LUCENT VISOR • Pattern
By PATTERN FANTASTIQUE, The Lucent Visor is a paper sewing pattern.
Garment Details: With Lucent Visor's extra curves and a deep brim, the shaping turns this sports hat into a piece of sculpted millinery. Perfect for outdoor cocktails or a morning run. Make it in light denim to luxe silks. The level of statement is up to you.
The Lucent Visor is made with an internal structure keeps the hat flexible but firm so it can re-emerge from your bag in shape.
Sizing: Pattern includes three brim sizes from small to large. So you can choose how bold to go. The hat band is elasticized and custom sized in construction, fitting most, from kids up to a 62 cm crown.
Fabric Suggestions: Woven Mid-weight fabrics. The structure is built with interfacing and plastic hat wire.
Fabric requirements: Option A: Contrasting lining & two piece bias binding; Main fabric: 45cm x 100cm, contrastic lining: 30cm x 100cm. Option B: Self lined and two piece bias binding; Main fabric: 55cm x 100cm. Option C: Contrasting lining and one piece bias binding; Main fabric: 80cm x 100cm, contrasting lining: 30cm x 100cm and Option D: Self lined and one piece bias binding: Main fabric: 80cm x 100cm.
Trims required: Matching thread, Buckram aka - Cotton fusible interfacing 30cm x 110cm (12" x 43 1/3") or 50cm x 50cm, elastic- 38mm x 64cm (1 1/2" x 25 1/4"), plastic millinery wire 1-1.5 mm x 120 cm and metal crimps / ferrules -To finish wire loop - purchase matching size.
When choosing to purchase the option of Pattern + Buckram, you will receive the amount of Buckram required for this pattern (this may be sustainably cut in more than one piece)
Skill Level: Suitable for an intermediate skill level.
Seam allowances are included in the pattern.
The paper pattern comes packaged in an envelope and includes instructions and a helpful description of notions required and clear steps with photos and illustrations.
Photo credits: Pattern Fantastique.