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This bonnet kit was custom-made and is reserved for southernbelle97. Thanks!

Want to look like you just stepped out of the pages of a Jane Austen novel? Want something totally unique that you create yourself? This kit contains everything you need to make your own Regency era poke bonnet. Although it was designed with the English Regency in mind, this bonnet would also make a lovely accompaniment for an early Victorian or American Civil War costume.
Start by sizing the ivory brim to fit your head. Then gather a piece of rich ivory brocade to make a soft crown. Add ivory decorative braid, and a bias-cut pale blue satin strip around the edge. Top it all with a decorative ivory button and finish it off with ivory satin ribbons and a removable bow and feather accent for a totally custom bonnet that you made entirely yourself. Step-by-step instructions are easy to follow, and no machine sewing and very little hand sewing is required. Add your own flowers or embellishments to make it even more unique. It would look especially nice when trimmed with one of my ribbon rose brooches.

This bonnet packs flat, so it is perfect for out-of-town picnics and Jane Austen conventions (remember, JASNA members, it’s not too early to start thinking about Montréal in October).

If you are interested in ready-to-wear bonnets, or want to start with a ready-made bonnet and decorate it yourself, check out my other listings. I would also be happy to create a custom bonnet or kit in your colors.

Kit Contains:
Ivory straw-like brim
Multi-size Pattern
Ivory figured brocade for crown (pre-serged on edges to prevent fraying)
Decorative ivory button for top
Bias-cut pale blue satin strip for outer edge of brim
Bias-cut taffeta strip for inner edge of brim
Braided ivory trim for crown
Ivory satin ribbons for ties
Ivory satin and pale blue organza ribbons for bow
Various ivory, tan and brown feathers
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Complete step-by-step instructions

NOTE: In order to cut shipping costs, the brim is rolled to fit in a smaller box. Please open as soon as it arrives and allow the brim a day or so to flatten out.

I have a PDF epattern tutorial for making your own bonnet as well.
https://www.etsy.com/listing/123857380/regency-bonnet-pattern-tutorial-pdf

All of my shipping prices are based on regular mail. If you need an item shipped quickly, contact me before you purchase and I will set up a reserved listing with expedited shipping. Cheers!

RESERVED FOR southernbelle97- Bonnet Kit- DIY- Ivory and Pale Blue

Overview

  • Handmade Supply
  • Materials: brocade, straw, ribbons, taffeta, satin, button, feathers, braided trim
  • Feedback: 348 reviews
  • Ships worldwide from Oregon, United States
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