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Tweed beret

Added Oct 12, 2008

by soysauce

Oakland, Califor...






I got frustrated trying to make a cloche, so I decided to make a beret instead. Had made one previously with plain cotton, but it wasn’t too exciting. This tweed version is a lot more stylish, albeit too small on me. I lined it with cotton, and finish the raw edge with binding of the cotton lining. Also made the little nub to make it even more beret-y.

Material Notes

Tweed from an old skirt that no longer fits.





Eugenia Kim’s book Saturday Night Hats.

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    Jul 1, 2009, 07.23 PMby rhendrawati

    wow… so talented. using old skirt…

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    Oct 19, 2008, 12.06 PMby taffetasilk

    i love it, it looks very professional :) and the fabric suits it well

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    Oct 13, 2008, 10.04 AMby the-gilded-bee

    Very Cute. :) I like the fabric/ love the recyling of the skirt. I actually have two different skirts that I will be making over into hats.

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    Oct 12, 2008, 09.21 PMby misskittym

    It looks fantastic! I love that you recycled an old skirt.

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