DESIGNING AND MAKING HATS AND HEADPIECES
The Crowood Press Ltd., Ramsbury, UK
Making hats for a daily outing, a special occasion, or a costume is an exciting and highly imaginative craft, with endless possibilities for creative flair and innovative design. This book leads readers through the process, explaining the materials, tools, and equipment, before introducing a variety of hat types. The author shares her ideas and advice so that you can achieve a professional finish and make a design that flatters the wearer and completes an outfit. With beautiful photographs and clear instructions this guide introduces stitching, shaping, and sewing techniques and advises on design, where to find inspiration, and how to fit a hat.