No-Sew DIY Gingerbread Man Tutorial

No-Sew DIY Gingerbread Man Tutorial | DIY Joy Projects and Crafts Ideas

Image credit: Patti J. Good via YouTube


This DIY gingerbread man is the perfect handmade project that you can make for the holidays. It’s made out of items that you can easily find from the nearest Dollar store and it’s very inexpensive, it’s the best craft to make on a budget! You can make a couple of these dolls and use them as decor, ornament, give them as a gift, or use them as a gift bag filler.


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The instructions to making this doll is very easy to follow and you can make one doll within just a few minutes. You can also make them in any color or use any fabric material that you want, and personalize each doll to your heart’s desire. For now, check out the written directions down below, and while you’re at it watch this video tutorial Patti J. Good as well for more details.

Materials for DIY Gingerbread Man Doll:

  • Fleece fabric
  • White fabric
  • White rickrack trim
  • Scissors
  • Striped red rope
  • Hot glue gun and glue sticks
  • Fabric pins
  • Poly-fil fiberfill
  • Black beads, for the eyes
  • White beads, for the buttons
  • A small piece of black, felt for the mouth
  • Pattern (Click here to download the template)

Step 1

Print out the template, then roughly cut the shape, and pin it on top of the fleece. Cut the outline of the shape twice on the fleece, then lay them togehter with their right sides facing, and hot glue the edges leaving the top section open.

Step 2

Place the hat template over hte white fabrci, then pin them in place, and cut the shape out. Assemble the hat, then turn the gingerbread man right side out, and poke the corners nicely.

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Image credit: Patti J. Good via YouTube


Step 3

Stuff it with poly-fil fiberfill, then seal the opening with hot glue, and adhere the hat right over where the opening is. Cut small pieces of rickrack, then wrap each around the legs, arms, and neck, and secure them with hot glue.

Step 4

Attach the eyes to the face, then add teh white beads to the middle of the body, cut out the mouth piece, and hot glue it to the face. Cut a piece of red rope, then wrap it around the hat, and secure it with hot glue.

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Image credit: Patti J. Good via YouTube

No-Sew DIY Gingerbread Man Tutorial

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No-Sew DIY Gingerbread Man Tutorial

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