Advice 1: How to make a gingerbread man costume

In the tale of the gingerbread man no arms or legs, or even torso. It's just a ball of dough that rolls along the path, meets various animals and sings songs to them. For the puppet theater is such a bun and need, and you can do it from a regular ball. But for role-play games or play, where play real actors, need a costume that would create the desired image, but would not shy movements. Make it from the yellow cloth.

The basis of the suit is bun - round vest

Round vest

The fabric is light, opaque and well-draped. More than any other yellow fleece. To stitch circular vest, you will need:
- polyester quilted lining;
- polyethylene tape;
supplies for sewing.

Remove the measurements. You need to know the length of the vest from the neck to the hip line and waist circumference. Both measurements and multiply by 2. Draw a rectangle with these standards. The vest needs to be convex, so you will need the undercut. The short side, divide in half and connect the marks. The long side divide into 3 equal parts, connect the dots, lying opposite each other. These lines mark the undercut on the right and left, top and bottom. Take 2 pieces of batting. Sew both parts to make a tank top, that is, leave holes for the head and hands.

Try on the vest, adjust it on the figure, mark the line that will be sewn polyethylene tape. Pristrochite tape. To buy it, and sometimes even just to ask, you can, for example, in the furniture store. Inner layer of you ready. Take the upper part of the vest, pull at the inner layer, sew undercut. Make the top and bottom drawstring, insert the elastic band. Sew the layers together do not have. By the same token, you can sew round the vest and for the other characters – for example, for the usual turtles or teenage mutant ninja turtles.
Under the vest wear a yellow shirt or turtleneck. In fact, the vest can make a face bun – applique.


Sew the yellow fabric hat. Most suitable round skullcap. Sew better, of cotton or linen fabric. The cap should be decorated with braids – spikelets. They can be crochet from a very thick yarn or synthetic yellow twine and weave from strips of fabric. A long braid sew along the bottom of the cap, and the short has to hang. The headpiece can be made from paper, and not necessarily in the form of a cap. Enough yellow paper shelves with a picture of her ear.
May be limited to one long thick braid, sewn on the perimeter of the cap.


The gingerbread man – a villager, the shoes should be appropriate. To weave these shoes – it is quite long and requires some skill. So weave or tie a long yellow braid. Sew Shoe covers, and hair tab coil upper surface. The layers should lie close to each other, leaving no gaps. Suit is ready, it remains to choose the appropriate color leotard or elastic Cycling pants.

Advice 2: How to make a ninja suit

The working conditions of the ninja, as you know, was pretty hard. Therefore, special demands were made to suitthat would be allowed to escape and not restrict movements. If translated literally, ninja means hiding, crouching.
How to make a ninja suit
You will need
  • - a cotton cloth of a selected color, - sewing,
  • - threads for ties
  • - gum,
  • Velcro.
Ninjutsu is an art that is based on stealth. But, contrary to stereotypes, black costume creation was used very rarely. Most ninja sewed work clothes from a fabric from dark brown to light ash colors. This form is called the Shinobi Shizoku, which means the cloak of darkness. The costume of the ninja consists of several things. Clothing set made from cotton fabric. It needs to absorb moisture well, and just to be pleasant to the touch.
The kit includes:
-headband similar to a scarf;
-single jacket;
-gloves with a loop for your finger;
-pants with drawstring.
Very often, this set adds a hood that is attached to the jacket.
First sew the pants. Need a normal, straight. Instead of a belt, you can insert the elastic. Each leg sew space for a drawstring under the knee and at the ankle. Thread prepared for this thread. Next, sew the jacket, optional you can add a hood. To do this, clear measurements: the sleeve length, shoulder length, determine how long it should be. Make a pattern and connect details. You do not need any frills and decorations. Remember, you are doing a jacket for the invisible man. You can then do small parts of clothing: belt and gloves-pads. Optionally, you can make a mask for the face. Nothing special in it. Sew from fabric a small rectangle. Its size should be such that it covered not only the face from nose to chin but also the neck. The mask can be attached to the hood or head bandage.

Advice 3: How to make a costume of ninja warrior

Many children dream for the New year to go on the Christmas tree in carnival costumee. And one of the leaders in the ranking is the costume of a Japanese warrior a ninja. It can be bought, but can be done independently. Most importantly, use all your imagination and skills.
How to make a costume of ninja warrior
You will need
  • cloth;
  • patterns;
  • -threads;
  • -needles;
  • -a sewing machine.
The costume ninja includes quite a large number of clothing items. One of them is basic - the anorak or pullover. Sew easy scheme shirt. The only thing you need to consider when the pattern is that the sleeves should be about 3/4 hard and without cuff, like a shirt. Remove the measurements and build the pattern on the paper. After transfer it on the fabric and before cutting (instead of the two shelves make whole cloth) and back. In addition to refuse cuffs and also collar. Best cutting the neck in a semicircle. Finish the edges vsheyte sleeves. Your anorak is ready.
Then take the pants. Their easiest to do on the basis of the pattern of the jumpsuit. Take it from the top, leave only the main part of the belt. Cutting the fabric, sew and finish the edges. Work the belt line. Then lightly zauzete of the bottom leg, just crummy at the edge of the rope, which can be a bit on the ankle to pull up his pants.
Vest for the ninja from complete contrast to the overall color of the suit fabric. For its manufacturing take a piece of fabric, fold it in half. In the middle cut hole for head in the shape of a triangle. Treat the neckline, seam and hem. In the chest area can cause the character colors. If you want more stable results, cut the character out of the fabric from which sew the whole costume on, and carefully baste it.
Now it remains to make only a belt, a garter and a headband. Belt sew direct from the leaf tissue in the form of a narrow rectangle. One edge of the fabric fold on the inside hem to him a few strips of cloth across and then fold the main piece of fabric in half and on the other hand stitch it with the edge of the other side. As for the headbands, it is possible to make small paintings. Fold it in half, sew from inside then turn on the front side. Now you can tie it around your head.
It remains only to pick up the remaining accessories - shoes and weapons. And your ninja is ready for the holiday!
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