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Fancy Dress Hat

Follow these easy instructions with your child and she can get glamorous with a homemade hat.


  1. Hats straw, felt, or fabric
  2. Artificial flowers
  3. Feathers and bows
  4. Ribbons and old lace
  5. Fabric remnants
  6. Glue


Antique or thrift stores are a great place to look for old hats. Straw sun hats also work well. Begin creating an interesting hat by covering the brim with fabric remnants and attaching them with glue. Next, attach the flowers, bows, and feathers. Wrap the ribbon and lace around the center and tie a bow in the back. Add more bits and pieces to the hat until the desired effect is achieved. Put on the hat and go find a mirror!