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    Princess Birthday Hat

    Posted by  ·  February 25, 2009

    I was able to snap a shot of my daughter wearing the Birthday Crown yesterday, but she was hoping for something more girly and pink.  This was all the pink felt I had and I was wishing for some hot pink tulle but she thinks her cousin will like it anyway!


    I cut the shape out of a sheet of felt, making it as big as possible.  Then I ironed interfacing to one side of the felt.


    I embellished the outside by sewing on some felt details.


    I  cut 4 strips of tulle about 4 inches wide in different lengths. The longest was about 36 inches. Fold the felt right sides together and place the tulle in the middle with the end sticking out of the top.  Sew as close to the edge as possible. Be careful to only catch the end of the tulle  in the seam.


    princess-birthday-hat-4Sew a piece of elastic string to the inside at each side. Turn right side out and there you go!

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    1. Tuesday, November 15th, 2011
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    2. Monday, December 13th, 2010
      I've just made one of these for my daughter's princess party in two days time... three to go. It looks great. Thanks so much for a great tutorial. :)
    3. Mimi
      Monday, January 11th, 2010
      I think that this would be a perfect hat for my sister's 50th birthday party - she would probably feel like a fool wearing it too! Ha ha
    4. amy
      Thursday, November 12th, 2009
      Thanks for sharing this fab project. Quick question: was the piece of felt a standard 9x12 sheet, or something larger?
    5. Wednesday, October 7th, 2009
      Hey! This hat is adorable! My daughter is celebrating (with a princess party) her 4th on Saturday and I want to make this hat. I'm a bit of a novice at sewing though and have some questions? what kind of interfacing do I need? was your felt very floppy or on the stiff side (mine is very thin and floppy). What exactly is the size/template for the shape you cut out of the felt? Just something to eyeball? I am no good at that, nor at cones...anyway, if you can offer any help, it's much appreciated, otherwise I'll just slog my way through! Thanks!!
    6. Tuesday, July 7th, 2009
      found this while searching for a felt princess hat. awesome job. thanks so much!!
    7. Monday, March 2nd, 2009
      What a cute crown!! Love the green too! I got your 'thank you' DM on Twitter and tried to DM you back but can't because you aren't a follower....ahh. I'm still trying to get the gist of the whole Twitter thing, hehe. Anyway, love your site...I have you in my Craft links on my fun!

      Jamie :-)
    8. Sunday, March 1st, 2009
      Perfect timing! My niece's 5th birthday is coming up in 11 days!! This will be awesome to make for her. She loves princess stuff. Thank you!!
    9. Sunday, March 1st, 2009
      Very Cute! I am hosting a childrens swap if your interested! :)
    10. Sunday, March 1st, 2009
      So cuuuuuuute!!
    11. Friday, February 27th, 2009
      "Sew" cute and easy to do! ;)
    12. Thursday, February 26th, 2009
      Thanks! I am totally going to make one for my daughter since her Birthday in in March. Love it!
    13. Thursday, February 26th, 2009
      That is cute! i think I might even be able to do that! my little one would love it!
    14. Thursday, February 26th, 2009
      Wow, adorable. I have 2 birthdays coming up and this is definitely on my to do list. Even without the birthday factor.. the cone shaped birthday hat is perfect for princess dress up.. Felt is just do durable. Love it!
    15. Thursday, February 26th, 2009
      I love you!! I Love you!! I love you!!
    16. Thursday, February 26th, 2009
      Very cute, thanks for sharing this!
    17. Thursday, February 26th, 2009
      I love it! We're going to a princess birthday party on Sunday, and I might have to make one for the guest of honor. I can see little felt flowers with some iron-on rhinestones ...

      As I always tell my hubby, it's a good thing we have boys!
    18. Karen
      Thursday, February 26th, 2009
      What a great way to start my day with seeing Bella's beautiful smile modeling your latest creation!! Love the princess crown!!
    19. Wednesday, February 25th, 2009
      Adorable!! Thanks for the directions!
    20. Jenny
      Wednesday, February 25th, 2009
      Love it and that beautiful princess -- give her a squeeze for me! Toooo cute!
    21. Wednesday, February 25th, 2009
      Love this! Thanks for the tutorial! A MUST for my twin daughters 4th birthday!
    22. Wednesday, February 25th, 2009
      That is sooo cool! Thanks for adding those easy to follow directions.
    23. Wednesday, February 25th, 2009
      she is so precious and i love the crownie princess hat.
    24. Wednesday, February 25th, 2009
      This is soo adorable!!
    25. Wednesday, February 25th, 2009
      What a great hat, I love it! A nice take on the felt birthday crown, too, but the hat's the big winner for me :)
    26. Wednesday, February 25th, 2009
      Bookmarked for daughter's birthday in May!
    27. Wednesday, February 25th, 2009
      thanks for this daughter wants a princess birthday party...the crowns and the princess hats will be perfect!
    28. Wednesday, February 25th, 2009
      Too cute and darnit I have to wait until October to make it!
    29. Wednesday, February 25th, 2009
      Oh, happy happy five, sweetie! Celebrate all year long!
    30. Wednesday, February 25th, 2009
      I love these cute birthday hats and I will be making them soon. Thanks for all your great inspiration.
    31. Wednesday, February 25th, 2009
      this is absolutely adorable!!
    32. Wednesday, February 25th, 2009
      Love this! between this and the crown I may have future birthday gifts all wrapped up for this year.

      Thank you so much for sharing your craftiness with us all!!
    33. gemgirl
      Wednesday, February 25th, 2009
      Thiis is more like the pictures you see of princesses. Your daughter makes a lovely model. Your blog in a regular read for me.
    34. Wednesday, February 25th, 2009
      Even cuter than yesterday! Love it!
    35. Lynda
      Wednesday, February 25th, 2009
      This is just too cute! Do you have the number templates available? I loved the letter templates you had for the tote bag - I used this them this weekend to make a t-shirt for my daughter & she loved it. Thanks so much for great ideas :)