I mentioned this tutorial a while back on the blog, but I thought it would be nice to share it here. Last year Milly was a witch, and I had a lot of fun putting together her costume. The idea started with the hat.
The Possible Pretties: buttons | ribbon | rick rack | feathers | beads | tulle | bows | a little spider moss would be fun
some room to tuck your trim under.
centered. Don’t worry about any visible
glue, as you’ll be covering that seam up with ribbon.
the vertical seam, and gluing that area down.
With two little ones, a quick trip to the craft store is never quick, so
I made what I had work.
but I’ve found that coloring it with a sharpie has worked
well. If you’re worried about the strong
odor, I just rinsed it in some soapy water afterward and after a few days the
smell had dissipated. I simply placed
it around Milly’s head to see what length I needed, but here is a sizing chart if you need it.
hat and attach both ends of the elastic.
Cut another felt circle out, smaller than the brim of the hat, and glue
it over the elastic ends.