Introduction: Felt Hats

Sarah and a couple other friends and I had a hatmaking party a couple weeks ago.  We bought hat blanks (that's a big, shallow cone made of wool felt) and formed them over head forms.  It was my first felt hat, and it came out pretty darn well for a first try, I have to say!  I love the feathers I found for it.  If I can get pix of the other hats I'll add those in too.

I'll make another in a bit, now that I have a sense of what I am doing, and I'll Instructablize it for sure.

(The color really didn't come out well, the hat is a fairly deep pumpkin color, not beige at all.  I really should use my good camera and not my iPhone.)

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JoeI2 (author)2015-10-03

Don't you love it when someone doesn't give enough information and won't answer questions.

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epitts2 (author)2014-01-21

can you post more on this?

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Marsh (author)2010-06-04

Where can we get the blanks? This would be a great project for the People Who REALLY Build Things!

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spazmanx11 (author)Marsh2010-06-06

i wanna know too! i lost my favorite hat, and cant find it anywhere in stores, so i want to make a new one.

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scoochmaroo (author)2010-06-04

Beautiful work on the inner hat band. Was it hard to sew in once you'd sized it? we should set up photo lab to take pics of them all.

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Kryptonite (author)2010-06-04

There you are rachel! Nice hat, I love it! I've promised a friend a hat similar to that of the Beauxbatons Academy of Magic, from Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.

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