My new hat.

Well I finished the hat from my earlier announcements of my Queen Mary wardrobe. I had blocked off the whole afternoon to do it, but it took under an hour (sewing only). The brim I used part of my beret to get the size right, then altered it to what I liked. I ended up making a whole pattern. I trimed the brim in wire so I could shape it.

I was going to line the hat, even shape the crown with buckram, but it didn't need it.

I also planned on attaching the yellow roses to the hat, but I like the simplicity of the hat on its own. Ill do it like they did in the 30s and tilt up the brim and wear the flowers beneath it.

This is gonna look so cute with my dress.

9 comments:

  1. Very cute indeed! I love the idea of having the flowers in your hair instead of on the hat. I'm loving it!

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  2. I think Etsy could use some great basic 30s hats like this. ;)

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  3. This is a terrific hat and you look fantastic! It's the perfect hat for your face shape and I look forward to seeing it with a dress.

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  4. Thanks everyone. Its interesting, my face is actually quite square shaped. Its amazing how round this hat makes my face look!

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  5. I love the hat! It looks fantastic!!

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  6. That is just fantastic, and those fabric flowers are luscious. Can't wait to see what it looks like with the flowers UNDER the brim.

    So glad I found your blog!

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  7. i love the flowers going under the brim - and your adorable face!!

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  8. Wish I was brave enough to attempt hats. For now I'm living vicariously through your hat making posts. :)

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