How to Make a Harry Potter Sorting Hat

Create the infamous sorting hat from Harry Potter . Use it as a party prop for your themed party or for next years halloween costume!

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How to Make a Harry Potter Sorting Hat
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Use card board to make a large circle with the brim in the middle . Use oak tag or cereal boxes to make a cone shape for the top of the hat. Cut pieces for the eyebrows and mouth and tape together.

Use card board to make a large circle with the brim in the middle . Use oak tag or cereal boxes to make a cone shape for the top of the hat. Cut pieces for the eyebrows and mouth and tape together.

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Use strips of newspaper, and a mixture of flour and water to paper mâché your hat. Make sure hat is completely covered . Allow to dry for 24 hours

Use strips of newspaper, and a mixture of flour and water to paper mâché your hat. Make sure hat is completely covered . Allow to dry for 24 hours

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Choose two shades of brown paint to paint your hat

Choose two shades of brown paint to paint your hat

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Use the lighter shade of brown to paint entire hat. Add details , such as folds and patched to add interest.

Use the lighter shade of brown to paint entire hat. Add details , such as folds and patched to add interest.

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