Friday, June 13, 2014

Authentique Pride Collection - Yankee Doodle Hat

Authentique Pride Collection NOW at Flying Unicorns - shop here

I adore patriotic colors and collections and the new Pride Collection has the look of vintage patriotism.  Here is a close-up of the great little tags and graphics that are part of this collection.  
(the hat pattern and simple instructions were from my pal Maggi Harding)

Here is a hat model - Escape Kitty looking rather proud and patriotic.  I think she's smiling - can't tell. 

I used some of the graphic circles and glued them to bamboo skewers to stick in my hat. 

No Yankee Doodle Dandy Hat can be complete without a feather in it. The feather is a reference to a popular American song, Yankee Doodle Dandy.   

 Yankee Doodle Dandy Song Kid's Version ( Popular American Song)
Yankee Doodle went to town
A-riding on a pony
He stuck a feather in his hat
And called it macaroni

Yankee Doodle, keep it up
Yankee Doodle dandy
Mind the music and the step
and with the girls be handy!
Father and I went down to camp
Along with Captain Gooding
And there we saw the men and boys
As thick as hasty pudding.

Grab your Authentique collection while it's available and show your Pride. 
(Thanks again Maggi for the hat pattern!)

Authentique Pride Collection NOW at Flying Unicorns - shop here
Authentique Pride Collection Independance paper  PRI006
Authentique Pride Collection Amend paper   PRI005
Authentique Pride Colection Stickers PRI007
Floral berries
bamboo wood skewers
lace and trim

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