too)
1pkg of Blue, Pink, and Green Feathers (optional)
Fabric Glue (I used Beacon Fabri-Tac)
1/4″ Braided Elastic
Feather Template


 Measure the length of your arms from wrist to wrist.
Then Measure your back from Neck to lower back.
 Cut out the fabric based on the measurements of arms and back.
Measure across the arm length.  Measure down the length of the back.
 Fold your fabric in half and then draw a curved line from one corner to the opposite corner.
 Cut out the line you just drew then unfold your fabric (it should look like the above photo).
Now cut a line down the center of the fabric leaving about an inch to two inches at the top.
Cut out your feather template and then start tracing it onto your different colored fabric.
Cut out the feathers from the fabric.
 Use your fabric glue to glue the feathers onto your wing base.
 You can choose any pattern to glue them in.
 Don’t worry if you go over the top with your feathers.
You can just cut off the excess when done.
 Cut out two pieces of the elastic, measure them to fit your wrist.
Then glue them on each of the top corners of the wings.
 If you choose too start gluing your real colored feathers under some of the fabric feathers.
Just glue them around both wings in a sporadic pattern.

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25 thoughts on “No Sew Owl Wings

  1. Charlie DeRuiter

    Very cute! I found this on Wonderful At Home. I have 10 minute No Sew Bat wings on there because my little girl wanted to be a bat princess. Hahaha! Kids are so fun!

    1. Tracey Kite

      LOL, your daughter sounds a LOT like mine. I wonder where they come up with these ideas! I have to go check out your wings now!

  2. Jen W.

    I’ve already made my daughters Halloween costume for this year but I am pinning this one for next year.

    1. Tracey Kite

      Oh what is your daughter going to be for Halloween? It is a lot of fun making the costumes for them, and I think the kids appreciate it more!

  3. Angela Swanson

    What a clever and super cute costume! You should link this up at the next Blog Strut! I would even attempt to make this for my granddaughter and I am not the costume makin’ grandma or mom.

    1. Tracey Kite

      Oh I did link up! Love the blog strut! LOL, I bet your granddaughter would love them. I am having a hard time keeping my daughter from running around with them on now, she has to wait till Halloween so they don’t get ruined.

  4. Barbie Bieber Beyond

    I am not crafty at all!!! This looks like something even I could do!! Might have to give it a go, popping over from Mommy Monday blog hop, I have pinned your post too!!

  5. Shelly

    I LOVE THIS!!! So fun and creative!! Have you shared this on DIY Sunday Showcase yet? If not hop on over!!


  6. Mandi

    I love this. I think this is absolutely so adorable. I can see many little girls wearing this. Nothing beats having the child help with making their own custom.

  7. Mrs.AOK

    I love this!! I have to pin these adorable Owl wings to the MM board :-)
    Thanks for linking up to the Mommy Monday Blog hop!
    Mrs. AOK, a Work in Progress

  8. Dannielle Scruggs

    Wow what a great idea! I found your site from Mommy Monday Blog Hop. I am new to the blogging world. I am following you, would you mind following me back? Looking forward to your upcoming posts!!

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