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auroravioletta
« Reply #10 on: November 13, 2004 05:32:13 PM »

I love this hat!
How do you make the brim stay stiff?
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« Reply #11 on: November 13, 2004 06:12:47 PM »

That hat is awesome!  What did you use to stabilize the brim? 

I saw people asking for a tutorial.  You don't need one, there is a free program called wildthings from wildginger with a newsboy hat, along with lots of other accessorie patterns.  Just download the program from here:

http://www.wildginger.com/products/wildthings.htm

You can customize the size of everything, and it comes with basic directions in the index, but the makers assume you have a basic sewing knowledge (no drawings to guide you)

I was thinking of making a similar hat from some houndstooth wool with black and white checks.  Now I am totally motivated!

Thanks!

Michelle Giordano
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alisonwonderland
« Reply #12 on: November 16, 2004 10:04:25 AM »

for the brim I just put a layer of the stiff lining stuff the jacket had in it in the middle (between two outer layers of the outer jacket fabric) and it stays nice and stiff!
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auroravioletta
« Reply #13 on: November 16, 2004 06:25:16 PM »

Oh, neat. Thanks!
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« Reply #14 on: November 16, 2004 08:42:22 PM »

That's cute!
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« Reply #15 on: November 17, 2004 05:39:44 AM »

wow! nice. the hat looks professionally done.
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sallou
« Reply #16 on: November 18, 2004 05:32:28 PM »

alisonwonderland, you inspired me to complete the hat I had promised my daughter since September!!! I'm a bit of a procrastinator.  Here it is:


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Thanks for getting my butt into gear!!!
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« Reply #17 on: November 21, 2004 01:03:14 PM »

This is a freaking amazing hat! I am going to try out your tutorial....thank you!
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« Reply #18 on: November 22, 2004 06:53:09 PM »

The suithat is AWESOME! I love the "old man" hats Smiley
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« Reply #19 on: December 11, 2004 09:06:33 PM »

Wow, that is the coolest thing ever. Great job
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