New Pattern Time! 1940′s Hats + How to Tie a Turban Video

Hello!

I just finished up another new pattern!  YAY!

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I’ve called this one the 1940′s Hat Wardrobe because that’s pretty much what it is!  It’s got all your basic 1940′s hats needs covered.

Perfect vintage hats to fit a variety of situations.  The beret and fedora look great with suits and separates.  The looped turban is dressy enough for dresses.  The wrapped turban is a great option for sportswear or for the WWII factory working gal.

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I made the beret out of a wool/rayon felt I bought at a local quilt shop.

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The fedora is also made from felt.  The decoration was my invention- the original pattern calls for just a simple tied ribbon.  Perhaps if you want a blog tutorial I’ll show you how to make this trimming.

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I made the looped turban from a vintage taffeta.  This one is super fun!

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The wrapped turban is perfect for the WWII Home Front!  I made mine from a reproduction quilting cotton with little kitty cats on it.

Thanks to Fat Quarters Quilt Shop for stocking such darling fabrics and great felts!

 If you think tying a turban is beyond your skills- it’s not!  They’re really simple, especially when you sew the base from the pattern.  Check out the video that I made that shows you how!

You can buy the mailed, printed pattern here, or if you’d rather print it yourself at home, you can buy the e-pattern here.

Happy Sewing!

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2 thoughts on “New Pattern Time! 1940′s Hats + How to Tie a Turban Video”

  1. What a beautiful pattern and beautiful hats. I particularly love the taffeta turban!! It reminds of a very similar hat that my grandmother always had hanging from a hat stand.

  2. These are so cool!! You have an obvious hat-head (looks good in any style ;) )
    I wish hats could make a proper come-back. I love them, but cannot help feeling slightly silly or overdressed wearing them. I usually ignore these feelings :)
    Thank you for another great pattern!

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