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Originally posted by Sansome Sansome wrote:

Originally posted by CSL CSL wrote:

I think I'd look for a matching or very close color felt & put it on with a fairly coarse stitch in a contrasting color.


Not a bad idea, and I have plenty of hat pieces- but I think I’ll go for something a little more over the top.
If I’m going to wear this at a possible Hodis hat party- it needs to stand out......maybe I’ll put some stifle fabric
On a few spots? I’ll start with some duck patches first..... then go from there.

I'm sure you have plenty of fun/period correct fabric for patching... 

Any mistakes could just be covered up with a bunch of melted wax. Wink

I mean, you could just melt a whole bunch of wax on and stick a candle on top... haha.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (2) Thanks(2)   Quote Sansome Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 14 Apr 2020 at 11:55am

I’m afraid that the candle wax party days- are behind me.
I have probably 100 or more pieces of fabric from the 1800’s
And maybe a few dozen from the WW1 time period ( That’s where I get the stifel fabric from)

Candle on top might be a little......Too over the top.

Edited by Sansome - 14 Apr 2020 at 12:17pm
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Got this really cool denim scrap from Mike!
Will be using it to patch some mister freedom jeans.
Thanks again!
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