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Princess Crown Tutorial and New Pattern Giveaways!

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I had so much fun with the Missy pattern! Sometimes creativity comes out of no where and you just have run with it! While making all the different princesses with the Missy dress, I decided my little lady was going to need a crown (insert the mouse-cookie mentality here) to match each dress. Addie just loves all her matching princess crowns and I loved making them! They are super easy and a great outlet for your inner princess creativity! 

Here are my Missy dresses and matching princess crown! I have Tiana, Elsa, Snow White, Ariel, and Princess Sofia.

 

Now that you are excited, lets get started on your princess crown(s)! (Warning: if using a feather boa get ready for a lifetime of vacuuming up feathers! They get everywhere!). It is a good idea to plan out which crowns you will do before you head to the store. You can use our crown drawing and color in and label what you need to buy!


Supplies Needed:

-Hot glue gun and sticks

-Scissors

-Pattern piece (attached file comes in 2 sizes)

-Headband (you can use any color or width you want. You can fine them at craft stores or online)

-Foam sheet in your princess colors

-Felt sheet (for the lining of your crown and your circles)

-Feather boa or tulle roll (3" is best, but if you are using a 6" roll fold it in 1/2 so that it is 3" long)

-Embellishments (I used things I had on hand from my bow making days, but you can snag some things at the craft store)

-Crown Pattern Pieces (click here to get files)


Construction:

Step 1: Trace your crown shape on the wrong side of your foam. If you aren't using glitter foam there is no wrong side. 


Step 2: Glue your foam to your felt. Make sure the points of your crown are secured. Cut the foam and felt. 

Step 3: Close your crown. You will match the sides up and glue. Do not overlap them. 


Step 4: Trace your circle on your foam. You will need 2 circles. Cut them out. 

Step 5: Glue 1 circle to the inside of your headband. Glue 1 circle to the bottom of your crown. 

If you are adding a feather boa follow below. If adding tulle skip to step 9


Step 6: Glue the felt on the bottom of your crown to the topside of the felt on your headband. Make sure your seam is facing the back. 

Step 7: Find the seam in the back of your crown. Place a like of hot glue along the bottom of the crown, press your feather boa firmly to the glue. Continue doing this around the crown until you meet back up at the seam. Clip the excess boa. 

Step 8: Embellish! You can add flowers, jewels, trinkets and more! Add anything you like to get the princess look you are going for! 

If adding tulle follow below


Step 9: Cut a length of tulle. If you need more you can add to it later. 

Step 10: Hand sew 1/8" away from the edge in and out of the tulle starting at one end and ending at the other going the length of the tulle. You can also use a gathering stitch on your sewing machine for this. 

Step 11: Pull the thread tight, this will bunch up your tulle. Make a circle with your tulle. Bring the short ends together to create the circle

Step 13: Glue your tulle circle to the top of the felt circle on your headband. 

Step 14: Glue the felt on the bottom of your crown to the topside of the felt on your headband. Make sure your seam is facing the back. Embellish! You can add flowers, jewels, trinkets and more! Add anything you like to get the princess look you are going for! 

You are done! How awesome is that!! 

Don't miss the different contests we have going on this week! 

Missy Sew ME and Show Me contest!

Who is excited about the new Missy pattern!! Who wants to win fabric to make one!!? What about winning a $10 credit to SLPco?

What you get

Each winner will receive

-4 yards of knit from The Purpleseamstress Fabric of your choosing, must be 1/2 yard cuts or larger 

-4 yards of knit from Euro Girls Boutique 

-a $10 pattern from SLPco

-2 heat transfer vinyls of your choosing from the princess and character collection! 

How to enter!

  1. Whip up ANY version of Missy
  2. Post your new missy on the SLPco fan group and SLPco Instagram  (@SLpco)
  3. Hashtag #slpcoMissy 

One winner will be picked from Instagram and one winner will be picked from Facebook. You can enter as many different Missy's as you want. Post on both Facebook and Instagram to increase your chances! Winner will be announced Monday 6/27!

SHOW ME YOUR MISSY!!


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