Skip to main content

Simple Fascinator Tutorial

By Tata.

To comply my 19th American girl look for Indonesian Crafter Monthly Challenge (Country), I need a fascinator. You can actually find fascinator easily at various hair accessories shops, but it will be fun to make it from scratch. You can match it with your specific style while saving much money on it by recycling your old stuff.

For this fascinator, I take my old hair band and some part of my old brocade dress. 

Tools and materials:
1. Fragments of my old dress.
2. Old head band.
3. circle shaped cardboard (covered with fabric.
4. Satin fabric.
5. Brocade fabric.
6.Tile fabric
7. Flannel/felt
8. Corsage
hot melt adhesive or multipurpose glue.

Step 1. I cut out out a the old dress into some parts of fragments and use the lower part to decorate the fascinator (see the circled part).

Step 2. Then I take the satin fabric, fold it and sew the sides just like you can see at the picture above. Don;t forget to left a cleft to flip the inside out. Then crease the result for ruffled effect by using rubber band or sew it out manually to create the result as you can see above.


Step 3. Cover up the cardboard which has already layared with black fabric (I use felt) with brocade as above.
 

Step 4. Twist and adhere the rest of the material or as you please. And put in the corsage in the middle of the twist.

Step 5. Cover up the old head band with tile fabric and arange the rest of the fabric like you can see at the picture.


Step 6. Last, combine those two parts (the corsage and the head band) with the hot melt adhesive. Tomake it look neater, cover up the glued surface with felt.

And here is the final result..

Check out other tutorials below:
Making a Victorian dress from old skirt (tutorial)
Victorian fan tutorial
Purse tutorial

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Contact Us

How to Contact us:
Email: contact.conchita@gmail.com
Tlp: +6285655546565
YM: contact.conchita
Pin BB: 25499D70
Workshop: Only for donators

DIY Bias Tape Maker

by: Eka.


Today I want to share one of my favorite founds from Pinterest.

You know how difficult it is to create a neat bias tape without the right tool? Purchasing ready make bias tape or most people here call it as "bisban" will only limit your option to the plain ones. If you want to make personalized bias tape with unique pattern, you will need this bias tape maker for exact measurement.


Unfortunately, I think this bias tape maker is too expensive. If you have similar opinion, here are some valuable DIY bias tape maker tutorials you can make at home.

The first one if this folding template. All you need to do is just downloading the folding template and you will have advantageous measurement for your fabric folding-related project.


You can also use this method below to create your own perfectly measured bias tape. The printable bias tape maker will make your projects which involves bias tape become an enjoyable thing to do.

There is also the double-fold bias tape, which i…

Red Telephone Box Door Tutorial

It is so nice to be surrounded by creative people; being inspired and motivated to make a better and more beautiful environment.

That is why; this blog post features one of our most creative friends who (unfortunately) doesn't have a blog yet to spread her creative works.

So without further ado, let me introduce you to Bunga Yuniasari, a 27 years old civil engineer.

Bunga was our high school friend with charming personality and creative traits. We haven't got much chance to enjoy her works until she shared a picture of her latest project, Red Telephone Box Door on her Facebook.

So we begged her to share the tutorial here to learn on the process and be inspired with overflowing ideas for this project.





This is what she said about her project:


"London is one of my favorite European cities. I love their architectural designs, cultures, arts with complicated details, and other uniqueness."

And since her nieces love One Direction which happen to be one of the Brit…