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Thursday, February 9, 2012

Photos of Regency Bonnets





Spring is in the air, and people are getting out to do Regency events. After a request to see photos of my bonnets, this post will share some of the hats I have made. Our current costume for my class is also Regency themed, and photos will follow when the black silk frock coat is finished.

Stove-pipe style in blue green silk with antique trims


Yellow silk bonnet with self yo-yo trim


Hand sewn antique straw with plaid silk and vintage trims


Vintage lilac straw and silk organza bonnet


Antique brown and gold straw braid with antique silk satin and hand made ribbonwork lily


Lilac silk satin bonnet with vintage pansy flower trim and ostrich feathers


Blue green silk pleated crown bonnet with antique and vintage trims


Directoire bonnet in antique silk satin with antique gold lace


Sinamay straw cloth bonnet with antique and vintage silk trims





Bibi bonnet after historical piece, in striped red and white silk with antique silk flower trim




Tall stove pipe bonnet with antique bullion star in black cherry/purple silk and green accents



Plaid silk taffeta, with vintage straw braid, and antique bullion trimmings


Free form hand sewn hemp straw bonnet with all antique silk and metal lace trims.

4 comments:

  1. Wonderful!! I am bookmarking your site. :)

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  2. Thank you, I am working on some more, and will post them later this month

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  3. Your bonnets are beautiful, Meadow!

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