Yoda Hooded Towel

Yoda Hooded Towel at DoingSplendid.comI don’t know about anyone else, but my family is obsessed with Star Wars and can’t wait for the new Star Wars movie to come out in December. In fact, my husband has already purchased movie tickets so he can take our daughter to the very first showing at our local theater in 3D. So…just in case you missed the most recent trailer see below!

Because of this obsession I decided to make a Yoda Hooded Towel for one of my boys (I’m not sure which one yet, I think they’ll all like it!) for Christmas (I’ll probably have to make more than just this one!). And also hopefully this cute 3 year old can forget about this towel in the next couple of months. 🙂

Yoda Hooded Towel at DoingSplendid.comI also couldn’t decide which pictures to use of this cute boy, so I put them all up.

Yoda Hooded Towel at DoingSplendid.com If you want to make your own Yoda Hooded towel, this is what you’ll need:

  • 1 brown bath towel
  • 1 green hand towel
  • thread, sewing machine, fabric scissors

That’s it! When it comes to making hooded towels, this one is really easy and quick to make.

To begin, cut your green hand towel is half as shown in the picture below.

Yoda Hooded Towel at DoingSplendid.comThen fold up the bottom a few inches on one of the halves and sew straight across.

Yoda Hooded Towel at DoingSplendid.comThen cut out your Yoda Hooded Towel Pattern and cut out 4 of them from the other half of your green hand towel. Then lay them together in groups of two as shown.

Yoda Hooded Towel at DoingSplendid.com Then sew around them both, leaving the end open, and turn right side out.Yoda Hooded Towel at DoingSplendid.comThen cut little slits in the main hood piece, where you want to ears to go and slide the ears in to the slits.

Yoda Hooded Towel at DoingSplendid.comThen flip the hood piece to the back and sew the ears on from the back.

When you are all finished sewing the ears on, it will look something like this.

Yoda Hooded Towel at DoingSplendid.com Then fold the hood in half (the ears pretty much line up with each other) and sew along the back of the hood, which is the left side of the picture below.

Yoda Hooded Towel at DoingSplendid.com After you have sewn the back of the hood, lay the hood like this.

Yoda Hooded Towel at DoingSplendid.comAnd sew a straight line up there at the top of the hood. This will make the hood a little more rounded and a little less pointed.

Yoda Hooded Towel at DoingSplendid.com And then cut off that top point.

Yoda Hooded Towel at DoingSplendid.comNow that your hood is all finished it is time to attach it to the brown bath towel. I didn’t take any pictures of this part, so see this Fox Hooded Towel Tutorial to see how I like to attach the hoods to the towels.

Yoda Hooded Towel at DoingSplendid.com

And that’s it! So fun and cute, right!? I think my kids will love it!

Yoda

19 Comments

  1. Patti Patti
    October 30, 2015    

    So cute. Yes, I’m sure you will be making more than one.

  2. MaryS MaryS
    October 30, 2015    

    That is so cute KaCee! I love seeing your posts!

  3. November 4, 2015    

    These are SO cool!!! I am so impressed!

  4. January 4, 2016    

    Oh so fun, I pin this!

    • KaCee KaCee
      January 5, 2016    

      Thank you so much!

  5. January 4, 2016    

    Ok that towel is adorable! I love it <3

    • KaCee KaCee
      January 5, 2016    

      Thanks Shantel!

  6. January 5, 2016    

    Very cool this project is!
    Did you all enjoy the film? We did – already excited for the next one!

    • KaCee KaCee
      January 5, 2016    

      Thanks Julie! We really did enjoy the film. My daughter has already seen it 3 times!

  7. January 5, 2016    

    Oh, this looks so easy to make! My kids would love it.

    • KaCee KaCee
      January 5, 2016    

      It is so much easier to make than many hooded towels. I’m sure your kids would love it too!

  8. January 5, 2016    

    LOVE! This is awesome.

  9. January 11, 2016    

    “So cute this towel is” -said in my best Yoda Voice. I can’t wait to feature it on my facebook page! Thanks for linking up to You’re Gonna Love it!

    • KaCee KaCee
      January 12, 2016    

      Thanks for your fun Star Wars comment and for featuring this post on your Facebook page! 😀

  10. January 12, 2016    

    This is beyond precious! Thank you so much for sharing at Waiting on…Wednesday! Hope you’ll link up with us again tomorrow!

    • KaCee KaCee
      January 13, 2016    

      Thanks for the nice comment Holly and for coming to visit my site! I’m sure that I’ll be linking up to your party again!

  11. Sherry Sherry
    January 29, 2016    

    This is adorable. My grandson would just love it! Thanks so much for sharing with us at Funtastic Friday. Hope to see you again at this week’s party.

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