Tuesday, June 23, 2015

How to Make Samantha's Fancy Hat - Week 4

  • Stiff cardboard
  • Felt, any color - or - strips of lace
  • Glue
  • Flowers
  • Ribbons
  • Rick rack
  1. Cut a circle 6" - 8" in diameter
  2. Draw a 3"-3.5" dia. circle in the center.
  3. Cut the inner circle out.
  4. Begin wrapping the cardboard in lace or cut strips of felt by inserting through the inner circle, wrapping and repeating back around.
  5. Glue the end to secure.
  6. Decorate the top of the brim with flowers and ribbons.
  7. Optional - trim the outer edge in rick rack 



  1. Do you still have your pleasant company Samantha?

    1. No, her eye stem was damaged due to age and her wig began pulling away. I sold her to someone as parts only.