Photo by Kelly Hogaboom
If you’re already nimble with a thimble, by now you‘ve probably mastered a felt hat or two (or twelve). As the season of the costume looms large, Kelly Hogaboom, a sewing aficionado who lives in Hoquiam, offers up some quick tips for adding a wild touch to your designs. For newbies to the sewing needle, she breaks down how to make a hat from scratch, too!
If you welcome a DIY challenge, here’s Kelly’s list of supplies and tools for adding easy whiskers and ears to any hat, hoodie or costume this fall. If you need a step-by-step guide, just visit her popular blog for the process http://kelly.hogaboom.org/2011/10/ears-and-whiskers-oh-my/
Not interested in making your own? Kelly takes orders, call her at 360-500-3287 or visit her site
www.kelly.hogaboom.org. Call early, as you can imagine, her talents get booked up fast around costume season.