Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Home Sewing Tips from the 1920s - Trimming Down Last Season's Straw Hat

In this tip from Ruth Wyeth Spears and the 1920s, the focus is on altering last summer's straw hat for the new season. With artful use of scissors, some buckram, steam, and a new band of velvet or ribbon - and voila! A smartly shaped hat that is perfect for summer!

I think I have one or more straw hats in my closet - I do think I will try this! I'll let you know how it goes.

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