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xx   HAT

Tip describes how to make a bead woven hat band for a baseball cap.
BEAD & BUTTON #5 Oct 1994 pg. 4

Weaving a fitted bead hat band. Includes pattern for a band with flower motifs, as well as instructions for charting a pattern, warping a loom, weaving and fitting the band.
BEAD & BUTTON #8 Apr 1995 pg. 19

Tip suggests how to make a beaded hatband.
BEAD & BUTTON #32 Aug 1999 pg. 10

Pattern and instructions for embroidering a flower pattern on the brim of a picture hat.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Aug 1975 (v.53#8) pg. 41, 45

Satiny cutouts to applique on inexpensive sweatshirts & baseball caps.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1981 (v.59#9) pg. 39, 53

How to decorate old straw hats with ribbons, buttons and bows.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1981 (v.59#9) pg. 43, 148

Felt bonnet decorated with hand-appliqued felt shapes and yarn.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1983 (v.61#12) pg. 52, 139

Patterns for personalizing ordinary visor caps with appliqued names and cartoon-like motifs of a train, airplane or car. Est. cost: $8.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1989 (v.67#7) pg. 80, 92

Kids summerwear projects. (1) Water-bottle hat. (2) Stylish sunglasses. (3) Painted canvas tote. (4) Bracelets decorated with seeds, stickers and pressed flowers. (5) Fish- and star-shaped fans. (6) Butterfly and caterpillar shoelace ornaments.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jun 1999 (v.77#6) pg. 249

How to tan a snakeskin and make it into a hat band.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL May-Jun 2002 (v.86#3) pg. 46

Dot's fashion. How to decorate hats and gloves with colorful plastic shapes. A project for kids ages 8 and up.
CRAFTS Jan 1991 (v.14#1) pg. 20

Puttin' on the Ritz! How to decorate a white canvas baseball cap and white canvas shoes with glitter and acrylic crystal gems.
CRAFTS Sep 1991 (v.14#9) pg. 32

Floral spray motif to paint on a T-shirt and visor of a cap.
CRAFTS May 1992 (v.15#5) pg. 62

I Talk to the Flowers! motif to cross-stitch on a purchased cap.
CRAFTS May 1992 (v.15#5) pg. 64

Summer accessories decorated with jazzy jewels. (1) Wide-brimmed straw hat is trimmed with felt geometric shapes and acrylic jewels. (2) Graduated sizes of acrylic gems are glued to the upper frame edge of purchased sunglasses. (3) Dangle earrings are made by joining square acrylic gems on the diagonal.
CRAFTS Jul 1992 (v.15#7) pg. 18

Needlepointed hatband of overlapping circles is designed to ornament a straw hat. The band, which just accents the front of the hat, is tied in place with a chiffon scarf. Can also be used as a belt.
CRAFTS Jun 1993 (v.16#6) pg. 70, 43

Fuchsia straw hat is trimmed with ribbon flowers, lace, pearl bead strings, etc. Display on a hat stand or wall for decoration.
CRAFTS Jan 1994 (v.17#1) pg. 66

Flower shapes (lily, rose, daisy) made from wire-edged ribbon. Use them to decorate a woman's straw hat.
CRAFTS Apr 1994 (v.17#4) pg. 76

Lovely lace accents. Using adhesive-backed lace to decorate a woman's straw hat and a picture frame.
CRAFTS Oct 1994 (v.17#10) pg. 82

Cross stitch a blooming garden motif on a linen hatband.
CRAFTS Apr 1995 (v.18#4) pg. 98, 43

Wide-brim straw hat is decoupaged with flower motifs cut from paper ribbon.
CRAFTS May 1995 (v.18#5) pg. 70

Ribbon embroidery on a woman's beret features a floral motif.
CRAFTS Dec 1995 (v.18#12) pg. 60, 41

Ribbon embroidery hat. Purchased breton straw hat is trimmed with lace, beading and ribbon embroidery.
CRAFTS Jul 1996 (v.19#7) pg. 60

