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Tutorials

Making a Fascinator, Part 1

You can construct a simple fascinator using items around the house and from your local craft store. Here's how!


How to Adjust the Size of A Hat

Perhaps you got a nice hat for Christmas, but it doesn't quite fit. What can you do?


Tea Light Flower, Part 1

Dress up your outfit with a lighted flower! This is an easy project that uses hot glue (or you can use another adhesive good for plastic), and requires no soldering.


Tutorial: Lighted Scarf

Make a lighted scarf for the holidays or anytime!


Resources

A Word About Supply Sources

A few words on why I'm source agnostic.


Victorian Smoking Caps Book




Resources

Here are some resources that I've found useful in making hats and accessories.


Resources from the SoonerCon 2018 Presentation

At last! Resources from our SoonerCon panel on costume and prop lighting!



Techniques

Anatomy of a Hat Makeover

Turning an ugly hat into something a Dowager Countess might not sneer at.



Tools

The Care and Feeding of Steam Irons

How to care for steam irons.