Just a quick post -
made this hat for the Oldest One for Christmas. She loves Hello Kitty. We don't encourage obsession with characters in our house, but this one seems a little more reasonable than many others to me, and I can only direct my kids' interests so much without getting a little (ha!) overbearing. So I'm giving into the love of Hello Kitty. And I made her a hat.
I'm giving it to her with a pair of store-bought Hello Kitty rain boots and a Hello Kitty shirt for Christmas, because while she still appreciates homemade things, she's old enough that store-bought clothes are pretty special too.