Saturday, April 19, 2014

Party hat progress (WIP)

Made a prototype for the hat...

Years ago, I made a bleuette hat with pom poms very similar.

The hat design -- will be a 2 piece with strap -- similar to the ones kids have but sturdier.  I remember making one for a friend's daughter's first birthday.  I used a boa for the trim.  Cute.

This one I envision with cellophane trim...  I was thinking one with ruffles/antique lace might be cute

These babies take a Looonnng time.  There is actually a lot of hand work.   I joined a birthday swap and I want to be able to make these for everyone in the group -- it'll be a challenge for me.

After several iterations, I've decided for the small hats --

My final iteration:


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