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red riding hood's outfit is completed by a wolf-skin hat
I wanted to make my red riding hood costume I bit more Halloween-appropriate so instead of the huntsman saving the day I thought Little Red could be the blood thirsty heroine...! I added a handmade felt wolf 'head' to a reasonably cheap fur hat. Topped off with a fake blood clay brooch, I think it'll go nicely with my red cape!

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  • Step 1

    Design a template for your wolfs head. I based mine on an i-pad sleeve I found online by boutiqueID. Cut out the paper templates and place on felt. Cut out your felt pieces.

  • Step 2

    I stuffed the nose and upper head of my wolf with old tights, and as I stiched it together I attached the side 'whiskers' and fangs.

  • Step 3

    I glued on the eyes and eyebrows,and then attached to the hat with safety pins. For the ears I repeated the steps above, and attached to the top of the hat with safety pins...!

  • Step 4

    For the blood splatter brooch I moulded red modelling clay into a splodge shape and then created tear drop shapes. Make sure you make a holes with a needle in the main shape (to attach a safety pin and to attach the drops) and make a hole in each of the little drops. Bake in the oven and then string together with invisible wire when cooled.

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Debbie R.
Debbie R.
I love your wolf hat and I would like to make it. I read the instructions and would like to see the pattern you used-would you be willing to share? My name is Debbie and my email address is drauch43@gmail.com
If there is a fee for the pattern I would be happy to pay!

Thanks
Debbie
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Joybells
Joybells · Norfolk, Virginia, US · 22 projects
I saw this earlier and meant to comment. I love this! What clever work. Thanks so much for sharing this.
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Cat Morley
Cat Morley · London, GB · 1393 projects
I love this and your red riding hood. Great job!
Boberts Pod
Boberts Pod · 24 projects
cheers, but it was all in vain as I got to the party so late the fancy dress competition was over!!
Cat Morley
Cat Morley · London, GB · 1393 projects
Oh no. Well there's always next year!
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Mushy Pea
Mushy Pea · Manchester, England, GB
A-mazing!
Boberts Pod
Boberts Pod · 24 projects
thanks!
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DarkAshHurts
DarkAshHurts · 119 projects
Awesome design & idea! <3
Boberts Pod
Boberts Pod · 24 projects
thank youuuu! Happy
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Lauren
Lauren · Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, ZA · 112 projects
I love it! Reminds me of Roald Dahl's Revolting Rhymes! Happy
Boberts Pod
Boberts Pod · 24 projects
I LOVED those rhymes...thanks for the reminder...maybe thats where I got the idea from, subconciously!
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