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Dress up for a tea party with an adorable tea cup fascinator!
I made this fascinator to wear to a friend's Alice In Wonderland surprise party and made Tom a matching teapot hat so he could pour tea into my hat.

Posted by Cat Morley from London, United Kingdom • Published See Cat Morley's 1143 projects »
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  • How to make a tea cup hat. Teacup Fascinator - Step 1
    Step 1

    You'll need a fascinator base and a plastic bottle which is roughly the same width for this hat.

  • How to make a tea cup hat. Teacup Fascinator - Step 2
    Step 2

    Cut the bottom edge of the bottle off with a cutting knife.

  • How to make a tea cup hat. Teacup Fascinator - Step 3
    Step 3

    Carefully cut the spout off the bottle so that you're just left with a cup shaped piece.

  • How to make a tea cup hat. Teacup Fascinator - Step 4
    Step 4

    Cut a piece of foam in the shape of a handle for your cup.

  • How to make a tea cup hat. Teacup Fascinator - Step 5
    Step 5

    Cut two slits in the bottle and slip the handle in place.

  • How to make a tea cup hat. Teacup Fascinator - Step 6
    Step 6

    Place the bottle on top of a sheet of felt and trace a large circle 2" wider than the bottle.

  • How to make a tea cup hat. Teacup Fascinator - Step 7
    Step 7

    Cut the circle out and cut a slit on one side, stopping in the middle of the cup.

  • How to make a tea cup hat. Teacup Fascinator - Step 8
    Step 8

    Fold the felt neatly around the outside of the bottle and fold the excess into the middle, taping in place with duct tape.

  • How to make a tea cup hat. Teacup Fascinator - Step 9
    Step 9

    Cut some more felt to cover the handle.

  • How to make a tea cup hat. Teacup Fascinator - Step 10
    Step 10

    Cut a circle of felt to cover the fascinator base.

  • How to make a tea cup hat. Teacup Fascinator - Step 11
    Step 11

    Attach the top of the tea cup to the fascinator base.

  • How to make a tea cup hat. Teacup Fascinator - Step 12
    Step 12

    Cut a smaller circle of felt to cover the inside of your cup and glue in place.

  • How to make a tea cup hat. Teacup Fascinator - Step 13
    Step 13

    Cut a large circle of red felt.

  • How to make a tea cup hat. Teacup Fascinator - Step 14
    Step 14

    Fold it up and place it in the cup to look like tea.

  • How to make a tea cup hat. Teacup Fascinator - Step 15
    Step 15

    Decorate the rim of your glass with trims, ribbons and gems.

  • How to make a tea cup hat. Teacup Fascinator - Step 16
    Step 16

    You're all ready for a tea party!

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