Friday, March 22, 2013

How to make TINY HATS!

Not sure if you watch Saturday Night Live, but there was a skit I LOVED about tiny hats.  I got to thinking and decided it was time to attempt a tiny hat DIY.  I have finally found a reason to use all of the plastic lids I've been saving for the past 3 years.  Now If I can just find an occasion to wear them!
Victorian all the way!
 This is probably just a bit bigger than actual size on your computer!
Here's the HOW TO video!
 You'll need
Krylon Fusion in Black (it works well on plastics)
Netting (Tulle)
Cereal cardboard 
Bobby pins
Plastic lids
Small ribbon flowers
Hot glue gun
Cut out circles for the brim of your hat.  About 1/4" to 3/8" larger than the circumference of your lid. 

 Glue the lids to the center of the cardboard circles.

 Spray paint them black and let them dry.

 Hot glue ribbon around the base of the lids.
Scrunch up a small amount of netting (about a 3" by 4" piece) and hot glue it to the seam of the ribbon. 

Glue a ribbon flower on top of the tulle. 
Glue a bobby pin to the underside of the hat. 
You're done!


  1. So cute!! Love this idea, and I remember that SNL skit, it was very funny! Can't wait to make some!

  2. That is so cute,great project with my grand daughter,LOVE<LOVE<LOVE!

  3. Hi Mark! I'm the Editorial Assistant for Fun Family Crafts and I wanted to let you know that we have featured your tiny hats, as they are perfect not only to wear but for doll dress up. :) You can see the feature here:

  4. I absolutely love these tiny hats! I was inspired by your tutorial to make one for a hair bow center. Thanks so much for the creative inspiration!

  5. I love these tiny hats! I was inspired to make my own tiny hat for a hair bow center. Thanks for the great tutorial and the crafty inspiration!

  6. Love these, Mark. Just pinned them!!! They are adorable.

  7. Now i can add hats to my tine Dotee dolls that we trade
    many thanks