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Topic: Big headed people need hats too -- My 1st attempt at a handmade x-mas  (Read 1612 times)
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« on: November 21, 2008 02:28:48 PM »

I've decided that this year I'm going to try and make as many Christmas presents as possible. Here is the first one that I've finished so far. It's a hat for my mom! She's going on vacation in the new year and has a hard time finding hats that fit because she has a pretty big head. Umm, I figure that I'm allowed to make fun of it because I also have a big head haha. I used Amy Butler's Sky Hat pattern. It was really easy to follow and took about 3 hours to finish. Fingers crossed that it fits and she likes it Smiley

Halfway through the sewing process I ended up adding a layer of heavy interfacing to the brim of the hat because I thought that is was a bit too floppy.

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If you are curious, here is what the pattern looks like on a real head!




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Asterik
« Reply #1 on: November 21, 2008 03:08:17 PM »

That looks so adorable! And I'm not one to swoon over accessories. X3 Was this handsewn?

Anyway, as another big-headed person, I say 'rock on'!
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maguro
« Reply #2 on: November 21, 2008 03:10:27 PM »

what a beautiful hat! your mom will be thrilled (i know because my mom would be if i made that for her!). I especially love the fabric you chose. it looks very professionally made, good work! Grin
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xangomommy
« Reply #3 on: November 21, 2008 04:58:48 PM »

That looks like a great hat!
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Eve L
« Reply #4 on: November 21, 2008 07:18:31 PM »

Looks great with the fabric.
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grenouille78
« Reply #5 on: November 21, 2008 11:13:00 PM »

That's a good looking hat! And good job you at trying for a handmade Christmas. I made gifts for all my nephews and nieces, but ran out of steam for everyone else. haha
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zuliblu
« Reply #6 on: November 22, 2008 01:05:26 AM »

Very cute Cheesy  I have to agree that having a big head sucks when finding hats.  I received the most adorable hat in a swap and it doesn't fit, it's not like I can go on a diet for my head either Huh
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« Reply #7 on: November 22, 2008 02:46:40 AM »

Ah great, it looks like it was bought in a shop.  Good work!  I don't have the balls to try and make a hat, besides, my head turns into an egg when I try on hats.  Yikes...
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