Vintage Valentine's Day Hat Tutorial: It’s been a while since I’ve done a tutorial, but I was feeling inspired by the upcoming “holiday” and the beauty of 1950s headpieces. So I combined those two things into a fun headband hat design that can be constructed in a couple hours!
✩ Things mentioned ✩
Pattern (see attachment at bottom of post): https://www.patreon.com/posts/33887423
Felt: You can buy polyester felt at any craft or fabric store. But I used the colors black & red from this shop – https://www.etsy.com/shop/BenzieDesign
Interfacing: Pellon 71F or 70W, I ordered mine here – https://www.joann.com/pellon-stabilizer-interfacing-by-the-yard/1261502.html#q=Pellon%2B71F&start=1
18 Gauge Wire: https://www.judithm.com/products/rayon-covered-wire-18-black-or-white (shown) https://www.homedepot.com/p/OOK-18-Gauge-x-100-ft-Galvanized-Steel-Wire-Rope-50131/100125749 (used)
Scissors (this is an affiliate link): https://amzn.to/3bo7p6f
Pinking shears (this is an affiliate link): https://amzn.to/38hAb6w
Chalk pens: https://www.joann.com/clover-chaco-liner-markers-choice-of-colors/1072990.html?utm_source=google&utm_medium=cpc&source=TIS-S&WT.srch=1&gclid=CjwKCAiA-P7xBRAvEiwAow-VaRaaAXzjqqiXU8H0B9EAKhafda_RC4i2y3BrO5wDE5hCWG5z7M_P_hoC1oEQAvD_BwE
Needles (this is an affiliate link): https://amzn.to/2Sza6ZQ
DMC embroidery floss – not available online.
Ribbon (this is an affiliate link): https://amzn.to/2SaQnkk
Blanket stitch diagrams:
Nail polish: https://www.cupcakepolish.com/products/mr-mint
Sorry for the weird strobing effect over some of the footage. I don’t know what happened there, hopefully it isn’t too noticeable!
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My name is Angela Clayton, I’m a twenty two year old self taught designer and seamstress who is currently living on Long Island, in NY.
Where is your dress form from? : I use three forms – a vintage WOLF form, a display form from Buystoreshelving.com, and a PGM form.
What is your table made out of? : My table has a surface of HOMASOTE which is a paper fiber board, soft enough to push pins into.
Where is your iron from? : I use this gravity feed iron (affiliate link) https://amzn.to/2NBtsyD
What sewing machine do you use? : You can hear all about my machines in this video!
Do you recommend any sewing books? : Yes! Read more about my library here.
What scissors do you use? : I have three main pairs
The multichrome ones are by Tula Pink (affiliate link): https://amzn.to/300eH9x
The silver ones are by Gingher (affiliate link) : https://amzn.to/2LrewQF
The gold ones were gifted to me by Whiteley : https://www.whiteley.co.uk/exo/
Author by: Angela Clayton