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NEW!! You can now have each design made into an uncovered hat frame ready for you to complete with your own finery. These 2 ply buckram frames are the best there is available and at the best price on the net. Only $35! Place your order today

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Now you can make and wear the hat that you have always wanted -

That cute little Victorian hat that is uniquely you!

These new patterns and kits for buckram frame hats make
hat making easier than ever! Complete with comprehensive instructions

Kits have everything you need all in one package.
You add the fashion fabric covering and glue or your choice! That's all!

Saves your time and money.
Eliminates searching for all the right materials enabling you to spend your time making hats!

We all know how expensive it can be to purchase a completed hat and you still may not end up with the hat that you want! Solution: Make your own!

Patterns and Kits are available in many styles.
Kits include:
Pattern on 2 ply buckram frame (with pre-punched stitching holes), millinery wire, pattern for cover, comprehensive instructions, curved & straight needles, millinery thread, glue brushes, and bias tape. Note: Safety glasses are recommended when working with millinery wire.

Patterns are designed for 2 ply buckram and 19AWG millinery wire. Available in all styles.

All buckram frame hat styles are available as a Kit or Pattern.

Hats are shown here as bare frames ready to be covered.
Most brims are shown as flat, however, all of them can be curved.

Hats are dated according to the fashion plate from
which they are modeled but may be used for other periods.

Note: Safety glasses are highly recommended when working with millinery wire.

New Styles coming soon! Check back frequently!

View Sample Instructions Here. See How Easy It Is To Make Your Own Hat

Pattern Order #: Dianne
Pattern Price: $10.95

Kit Order # : Dianne
Kit Price:
$35.00

Note: Safety glasses are highly recommended when working with millinery wire.

Crown Height: 1.375 inches side - 2.5 front
Crown Circumference at base: 23 inches
Brim Width:
2.25 inches frnt & bck - 1.375 sides
Overall brim length front to back:
12.25inches
Brim Circumference: 34.25inches
Total Length of Wire Req'd: 84 inches

 

Kit Order # : Audrey
Kit Price:
$35.00

Note: Safety glasses are highly recommended when working with millinery wire.

Specifications:

Crown Height: 3.125 inches
Crown Circumference at base: 21 inches
Brim Width:
3.5 inches & 5 inches
Overall brim length front to back:
14 inches
Brim Circumference: 47 inches
Total Length of Wire Req'd:96 inches

Kit Order # : Beth
Kit Price:
$35.00

Specifications:

Crown Height: 3.125 inches side - 2.25 frnt
Crown Circumference at base: 23 inches
Brim Width:
3.75 inches
Overall brim length front to back:
12.25 inches
Brim Circumference: 34.5 inches
Total Length of Wire Req'd: 84 inches

Kit Order # : Josie
Kit Price:
$35.00

Specifications:

Crown Height: 2.75 inches
Crown Circumference at base: 23.5 inches
Brim Width:
2.625 inches
Overall brim length front to back:
N/A inches
Brim Circumference: 43.25 inches
Total Length of Wire Req'd: 56 inches

Kit Order # : Sara
Kit Price:
$35.00

Specifications:

Crown Height: 3.125 inches side - 4.25 frnt
Crown Circumference at base: 24 inches

Brim Width:
2.5 inches side - 2 frnt & bck
Overall brim length front to back:
12 inches
Brim Circumference:39 inches
Total Length of Wire Req'd: 84 inches

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1890's Top Hat - Ladies - Smaller and higher Crown. Sits higher atop the head than the Sally.



Pattern Order #: BETSY

Pattern Price: $10.95



Kit Order # : BETSY

Kit Price: $35.00
Note: Safety glasses are highly recommended when working with millinery wire.

Specifications:



Crown Height: 4 inches

Crown Circumference at base: 19.25 inches

Brim Width: 2.625 inches

Overall brim length front to back: 11.75 inches

Brim Circumference: 35.5 inches

Total Length of Wire Req'd: 74 inches

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1870s - Ladies - Conical crown with tilted brim front and back. Sits tilted forward on head. Brim is larger in front than back.

