Freeform Felt Hat

Felt ‘cones’ and ‘capelines’ (the technical names for the preformed shapes used) are made from beautiful, thick fur-felt that, by using steam and some careful manipulation, brim shapes, and even whole hats can be formed by hand. In this ebook you learn how to add a hand-moulded brim to a blocked crown, to wonderful effect. Learn this technique and you’ll be able to apply it to create a much wider range of hats than would have been possible without this skill.