Handsewn Victorian Cotton Sunbonnet – Details

Handsewn Victorian Cotton Sunbonnet - Details

Some close-ups of my Victorian mint green cotton sunbonnet, which is handsewn in about 6 hours.

Handsewn Victorian Cotton Sunbonnet - Details

I’ve attached the crown to the brim with running stitches.

Handsewn Victorian Mint Green Cotton Sunbonnet - Details
Close-up of running stitches

Handsewn Victorian Mint Green Cotton Sunbonnet - overhand stitches

At the front of the brim are overhand stitches, but rather as decoration than that they are needed.

Handsewn Victorian Cotton Sunbonnet - Details drawstring casing
Close-up of drawstring casing with running stitches

At the back of the sunbonnet is a casing for the drawstrings.

Handsewn Victorian Cotton Sunbonnet - Details cap strings ties

The cap strings are finished with overhand stitches.

Here I’m wearing my sunbonnet while making hay with the scythe. 😀

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