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Sunday, May 03, 2009

Sunday Favorites Re-Run....Making hats for snowmen glasses or other items...

It's time again for Sunday Favorite Re-runs, a new Meme hosted by Chari over @ happytodesign http://happytodesign.blogspot.com/ It is so much fun to go back and re-run some of my favorite post. Last week I posted a....how to pictroial on painting wine glass snowmen,....today I'm posting an article that goes along with that one, how to make the little hats that go with them, these little hat's look good on all kind of items....

Making these little hats are so simple but they really dress up alot of different things, Baseball make-do snowmen, wine glass snowmen and light bulb snowmen ornies....


You will need
a sock...any color or texture
14" narrow ribbon of your choice. I have even used twine
scissors

These are the items you will need....

Using the scissors cut just above the heel line, making sure to cut above the heel.

This is how it should look, straight
On the end that you cut, cut into the sock in little narrow strips up to the cuff line....

lay ribbon under sock at the bottom of the little slits

And tie into a bow,

Now you've made a hat, so very very simple. But it sure does dress up our little snowmen...I hope you enjoyed making these. I know it is just May, but it will be time to start making those extra little Christmas gifts before you know it. And just think how cute these little glasses would look filled with sivler bells or you special someones favorite little treat.

14 comments:

  1. It's a cute hat for your snowmen, but the best of all is your ability to paint those whimsical faces.

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  2. They are so sweet. I love snowmen and I just packed them away until next year.

    The Raggedy Girl

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  3. Hi Molly, be careful. Storm just went through here it was really scary, strong winds like 70 MPH, hail, rain and all. Scary!It's on its way there according ot the news. I'll show pics on Outdoor Wed. Trees have fallen in our town, luckily no damage on our property, just a lot of mess.Stay safe!...Christine

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  4. Too cute. I tole paint and now can make cute little hats for some painted snowmen. Thanks.

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  5. How cute your little hats are....I make mine out of old sweater sleeves.

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  6. Those are so cute! I'll have to try that as a Christmas craft!

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  7. Oh how cute, and what a great way to "recycle" old socks when the feet wear out, but the top are still good!!

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  8. Hi Molly!

    Totally adorable........and EVER so clever too. I'll put that idea "up there" somewhere and hopefully it'll pop back into my head when I need it!~ :-)

    Hugs,
    Spencer

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  9. Very cute, Molly. You are so crafty.

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  10. Very cute, and so easy even I could do it! Happy Pink Saturday. Thanks for sharing.

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  11. Hi Molly...

    My apologies at being soooo late to get over to your place...my weekend was a bit hectic! My friend, I'm just so happy that you decided to join in all of the fun with "Sunday Favorites" again this week!!!

    Ohhh...what a great post! I'm so glad that you chose to share this one with all of us!!! I loved all of your adorable snowmen from last Sunday and now to learn how you made their darling little hats! A great tutorial...such clear instructions and pics to see as well! Looks pretty easy...I think I can do this! Hehe!!! Girl, I'm just amazed with all of the sweet little snowmen faces...they are so adorable!!! You really are a gifted artist!!! I don't know if I mentioned on your last Sunday post or not...but I love snowmen and I really decorate with them for Christmas. I really want to try some of these...I'm so glad that you shared them with us!!!

    Well my friend, I read your latest post about the bad weather in MS. I had heard on the news that ya'll were having bad storms. I'm so thankful that you and your family are all okay! Praise the Lord!!!

    Have a marvelous Monday!
    Warmest wishes,
    Chari

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  12. So VERY worthy of a re-post :)

    BTW ... glad the little guy is fine and hope you got sound back on your 'puter.

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