To Cover Brim

Place corner of velvet at front of brim on top side (smooth side).

Edgewire and headsize wire should always be on top of brim. Turn velvet

over edge of brim and pin. Stick pins through at right angles to brim to

avoid marring the velvet. Pin closely all around edge of brim, pulling

material with the thread to remove any fullness. Do not pull tight

enough to bend the brim. Trim velvet off one-fourth inch to turn under

brim. Baste close to headsize wire on top with stab stitch. Cut velvet

out inside of headsize wire, leaving a half inch to slash and turn up

with the buckram.