How to make a Gingerbread Man costume?

During the Christmas holiday there are many costumes to choose from if you are going to a costume party. Even if your child will be in a play the gingerbread man costume may be the costume you are looking for. We will describe how to make a gingerbread man costume with instructions and materials needed.

You can make a gingerbread man in several ways because you have many options of what fabric to use and how to create the edible buttons.

##Materials Needed:##

* Brown or tan fabric

* White fabric

* Red fabric

* Green fabric

* Pattern

* Sewing machine

##Instructions:##

Step 1: To begin the costume you will need the brown or tan fabric. This will be the base of the costume. You will need pants, a long sleeve shirt, and head for the gingerbread man out of this material. You will even want to make gloves.

Step 2: Once you have the main costume you will need to start to add accessories. The first part will be the white material. You should have white on the wrists, around the neck, and at the feet. The white is icing. You can change things up a bit by using white socks and brown shoes if you want.

Step 3: This step is adding the decorations to your gingerbread man. The head you have made will need a red mouth, you’re welcome to use make up for this part. The next part is the buttons running down the front of the shirt. This is where the red and green fabric will come into play. You should have two to four buttons depending on the size of them. All you need to do is cut out round pieces of fabric to attach.

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