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Party hat

Added Aug 3, 2011

by cheesepirate

Chicago, Illinoi...

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Description

I made this hat for my almost SIL’s tea party/bridal shower. I had a gingham remnant in my stash — not much fabric — and I intended to use it as the muslin for the pattern. It’s made from Wearing History 3012, a 1930s hat pattern. The pattern does sew up a bit small for my slightly oversized melon (and I have very thick hair, which complicates anything intended for my head).

But I loved my gingham hack job, so I decided I’d wear it instead of making another (better-fitting) version. I had to pin it in the back, but I got complimented by strangers and I absolutely loved wearing.

Material Notes

blue and white gingham
grosgrain ribbon

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Accessories

Credits

Wearing History 3012
Project details on my blog

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    Aug 22, 2011, 04.47 PMby wearinghistory

    Looks awesome! Love it in gingham!

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      Aug 24, 2011, 12.23 AMby cheesepirate

      Thank you! It’s a great pattern. :)

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    Aug 3, 2011, 03.13 AMby cheesepirate

    Thank you! It was really fun to make & wear.

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    Aug 3, 2011, 02.57 AMby mollykatherine

    super cute! i’ve been wanting to make this pattern for ages – great job!

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