Several days in advance, make gum paste decorations: Tint 2 in. balls in No-Taste Red/Christmas Red combination, Royal Blue and Copper. Roll out red gum paste and cut bow tie using pattern; attach ball in center with damp brush. Let set on crumpled waxed paper to shape; let dry. Roll out copper gum paste and cut hands, reversing one hand to form left hand. Fold fingers of left hand around cookie stick; let dry. For white stovepipe hat: Cut a piece 9 3/4 in. wide x 2 1/2 in. high; wrap around a can approximately 3 in. diameter, dusted with cornstarch, let dry. For brim, cut a white circle 5 in. diameter, let dry. For hat top, use circle cutter to cut a 3 in. diameter circle, let dry. To assemble, attach stovepipe hat to brim with a damp brush. Attach hat top to stovepipe with damp brush.