Hello and also welcome! After posting photos from a Mad Hatter Alice in Wonderland Tea Party and these Mad Hatters hat virtual, I received an insane amount of emails requesting a DIY top hat post. (See below for all the details on wright here this tea party hat DIY was supplied, consisting of the renowned Big Tent Circus Party). These little top hats have come to be SUPER renowned and also are almost everywhere Pinterest, but the wait is lastly over: today’s blog write-up is all around these Mad Hatter tea party hats to make for each of your invited guests!

The Perfect Mini Top Hat For Your Mad Hatter Tea Party

The Mad Hatter mini optimal hat is super basic to make yet don’t let its size fool you. Get all set to produce a huge affect on your Mad Hatter Wonderland party ambiance with this DIY! Line them all as guest arrive to pick out their favorites or just use as photo props, use your imagination! Although Mad Hatter party hats aren’t your typical cardboard top hat, you shouldn’t be intimated by the instructions below. If I deserve to make them, you absolutely deserve to too!

Made with Disney motivation and a little bit of hot glue, our Mad Hatter Hat Tutorial will deliver your guests to a whimsical, far-away land also.

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How to Make The Mad Hatter Hat

Isn’t it crazy what you have the right to do once you understand how to make a hat out of paper? Add a couple of embellishments to a top hat pattern and also you’ve designed an adorable DIY! With nopoint more than a coffee paper cup – the tapered shape lends itself perfectly to that of a tiny top hat – and also the Mad Hatter’s Hat Template, you’re ready to acquire started…

A quick note: this mad hatter headband was developed by debuilding one that was already made. So, if the mad hatter cloth materials look a small “tore up”, it’s because they are!

Mad Hatter Disney Inspiration From Alice in Wonderland

Want to know the incredibly first thing to perform prior to making a Mad Hatter hat out of paper and also cardboard? Inspiration! Before we begin cutting, we have to pour over Disney inspiration and images of the Mad Hatter in Alice in Wonderland also. So much of his significance is in the details of his outfit, so discovering what does the Mad Hatter look like is peak of the agenda.

Debuting in 1951, the original Mad Hatter hat varies from the more contemporary Johnny Depp, live-action movies yet we have the right to draw incentive from both. I wonder if earlier in the 1950’s the Alice in Wonderland peak hat was as memorable as it is nowadays!


Mad Hatters Tea Party Hat Ideas

Over the years, the hat for Mad Hatters tea party has actually become a symbol of silliness and also absolute the opposite of unfun. The tea party scene in Alice and Wonderland also is one of my all time favorites, so making this Mad Hatter craft is perfect for a tea party or even simply a fun prop for a photo shoot! We all recognize someone who loves Disney cosplay, right?

When you obtain the chance, inspect out the blog write-up for the amazing Alice in Wonderland also Mad Hatter Tea Party wright here these Mad Hatter tea party hats are featured. It is seriously the a lot of remarkable party you’ll ever see!

Ok so now that we’ve obtained some visual inspiration to go on, let’s gain to on to just how to make a Mad Hatter hat!


How to Make a Hat Out of Paper Cups

Begin by making a peak hat design template for the body of your tea party hats. Creating a layout out of cardboard prior to you start cutting cloth will ensure you aren’t wasting material. To make the mini peak hat pattern, deconstruct a record cup and also lay it flat on cardboard. Trace out the form of the cup, allowing half an inch on either side. Cut the cardboard, and you have a Mad Hatter’s hat theme for the side of your DIY tea party hats! This layout likewise makes it assemble multiple Mad Hatter tea party hats for your party… and conserving time is always a good principle.

Now it’s time to begin assembling your small height hat. Use the pattern to reduced the side of your mad hatter tea party hat. You will need one piece for each DIY mini peak hat you make.


To construct your Mad Hatter Tea Party Hat, you’ll need:

A paper coffee cup (any kind of brand also that suits the size tea party hat you want)The plastic peak of the coffee cup, via brim removed as shownMad Hatter FabricCoordinating ribbon for decorative baseCoordinating embellishments, such as: Mad Hatter numbers, feathers, Mad Hatter cards or pins.

To assemble the Alice in Wonderland also Mini Top Hat, you’ll need:

Sharp scissorsHot glue gun

Fabric Pieces that you will certainly cut:

Side of hat (using your “side” template)Top of hat/cup2 pieces for the bottom of cup/hat brim


Mad Hatter Hat Tutorial

For the brim of these DIY tea hats, we’re going to usage the plastic top of the paper coffee cup. At this suggest, you have to have actually already removed the brim’s edges with sharp scissors, making it a flat disc shape. Trace the level disc onto your fabric, allowing fifty percent of inch or so about. You will need two of these pieces. Fold towel in fifty percent prior to cutting to conserve time.

Hot glue the first piece onto the flat disc by folding it over its edge. Hot glue the second item level on the brim, creating the look of a seam. The brim of the hat will be “seam” side down, and also against your head when worn.

For the top of the party hat, ssuggest map and reduced a fabric piece of the open up end of the coffee cup. With hot glue, secure the fabric as taught as feasible. With a line of warm glue on the peak, secure the siding. Then produce a seam on the side. You’re practically done…

The time for Mad Hatter hats to decoprice is all around your imagination! Use rich colors and contrasting patterns, connect the decorative ribbon at the base (bottom) of your hat to conceal the seams of the brim, etc. Choose tall embellishments – like feathers or Mad Hatter numbers – to conceal that seam.


For the Mad Hatter Tea Party (you HAVE TO watch all the pictures from this remarkable party) we provided hair clips for our guests to wear them easily. At the Circus Big Top Party, we used the exact same party hat tutorial however attached the hats to headbands for the youngsters (aka Ring Masters!).

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I desire to give thanks to everyone for visiting and also checking out this Mad Hatter hat craft! This fun tutorial is sure to make a big affect at your party.

 Mini Top Hats to Decorate or Buy

Here is a list of adorable mini top hats to decorate or buy from Amazon that would be perfect for a Mad Hatter tea party favor or addition to your party. These are affiliate links. Thanks for your support!