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It's polka dots, it's so Minnie Mouse
My friends and I went to a costume party, we were with a total of 8 girls all dressed up as Minnie. Most of them bought the outfit though two of us made it ourselves.

I made these ears just in the nick of time, accidentally forgot all 'bout them.

Posted by EVEnl from Schipluiden, Nederland, Netherlands • Published See EVEnl's 299 projects »
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  • How to make a pair of mouse ears. Minnie Mouse Ears - Step 1
    Step 1

    take a saucer, cardboard and a pencil and trace the saucer twice, these will make up the ears.

  • How to make a pair of mouse ears. Minnie Mouse Ears - Step 2
    Step 2

    cut the two circles out

  • How to make a pair of mouse ears. Minnie Mouse Ears - Step 3
    Step 3

    Take your tiara base and cut piece at the bottom of the cardboard circles so that it fits the tiara and it can rest comfortably on your head.

    pinch at least 8 holes in the cardboard so it holds steady when you attach it to the base with needle and thread.

  • How to make a pair of mouse ears. Minnie Mouse Ears - Step 4
    Step 4

    Mark with a sharpie where you are going to put the ears. Attach them to the base using thick cotton thread.

    Cut two circles slightly bigger than the size of the ears and glue it onto the cardboard.

  • How to make a pair of mouse ears. Minnie Mouse Ears - Step 5
    Step 5

    Snip the excess felt, right up to the edge of the ear, about every 2 or so cm. Put glue on the outer part of the cardboard, fold the slits of felt and leave to dry for at least 10 minutes.

    Cut two circles same size as the ears and glue them on top.

  • How to make a pair of mouse ears. Minnie Mouse Ears - Step 6
    Step 6

    Optional:

    This is for Minnie ears

    Cut two strips of fabric measuring 15cm by 8cm.

    Put right sides together and sew closed leaving an opening to put fiberfill in.

    Fill it up and sew it closed.

    Cut two strips measuring 3cm by 6cm and sew it right sides together turn inside out and sew it together so that it forms a loop.

    Pull the bow through.

    Attach the bow to the tiara

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Paula B.
Paula B. · Truro, Nova Scotia, CA

its ironic that you made mouse ears with a cat food box lol cute though!!!

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Belle
Belle · Waikanae, Wellington, NZ · 1 project

So cute! Great tutorial. My cat likes Whiskas too xD

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Lolly.Bot
Lolly.Bot · Enfield, GB

cuuuuuuuuuuuuuuute!!

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Rosarito G.
Rosarito G. · , , United States · 14 projects

I meant patootie lol :) great idea, and better to make them than buy them @_@

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Rosarito G.
Rosarito G. · , , United States · 14 projects

awww cutie pattotie ears :)

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