Fashion Gallery - Activities

Activity 1 - Make a hat

You will need

  • Coloured paper/card
  • Ruler
  • Scissors
  • Glue

Instructions

  1. Step 1: On a piece of paper draw two lines lengthways approximately 3cm wide.
  2. Step 2: Cut along the two lines.
  3. Step 3: Glue the ends of the strips of paper together to make a loop.
  4. Step 4: Lay the top of the loop on the spare paper. Draw around the inside of the loop.
  5. Step 5: Draw another line underneath the first.
  6. Step 6: Use a ruler to draw 2 straight lines from the end of the arched lines to the top of the paper.
  7. Step 7: Cut along the straight lines and the bottom arched line.
  8. Step 8: Cut small tabs along the arch.
  9. Step 9: Glue the tabs to the inside of the loop.
  10. Step 10: When the tabs are dry, cut the straight sides into an arch shape to make a peak.
  11. Step 11: Take a 2nd piece of paper to cut more strips approximately 2cm wide.
  12. Step 12: Glue the ends of each strip and stick inside the loop.
  13. Step 13: Continue to stick 6 - 8 strips of paper inside the loop.
guide to make hat

 

Activity 2- Make a top hat

You will need

  • Paper/Card
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Pencil
  • Something to draw around

Instructions

  1. Step 1: Put a large plate on to your card and draw around it.
  2. Step 2: Cut the circle out.
  3. Step 3: Fold the circle in half and cut a semi circle approximately 3cm from the edge (This will be the rim and the top of the hat).
  4. Step 4: Now cut a long strip of paper/card approximately 50cm long and 15cm wide.
  5. Step 5: Draw another line underneath the first.
  6. Step 6: Cut little tabs along the top and bottom of the long strip.
  7. Step 7: Fold the little tabs over.
  8. Step 8: Fold the top tabs in the opposite direction to the bottom tabs.
  9. Step 9: Add glue to the bottom tabs.
  10. Step 10: Stick the tabs underneath the circular rim cut out earlier.
  11. Step 11: Turn the hat over, add glue to the top tabs and stick the circle cut out earlier, on top.
  12. Step 12: Press the tabs down from the inside of the hat.
  13. Step 13: You could add decorations such as ribbons and flowers to your hat.
top hat