Chapter 11 Turbans and Hoods
MAKING A ROUND TURBAN
An Eastern-style turban was made for one of the three wise kings in The Butterfingers Angel (Figure 11-1). It was padded instead of wrapped.
Figure 11-1 Costume design for The Butterfingers Angel.
PROCEDURES FOR MAKING A ROUND TURBAN
• An existing hat (an old hat with a brim)
• Hat block
• Foam strip
• Poly stuffing
• Fabric (matching the costume)
• Sewing machine
• Hy-Mark thread
• Needle and thread
• Decorative pearls
• Plastic needlepoint canvas
Step One: Creating a Foundation for the Turban
• Obtain a used and stiff hat of the proper size. ...