Advice 1: How to make a hat cylinder

The cylinder — European men's headdress, which is a high hat with a flat top. The cylinder is an integral part of the image of the aristocrat of the XIX century, magician or Hatter. Of course, you can buy a hat in the theater shop, but why not do it with your hands? Moreover, the process of making a simple cylinder, though consists of several stages.
The cylinder — European headdress traditionally associated with men
You will need
  • Cardboard, a bit of black cloth, PVA glue and scissors.
First you need to cut out of cardboard the bottom of the cylinder. Its diameter should be equal to the size of the head.
Then you need to cut the crown of the cylinder in the form of a rectangle. At the same long side of the rectangle must be equal to the circumference of the bottom of the cylinder. The height of the hat-cylinder you can choose at its discretion.
Now was the last part of the hat – field. Outer diameter field, you can choose at its own discretion, the main thing is not to get a hat-sombrero. Then in the center of the part you need to cut a hole the diameter of the bottom of the cylinder.
Carefully glue cut-out detail with black cloth. And then of suberites of the details hat. This internal cut fields need to slightly trim and glue back the crown with a finished bottom. "Seams" can be treated with cream or black marker.

Advice 2: How to make a hat

Many models of a variety of hats hat is the most elegant of their kind, emphasizing the feminine beauty and elegance. Hats come in both winter and summer – they make you more feminine and unusual, attracting the attention of men and women. Easy summer hat will protect you from the sun and will adorn your summer look and will become a perfect complement to the style. In this article we will tell you how to quickly and easily sew summer hat from strips of fabric, which keeps the shape of the head and allows you to create beautiful wave fields.
How to make a hat
Take the meter light tight cotton. The width of the piece of fabric should be 150 cm For sewing hats, you can buy ready-made the bias tape, but it is preferable to make a forward bake yourself.
Fold the square of fabric on the bias and cut the triangle into strips of 6 cm wide. Cut into strips, you'll notice that their edges are cut at an angle. Sew the strips need also on the bias, combining these cut-off corners.
You can simplify the stitching of the borders, cutting off the slant angles so that the edges of the strips become straight, and then stitch the strip in the usual way, combining their edges. After all strips are sewn, the folds zautyuzhte on the wrong side. The first 40 cm of the resulting bakey slightly stretch and zakruglenie in the process of autoimune to give the strip a rounded shape.
Slice bakey treat in a zigzag pattern and start to sew the hat. To do this, start to stitch the bias tape in a spiral, forming a thick flat circle. Gain turns the circle until you get a circle with a diameter of 17-18 cm
Pretrazivace spiral stripes to each other overlap. The flat circle is not twisted, make small tucks in the course of the piping. When the circle reaches the desired size, begin to narrow it down, matching the stripes in a spiral in the tube and without making tucks.
Tab strips at a width of about 10 cm, occasionally trying on the resulting billet. Staple the pipe start to expand your sewing, to the field, making all over bakey little pintucks for the expansion of the strip. The more pockets, the more wavy the edges. The end of the hem band so that it could not be seen.
The same principle of the tailoring of hats suitable for any tight of purchased braid. Experiment, decorate the finished bonnet with ribbons and flowers.
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