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PLEASE HELP: How do i, fashion student create a really huge brimed felt hat ?
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Hello everyone,i am a student from Germany and study fashion design. For one of my current courses, i want to create a look including a felt hat, inspired by the illustration u can see below. The…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by Sharon Panozzo Nov 14, 2018.

 

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Sharon Panozzo replied to Jacob's discussion PLEASE HELP: How do i, fashion student create a really huge brimed felt hat ?
"Oh, I though you wanted a 29" or more brim!  You should have no problem with making a felt brim 8" in size.  Sombreros are that size and I have made cowboy hats with that size brim.  You just need to have the right…"
Nov 14, 2018
Jacob replied to Jacob's discussion PLEASE HELP: How do i, fashion student create a really huge brimed felt hat ?
"Yes that’s right It’s quite extreme drawing. To be more precisely Im kinda looking for flat top fedora with a brim that is at least 20cm wide (8 in) maybe even wider. Would u still suggest a wire frame for that as well.  And thank u…"
Nov 13, 2018
Sharon Panozzo replied to Jacob's discussion PLEASE HELP: How do i, fashion student create a really huge brimed felt hat ?
"First, this is a drawing that is exaggerated so getting those proportions would be very difficult and almost impossible to wear.  The only thing I can suggest it to make a wire frame for the felt to sit on and then sew it down.  Good luck."
Nov 12, 2018
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PLEASE HELP: How do i, fashion student create a really huge brimed felt hat ?

Hello everyone,i am a student from Germany and study fashion design. For one of my current courses, i want to create a look including a felt hat, inspired by the illustration u can see below. The small Problem is i have none and my Professor only limited Knowledge of hatmaking, luckily my University has quite a lot of equipment for it.Now to the question or rather problem, how do i get a really huge and oversized felt brim stiff enough ?Would be a normal stiffner like shellack or something…See More
Nov 12, 2018

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