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Topic: Pink and Green Mini Pill Box Hat / Fascinator.  (Read 4958 times)
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roonwit
« on: October 05, 2008 05:43:34 AM »

I'm the kind of person who needs a serious deadline to finish absolutely anything - hence being on here for a year and never posting. So my friend decides to get married: perfect (cos it's all about me, you know Wink )!
I bought an old dress from the '60s at a jumble sale that I loved the pattern of and tore it apart at the seams. I'm going to make a dress with the main part of it but for now the collar is the perfect size for a little pill box hat. I had an old flower hair band lying around and various bits of rusty wire, some sacking, kapok, thread and a curved needle later (it has to be curved); Ta daa!

And underneath, it has a proper comb and everything, though I didn't have time to line it.

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The merry widow veiling was hard to get hold of cos most shops only have black or white. I got this online. Would've liked a darker pink, but next time!
Oh, and the wedding was beautiful Grin
Thanks for looking - comments or criticism appreciated!
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KMOM13
« Reply #1 on: October 05, 2008 08:12:00 AM »

It turned out very cute!
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roonwit
« Reply #2 on: October 05, 2008 08:13:01 AM »

Thank you Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: October 12, 2008 06:12:21 PM »

its so cute! i luv the flower! Cheesy
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« Reply #4 on: October 13, 2008 07:11:52 AM »

That is a wicked cute hat!!  OMG!   Cheesy   Excellent work!  It makes me sad that I don't have the right shaped head for most hats, nor the right haircut.  Sad  Still, excellent EXCELLENT hat!
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« Reply #5 on: June 26, 2010 04:22:11 PM »

i love it great job thank you for posting a pic of the inside, im finishing one off for on of my besties (its a surprise) but i couldnt think of how she is going to attach it but now thanks to you i know how! although mine is taller i know the sulution! THANK YOU SO MUCH!
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bookrider
« Reply #6 on: February 26, 2012 05:03:13 PM »

Here we are four years and I'm enjoying your post.  Had you thought of using Ritz Dye to change the color of your veil?  You might like the results.
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« Reply #7 on: February 27, 2012 01:39:57 AM »

Thanks bookrider. That's a thought about the Ritz dye... I didn't realise it would work on artificial fibres, otherwise I might have given it a go Smiley
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