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Felted Cloche Hat

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Felted Cloche Hat taught by Kate Koprowski

Wondering how to complete your favorite chilly weather ensemble? A handmade felted wool hat of course! You'll fall in love with the classic shape of this fetching, vintage-inspired hat. Its ...

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Category Other
Style Mod, Retro / Vintage, Eco-Friendly
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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Don't be a afraid of getting wet and soapy!

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I looked at the hatshapers site and there are 2 cloche shapers: the bell cloche and the flanged brim cloche. Which is used for the class?

01/16/2012 Flag

I find your work just fasinating. I posted your work on my wall facebook. love it!!!

01/29/2012 Flag

Thanks so much Kathy!

01/29/2012 Flag

Is the flanged brim cloche ok for a 1st hat? I have done some felting, but nothing like this. The flanged version is by far my favorite.

11/12/2012 Flag

Yeah, it is not much differnt from the regular cloche - I say go for it!

11/13/2012 Flag

I have never work with this material is this a good class to begin with?

12/05/2012 Flag

Yes, and actually when I was a brand new wet felter it is where I started out. The tutorial is very straight foward and easy to follow with lots of instructive pictures. But be carful working with wool can become addactive!

12/05/2012 Flag

Love all of your felted projects!!! I did some nuno felting several years ago and loved doing it and loved the finished result. Wisb I had the time to try wet felting a hat on a form. I LOVE hats. Perhaps this summer will be the time for felting...................

03/22/2013 Flag