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Coolest Baking Elf and Gingerbread Girl Costume 3

by Stina
(Tucson, AZ)

Baking Elf and Gingerbread Girl Costume

Baking Elf and Gingerbread Girl Costume

My twins love the book Gingerbread Baby. So when it was time to pick Halloween costumes Alison wanted to be a gingerbread. I was quite scared to attempt this costume since I don’t sew, but much to my surprise it turned out better than I expected and no stitching required.

I got brown felt from the fabric store and went to work. I traced her on butcher paper and used that as my pattern, then I cut the felt quite a bit bigger than she was and glued the two sides together. I turned it inside out and cut a place for her face. Then we decorated using ribbon trim and red puff balls. For the candy buttons, I used craft form

Emily went was a baking elf. We had a Christmas hat that has elf ears on it and her Christmas dress from last year that still fit. I added an apron, measuring spoons and a spatula. I gave her some rosey cheeks and some freckles and she was an elf!

Everyone loved them in their baking elf and gingerbread girl costume at the party! They were a refreshing change from the princesses and fairies that dominated the costume contest.

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Very cute!
by: Anonymous

You have some very creative girls!

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