Turn your baby into a Japanese snack with an orange pillow, white tape, and a green ribbon sash.

Sushi costume
Credit: Jenny Risher

What You'll Need

  • Small orange pillow
  • White tape
  • 4"-wide dark-green ribbon
  • Scissors
  • Hot-glue gun
  • Adhesive-backed Velcro strips

Make It

1. Working with a pillow vertically, tape strips diagonally down pillow, starting at the top middle edge, leaving about 2" between strips.

2. Repeat on other side going in the opposite direction.

3. Cut a 24" length of green ribbon and glue it crosswise to the middle of the pillow, leaving equal lengths of ribbon on each side.

4. Measure your baby's waist and attach adhesive-backed Velcro to each end of ribbon to use as closure.

Originally published in the October 2009 issue of Parents magazine.

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