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Cutting tip: When cutting out the paper template, do a really rough cut around each piece. Don’t spend time meticulously cutting out the exact shape. Just wait until you pin it to the felt to cut carefully around the shape. (I do this with clothing patterns too).
7. I cut out the face pieces using red, black, and white felt. I pinned them onto the dress...
...then sewed very carefully using matching threads. I used red thread first to attach the mouth and hair (is that hair?), then white to attach the eyes, then black for the rest. One stitch line is sufficient for the unibrow and black part of the mouth.
I made the hair bow by cutting short strips (about 4”) of the leftover tee shirt material. Stretch the strips out a bit to make them curl inward, creating cute noodles. Then I clumped them all together and tied a 4ply piece of thread around the center, over and over again…really snug. Then I cut a couple 4” lengths of red ribbon and tied them tightly on with red thread. Attached it to a red headband and voila!
Here's the finished dress on Ally.