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Titanic 1912 hatsLynn McMasters shows you how to make three different styles of 1912 straw hats, just in time to go down with the ship in fabulous style!

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urbanseamstress
I'm totally in love with that black hat :D

Wonderful article -- it really makes me want to try my hand at creating something hat-related myself!

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elensari
Fabric covered
These are awesome, and I especially love the how-to for all the decorations. Is there a place to look for an idea on how to create the forms to do something similar in fabric?

Thanks!

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valarie
Wonderful! I'm going to be making a hat in two weeks.
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lynnmcmasters
covering straw
There is no reason not to cover the straw with fabric with the right mull. French fleece or the green dream batting I used in my Flared Mad Hatter article can be used as a base before adding fabric over straw. You would not have to cover the entire hat just the under brim is a good choice. Often large straw hats are lighter than buckram hats so starting with straw it is a good way to go. Lynn
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cathi
As always: Superbe!!!
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1missolivia
Fabulous! I have my inspiration now!

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