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Tropical Touch

Straw Hat with Silk Ribbon and Flatbacks
designed byCynthia Kimura
Skill LevelBeginner
TechniqueSilk Ribbons & Wraps
Time1-3 hours

I dressed up my shade hat with a colorful ribbon and some sparkly flatbacks.

Cynthia's Signature

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You'll love adding a little more to your favorite hats with the right supplies. Cynthia used a colorful silk ribbon wrap to bring a Tropical Touch to one of her favorite gardening hats. You can even bring some sparkle by adding Swarovski flatbacks to the ends of the ribbon. With the right embellishments, this everyday essential is now ready for the beach! You can find more inspiration for decorating your hats in this Artbeads Cafe.

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Add all available items to your cart at once or edit the quantities below. Nice choice! All or most of the products needed for this project are shown below with quantities. Sometimes we sell out of components and aren’t able to order more from the manufacturer (we know, it is very disappointing to us, too). Use the opportunity to mix up the design and make it yours by substituting similar products or altering the entire color scheme—it’s up to you!
Hand-Dyed High Tide Turquoise, Lime and Light Mocha Super Silk Wrap with Dark Turquoise Edges
Code SILK0022
Material Silk Place Of Origin USA
1
$17.25
$9.09
Swarovski 2088 SS16 Xirius Rose Enhanced Flatback Crystal Scarabaeus Green
Code 2088-SCGR16
Material Crystal Brand Swarovski Place Of Origin Austria
1
$0.14
$0.09
40 $0.12 $0.08
Gem-Tac Permanent Adhesive 2 fl oz.
Code GEMTAC02
Place Of Origin USA
1
$6.99
$5.70
Swarovski 2494 8mm Starlet Flatback Crystal Paradise Shine
Code 2494-CPS8
Material Crystal Brand Swarovski Dimensions 8mm Place Of Origin Austria
1
$1.43
$1.00
4 $1.26 $0.88
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