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DIY Felted Birthday Crown

Since she is willing to keep hats on for more than 5 seconds, I decided to make a special birthday crown for my daughter this year.

A crown seemed like the perfect pattern. I had a few requirements. The pattern needed to be simple, made from felt, adjustable, and reusable for birthdays to come. 



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I designed a removable velcro patch. The patch has a cut-out number "2" with a blanket stitch around the outside. It'll be fun to choose different colored felt to make a patch for when she turns 3 next year.



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After the first crown pattern was cut out, I pinned it ontop of another piece of felt and sewed around the points. Using two pieces of felt makes the crown sturdy and keeps it from flopping over when placed on the head. 

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Ready to cut along the crown pattern.

I left both ends of the crown open in order to slip the elastic band through. The velcro strip was centered and sewn on the front.

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Using a smaller scissors next time to cut around the small spaces.

She wore it on her birthday and still loves to wear it. I'm going to sew a few more patches for the crown. I ideas for patches! Leave a comment in the box below if you have any ideas. :)

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Viola!


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