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Fall Facinator for your sassy hats
easy facinator tutorial.

Posted by PinkWeeds from Omaha, Nebraska, United States • Published See PinkWeeds's 173 projects »
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  • How to make a pillbox hat. Diy Plaid Facinator - Step 1
    Step 1

    Start by cutting fabric about an inch larger all the way around than your buckram frame.

  • How to make a pillbox hat. Diy Plaid Facinator - Step 2
    Step 2

    Drape over the top of your frame and fold over to the back.

  • How to make a pillbox hat. Diy Plaid Facinator - Step 3
    Step 3

    Hand stitch carefully all the way around using small stitches along the front.

  • How to make a pillbox hat. Diy Plaid Facinator - Step 4
    Step 4

    It will fold over smothly along the top.

  • How to make a pillbox hat. Diy Plaid Facinator - Step 5
    Step 5

    You can get creative and decorate yours however you like. I decided to keep mine simple with just a matching bow.

  • How to make a pillbox hat. Diy Plaid Facinator - Step 6
    Step 6

    Cut a second piece the same size as your first piece for the underside.

  • How to make a pillbox hat. Diy Plaid Facinator - Step 7
    Step 7

    Fold this piece in half and cut 4 notches for darts.

  • How to make a pillbox hat. Diy Plaid Facinator - Step 8
    Step 8

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  • How to make a pillbox hat. Diy Plaid Facinator - Step 9
    Step 9

    Stitch your darts closed using machine or hand stitching. It will curve your lining piece inward so you can easily sew the lining piece inside your buckram without having any weird buldging.

  • How to make a pillbox hat. Diy Plaid Facinator - Step 10
    Step 10

    Fold your raw edge inward and sew carefully along the edge of your buckram, being carefull to keep your stitches invisible to the front.

  • How to make a pillbox hat. Diy Plaid Facinator - Step 11
    Step 11

    Finish by sewing in a comb or a couple of clips onto the lining of your facinator.

  • How to make a pillbox hat. Diy Plaid Facinator - Step 12
    Step 12

    That's it, rock it!

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