So my friends have a Kuroshitsuji group with a Sebastian, Ciel, and a bunch of others, and since I adored Madam Red
, of course I jumped the band wagon. I've got a lot of things set and figured out, but I cannot, for the life of me, find a round crowned hat tutorial to make Madam's hat. (I've never made hats minus a simple top hat, so I was looking for a tutorial or something to help xD.) I did find a felting tutorial, but I don't know how I feel yet about Madam having a silky dress and a felt hat.
So does anyone have any tutorials/experience/tips/etc. on making something like Madam Red's had without bumps, tucks, pleats, etc. . . ? I want a smooth, rounded crown, that's my issue. The brim I can do since it's easy and logical, but it's basically the crown I need help with.
Also, for Madam's jacket, does anyone have a recommendation of what to use for the trim of her jacket? I wanted to use black cotton bias tape, but I have no idea how to make that weird corner applique she has on her jacket with that xD. How have others made that? Any advice/tips?