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Dawn & Gill

    40s  Napoleon Style Hat 

    Indulge yourself with a 1940s hat! An elegant retro vintage shaped hat, perfectly suited to include an optional feather trim. A simple hat which can be made fancy. Make it from from fabric, felt, straw or velvet, pile it high with with feathers, ribbons, bows, fruits, flowers or even beads. Pin on on with hatpins, and wear it at a jaunty, fun angle. A 1940s fabulous Make-do-and-mend wartime hat.

    Offered here as: Digital Download (how to print and assemble). This pattern is also available as a Paper Pattern.

    Size Guide

    Head size: 23” (58.42cm)

    Sewing Notions

    Matching thread.

    Fabric Amount Guide

    Head size: 23” (58.42cm)

    36” Material: 3/8 yd.
    54” Material: 3/8 yd.
    Lining 36”: 3/8 yd.
    Canvas 27”: ½ yd.
    or Scraps of Material.
    1” Petersham Ribbon, ¾ yd.
    Head size, 23” (58.4cm)
    1/8” seam allowance.

    Recommended Fabrics

    Velour, Flannel, Suiting, Tweed, Velveteen, Moire, Pique, Taffeta.

    This hat can be made out of a discarded coat, jacket, skirt or dress.
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    Skill Level


    What You Will Receive

    After purchase, you will receive an email with a link to simply download at home, formatted for both 8.5"x11" Letter and A4 printing. This digital download will print actual size, full scale pattern pieces.