Do you want to make a Chanel-Style hat from Bouclé yourself? That's possible. A big advantage is that the fabric itself is difficult, but it is less difficult than it seems. You will be forgiven for wrong stitches; you don't see it.
And Bouclé also has a bit of stretch, so putting a border around the hat is easier than with non-stretch fabric.
More details and a photo tutorial in this blog:
Ambassadors and friends of the House, including Keira Knightley, Naomi Campbell, and Hio Miyazawa, came together at the V&A South Kensington in London to celebrate the legacy of Gabrielle Chanel on the occasion of the opening of the exhibition 'Gabrielle Chanel. Fashion Manifesto'. Following their visit, they shared their thoughts on this retrospective, which is the first of its kind to be presented in the United Kingdom.Having initially premiered in Paris in 2020, the exhibition, created in collaboration with the Palais Galliera, the Fashion Museum of the City of Paris, and with the support of CHANEL, is now open at the V&A South Kensington. It will remain on display there until February 25th, 2024.
A ladies hat is always a good idea. Or better said: it's always nice to have a hat, or a few hats, at home for special occasions. A wedding, garden party, business occasion or festival. a hat offers protection against the bright sun and completes an outfit.
This hat above is made of lace and felt. And silk on the inside, which is very comfortable to wear and does not ruin your hair. Can you make the hat yourself? Well, it is not a project for beginners, but with a little sewing experience and patience, it will certainly work.
The tutorial is in the dutch language, but the pictures will be enough to follow the step-by-step process.
In the realm of fashion history, few garments are as iconic and instantly recognizable as the ruff. This intricate and ornate collar, popularized during the Renaissance, has transcended centuries to remain a symbol of elegance and sophistication. While the ruff has evolved significantly over time, its timeless charm endures. In this blog post, we'll delve into the rich history of the ruff and explore the art of crafting one yourself.
For a detailed tutorial on creating your own ruff, be sure to visit this Dutch blog: DIY Molensteenkraag: How to Make a Ruff.
In the world of fashion design and sewing, the creation of sewing patterns is a crucial and intricate process. These patterns serve as the blueprint for crafting garments that fit well and exhibit the desired style. In this article, we will delve into the fascinating journey of how sewing patterns are meticulously crafted, from the initial design concept to the final publication. Whether you're an aspiring fashion designer, a passionate seamstress, or simply curious about the art of pattern-making, join us as we explore the steps involved in bringing a sewing pattern to life.