How To: Craft a Pokemon Pikachu beanie hat for Cosplay

Craft a Pokemon Pikachu beanie hat for Cosplay

Cosplay, or "costume play," is basically dressing up with costumes and accessories to represent a specific character, usually one in anime (like Sailor Moon) or manga. Like most Japanese fashion trends, cosplay emerged from the trendsetting Harajuku district of Japan and continues to thrive today, even in America when people wear costumes to anime conventions.

If you're bored of wearing boring human clothes and want to transform into something fun for a day then watch this tutorial. You'll learn how to put together a cosplay Pikachu beanie hat.

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would love to make this for my 4 year old. How big should the ears be for a smaller head? I think 5 inches will be too big. And how much fabric should I buy? I've only done a little sewing before. Not a pro like you. THanks for sharing your tutorial. :)

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