A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Join us for fun, contests and discussions on Craftster's Facebook page!
Total Members: 315,044
Currently Running With Scissors:
242 Guests and 11 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop

Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Pink and Green Mini Pill Box Hat / Fascinator.  (Read 6983 times)
Tags for this thread: fascinator , vintage_fabric , flower , veil  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit
« 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.

Action shot:

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!
« Last Edit: October 05, 2008 08:12:06 AM by roonwit » THIS ROCKS   Logged

Deep down I'm pretty superficial - Ava Gardner
« Reply #1 on: October 05, 2008 08:12:00 AM »

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

Thank you Smiley

Deep down I'm pretty superficial - Ava Gardner
« Reply #3 on: October 12, 2008 06:12:21 PM »

its so cute! i luv the flower! Cheesy

Insert witty remark here
Offline Offline

Posts: 369
Joined: 10-Feb-2008

Also answers to Leroy...long story

View Profile
« 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!
Offline Offline

Posts: 513
Joined: 28-Jan-2010

only way to craft, with a great dane in your lap

View Profile
« 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!
« 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.

"Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass... it is about learning to dance in the rain."
« 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

Deep down I'm pretty superficial - Ava Gardner
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Jump to:  

only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search

Latest Blog Articles
Tute Tuesday: Altered Journal Page
Magic and Luck
Meatless Monday: Vegetarian Pasta Sauce

Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...

Follow Craftster...

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2018, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.