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Picture of Panda hat

My daughter likes pandas so I thought she would like this hat and it would keep her warm this winter. You could probably make any sort of animal.
Things you will need- 
1/2 yard of black fleece and 1/2 yard of white. (you will have left over fabric)
Some sort of paper to make your pattern. I just used white printer paper.
White and black thread.
Sewing machine. (I got mine for 10 bucks at secondhand shop :D )

Step 1: Items you will need:

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1/2 yard white fleece
1/2 yard black fleece
black thread
white thread
scissors
pins
pen and paper (to make your pattern on)
Sewing machine

Step 2: Pattern.

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Draw pattern out on paper  (this is the one i used)
ears x4
patch around eyes x2
white circles for eyes x2
nose x1
Hat shapes x2
One long black strip for brim x1 (about 4 inches wide by 25 inches was what I used)

Step 3: Pinning and Cutting.

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Take your pattern and pin it to the fabric. Then cut out.

Step 4: Preparation.

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Pin the items together to be sewn.

Step 5: Sewing ears.

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Line up the ears (2 per side) and sew around outside curve of the ear (Leave the bottom open). Turn rightside out. 

Step 6: Optional.

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 Optional- Sew around the ears about 1/2 inch in to add definition.

Step 7: Sewing the eyes.

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Once aligned. Sew a 1/4 inch or so around the inside of the white patches of the eyes.
Set aside for later.

Step 8: Attaching the ears to the main part of the hat.

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Place ears inside at the top of the two hat pieces, pin together. Begin sewing the hat together along the curve leaving the bottom open.

Step 9: Sewing on the eyes and nose to the hat.

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Turn rightside out and pin eyes and nose to the front of hat. 
Once aligned. Sew a 1/4 inch or so around the inside of the black patches, eyes and nose.

Step 10: The brim.

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Pin black strip to make the brim around the bottom of the hat and sew.
Finish by trimming loose strings.
 
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NightStalker9910 months ago
cute panda
super cute
HMice2 years ago
I <3 Pandas! Yay! Pandas rock! Go pandas! Don't become extinct!
Sorry....I'll be quiet now.....

Nice 'ible
Gee *--* I just need that hat! I will make one! \o/ Thank you so much! :D
Jyssa4 years ago
My 4yr old son said "mum why's that hat sad?"
zomfibame4 years ago
... now you should get some "googaly eyes" like cookie-monster has n' glue them on it!
zomfibame4 years ago
haaaa haaaa, My sister would love a hat like this.
Iridium74 years ago
 You should make more photos. Trust me, it helps a lot more.