Instructions and hat by Angela Mombers, who makes the most stunning costumes: The Victorian hat instructions 1. Example 2. Whip stitch millenary wire around the buckram pieces 3. Build crown 4. Cover crown with silk 5. Cover brim on both sides with silk 6. Cut opening in brim and clip seam allowance 7. Add tape inside opening of brim 8. Attach crown to tape on brim 9. Base hat is ready 10. Shape wire in desired shape 11. Add lace, feathers, cameo's etc 12. DONE!