Make this Halloween special with a farm animal costume for your little one. To make this lamb costume DIY project, you'll need wool batting and felt—both of which are available at craft stores. The "fleece" is wool batting, gathered and sewn to a sleeveless leotard, which is worn over a black long-sleeved shirt and leggings. A cotton hat with floppy felt ears completes the look. The lamb costume pairs well with our chicken costume for an adorable group ensemble.
Begin by making the bodysuit. Start by slipping the tank-top over a solid piece of cardboard. Measure and cut the wool batting shape so that the neckline and the sleeve holes match the tank-top, plus a 3-inch overhang on the left, right, and bottom edges.
Use the embroidery floss to fasten the batting to the neckline and along the sleeve holes. Use straight pins to fasten the edges of the batting to the edges of the tanktop, creasing the batting periodically, and tacking the folds into the body. Stitch the batting to the tunic, removing the pins as you go. Repeat the process on the back side of the tunic.
For the hat, download and print the lamb's ear template. Use the outer line of the template to cut two ear pieces from the black felt; use the inner line to cut two smaller ear pieces from the taupe felt.
Use a small amount of glue to attach one piece of the taupe felt to each piece of the black felt. Fold each ear in half lengthwise, and use a medium-hot iron to steam a crease down the middle of each ear. Lay each ear over the hat, 3-inches from the bottom, with the taupe side in, and glue to the hat.