Posts Tagged ‘new hat experiment’

Soft rolled edges

18 november 2019

Working with Sinamay is a challange.

I need to practice my rolling skill some more. It took me hours before I managed to achieve a soft rolled edge without any sharp and broken lines. Next time I will start with a circle not a square. I will ad +1 cm for roll edge to the circles circuit before cutting having less surplus material and even edges to start with might make rolling easier. Hmmm

Ocean Blue Sinamay …

16 november 2019

… on the table waiting to be cut.

Good evening

16 november 2019

Up-cycling was the given word.

 Today  I have been exploring how best to wear a lampshade.

Brodera mera

12 september 2019

Fniss fniss
Lite broderat lav på hatten gör i alla fall mig glad.

Fram med det fina sidenet och den prima vintage tyllen här skall det experimenteras med franska knutar o klumpsöm. Just nu ser du bara insidan av den lilla fashinatorn men snart så…

Working with

10 september 2019

… sinamay is difficult.

This my second attempt with freehand sculpting a sinamay facinator. I definitely need to practice more and learn how I can keep the material in shape while steaming the areas I work with. It is so frustrating to see  a beautiful shape flatten out just like that.

It looks better on a head with hair than on my pantihose covered face and head block.
I will make new fashinator and try some other shape.


Good morning, a …

09 september 2019

… outer space Vibe came upon me this morning
when workning with a new Sinamay hat.

Strange things cooking

08 september 2019

… in our kitchen

Spackel head

06 september 2019

Me, sidetracked?

Just testing od materials for my new hat
Snickerispackel på hattstomme av tarlatan