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I love things that transport me to another time and place, whether they are stories, pictures, songs, objects or things to wear. Hats have a peculiar ability to do this and to express something of a ...

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Kimberly - 1960's Bucket Cloche Hat

from Elsewhen Millinery
(9) Name: 'Sewing : Kimberly - 1960's Bucket Cloche Hat
Kimberly - 1960's Bucket Cloche Hat
Kimberly - 1960's Bucket Cloche Hat
Kimberly - 1960's Bucket Cloche Hat
Kimberly - 1960's Bucket Cloche Hat
Kimberly - 1960's Bucket Cloche Hat

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • seams
  • basting
  • interfacing

Pattern Description:

This beautiful 1960s/modern style cloche hat is now an exciting sewing project. This PDF file is instantly downloadable and can be printed on 8.5"x11" letter sized paper or A4 paper. The pattern contains detailed illustrations of each step of the project and is complete with sewing tips, notions required, fabric recommendations, size measurement instructions and sewing terminology. The sewing and millinery techniques in this pattern will be useful for future sewing projects and your overall understanding of hat construction.

FABRIC: Pattern includes instructions for achieving the right thickness with different types of fabric.

This hat is an original design by Wendy Talen of Elsewhen Millinery. This pattern and all photographs and illustrations in this pattern were also produced by Elsewhen and are for the exclusive use of this shop. In purchasing the pattern, you have permission to use the pattern for personal use. You may not, however, copy, sell, distribute or reproduce this pattern in part or in whole without expressed consent. Any items made from this pattern and sold should contain recognition of Elsewhen Millinery as the designer in labeling or item descriptions.

Tags: 1960s, 1960's, modern, bucket, cloche, hat, linen, summer, sun, A4

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 20"-24" measuring around the head above the ears


  • 1 yard hat fabric (thin fabric like linen for summer hats or thicker fabric for winter hats)
  • 1/4 yard lining fabric (cotton, taffeta, etc)
  • 1/4 yard interlining (for summer hats with thin linen fabric)
  • 1/4 yard canvas for thin summer hats
  • 1.5 yards of millinery wire (available on Etsy)

You Will Also Need:

  • Thread to match hat fabric
  • Pins
  • Measuring tape
  • Iron