How-to Make a Tin Man Costumes
I pulled the original Tin Man's costume picture from internet and made this for my son with a lot of love and care.
Things You'll Need:
Foam backing for laminate
Silver&black face paint
plastic tin man hat
Plastic silver button or
Putting your Tin man Together
Step 1: measure shoulder width cut oval from laminated silver foam and also cut the barrel long enough to go around the shoulder circumference
Step 2: When sewing barrel around the shoulder you must cut arm hole in the barrel and leave space for the arm on the shoulder piece.
Step 3: Also on the shoulder make sure you cut a hole for the neck and cut a collar from laminate material , enough for a high collar .
Step 4: Cut out from laminate material a bow tie and sew black elastic to it .
Step 5: From non foam back silver material cut and sew together a basic pants, on the outside of pants you can sew patches or a cord around upper thigh .
Submitted by LAURIE RANSOM, San Francisco , Ca.