Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Put a Lid on It

The sun in Portland is finally starting to come out and play and with it comes the sundresses and sunscreen. I have been dying to make a pattern out of the new oliver + s book "little things to sew". The reversible bucket hat was just the right project that I could crank out during my daughter's nap in 2 hrs. flat. Whew!
My daughter's only request was to "put a big flower on it" so I fashioned a gathered flower from the tiny bits of fabric remnants. I love the fabric-covered button made from the leftover contrast fabric. In order to keep the hat reversible, I attached the flower with a large snap so that it can be removed or repositioned on the opposite side.
I purchased the green and navy fabrics that I picked up at SewPo go so well together and the finished had fit her perfectly! I may make another version of this hat in a coated cotton for next year's rainy season.

1 comment :

Anonymous said...

Love it. I need to get that book!