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" 7. Put glue around the outside rim of the circle and lay the hat on the circle. Pull the ends of the circle around the hat so the glue has something to adhere to. If you're using sticky felt, you shouldn't have any problem making the circle stick to the sides of the hat felt.

8. Now you need to make the bill. Trace template B from page 134 onto a piece of cardboard. Glue a matching piece of felt to one side. Trace template C from page 134 onto another piece of felt and glue that to the other side of the cardboard. This will be the bottom of your hat bill, and will attach the bill to the cardboard rim inside the hat.

glue felt B onto cardboard B

glue felt C onto other side of cardboard B

glue felt B onto cardboard B

glue felt C onto other side of cardboard B

9. Glue the felt rim of the bill onto the cardboard rim inside the hat. Let sit until it's dry. If you are having trouble keeping it on with glue, staple it on—the staples will be covered by the trim ribbon.

10. Finally, cut a piece of ribbon or pipe cleaner long enough to go around the front of your hat. If you're making a Confederate hat, use black. If you're making a Union hat, use gold. Glue the ribbon to the seam on the hat, just above the bill.

attach glued tab to inside front of cap

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