Pattern Order #: Dale Lynn
Pattern Price: $10.95

Kit Order # : Dale Lynn
Kit Price: $35.00

Note: Safety glasses are highly recommended when working with millinery wire
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Completed Frame (new!): $60.00

Specifications: Crown Height: 3.75 inches front & back , 2.5 sides Brim Width: 2.25 inches back, 2.75 inches front Overall brim length front to back: 13 inches Brim Circumference: 37 inches Total Length of Wire Req'd: 82 inches

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1880's - Ladies - Large brim, conical crown. Crown is shaped so that it tilts the brim down in front and back slightly. Brim is larger in front than back.


Pattern Order #: Julie Pattern
Pattern Price: $10.95

Kit Order # : Julie Kit
Kit Price: $35.00
 
Note: Safety glasses are highly recommended when working with millinery wire.

Completed Frame (new!): $60.00
Specifications:

Crown Height: 2.75 inches
Brim Width: 2.75 inches back, 3.75 inches front
Overall brim length front to back: 14 inches
Brim Circumference: 44 inches
Total Length of Wire Req'd: 86 inches

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1862 - Ladies Bonnet -

Pattern Order #: Olivia Pattern
Pattern Price: $10.95

Kit Order # : Olivia Kit
Kit Price: $35.00
Note: Safety glasses are highly recommended when working with millinery wire.

Completed Frame (new!): $60.00
Specifications:

Crown Height: 4.5 inches front, 3.25 back
Brim Width: 5 inches front
Overall brim length front to back: 14 inches
Brim Circumference: 33 inches
Total Length of Wire Req'd: 79 inches

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1884 - Ladies - High, Cone shaped crown. Brim is smaller in front than in back.

Pattern Order #: Cathy
Pattern Price: $10.95

Kit Order # : Cathy
Kit Price: $35.00
Note: Safety glasses are highly recommended when working with millinery wire.

Completed Frame (new!): $60.00

Specifications:

Crown Height: 4.5 inches
Crown Circumference at base: 21.15
Brim Width: 2 inches back, 3.75 inches front
Overall brim length front to back: 13 inches
Brim Circumference: 39.75 inches
Total Length of Wire Req'd: 80 inches

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1892 - Ladies - Crown is slightly higher in front than in back. Brim is larger in front than back. Very cute when brim is curved upward.

Pattern Order #: Jan
Pattern Price: $10.95

Kit Order # : Jan
Kit Price: $35.00
 
Specifications:

Crown Height: 1 7/8 inches back, 2 1/8 front
Brim Width: 2.5 inches back, 4.75 inches front
Overall brim length front to back: 14 inches
Brim Circumference: 44 inches
Total Length of Wire Req'd: 88 inches

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1886 - Ladies - Small hat - sits atop the head. Brim tilts up in front and back. From Bloomingdale 1886 Catalog, The Katie.

Pattern Order #: Katie Pattern
Pattern Price: $10.95

Kit Order # : Katie Kit
Kit Price: $35.00
Specifications:

Crown Height: 4.25 inches sides
Brim Width: 2 inches back, 3.5 inches front
Overall brim length front to back: 12 inches
Brim Circumference: 37 inches
Total Length of Wire Req'd: 76 inches

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1860's Riding Hat - Ladies - crown is wider and lower profile than the Betsy. Sits lower on the head. Pattern comes with two brim widths, 2.5" or 3".

Pattern Order #: Sally Pattern
Pattern Price: $10.95

Kit Order # : Sally Kit SPECIFY BRIM WIDTH 2.5" or 3"
Kit Price: $35.00
Specifications:
Crown Height: 3.625 front & back
Brim Width: 2.5 inches or 3 inches
Overall brim length front to back: 13" (2.5") Brim Circumference: 39.5 inches (2.5")
Total Length of Wire Req'd: 90 inches (2.5")

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