Halloween

How to Make a Mini Witch Hat

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This is a quick and easy step by step tutorial for how to make a mini witch hat. Just in time for Halloween!

Click to watch the video! I’ll update soon with text/photo instructions as well.

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You can make your hat to wear or just use it as a decoration.

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You’ll need to download my free circle skirt template to make the hat. I used a glitter craft foam for my hat, but you can also use felt or even paper!

Stay tuned because tomorrow I’m posting a tutorial for a pixie skirt, which goes quite nicely with the hat when done in witchy fabrics!

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Tutorials

How To Make a Square Bottom Bag

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As promised, the very first WhatTheCraft video tutorial is here!

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Check it out for step by step instructions for making a square bottom bag.

And while you’re at it, go subscribe to my YouTube channel!  There are lots more tutorials to come (including applique, inserting snaps, and t-shirt collars)!

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This tutorial was filmed using a Creative Labs Vado HD Digital Video Camera, a Canon Rebel (for still shots), and edited in Sony Vegas Movie Studio.

Lots of people ask about making different sized bags. Here are a few sizes to use as guides, but you can of course make a bag of any size with this tutorial.
(Click for larger image.)

bagsizesRemember, these are guides only! If you want to try a different size, I’d suggest making a paper pattern first. That way, you can fold up the gusset and get a better feeling for what the bag size will be like when it’s completed.