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Braemar Cocktail Hat

Added Oct 27, 2012

by KirtleB

Scotland, United...

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Description

Blocked felt cocktail hat with velvet flowers on a bound wire stem. I added millinery elastic and stitched the flowers on – they’re quite heavy but the felt has two blocked ridges on the crown, the flowers sat in the lower ridge quite nicely. Couch-stitched at intervals on the bound wire stem.

Made for a friend’s wedding, worn with Butterick 5209 1947 dress in black bird and branch cotton print.

I have written about this in the following “blog entry”: http://kirtlehomespun.blogspot.co.uk/2012/10/ill-wear-it-proudly.html

Material Notes

“Coffee Bean” felt shape from Macculloch and Wallis (unlined).

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

For
Women
Material
Velvet, Wool

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    Nov 10, 2012, 05.51 AMby TheSewingStudio

    Love hats- this one is so pretty!

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    Oct 30, 2012, 08.36 AMby Frl. smilla

    lovely!

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      Oct 31, 2012, 08.52 PMby KirtleB

      Thank you! I really enjoyed wearing it.

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