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Topic: Eugenia Kim's - Saturday Night Hat - Book Review  (Read 1920 times)
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« on: November 10, 2006 01:09:52 PM »



Eugenia Kim, milliner extraodinaire, whose career took off after she fashioned a red-feathered cloche to hide a botched haircut, has written a book -- Saturday Night Hat (available December 5, 2006), that contains fifteen hat how-tos and fifteen trim how-tos that cover the basics of millinery. This book is filled with illustrations, easy-to-follow diagrams, and photos of her whimsical Deco-inspired creations such as:

     The Beret (I'm doing this one first!)
    The cloche
    The cocktail hat
    The Pillbox
    The Fedora
    The Newsboy
    The Sun hat

I don't know about you, but I'm a novice to hat-making (other than knitting or crochet) and there is a handy glossary in the back filled with hat lingo that clarifies everything. This is a fantastic way to accessorize Fall/Winter sewing, knitting, crocheting that will make you a hard act to top!
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« Reply #1 on: November 13, 2006 07:45:37 AM »

I preordered this book, and am so excited for it to come, so I can try my hand at a fedora!
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« Reply #2 on: January 22, 2007 07:34:14 PM »

O that's fantastic! I've never been able to fin good workable photos of hats like that, so this book is a godsend! Ordering it now Smiley

Thanks so much for bringing to my attention Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: March 01, 2007 07:44:46 PM »

i just got this book today, and it is SIMPLY AMAZING!!!!! i love all of the hats, and can't wait to start making some, but was a little sad when i looked at the fedoras, and saw that the patterns were really just accessories to add to a fedora that has already been made.  i wanted to make a fedora all by myself, but when i think of it, it would be kinda hard... oh well Smiley the book itself is AMAZING!!!! LOVE IT SO MUCH!!!
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« Reply #4 on: March 11, 2007 08:07:31 PM »

i found this book in the knitting section of a bookstore and it was amazing so i immediately bought it and its my favorite book..ok maybenot favorite but her voice is so humorous and its so adorable i love every hat
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« Reply #5 on: March 12, 2007 06:43:02 PM »

This has to be my favorite diy book that i have bought! I have made a bunch of hats out of here and get compliments on them all the time. My favorite hats are the mini beret and the drawstring beret, i love the way they flop around. I wish craftsters had a board for just hatmaking because ever since i bought this book i have become addicted to it.  Cheesy
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« Reply #6 on: March 13, 2009 03:19:26 PM »

 I would like to have a board for hatmaking, too...
How do we petition craftster to get one? Do you know?
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