Josie Bonnet Buckram Frame Hat Pattern

Available as a Pattern. Image on the left is shown as bare frame ready to be covered. Click through images on the right to see pictures of the Josie frame completed.

Josie Bonnet Pattern Description: This cute little bonnet is correct for the latter part of the Victorian era, say 1879-1888. The bonnet sits toward the back of the head. Smaller bonnets would have bene worn at any time through that period . They can be decorated simply or piled high as in the mid 1880's.

The inside of the brim was typically pleated or rusched. A comb is suggested for staying power placed at the back of the front brim so that it attaches to hair and keeps the bonnet stable. 

Fashion Plate Inspiration for Josie from Smith's Fashion Bazar 1879-80.

Note: Head shown is is 3/4 normal size

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Pattern Price: $9.95 each- includes frame & cover patterns and comprehensive instructions
 
Kit Price: $32.95 each - includes complete pattern, buckram, 19 gauge cotton covered millinery wire, and bias tape (enough for one specific hat), curved needle, straight needle, and thread.
 
   

Specifications:

Crown Height: 2.75 inches
Crown Circumference at base: 23.5 inches
Brim Width: 2.625 inches
Overall brim length front to back: N/A inches
Brim Circumference: 43.25 inches
Total Length of Wire Req'd: 56 inches


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