Enough bright-colored felt for a tunic (see diagram above); ¼yard contrasting-
color felt for stripes; 2 squares assorted-color felt for large dots; 1/3 yard
felt for yoke; fabric glue; 1 ½ yards of ¼"-wide ribbon for ties; bells for yoke
and hat; needle and thread; knitted winter hat.
1. Make tunic following diagram (above) to fit your child. Cut points on bottom.
Cut stripes and dots from contrasting-color felts and glue to tunic as in photo
(left). Cut ribbon into 6 equal pieces. Use 4 pieces to create side ties at the
waist. Sew in place.
2. To make collar, decide on width that fits your child. Cut a square of felt
using this measurement. Fold square in quarters. Cut collar through all
thicknesses as shown (above). Cut through back of collar to create an opening.
Sew remaining 2 ribbons on back for ties. Sew bells to the bottom of each
point on collar and decorate collar with diamond-shaped pieces of felt.
3. To make hat: Using excess felt, cut 6 triangles to fit around knitted winter
cap. Tack in place behind the folded rim with a needle and thread. Allow
triangles to flop over. Sew bells on ends of triangles.
4. Cut small strips of felt with points to fit around ankles and tack into child's