Princess Cone Hat

Create your own princess cone hat to accent your princess costume.
Princess Cone Hat craft

Materials

  • Construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • String
  • Pencil
  • Ruler
  • Scotch tape
  • Stapler
  • Crepe paper or any sheer paper/fabric
  • Things to decorate your hat with: ribbons, fabric,
    boas, sequins, stickers, rhinestones, glitter glue,
    paper cut-outs, craft foam shapes, etc.

Safety Tips

  • Small craft materials such as rhinestones and sequins are choking hazards. These are not suitable for children below the age of three.
  • Watch out for this sign Ask for an adult's help. It means adult help is needed for the particular step.

Steps

Step 1 Princess Cone Hat Ask for an adult's help1. Draw a quarter circle with a radius of about 14 to 16 inches using a pencil tied to a string. It will be helpful to tape the string to the pivot point.

To ensure that the quarter circle makes a cone hat that fits perfectly on your head, you may practice first with newspaper.
Step 2 Princess Cone Hat 2. Cut out the quarter circle.
Step 3 Princess Cone Hat 3. Trim off a little bit from the tip or pivot point of your quarter circle.
Step 4a Princess Cone Hat 4. A princess cone hat usually has a trailing veil or streamers at the tip. To make one for your hat, you can use any of these materials:

a.) Trailing streamers- cut 5 to 6 long strips (approximately 1 to 1.5 inches wide) of crepe paper or curl some fabric ribbons. Gather them on one end, and twist to compact that end.
Step 4b Princess Cone Hat b.) Dainty veil- cut specialty tissue paper or any sheer fabric into a rectangular piece (approximately 20 x 30 inches). (1.) Fold lengthwise and pinch 1/3 of the way along the folded edge; (2) Hold up the material by the pinched end and arrange the folds of the flowing material; (3) Twist or tape the paper/fabric at the pinched end.
Step 5 Princess Cone Hat 5. Tape the trailing veil or streamers onto the tip of your quarter circle.
Step 6 Princess Cone Hat 6. Roll the quarter circle into a cone and staple at the base.
Step 7 Princess Cone Hat 7. Glue or tape along the seams.
Step 8 Princess Cone Hat 8. Add a chin strap if you like. Punch opposite holes along the bottom edge of the hat and attach an elastic string.
Step 9a Princess Cone Hat 9. Let kids have fun and express their creative flair by providing them with lots of materials to work with like ribbons, boas, sequins, stickers, rhinestones, glitter glue, fabric scraps, craft foam, etc.
Step 9b Princess Cone Hat You may also stick with a basic design since the trailing veil already gives your hat enough style.

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