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How to Make an Easy DIY Luigi Costume

How to make a simple and inexpensive DIY Luigi Costume for Halloween, including the hat, classic Mario overalls, and a power-up star.

How was your Halloween weekend? We had a busy weekend with a few Harvest Festivals and Trick-or-Treating — and my little guy loved dressing up in his DIY Luigi Costume for the activities.

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If it were up to three-year-old, he’d play Mario Brothers through all his waking hours. His favorite character in the game is Luigi — I think, partly, because he just loves the color green.

Of all his costumes, this was the simplest by far (he has been a dinosaur, a bug, a pumpkin, and a Mouseketeer).

How to Make an Easy DIY Luigi Costume

This easy Luigi costume pulls together quickly. A perfect green cap ,basic overalls, and a green long sleeve tee are the base components for this quick DIY project.

Everything else is made from felt and basic craft supplies.

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How to Make a Luigi Costume

How to Make a Luigi Costume

Yield: 1
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Active Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

How to make an easy (and inexpensive!) DIY Luigi Costume for Halloween. This no-sew Halloween costume includes the classic Mario Game hats, overalls, and power-up stars.

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Instructions

Luigi Logo

  1. Cut out one circle from the white felt with fabric scissors.
  2. Cut out an “L” from the green felt with fabric scissors.
  3. Attach the “L” to the white circle with hot glue.
  4. Attach the logo to the cap with safety pins (or needle and thread.) diy luigi costume for child

Yellow Buttons

  1. Cut out two circles from the yellow felt with fabric scissors.
  2. Use a black permanent marker to draw 4 dots in a square.
  3. Connect the dots with an “X”.
  4. Attach the buttons to the overalls with safety pins (or needle and thread.) luigi costume on little boy

Power-Up Star

  1. Cut out a star from the yellow felt with fabric scissors.
  2. Use a permanent marker to draw black oval-shaped eyes.
  3. Cut small dots from the white felt with fabric scissors.
  4. Hot glue the white dots to the center of the black eyes.
  5. Cut a short piece of string (approx 3″.)
  6. Loop the string and attach it to the back of the star with hot glue.
  7. Attach the star to the overalls by looping the string over one of the overall buttons.

Such an easy costume! Plus, the Luigi cap is now part of our “dress-up clothes (Halloween and playtime, a 2-in-1 DIY project).

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