How to Make This French Hood From a Sun Visor
What you need:
1. Sun Visor
2. Trim- 19
Inches or 48 ½ CMS. Long. Width up to 3 CMS.
Piece of fabric for veiling. 31 inches or 79 CMS square.
4. Needle and thread.
5. Craft glue or
Making the veil.
Cut your fabric to a 31 inch or 79 cms square
Take your needle and thread and make long stiches along
Leave long tails at each end.
stitched end of the fabric in two to find the center. Pin this center to the
inside center of the band of the base. (see picture right) Now gently pull one
end of the thread and pull the other end to create soft gathers. This edge
should fit within the band of the base. Pin down the ends of fabric to the ends
of the base. Ease fabric to fit.
Glue this gathered edge onto the inside edge of the
Flip the base over. Pull the veil over to the outside
Smooth out veiling evenly
to cover the base. Beginning at one end glue your trim down along the bottom
of the brim of the base. Making sure the veiling is distributed evenly as you
go. (see picture bottom)
Allow to dry.
Sun Visors to make this hat available in
Black and Dark Navy Blue