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Making handmade felt birthday hats
I’m working on a whole bunch of felt party hats for me and Alice’s birthday on May 9th.
Do you want to know how we made them?

Posted by Princess Lasertron from Omaha, Nebraska, United States • Published See Princess Lasertron's 6 projects »
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  • How to make a party hat. Felt Birthday Hats - Step 1
    Step 1

    Use the template to cut out a piece of felt.

  • How to make a party hat. Felt Birthday Hats - Step 2
    Step 2

    Obviously you can resize it to be the size you want.

  • How to make a party hat. Felt Birthday Hats - Step 3
    Step 3

    Use your fabric glue or sew the sides together and create a cone.

  • How to make a party hat. Felt Birthday Hats - Step 4
    Step 4

    Stiffen Stuff? More great stuff made by Beacon Adhesives.

  • How to make a party hat. Felt Birthday Hats - Step 5
    Step 5

    You can spray it for small projects, but for thicker fabric like felt I like to pour a little bit into a cup and use a brush to saturate the material.

  • How to make a party hat. Felt Birthday Hats - Step 6
    Step 6

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  • How to make a party hat. Felt Birthday Hats - Step 7
    Step 7

    Make some trim. You can fringe strips of felt or other fabric.

  • How to make a party hat. Felt Birthday Hats - Step 8
    Step 8

    You can sew long ruffled pieces. Stitch shapes together.

  • How to make a party hat. Felt Birthday Hats - Step 9
    Step 9

    Use pre-made trim like pom-pom trim or rick rack. Ain’t no rules, girl!

  • How to make a party hat. Felt Birthday Hats - Step 10
    Step 10

    Here is how I make pom poms for the top of each hat. First, fringe a strip of felt on both sides, leaving a solid space down the middle for a running stitch. Gather the strip into a fringey little clump and fluff it out.

  • How to make a party hat. Felt Birthday Hats - Step 11
    Step 11

    Tack the trim around the bottom.

  • How to make a party hat. Felt Birthday Hats - Step 12
    Step 12

    Attach ribbons to the sides to tie it under your chin. I didn’t photograph this step, but you know what to do.

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sgourou.ariadni
sgourou.ariadni
Happy
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LUPE68
LUPE68 · McCloud, California, US
so cute
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