Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Tutorial: Straw Bonnet

The winners of the EGL Hair Accessory contest have been announced!  Congratulations to the winners.  

So here is my entry, broken up into 3 images.  Click on them to full veiw.


For a first attempt I am pretty happy with it.  I do want to make another if I can find another hat to take apart; and maybe play with the brim shape and how the crown sits on my head.  

4 comments:

  1. Thank you for this tutorial! I really love straw bonnets and have always wanted one! Maybe now I can make one! Anywhere online I might be able to find a hat to take apart?

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  2. I don't know if anyone cares but I've found a hat to take apart and I made a bonnet with it!
    Here is the link to buy the hat encase someone whats to try it out!
    http://shop.hobbylobby.com/store/item.aspx?ItemId=157186

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  3. Thank you so much! I'm so going to make one of these! Just because of this, I went around the house looking for an old straw hat. Luckily no one is going to wear the ones I'm going to use since it's falling apart!

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  4. This is beautiful! I would love to make one. I am currently sewing a dress from a 1840-50's pattern and this would be PERFECT with it. I can't quite read the instructions though. Can you help me out by supplying me with them? Thanks!

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