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« on: June 10, 2008 07:36:23 AM »

For ages, I've been working on and off on this glamourous turban style hat from a vintage pattern on the V&A website. It takes a lot longer than you'd imagine as there's so much fabric! Anyhow, I finished it the other day, and I love the result!! I have been told that it looks a bit like a towel though, which I kinda see, so my friend (who is an antiques dealer) is letting me choose one of the 1940's brooches that he sells. Very kind! I'm really excited Cheesy



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« Reply #1 on: June 10, 2008 07:43:49 AM »

Wow -so cool...! Love the pouty pic  Grin
The V&A has patterns...? Link please!!
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« Reply #2 on: June 10, 2008 07:51:53 AM »

Hehe, thanks! It's just such a fun hat!
I believe you can find it here!
http://www.vam.ac.uk/collections/fashion/features/knitting/1940s/index.html
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« Reply #3 on: June 10, 2008 07:59:32 AM »

Absolutely lovely ! And so wearable. You really look great with this turban. Thanks for the link. V&A is a dream.
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« Reply #4 on: June 10, 2008 08:07:43 AM »

oh my! that so works for you! awww, you pull it off so well. *jealous* very cute, very classy, very wearable. oh, and thanks for the link!
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« Reply #5 on: June 10, 2008 08:13:27 AM »

Aww that's amazing, really suits you Smiley thanks for the pattern link I was just about to ask!
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« Reply #6 on: June 10, 2008 08:52:04 AM »

That looks great on you!!! Thanks so much for the link. Some girls can look pretty even in a towel.  Wink
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« Reply #7 on: June 10, 2008 10:03:43 AM »

Looks great, looks like a fun knit!
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« Reply #8 on: June 10, 2008 10:11:53 AM »

I love-love-love this! I've been looking for a turban pattern myself and you've totally inspired me to get my butt moving on it ASAP. Hopefully I'll look as adorable as you!
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« Reply #9 on: June 10, 2008 11:18:25 AM »

Hehe, thankyou very much! I was surprised at how wearable this is, actually.
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