Food costumes such as ice cream, pizza and hamburgers add a humorous touch to during celebrations or Halloween. The pickle costume is considered a tasty treat that shouldn't be ignored. It can be as entertaining as other food costumes as it is unique -- if it is made and designed properly. Whether you are making the costume for a boy, girl, adult or infant, it's fairly easy to assemble a pickle costume with very few materials.
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Things you need
- Tape measure
- 2 to 3 yards of dark green felt
- 12-inch square of light green felt
- Sharp shears
- Safety pins
- Felt glue
Measure the costume wearer's body from head to hip, and add an additional 8 inches to the measurement.
Cut four long crescent- or football shapes as long as your measurement with sharp shears.
Set the four felt pieces on a flat surface and align them side by side vertically. Glue their edges together in the form of a pickle. Leave an opening in one seam so the costume wearer can put on the outfit.
Turn the costume right side out so the seams can remain hidden. Fasten any gaps or openings with safety pin when its worn.
Cut out a hole large enough for the person's face, legs and arms. Make sure the cut-outs will be big enough for the person to comfortably see or fit through.
Add pickle bumps to finalise the costume. Cut out 10 to 15 small circles from the light green felt. Fasten the circles with felt glue sporadically over the costume.
Allow the glue to dry for at least 30 minutes before wearing the costume.
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