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« on: May 07, 2011 11:34:14 AM »

Does anyone have info about sewing/making hats, not crocheted?  I've got a Butterick pattern, but it does look rather complex for the hat requiring wire.  The wire must be to hold things in place.  I'm thinking about trying without the wire, just to see.  It seems like the instructions say to sew around the wire, using a button stitch.

I recently tried on a hat that was really heavy.  Upon inspection, I realized that the hat was surrounded with wire.  This hat wire must have been exceptionally heavy.

I bought a cream, sparkly hat last week -- sort of a derby like hat, though it does have an official name.  I added trim to match my outfit, a sparkly pin and a turkey feather.  I got multiple compliments at a reception.  I just pinned the trim and laid it around my hat and it stayed great.  I considered using my sewing machine to connect the trim, but i think the sparklies would have caused problems with a needle or something.  The hat did have some lace trim, but it was same color as the hat and didn't show up at all.  This trim had a little pocket like thing which held the feather.

Sewing together the crown and the brim of the hats looks similar to sewing bottoms of purses.

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« Reply #1 on: May 07, 2011 12:10:48 PM »

There are tons of hat tutorials here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=355868.0
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« Reply #2 on: May 08, 2011 08:42:04 PM »

thanks for the hat tutorial list.   I tried and tried to locate a list like this.  I searched the entire craftster list and did not come up this list.  I just typed in hats, so maybe I should have added:  tuts.  Anyway, thank you very much.
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