It was fiddly, but it was worth it.
Can you see what it is yet?
Absolutely, we could have bought them; these little guys are sold everywhere but where would the fun be in THAT? Major thanks goes to the generosity of Obsessively Stitching blog who has put up the how-to-make and pattern for (non commercial use) for the angry birds.
Then it was time to get everyone round so I could teach them to assemble their hats, Blue Peter style.
The finished fascinator: