So I was able to get one hat complete so far for the Tall Ship Adventure.  To minimize her discomfort and bribe her I made Vicki a Regency version of an oversized beret.  Here is an inspiration image:

Blind Man s Bluff, Le Bon Genre, 1803

1810 Ackermann’s Fashion #5 – Carriage Dress

I had some purple velveteen in my fabric stash so here goes:

She preferred a cockade to a feather (le sigh) so it is more simple and I can’t wait to make the next one.

Its a simple circle gathered onto a band and since its made from stash fabric, ribbons and frippery it was FREE!