b. Fold up and press 4" on long edge for front and 2" for back of bonnet.
c. Open up and sew machine scallops on right side of fabric (both
long ends) Do not worry about
d. On 2" turn up, pleat five (5) 1/2 space rows for back starting
first row 3/8" from folded edge.
|2. Using graft for neck cut out, make pattern or mark directly onto the
two short ends of pleated
fabric and cut. Ignore pleating threads throughout and cut off
b. Machine scallops around neck edge, trim scallops. Again, don't worry about corners.
a. Using a tapertry needle and dental floss or strong thread doubled,
make a hole next to the back seam and take thread all the way around
exiting on the other side of the seam. Pull up snug, tie off and use
Fray Check on the knot.
b. Cable on rows 1 and 3. Baby waves in between. Pull out pleating threads.
b. Smock rows 2 and 9 as cable. Fill in with 1/2 space baby waves or design of your choice. Remove
c. Turn up front corners to right side and attach ribbons over them, making a loop or something cute.
Smaller ribbon bow sewed to back circle .
|6. I made a few changes to the instructions found in Creative Needle Nov./Dec.
1992 by Nancy Marx.
Nancy also showed one with lace that I will show you soon with directions and also one with eyelet
that would be cute for Easter maybe?
Noah modeling Granny's bonnet for her.