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Topic: Does anyone know how to make a hat like this??  (Read 1610 times)
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« on: August 28, 2007 03:38:54 AM »

I'm sorry I can't find a better picture, but I want to make a 1940s military side cap a bit like this for a costume, but I haven't got a clue how to start? Does anyone know how I could make one?  Huh

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« Reply #1 on: August 28, 2007 09:10:14 AM »

I don't know how to make it, but I wore the same style in Army JROTC in High school. Try looking for them at military supply stores for an idea on putting one together.
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« Reply #2 on: August 28, 2007 09:27:02 AM »

I don't think we have them in the UK!  Undecided
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« Reply #3 on: August 28, 2007 09:37:09 AM »

Oh I have one. Give me a while to locate it and can I can see about making a semplance of a pattern.
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« Reply #4 on: August 28, 2007 09:40:43 AM »

Oh that would be amazing! Thank you!  Cheesy
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« Reply #5 on: August 28, 2007 09:45:21 AM »

Oh that would be amazing! Thank you!  Cheesy

You're welcome but uhm Thank me when I find it. I have a lot of crafting stuff to go through in order to relocate it.  Roll Eyes


EDIT: Found it! It's not qute the same as the one in the pic but the pattern should be easily adjustable for that.
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« Reply #6 on: August 28, 2007 11:25:43 AM »

Folkwear pattern #135 has that cap-- change the fabric from civilian to military, and you're good to go.

http://www.folkwear.com/asian.html

BTW, it tickles me that your model is an officer!
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« Reply #7 on: August 28, 2007 02:23:24 PM »

It's called a garrison cap if that helps any.
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« Reply #8 on: August 28, 2007 02:49:36 PM »

I don't think we have them in the UK!  Undecided

Known as Army Surplus in the UK, but not all do vintage (this isn't a current UK army hat style).

Or if the pattern thing doesn't work out, search 'side hat' on ebay Smiley
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« Reply #9 on: September 02, 2007 10:37:14 PM »

I also need to make one of these for my girlfriend's halloween costume!
(I need to make it so that the khaki colour matches the khaki of the uniform I am making. If I buy it it won't match, and I'm to picky for that.)

I would also appreciate a pattern!
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