The kind you find in a second hand store.



This beret I made from wool I dyed myself a few weeks ago. 


The pattern is my 30s hat repro pattern. I highly recommend it. It went together wonderfully, though next time I'll use a fabric that isn't so thick.

The pattern is 3 pieces, the crown, the side and the inner lining. I then, as instructions said, lined the opening with grosgrain. I bought some vintage grosgrain made of a cotton/nylon at a flea market a few months ago. It went perfect.

A very close stitch at the top of the
grosgrain's edge.

The raspberries and blackberries are vintage millinery fruit. I think that was the greatest touch!

And now for my narcissistic pleasure, more photos!



Oddly, I think this photo is the most 30s looking :)

Have a great Monday!!

13 comments:

  1. That is a gorgeous hat! And those photos are amazing. You really look the part

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  2. Can I just say that not only is that hat perfectly suited to you, you look aaaamazing. Gorgeous, even.

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  3. Fabulous hat and gorgeous photo of you!

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  4. Great colour on you! Really nice hat. Bravo!

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  5. I really enjoy seeing your forays into vintage millinery.

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  6. Aw! You all are sweet. Thank you!

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  7. Totally impressive! Keep up the good work.

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  8. I love the hat and your pictures are perfect. When I read the title, I knew I had to read your post. Great job!

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  9. I love that first photo of you - absolutely stunning!
    I like the hat too.

    Krista

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  10. Wonderful portraits of you! Really pretty!!

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  11. Love me some Prince! That hat turned out great!

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  12. Absolutely gorgeous!! I love the hat! You look great in it!

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