Pattern of a cap for a Russian folk costume

In order to create a cap in the Russian folk style, without using any specific materials, you need to handle the fabric well. Work experience is welcome. In this article you can learn how to sew a cap at home.

A cartouche is a type of headgear. It is also one of the few types of furniture that was used exclusively in Russia.

The scale is amazing, because almost everyone wore a cap. Even the estates or belonging to a particular religion did not have much significance. The only exceptions are official events.

What is required for sewing a cap for a Russian folk costume?

To create this wardrobe element, you need the following elements:

Main fabric. Width should be 140 cm and length 36-40 cm. High density cotton is perfect.

Important! It is allowed to use other materials, but then you have to insert linings, because without it the structure will be loose.

Lining. A piece of fabric 30 by 95-145 cm is suitable. The most optimal option is a cotton material.

Cushioning fabric required for the visor . Plastic is suitable, but it must be tight, the preparation of the liner is also allowed.

Open the cap in steps

The instructions indicated in text form can be difficult to read, so you can watch training videos. Pattern of a cap below.

Work stages

1. Fold the walls of the parts, with the front side inward. Slices need to grind, and the resulting seams to bore.

2. Fold the bottom and walls face inward. It is necessary to fold the slices, and then find the middle lines, connect them in any convenient way.

Important! To the seam could not be tightened, let it go. Intervals between allowances should be equal.

3. Visor. It is worth noting that both visors should be created when using allowances, if we talk about the external cut. The slice inside the parts must have an allowance of about 1 cm. The permissible error is not more than 0.25 cm. An insert is created without them, since with them the thing becomes more "loose".

4. It is necessary to bore the seams, having previously fastened the side sections of the perimeter and its parts.

All parts in this step are folded face inward. Place the backing and lining with the back side up, and then sew off the slices. It is worth noting that the place where the visor should be located should be skipped.

After you have connected the parts, you need to adjust the edge of the band. To do this, make another line along.

5. Combine the pre-formed peg and visor with the upper part. Slices should be evenly spaced. This is necessary so that the finished thing has a good, voluminous appearance.

6. Using a lining made of a fabric made of cotton, make a lining.

When processing the lining of a thing, it is necessary to fasten the side sections using a stitch seam.