Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Faking a Regency Cap--A Tiny Tutorial

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I will happily admit this is not a completely accurate Regency cap. As I was sitting and looking at the strips of fabric that I was thinking about turning into a cap pattern, I realized I could go about it an easier way--I could use my Kannik's Korner cap pattern and add a few Regency elements. Some had ruffles across the crown, others had ruffles facing back, early fashion plates had colorful ribbon, (I'm obviously using the extended stylistic definition of Regency here), and a feature many of them had was the front ruffle extended around the back of the neck.

My cap is made of Swiss muslin and trimmed with Swiss embroidered edging, both from Farmhouse Fabrics. The ribbon is from Silky Way on eBay.

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To make my cap, I used the girl's band and woman's caul, like I have in my previous Kannik's Korner caps. I followed the directions with the pattern. After attaching the band and caul, I whip gathered a piece of the embroidered edging, and sewed it across the back crown of the cap. Then I sewed another whip gathered piece of edging to the back of the band, facing backwards. I then tried the cap on and pulled the drawstring to about where I wanted to wear it. I then took another piece of whip gathered edging and sewed it around the entire edge of the cap, including the gathered portion. Then I added ribbon, which I just played with until I liked the look of it.

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And there it is, a very silly, frilly cap!

8 comments:

  1. I wouldn't call it fake - isn't re-working a previous pattern pretty much what they did often enough? I love the swiss embroidered edging.

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    1. I like how you think!

      I was so happy I had that in my stash. It's so soft and pretty!

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    2. I like how you think!

      I was so happy I had that in my stash. It's so soft and pretty!

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    3. I like how you think!

      I was so happy I had that in my stash. It's so soft and pretty!

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  2. اذا كنت تمتلك خزان في منزلك فلا بد من الاستعانة بالخدمات التي تقدمها شركة تنظيف خزانات بمكة المتخصصة في الخدمات المنزلية حتى تتمكن من تنظيف خزانات بمكة للحفاظ على نظافة الخزانات الموجودة لديك

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  3. يمكنك الآن الحصول على كافة خدمات صيانة وايت وستنجهاوس من فروع مراكز صيانة وستنجهاوس المعتمدة الموجودة في مصر و التي تقوم باصلاح جميع اجهزة توكيل وستنجهاوس الكهربائية في اسرع وقت

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  4. بادر بالحصول على اقوى الخصومات التي تقدمها الشركة الفرنسية على كافة خدمات مكافحة الصراصير المتكاملة التي تتم باستخدام افضل المبيدات الحشرية التي تساعد في مكافحة البق الذي يعتبر من الصعب التخلص منه بسبب سرعة انتشاره

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  5. يمكنك الآن الحصول على كافة خدمات صيانة ايس ميكر المتكاملة التي تحتاجها لجهاز الايس ميكر الموجود في مطعمك عن طريق التواصل مع شركات صيانة معدات مطاعم المتخصصة الموجودة في مصر

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