A naughty girl with freckles, funny knee-length stockings and braids. Do you know it? Naturally! Everyone knows Pippi Longstocking – the cult figure of Astrid Lindgren. And every little girl wants to be dressed as Pippi. What better occasion than the upcoming carnival? All you have to do is sew a children’s apron and braid two pigtails – playfully simple! We’ll show you how to do everything right to see the radiant smile on your girl’s face!

How to do Pippi Longstocking Kids Costume yourself!

Once you’ve thought about how easy and cheap it is   Children’s costume for carnival to tinker? And this is the favorite girl of the children! Who has not tried how to walk Pippi with one leg? With your help, your child can only be Pippi once! The clothes for the children’s costume can come very easily from the wardrobe or you can tinker this very easily. With our helpful guide and free patterns will be carnival costume this year to be a real eye-catcher! Just a few steps and you get the desired Pippi look. The long stockings are a must and are definitely a carnival costume. Choose these best in different sizes and as colorful as possible. Garters, torn and cut stockings are perfect. What are we doing with the red hair? You can just braid funny braids or make yourself a wig. Scroll down to find a video tutorial. The last step – freckles. We show you creative ideas for easy make up! Everything is possible for Pippi Langstruempf ! That means: for you too. Let your imagination run wild!

Sew children’s apron: pattern and instructions

All required patterns can be found here! Print the desired size and cut the fabric according to the template. In the picture you can see which pattern is right for you, where you should leave holes and where buttons are sewn on.


And here are the required materials:


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amit die Kinderschürze von beiden Seiten schön aussieht und auch ein bisschen fester wird, können Sie ich den Stoff doppelt nehmen und zusammennähen. T o the kids apron from both sides looks nice and also a little tighter is, you can I take the fabric twice and sew.


That’s how easy the Pippi Longstocking braids are:

Red hair and the laterally protruding braids – these are the hallmarks of Pippi Longstocking. But if you made our beautiful kids apron, you’ve already made half. Only with pigtails carnival costume is breathtaking! Everyone can braid, but how can we make the braids so funny? Read on to find out more!

No hairspray helps! Use wire!

Video Tutorial:

Pippi Longstocking Make Up

As Pippi Longstocking dress up, as well as small children, as well as adults. In order for you to create the perfect look, you also need the right make-up. Of course, this is not compulsory, especially when it comes to small children. But if you have opted for this step, we recommend water-soluble paints. They are still easy to remove and contain no perfume, making them suitable for sensitive children. Rouge and freckles are a must. Pippi always gets circular apple cheeks. These can also be created with water color. The freckles are painted with kohl pencil.

And why not make a Pippi wig yourself?

Unusual and creative ideas for children’s apron

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