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Topic: Arrrrrrrrrggggggggghhhhhhhh! The making of a pirate hat. (lots o' pics)  (Read 9277 times)
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ultconsumer
« on: May 01, 2007 09:25:44 PM »

I've been making a lot of these lately.  The last time, I finally took pics of the process.  I'll start with the finished product and then start at the beginning.

DD is really, really into pirates.  This is just one of the many pirate themed things she has.  This is modeled by DD.


Pattern all cut out, it's all one continuous piece with the designed machine embroidered from my own scanned design:


The crown portion sewn together and the front and back flipped up and pinned:


Stitched all around and the sides pinned in place ready for topstitching:
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Muria
« Reply #1 on: May 01, 2007 09:35:38 PM »

So the plus sign area is the part that goes over the head (with the spaces sewn shut to make a box/bowl shape), and then the shaped part is topstitched all the way around?

Very cute pirate hat!  Love the embroidery (I want an embroidery machine.  *pout* )!  Smiley
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ultconsumer
« Reply #2 on: May 01, 2007 09:42:38 PM »

Yes, that's exactly the method.  In fact, the mock up I made to check for fit (without and front and back portion), DD calls her "box hat".   Cheesy  I didn't mean for it to actually be a hat for her, but she's addicted to hats, so she claimed it.
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ISO:  skulls, skeletons, pirate stuff.
IHA or can make:  Waldorf doll making supplies, diaper making supplies, altoid tins, stuffies like ugly dolls, wool roving/needle felting

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ohmyrocket
« Reply #3 on: May 02, 2007 06:56:53 AM »

good job matey!
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tivaclare
« Reply #4 on: May 03, 2007 05:32:14 PM »

One more thing to add to my pirate nursey! But, no nifty machine to make a design for me... Cry Stencils it is!

Thanks for sharing!
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« Reply #5 on: May 04, 2007 02:39:36 PM »

Shiver me timbers! What a fun idea!
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