Type of item: Clothing
Style: Eco-Friendly, Hipster, Cute, Retro / Vintage, Classic, Whimsical, Mod
Various wool-blend suit pieces, interfacing, 1 covered button kit, a bleach bottle (rinsed and pressed), thread.
What was your inspiration?
My son loves vintage style, clothing, comics, games - you name it! This hat was inspired by all the thrifted wool-blend suits you can find for a few dollars at the thrift store and my son's own sartorial leanings. (I also made his hoodie and coat!)
What are you most proud of?
I love the fit - Nels' head is 21" and the hat fits this size perfectly with a little room to grow.
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
Be careful hat-sewing... the slightest deviation can result in a too-small or too-large result. When looking for a pattern, see if you can find one with elastic play in the hatband, if you don't mind the small style-sacrifice.