Make Pikachu Ears

Looking for a costume for Cosplay, Halloween, or just for fun, here are some easy DIY Pikachu Ears  you can make in less than an hour. Also check out the Pikachu Tail DIY and the Pickachu Dog Costume DIY. In progress.
WHAT YOU'LL NEED:
pika-ears-cut-1_1 -Print the pattern at the bottom of this page, or draw your own. 

-Less than 1/2 yard of yellow fabric (I used fleece) -Black felt (scraps will do) 

-Stuffing (cotton balls or batting) 

-Pipe cleaners (optional) 

-Yellow thread 

-Super glue 

-Sewing machine or needle and thread 

-Scissors, pins, and pencil/pen 


DIRECTIONS: 

1. Cut out your pattern

2. Pin the pattern on two layers of yellow fabric, trace it, then cut it out. Then repeat for the second ear.
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3. Remove the pattern and pin the fabric to hold pieces in place. Then, sew along the edges, leaving the bottom end open.
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4. Trim excess fabric and turn the ears right side out.
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5. Optional: For structure, insert pipe cleaners inside of the ears, all the way to the tip.
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6. Add stuffing.
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7. Trace the pattern for the tips of the ears onto two layers of black felt, then cut it out.
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8. Sew the edges of the black felt pieces, leaving the bottom ends open.
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9. Trim the excess fabric, then turn the right side out.
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10.Sew or glue the tip onto the ears
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11.Sew or pin ears on to a headband, hat or hood.
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Now you have Pikachu ears!
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Pattern:

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