With Valentines Day less than 24 hours away, tis the season for another look at the Sweetheart Brimmed Winter Hat prototype. Are you in love yet?
This was the flat pattern prototype for the hat featuring a hand built wired buckram frame, padding, a wool covering and black piping with satin ribbon details. As you can see in the close up, my cat has left her mark on it...
The real hats will feature a slightly deeper crown and will be constructed from wool felt with a grosgrain inner band and either a grosgrain or satin ribbon detail (I can't decide which yet).
They will not be edged in piping. I'm not sure if they will be edged with anything yet!
I love wool hats and am excited to begin making them but because I am vegan I want to find a certified cruelty free source of the supplies I need. I'll be researching how to make that possible in the next few weeks so we all can enjoy beautiful warm wool felt hats without hurting sheep!
Lets hope I can turn out a few of these before winter ends!