I'll gladly take that name thank you Hed, and so herewith a summer hat refashion. I found a white hat from a local Parish op shop for $1:
:: Pretty plain, but a nice shape ::
It needed a little something around the middle of the hat. I've been working on a little project with mens neckties, hence why I've got a fair amount of necktie fabric lying around. (I'll let you all know about the necktie project on Monday). I thought this particular necktie fabric would be great for a bit of interest on my thrifted hat.
I measured the circumference of the hat and cut, ironed, stitched a rectangular shape. I've hand stitched lightly to the outside of the hat. To finish off the join on the necktie fabric, I used a spare embroidered flower, leftover from my Gap Jacket Refashion.
Here it is:
Mr Recycled says I look like Michael Jackson. I can't see the resemblance, and would rather stick to Fashion MacGyver ;)