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  • Front and back views of three women wearing different hats. View A is a hat with a wide ribbon band and bow. View B has two variations, both open-crown bonnets, one with flowers across the front and the other with a large ribbon bow.
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      Dawn & Gill

        40s Victorian Headwear

        Set of Hats: Three Styles. The charming flattering bonnet type hat in three versions. (A) Head-fitting off-the-face hat trimmed with a wide ribbon band and bow. (B) Open-crown bonnet with flowers across the front. (B) Open-crown bonnet with a smart large ribbon bow.

        Offered here as: Paper Pattern or the Original Pattern. This pattern is also available as a PDF download.

        Size Guide

        Head Measure: 21” (53cm)

        Sewing Notions

        View A, About 7/8 yd. ½” Bias Binding and About 7/8 yd. Milliner’s Wire. Views A & BI, About 1 ½ yds. ½” Bias Binding and about 1 ½ yds. Milliner’s Wire. View B, 4 Purchased Flowers.

        Fabric Amount Guide

        Yardage for
        Head Measure: 21” (53cm)

        View A
        All Fabric:
        35” – 39”, ½ yd.
        54”, ¼ yd.
        35”, ¼ yd.
        Ribbon for Trim:
        6”, 1 7/8 yds.

        View B and B1
        All Fabrics:
        35”, 2/4 yd.
        39”, 5/8 yd.
        35”, ½ yd.
        Ribbon for Inside Band:
        ½”, ¾ yd.
        View B
        Ribbon for trim:
        2”, 1 1/8 yds.
        View B1
        Ribbon for Trim:
        3”, 2 ½ yds.

        Some common imperial to metric fabric conversions:

        35" (89 cm) , 36" (91.5 cm), 39" (99.1 cm), 44"
        (111.8 cm), 45" (114.3 cm), 1 yd. (91.5 cm)

        1” (25.4 mm), 3/4” (19 mm), 3/8” (9.6 mm), 1/2” (12.7 mm), 1/4 “ (6.4 mm)

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        What You Will Receive

        If you select a Paper Pattern, you will receive a true to scale reproduction sewing pattern printed on A0 premium paper, along with instructions and a full colour front cover. Your pattern will arrive in a clear re-sealable envelope for easy storage. If you choose to purchase the original pattern, you receive a piece of history which may include age related wear and tear.