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These ear warmers are lined with super soft minky fabric to keep your ears warm and toasty in the winter months.  The earmuffs will fit most adults and children. 

Step 2: Make a Template

To make your template, you can use a sheet of copy paper.  Mark a rectangle 10 inches by 2 1/2 inches.
Next, Mark a line through the rectangle, 6 inches in. 
Using this line as a guide, center the small bowl over it and trace a circle. 
Using freehand, draw lines connecting the edges of the circle to the sides of the rectangle. 
Designate the 2 1/2 inch end of the longer side as "fold."  This side will rest against the fold of fabric when you cut it.
Cut out the template.

Step 3: Use template to cut fabric and batting

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Smooth out your fabric and fold it in half.  Lay the template against the fold with the designated side. 
Carefully cut around template using scissors or rotary cutter.  Do this for the cotton fabric, minky, and cotton batting.  

Step 4: Layer the fabrics together

You need to layer the fabrics and batting like a sandwich. 
Layer the batting first, then minky with right side up.  Place the elastic strip against one of the small edges. 
Next, place the cotton print fabric right side down.
Pin well all the way around your piece.
 
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HMice2 years ago
Cool! So it wraps around your whole head and is adjustable?
gingerkatt (author)  HMice2 years ago
Well, the elastic in the back makes it pretty stretchy. The one I make fits a pretty wide range of heads comfortably.
Thanks! I might make when when the weather cools down. (I live in Australia) Thanks again!
Congratulations, your instructable is very easy ti follow. Thumbs Up!!!
gingerkatt (author)  alejandroro52 years ago
Thank you. I always worry that I'll leave something out.
This is wonderful. I was always curious about how to make these. :)
gingerkatt (author)  jessyratfink2 years ago
Thanks! They're pretty easy to put together.
Very cute and comfy!