Leprechaun Hat

Leprechaun Hat

What You'll Need:

Craft Tubes
Black Oracal® Vinyl Sheet
Gold Glitter Paper
2" Green Pom Pom
1½ Pink Pom Pom
½ Pink Pom Pom
Orange Felt
Wiggle Eyes
6 mm Green Chenille Stem
Buttons of Choice
Glue Stick
Quick Dry Glue


Difficulty Level: Beginner
Approximate Time: 30 Minutes

How to Make a Leprechaun Hat

Get in the St. Patrick's Day spirit and create your own Leprechaun Hat! Not only are the festive and fun, but they are also simple and quick to make. Gather the kiddies and spend 30 minutes crafting a Leprechaun Hat. 
  • 1 Cut beard

    Cut the beard from the orange felt. 

  • 2 Cut chenille stem

    Cut a chenille stem in half. Fold one piece in half and curl the ends for hands. 

  • 3 Glue poms together

    Glue the green pom poms and large pink pom pom together with the folded part of the chenille stem between the pom poms. 

  • 4 Attach beard to pom

    Glue the beard to the pink pom pom. 

  • 5 Glue eyes and buttons

    Glue the eyes and buttons in place, set the leprechaun aside. 

  • 6 Cover craft tube

    Using green paper and glue stick, cover the craft tube. 

  • 7 Cut circle

    Cut a 2" circle form green paper. Center the covered craft tube on the circle and glue in place. 

  • 8 Cut black vinyl

    Cut a strip of the black vinyl sheet to ½" by 6". 

  • 9 Cut gold paper

    Cut a 1" square from the gold glitter paper. Cut two ½" slits ¼" in and down from each edge. 

  • 10 Slide vinyl through slits

    Slide the vinyl strip thorugh the slits, peal off the backing and wrap it around the craft tube. 

  • 11 Finish off project

    Place the finished leprechaun in the top of the hat.