Every young imagination needs a pirate patch for the occassional adventure at sea. Learn how to make a DIY pirate eye patch in this quick, easy tutorial. Just a couple scraps of felt, a little elastic and 5 minutes and your pirate will be ready to go.
Download Eye Patch Template or just create your own shape.
- Cut 2 eye patches out of medium or heavy felt.
- Cut elastic 1" shorter than head circumference.
- Sandwich the tips of the elastic between the two eye patch pieces. About 1/2" of elastic should be between the eye patches on each side.
- Sew 1/4" around the edge.
Walk the plank.
You see why I had to use Big Monkey in THIS photo? Totally not how an eye patch is worn.
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