80 page booklet packed with color photos demonstrates how to achieve 4 styles of 18th century hat using a basic round placemat. Whether you are an expert milliner or have never made a hat, there are tips and techniques for everyone. All hat photos shown are made from placemats with these techniques.
**INCLUDES ADDED BONUS TUTORIAL OF PEAKED CROWN HAT, SNEAK PEEK OF VOL. 2**
Book walks user through the process step-by-step with close-ups and before/after photos. Information can be applied to create hats of other eras. Detailed directions are given for:
-Basic crownless style
-Soft crown style
-Buckram crown (2 styles)
-Draping/making your own buckram crown
-Patterning/making your own buckram crown
-Patterning/making a soft crown
-Patterning/making a bandeau
-Supply list and web links
Book is a pdf available for immediate download and can be printed at home on a regular printer/letter-sized paper.
*Patterns are for personal use only. Your purchase supports an independent designer/vendor/artist. Sure, you could copy this and send it to your friends, but you'd be stealing from me. I spent hours and hours creating this by hand, with a pen and paper. It's only 14 dollars. Please don't steal from me.*