Glamorous Witch Hat!


Going in high style, from feathers to jewels!   What do you think?

Hat, netting, rhinestones, feathers, and bat!


I assembled my embellishments, netting for a veil, boa of ostrich feathers and rhinestones and one fake bat with purple sparkle.   My sewing basket and hot glue gun!

Use a running stitch to gather the netting for the veil!

 Laying out the netting, I start my running stitch to gather up the sides.   With both sides gathered and pulled tight, I find the one seam on the hat and hand tack the veil into place.


 Next I put a dab of hot glue one the back seam to attached the ostrich feathers.  This is not the boa that drops feathers all night, I splurged on the really thing!  Why, because I wasn’t thinking when I grabbed the bolt at the fabric store!  Oh well!

Hand tack the first rhinestone onto hat with needle and thread.

 Moving on, time to attach the rhinestones, not sure on to attach them, I think it is best to sew them on.   Ha, that wasn’t the easiest way to accomplish this look of spiral jewels.  It is hard to work with a needle and thread at the point of the hat.  So what I did was hand stitched the first one on.  After thinking about this next step, I decided the best thing to do was to hot glue the rest, so I need the hat to stand up and be some what firm.    I stuffed crumpled up newspaper into the hat.  Then I draped the rhinestones in the spiral from the point down and dabbed on just few spots of hot glue. 


Since the spiral of rhinestones did not go complete down to the crown of the hat, that is where I decided to glue my bat!  I chose the bat in memory that came into my house last year!    


 I love the finished look, it is a bit of glam, fun and whimsy!    How is your hat coming along?



About LindaVuichBurt

I have a passion for setting the stage when entertaining but also in decorating my home. As a professional stager and an Independent Willow House Design Consultant, I help others create warm and invitng homes! I enjoy creating a warm and welcoming home enviroment not only for my family but for all who enter, by delighting and exciting the senses of guests, all the while making them feel welcomed and comfortable. It is so fulfilling when I can help my friends do the same. Whether you realize, that when you serve your family breakfast, you are entertaining them with food and by setting the table, to the dishes you use to serve, you are entertaining! We all entertain to one degree or another. From the beauty of the dishes you choose, to a table cover or place mats, that is a form of not only entertaining but decorating. I hope through my blog you will be able to take away fun ideas that you can incorporate into your life style. I hope you come back often, share this with your friends and share your successes with the ideas you find in my blog. Enjoy! Linda Your Independent Willow House Design Consultant and Professional Stager!
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