Modern Pattern meets Vintage Fabric

by kellier

in Vintage Sewing


I had the idea for this project a few years ago when I acquired the remnants of wool tweed, c 1950′s, from a vast estate sale haul several years ago. Louise was a keen sewer who was very stylish and a hot tamale (lots of 50′s sheath dresses).

The fabric was washed and prepped and has been sitting ever since.

I love hats. A lot. This is a great basic pattern that easy and looks good as is. But if you google “cloche” like I did for ideas, the inspiration of beautiful hats and embellishments is endless. This pattern makes a great base foundation for wherever your style takes you.

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kellier November 6, 2013 at 1:07 pm

Here is a link to my review on PatternReview for more details.

http://sewing.patternreview.com/review/pattern/92564

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Jeanette November 7, 2013 at 1:00 pm

Love this! I love hats too, and this one is gorgeous.

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Jeannie Watt November 10, 2013 at 9:09 am

That hat is fabulous!

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