Friday, June 7, 2013

Mad Hatter Hat


I wanted to make a Mad Hatter Hat to use as a prop for the upcoming Mad Hatter Tea Party that I participate in over at Vanessa’s Fanciful Twist.  I had some extra cardboard pieces from when I made the Frosty Hats here, as well as a fabric that I wanted to use up in my fabric bins.

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On the Frosty Hat I used brown paper bags torn into strips on one, and tissue paper on the other, applied with Mod Podge, and then painted black.  For the Mad Hatter Hat, I wound up using hot glue since the Mod Podge didn’t seem to be working too well with the fabric I was using.


I bought this ribbon to use around the brim and I hot glued it in spots to keep it in place on the hat.


I then made up a hat label on the computer, printed it on cardstock, cut it out, and just tucked it into the ribbon.  I also added in four hat pins that I had bought a few years ago off Etsy.


I have another project for the tea party that I will be working on and will share that with you soon. 


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Okio B Designs said...

It came out great!


SheilaG @ Plum Doodles said...

How cute & fun!

Cynthia said...

Kathy, this is dang adorable!!! I love it, your one fine hat maker! Have a great weekend.


Anonymous said...

Kathy your hat is adorable!


20 North Ora said...

What an adorable hat. Great job!


Gail said...

Oh Kathy, your hat is soooooo cute!

Celestina Marie said...

Hi Kathy, what a wonderful mad hatter hat. Love the hat pins on it. The card a great added touch.
Have a nice weekend.

Anonymous said...

This is so cute! You are such a wonderful seamstress! I love this idea!

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