Quick accessories for a little girl's summer wardrobe. (1) Summer hat and thongs. Purchased white baseball cap and rubber thongs are adorned with tiny ladybugs, bows and silk sunflowers. (2) Ponytail toppers in four patterns (watermelon, daisy, patriotic and balloon) are made from craft foam sheets and decorated with punched shapes.
CRAFTS Jul 1997 (v.20#7) pg. 20, 39

Purchased straw hat is trimmed with flowers fashioned from organza and silk.
CRAFTS Apr 1998 (v.21#4) pg. 20

Butterfly motifs to paint on a purchased straw hat and canvas vest.
CRAFTS May 1999 (v.22#4) pg. 51, Insert

Ways to decorate straw hats. (1) Strawberries pattern to paint on, (2) stuffed fabric carrots to sew around the crown, and (3) fabric flowers.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #63 Jun 1978 (v.6#3) pg. 32

Feather art. Instructions for a feather hatband included.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #83 Oct 1981 (v.7#11) pg. 45

Three decorative ideas for women's straw hats: (1) "Garden Party" with ribbons and dried flowers. (2) Handwoven beaded hatband with three peasant motifs. (3) "Down-home" style with cardwoven hatband.
CREATIVE CRAFTS & MINIATURES #106 Aug 1985 (v.9#10) pg. 40

How to decorate straw hats with paint, bandanas, applique, and fabric bands. Pattern for painting included.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Jun 1976 (v.6#8) pg. 26

Tips on revamping a summer straw hat with feathers, ribbon, shells, beads, belts and other items.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Jun 1979 (v.10#5) pg. 30

Hat headband made from pheasant feathers.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Jun 1979 (v.10#5) pg. 33

Tennis ensemble to sew. (1) Reversible tennis skirt. (2) Carry-all. (3) Tennis-ball insignia to applique to a T-shirt, cap, etc. (4) Envelope bag. (5) Cap. (6) Terry cloth towel pocket.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Jul-Aug 1979 (v.10#6) pg. 48

Four jiffy Christmas gifts. (1) Footie sock animals. (2) Jewelry jars. (3) Rattan towel holder. (4) Macrame and feather hatbands.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Dec 1981 (v.12#10) pg. 23

Fourth-of-July-Celebration motifs (firecracker, watermelon, stars-and-bars top hat, anchor, stars) to paint on T-shirts, canvas shoes and a sun hat.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jul-Aug 1991 (v.18#4) pg. 38, 41

Silk hatband is painted with dyes in a stylized floral motif.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jul-Aug 1997 (v.24#4) pg. 34, 37

Tricolor ribbon hatband for a woman's hat is decorated with stuffed "watermelon" slices.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Jul 1982 (v.195#1) pg. 128, 214

Weave a hat band or belt in a warp-faced corkscrew twill weave based on rosepath. Requires an 8" wide 4-harness loom.
HANDWOVEN Fall-Winter 1980 (v.2#1) pg. 34, 69

Hatband fun. Two hatbands are woven using thrums, scraps of yarn and bead and feather embellishments. (1) Orange warp and weft is inlaid with red, purple, orange and chartreuse rattail cording accents with beads knotted onto some cords. (2) Red feathered band has beads on weft loops that dangle amid inlaid feathers.
HANDWOVEN May-Jun 1991 (v.12#3) pg. 62

A hatful of herbs. A band of dried herbal leaves and flowers ring a straw gardening hat.
HERB COMPANION Apr-May 1997 (v.9#4) pg. 40

Western style hatbands made from gemstones and feathers.
JEWELRY MAKING, GEMS & MINERALS #520 Feb 1981 pg. 54

Silver or nickel strips, decorated with freeform turquoise cabochons, may be used as a bracelet, hatband or decoration for a leather belt.
JEWELRY MAKING, GEMS & MINERALS #538 Aug 1982 pg. 14

Getting back to basics. A swivel knife exercise. Carving and painting a simple Southwestern ensemble (a wallet, checkbook cover, hatband and belt).
LEATHER CRAFTERS & SADDLERS JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1995 (v.5#1) pg. 23, Insert

Making custom leather hatbands (in the style of small belts complete with buckles).

Reptile skin tanning described. Includes instructions for making a rattlesnake skin, with rattles attached, into a hat band.

