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How to make a buckram mini top hat


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Skills Needed

  • Hand Sewing

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There is a youtube video of this project is at: Just copy and paste into your browser to view This is one of the few patterns that uses real millinery materials including buckram and wire. There are no cardboard or plastic cups here! This is for someone who wants the challenge of creating a hat using traditional millinery materials and techniques and creating a fabulous, professional mini top hat. With over 24 detailed and photographed pages, the book explains every step of the way in detail. I am a professional milliner myself and created this pattern for my clients who wanted a jaunty little hat. If you have any questions, you're welcome to email me at I also sell kits and supplies on my etsy site : BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY tracing,cutting,hand sewing,patience SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS 5" tall and 8" long brim. One size fits all

Supplies Needed

  • wire,wire cutters,buckram,scissors,velvet,grosgrain,veil,button,hat elastic,bric a braq
  • iron on glue
  • needle,thread

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Hatheads School of Millinery
Hatheads School of Millinery
I am a milliner by night and a mother by day with a 5 year old son who keeps me very busy. I have been in the millinery industry for over 15 years and have developed many patterns. The cut and sew silk hat has been very successfuI as a pattern as has the ever popular mini top hat. My patterns are created by me and tested for accuracy . I hope to continue creating unique and interesting hat patterns for you to discover.