Pipe in clothes, hands and shoes with tip 3 (smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch). Pipe tip 2 dot eyes and string mouths. Add tip 3 straight hair and tip 14 rosette curly hair; add tip 2 ribbons. Pipe tip 3 dresses, shirts, pants and shoes (smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch).
For parties, vary the hair color and colors of clothes to match your guests!
Substitute your favorite roll-out sugar cookie recipe for gingerbread. Decorate as described here.