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Panniers or side hoops are women's undergarments worn in the 17th and 18th centuries to...
Pattern for the top hat is good. The directions are fine, however I didn't really follow them as written. I have made a couple of other AG hats and they turned out well. This is what I do for a lined hat. Basically you put together two hats - the lining "hat" and the hat, place right sides together and sew around but leave a gap to turn right side out, turn right side out, push your lining to the inside of the hat, and sew close to the rim of your hat to close the gap that was left open. Much, much easier than trying to sew inside the hat to close the lining and gives a nicer appearance, I think. Also, as with many patterns, it is much better if the designers would use drawings instead of pictures to explain the steps in sewing the pattern.
Made the jumper (in wool) and the hat in heavy cotton plaid. Hat instructions were a bit confusing at first but the hat turned out beautifully. The jumper also looks great.
I have purchased quite a few patterns from Pixie Faire recently. I love the designs. The instructions are easy to follow. The price is most reasonable and instant delivery - how can you beat that!
I have only made the hat so far. I thought there should have been more information regarding interfacing. I used Decor Bond for most of the Top Hat pieces, and I wonder why the liner of the top hat didn't fit the hat? Or, were the dirtections not clear about the hat band, because from the pictures, the hat band was an *extension* and added to the height of the hat, and so the liner was shorter then the hat. Having said all of that, I can make good use of the pattern by changing parts (height, width of brim) to make different hats.