Feathers Flights // Sewing Blog: Hat-Making Project #2


Hat-Making Project #2

 I have finished my second project! Yay! It's been a long, stressful project. It took a lot longer than I thought. Here are a couple pictures of the process. I used a wood block shaped like a head and shaped the stiff part inside and the fashion fabric. These are the pleats I was putting into the hat.
This is my brim with the stiff white part inside and the fashion fabric around it.
Brim inside detail
Completed hat!

It turned out so much better than I expected! I was complaining about it a lot while I was working on it, so my husband is happy that it's done too. I used the same fabric as my coat I made earlier this year. They look so good together!
I ended up putting pleats on boths sides to make the fabric fit the shape.
I'm pretty sure I'll be wearing this hat a lot!
I did a lace band to contrast with the style of the tweed. Do you like it?
I added a fun pleat that goes across the back of my head.
Surprise bright lining inside!


  1. i really like it, and it looks real cute on you.
    you should def be wearing it around

  2. Ooooh, so chic! I love it!

  3. what a pretty hat Heather! And it looks so good on you, plus a matching coat! You are a very talented young lady. =D

  4. This hat is amazing! It's simple yet oh so classy!

  5. Wow, Heather, it looks great! Thanks for showing me!!

  6. this is amazing!!!!! i have always wanted to take a hat making class!


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