Friday, 24 February 2012

Chocolate Box Decorated Hat

I got a pretty box of chocolates for Christmas. So pretty in fact that I couldn't throw the ribbons and flowers away. Fortunately I had a plain black hat to jazz up.
I glued the ribbon around the hat first of all. Then I pulled the rose apart and sewed it onto the hat, one layer at a time to retain the fullness. Lastly I had a broken bracelet and I used a part of that to sew in the centre of the rose.

The morals of this tale are: never throw anything away; hats can never be too dramatic or glamorous.

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