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My First Hat EVER!!!

Added Nov 23, 2013

by cris orange

Vienna, Austria






I always loved hats but I always was afraid of them, because I found they didn´t stay me well… so I never wore one. Until now!

Some weeks ago I went to a workshop, organized by Swarowsky.
There was a professional modiste there who explained us how a hat is basically made
and also there were there any kind of hat-making ingredients:
felt, Swarowsky stones in all colours and sizes, feathers, tulle etc.

And this is the result after 2 hours of concentrate working:
I´m really proud of my first hat and I wore it already to a theater evening.
And surprise: I didn´t feel strange with it, on the contrary, I felt very comfortable.

I love my first hat :-)

Material Notes

Polyester + Leather




Spring, Fall
Garment Type
Business, Classic, Evening Wear
Leather/Fur, Polyester

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    Nov 24, 2013, 03.50 PMby Mary Athey

    Wowie chris the hat’s gorgeous. You really suit this and it’s made so well. I can see you making more of these x

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      Nov 24, 2013, 05.22 PMby cris orange

      thank you Mary and yes, I also think it will not be the last one :-)

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    Nov 24, 2013, 10.54 AMby cathysews

    It’s fantastic, very beautiful

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      Nov 24, 2013, 10.59 AMby cris orange

      thank you for your lovely comment!

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    Nov 24, 2013, 05.02 AMby rita61

    Nice job

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    Nov 23, 2013, 07.47 PMby turtlegirl00

    i love it! i also love the fabric of your top—it is the same as what is featured in burda! :)

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      Nov 23, 2013, 08.12 PMby cris orange

      Yes, indeed, is the same fabric, although I bought it already in february from a fabric shop in Vienna, when I sewed my pants.

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    Nov 23, 2013, 07.23 PMby Ellen Hatteland

    I’m very impressed! you did a great job – it’s so lovely! I love hats too :)

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      Nov 23, 2013, 08.10 PMby cris orange

      Thank you Ellen! Now I love hats even more as before… so… To be continued :-)

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    Nov 23, 2013, 03.24 PMby trploceanmoon

    Lovely!!! Great job!!!

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      Nov 23, 2013, 03.33 PMby cris orange

      thank you Amy, i´m glad you like it!

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    Nov 23, 2013, 12.53 AMby barmaglot

    Amazing head piece! Elegant and sophisticated!

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      Nov 23, 2013, 03.33 PMby cris orange

      thank you for the compliment, it makes me happy :-)

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    Nov 23, 2013, 12.41 AMby slmnstyle

    Beautiful! Great job!

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      Nov 23, 2013, 03.32 PMby cris orange

      thank you, you are very kind :-)

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