Posts Tagged ‘garrison hat’

Here is a free pattern for the mini garrison hat that I recently posted. The pattern isn’t for a miniature hat, but you can scale it to be whatever size you want. click here to view the PDF –> garrisoncap

See more of the garrison hat that I made by viewing this post. 


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To go with the steampunk costume that I am working on, I have made myself a miniature garrison hat.

The hat is made out of a sturdy suiting material, and is lined for a flawless finish.

At its thickest, I had 10 layers of fabric going through the machine at once to achieve the strong brim. Thank goodness for upholstery needles!

The buttons were sewn on by hand. I don’t know where I got such cute buttons, but I have a couple left.  I’ll have to make more matching accessories.

Barely visible in this picture, there is a double-pronged silver hair clip sewn into the back of the hat to keep it firmly attached to my head. Because the hat is miniature, it does not stay on well without the assistance of a hair-clip. But I have no regrets about its size because I think it is adorable.

If you’re interested, you can find more about the leather posture collar featured in these pictures by visiting this post on leather-forming.

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