1787 Silly Hat, 1787ish round gown, 18th century, projects

Too Subtle?

I didn’t know I was going to make some silly headwear to wear with my 1785ish round gown, until I ran into this silk gauze with tiny gold stripes at Stone Mountain & Daughter!  Oops!  I basically cut a giant circle and gathered it in two places, attached a bunch of vintage green rayon moire ribbon, and some feathers and a vintage rhinestone pin that belonged to my grandmother.  I may need to put some flowers on there somewhere, too!

My husband says that this is the soundtrack for this hat.

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8 Comments

  • Reply Clare S June 22, 2011 at 1:19 pm

    Oh yes, far far too subtle!!! Hahaha – love the poofiness, it’s awesome! I definitely think it could take some flowers, though ;)

  • Reply American Duchess June 22, 2011 at 1:26 pm

    Leonard would approve.

  • Reply Melissa June 22, 2011 at 4:19 pm

    Too awesome for words!!

  • Reply hallie June 22, 2011 at 5:26 pm

    Kendra.. needs more height… spiky feathers as in the fashion prints?

  • Reply Jenny-Rose June 22, 2011 at 7:35 pm

    I am completely in love!! You are my hero.

  • Reply Kate in England June 23, 2011 at 4:27 am

    BWAHAHAHAHAHAH – that soundtrack is hilarious!

  • Reply Val LaBore June 27, 2011 at 3:01 pm

    I’ve always hoped to see one of these in real life. Awesome.

  • Reply Aubry June 28, 2011 at 5:50 pm

    That is so utterly fabulous!

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