Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Dora the Fedora

May I introduce to you .... Miss Dora the stylish Fedora ....



Hat Block only used for photographic purposes ..... (cleverly) not required for construction ...



I tested this pattern for Nikki.


I'm sure it won't be called Dora - but the name has stuck for me.

This is a challenging project - especially in denim....

But, as usual, Nikki's instructions are meticulous .... and I am still in awe at the intricacies in her pattern making because there are so many subtle design considerations ... she's certainly one clever patootie!

10 comments:

  1. a seriously nice hat. Are you selling these?

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  2. Fab result, Gay. I wish I had such great results with Blogger accepting my comments. This is attempt number 4.... wish me luck!

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  3. Very stylish hat! Looks most effective in the denim.

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  4. Thanks for commenting on my blog. I love the fedora!!!

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  5. that looks fantastic, think i would be too scared to make a hat like this, although nikki's patterns are fab :-)

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  6. Wow! It looks like you've done a brilliant job on a complex piece. Nice work!! :-)

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  7. Hi Gay

    The hat looks fantastic. I love the denim. By the way, I'm the "new girl" in Nikki's Office. Am looking forward to meeting you soon :).
    Regards Ann Marie

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  8. The hat looks awesome! I think it looks fab in the denim.

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