FNF_Halloween Picnic Ant Costume - Free-N


FNF_Halloween Picnic Ant Costume - Free-N
Picnic Ant Costume
Black chenille stems
Black beadable headbands
Red and white checkered table covers
Sticky ants
Black onyx balloons
Utensil caddy
Blue paper cups
Blue stripe beverage napkin
Blue dessert plates
Black stocking hat
Black sunglasses
Black shirt
Black pants
1/2" thick foam board
Plastic food
Straight pins
Needle and black thread
Hot glue or glue gun
To make the headband:
1. Join two chenille stems by wrapping the ends together creating one long stem.
2. Bend the long stem in half over the headband and twist together tightly to secure.
3. Curl the front the stem downward like an antenna.
4. Repeat with the second antenna.
To make the table:
1. Cut a round table from the foam board approximately 30" in diameter.
2. Measure your child's waist and cut a hole in the center of the table to fit.
3. Lay out a piece of table cover on a large flat surface, lay the foam board in the center of the table cover.
4. Cut an X in the table cover where the center hole is located.
5. This will give you four triangular sections of table cover - pull the corners of the table cover up tightly over
the foam board and secure.
6. Flip the foam board over carefully. Along the outer edge of the foam board, carefully insert a stick pin
through the table cover and into the foam board to secure the table cover. I had pins about every 8-10
7. Insert the t-shirt through the center hole of the table, using the stick pins, evenly attach the shirt to the
table around the opening.
8. Using the needle and thread, sew around the hem of the shirt, attaching the shirt to the center hole of the
9. Using the hot glue gun, carefully assemble the food onto the plates and attach plates, napkins and cups to
the table where desired.
10. Using the needle and thread, stitch the sticky ants to the table cover, napkins, cups and plates as
To make the candy basket:
1. Trim down one of the table covers and tuck inside the utensil caddy Leaving one corner peeking out
2. Using the needle and thread, attach the ants to the side of the basket and up the handle.
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