You will need
- - wooden blank;
- - fetr;
- - special adhesive;
- - pins;
- - needles;
- - small nails;
For the manufacture of felt hats there is a certain technology. Adhering to it, you their hands will figure out a headpiece, which is not more than none.
First, you need to prepare the hat blank. The easiest way to order a master patternmaker who is engaged in wooden pads. He will make the right measurements, and after a while you will receive the finished Shoe. Usually they are made of lime tree wood, to make it easier to hammer the pins in the process.
For the manufacture of hats use a felt cap. Wet it well with cold water. Wait until it is completely soaked. It is better to use special adhesive for felt. If you manage to get it out, dissolve the powder in water, mix well and brush the entire underside with this solution, give a good soak. In this case, the future hat will have a more rigid form.
Then soak the prepared felt on the ferry. You'll be surprised how it will start to become more plastic.
When felt sufficiently softened, sprinkles it on the disc. Then quickly stretch it and enveloping movements of the mold the shape of the head.
At the end of the moulding hats go to her fields. To do this, hold the edge, and in the place where your hat will go in the field. This region is called a line prisada and fits your head circumference. Next, tie a bandage or cord disc with felt on the line prisada. And that he did not slip, attach small nails or thick needles.
Top hats fixed, go to the fields. During which time they dry, so hold it over steam its design. After steaming, pull the felt for the fields and nail studs to the pre-prepared Board. Don't try to achieve perfectly round fields, just pull with a small margin.
After that, leave the harvesting to dry. Then check the boxes of the desired diameter and remove the hat blanks. Neatly align them on the planned line. All the hat blank is finished.
Decorate the hat and decorate according to your taste.
Advice 2 : How to decorate a straw hat
It is not far off the beach season. And in the summer in the midst of a Sunny day a hat is just necessary for each of us. But what you can decorate an ordinary straw or wicker hat? Options there are many.
Perhaps the simplest and most common way is to decorate the hat with flower. You can buy artificial flower or make it yourself from fabric. To make the flower removable, attach to the back of the pin brooch.
The second way "asked for it" Sam - to decorate the hat with a brooch. The smaller the pin, the higher its need to attach to it would not close a brimmed hat.
Another way is to decorate the hat with ribbon, braid or lace. The tape is held, you need to sew its threads. Ribbon you can tie a beautiful bow.
Unexpected way to decorate a hat band. If the belt is long, wrap it several times around the hat.
Also the hat can be decorated with decorative cord or thick colored thread. Twist them or braid pigtail. Tie around the hat. In several places in the sew thread.
The decoration of the hat with beads. There is a small condition - the beads should be of appropriate length. Or, if you do not pity them, and you can adjust the length by increasing or decreasing the number of beads.
Even straw or woven hat can be decorated with veil and feathers. For veils head tulle, gather it on a string and attach to the hat with feathers.
The decoration with a scarf. Take a light scarf or handkerchief, fold it and wrap my hat. The ends of the scarf tie in the back.
And the last method is the decoration of the embroidery floss. Make decorative stitches along the edge and the middle of the hat contrasting thread. Drawing can come up with themselves.
You can combine several options for decorating hats. For example, a ribbon and a brooch or a cord and a flower.