Victorian Hat Tutorial
Directions for Basic Hat with Lots of Style !
Please right click on the pattern above and save it to your computer.
It was printed on a 3 x 5 index card and should print actual size.
Okay, again, I will let the pictures do most of the talking!
The hat you will create from this tutorial will become the base
for all of the hats you will want to design.
It is a good foundation for almost any style.
With a few adaptations in the brim and crown this
hat can become a hat for any occasion.
Card Stock (un-lined index cards or paper plates work well for this)
Dyed Feathers (see previous tutorial)
Natural Dried Flowers
Mini Landscape bush material
Silk Ribbons (if desired)
Cold Porcelain Roses & Leaves (I made my own, and will have a tutorial on the technique soon)
Small pieces of natural fabric such as cottons, silks, taffeta, etc.
(if you are designing a hat to go with a dress be sure that they match or coordinate with the outfit.)
from thin cardstock.
Be sure to lightly transfer all markings.
slightly larger than the brim piece
ends and matching up the
marks on pattern. Let set to dry.
all over one side of brim.
Let this set up a bit to become even more tacky.
This is key here as we don’t want
the glue to go through the fabric.
how the hat will sit on
the doll’s hair style.
the glue and smooth out.
other side of brim.
It should look like this.