The Robe de Style, Part 3

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This post will cover some details on making my headache band for my Robe de Style.

The headache band was a popular 1920s style, and is named after it’s apparent ability to cure or relieve headaches. It’s tight, a little bit heavy, and looks a bit over the top and fancy.

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I started with a 2 inch wide piece of fabric that was about as long 3/4 the circumference of my head. I also had lots of fancy beads and some ostrich feathers.

After sewing and turning the band inside out, I had a small band of taffeta, that I attached ribbons to the end of so I could tie it around my head.

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After that, I carefully layered the ostrich feather, using hot glue on each layer to secure them, and then sewed on the beads snugly on top of this.

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The end! Surprisingly straight forward! The headband ties on quite easily and gives a pretty fancy look. However, I’m still undecided on it’s headache relieving abilities 😉

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Inara

 

 

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