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If you need an elf costume this Christmas, break out your crafty skills and make homemade elf costumes for your whole family. Using a few items from around the house and a few craft store finds, you can make homemade elf costumes for everyone. Put a

How to make homemade elf costumes

If you need an elf costume this Christmas, break out your crafty skills and make homemade elf costumes for your whole family. Using a few items from around the house and a few craft store finds, you can make homemade elf costumes for everyone. Put a jingle in your steps this holiday season whenever you don your homemade elf costume.

Skill level:Easy

Things you need

TurtleneckVestScissorsFelt fabricNeedle and thread or craft glueSlippersJingle bellsRope or ribbonTightsSanta hat

Instructions

1 Take an oversized turtleneck and a simple vest in holiday colours and cut the hems to make an oversized jagged hem.

2 Cut large circles out of felt and glue them onto the buttons of the vest to make them seem oversized and cartoonish.

3 Cut a strip of felt fabric with a jagged edge and use craft glue or a needle and thread to attach it to the ankles of a pair of ankle-high slippers. Sew or glue a jingle bell onto the toe section of each slipper.

4 Put on the turtleneck as your elf tunic with coloured tights underneath. Add a rope or ribbon tied around the waist for a belt and then put your vest on top. Finish the outfit with your jingle elf slippers and a Santa style hat.

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