The ultimate ball cap. Part 1. A tooled leather bill cover to add to a purchased baseball cap.
LEATHER CRAFTERS & SADDLERS JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1997 (v.7#2) pg. 32, Insert

The ultimate ball cap. Part 2. How to add a leather design to the upper part of the cap.
LEATHER CRAFTERS & SADDLERS JOURNAL May-Jun 1997 (v.7#3) pg. 56, Insert

Self-adjusting gilded Concho hatbands to stamp in leather feature repeating floral motifs.
LEATHER CRAFTERS & SADDLERS JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1998 (v.8#4) pg. 18, Insert

Braiding a leather "stampede string" which attaches to your hat and keeps it from blowing away.

Make a hatband from an Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnack skin.
LEATHER CRAFTERS JOURNAL May-Jun 1992 (v.2#3) pg. 42, Insert

How to make a snakeskin hatband.
LEATHER CRAFTERS JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1993 (v.3#6) pg. 21, Insert

Hat band with a posies-and-hearts design is worked in net darning.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Apr 1985 (v.30#2) pg. 56, 82

Two purchased straw hats and a straw tote are embroidered in quick-stitch motifs with raffia.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Jun 1988 (v.33#4) pg. 60, 65

Little girl's Easter bonnet is a purchased straw hat trimmed with plaid ribbons and an assortment of dried flowers.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Apr 1992 (v.38#2) pg. 39, 41

Macrame for the seafaring man. Plans for a sailor's broadbelt, hammock and hatband for holding fishing flies.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #532 Sep 1972 (v.68) pg. 66

How to make feather hatbands.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #60 Nov-Dec 1979 pg. 118

Button and bow trim ideas for gloves and hats.
NEEDLE & CRAFT Feb 1989 (v.12#1) pg. 43

Seminole Piecework hat band for a cowboy hat.
NEEDLE & THREAD Nov-Dec 1982 (v.2#6) pg. 8, 41

Make a feather hat band for a man's hat.
NEEDLE & THREAD Nov-Dec 1984 (v.4#6) pg. 14, 45

Make two sashes and a hat band all featuring machine-appliqued "posies".
NEEDLE & THREAD Mar-Apr 1985 (v.5#2) pg. 14, 23, 43

Rope hat bands to make from odds and ends, including yarn, jute, etc. Includes instructions for making rope using a simple jig.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Jul-Aug 1983 (v.6#4) pg. 40, 53

Needlepoint patches that say "Mom" and "Dad" to sew on baseball-type caps.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY May-Jun 1986 (v.9#3) pg. 8

A bountiful brim. How to turn summer flowers into a lei-style hatband.
SUNSET Jun 1997 (v.198#6) pg. 118

A beret of one's own. How to customize an inexpensive, purchased beret.
THREADS #75 Feb-Mar 1998 pg. 56

Motif to paint on a man's cap features a fish jumping for a fly. Intermediate painting level.
TOLE WORLD #103 Mar-Apr 1990 (v.14#2) pg. 26

Hibiscus and hummingbird motif to paint on a purchased canvas hat. Intermediate skill level.
TOLE WORLD #108 Jan-Feb 1991 (v.15#1) pg. 42, 49

Three ways to decorate large brim straw hats. Patterns for felt cutouts of a bird, flowers and a seascape.
WOMAN'S DAY Aug 7 1979 (v.42#13) pg. 4, 108

Decorate straw hats with acrylic paint, ribbons, and lace.
WOMAN'S DAY Apr 5 1983 (v.46#8) pg. 48, 138

Turn a baseball cap into a "raccoon" or a "toucan" cap.
WOMAN'S DAY Mar 6 1984 (v.47#7) pg. 82, 132

Tips on turning an ordinary straw hat into something special.
WOMAN'S DAY Jun 12 1984 (v.47#11) pg. 25

Five shapes of felt flowers trim a purchased beret.
WORKBASKET Apr 1989 (v.54#6) pg. 54

Victorian straw hat. Purchased hat is trimmed with a band of dried flowers, Spanish moss and paper ribbon.
WORKBASKET Apr-May 1991 (v.56#4) pg. 51

Turn straw hats into fun fashions for spring. Decorating tips.
WORKBASKET Feb-Mar 1995 (v.60#3) pg. 18