Fun Hat Collages

For amusement, I started making digital collages featuring my felted headwear. After all, this was an easy way to make a 'photoshoot' to show where the hats could be worn.

Why Collages?

Then, during the Coronavirus, collaging became a therapeutic necessity. Many of the collages from this period were inspired by online friend Josephine Dervish's delightful Joyous Dressing challenges on Instagram.

Additionally, collage making is a way to re-purpose my hats. I certainly could never make a new hat every day to share on Instagram. Supposedly, the app rewards consistent daily posts. Between collages, new hats, behind the scenes, and more recently, videos, I have something (hopefully) of interest to share!

Collage Inspiration

While some of the collages reveal the millinery inspiration behind the hat, other collages are merely surrealistic 'what ifs' added on afterwards.

Here they are, in order of creation. The first collage is quite old, but the rest were made in 2019 and onwards. Naturally, the collages can be seen scattered thorough my Instagram account.  

Oh! If you click on a collage, it should take you to the associated Hat page in my shop.

Pardon that there is a very, very long scroll - there are 50 Collages and more continue to be added over on THIS PAGE.

 
Hat Attack for Hosta Lady
 
 
 
 Fig Trio
 
 
 
Peachy Beret
 
 
 
Finding Joy - Orange Beret with Autumn Tree
 
 
 
Brimmed Hat with van Gogh's Starry Night
 
 
 
Martha Washington and the Mushroom Beret
 
 
 
Avocado Life Collage - includes kitchen appliances
 
 
 
Indigo Snowflakes Digital Hat Collage
 
 
 
Valentine's Top Hat with Bleeding Heart Plants and Candy Hearts.
 
 
 
Candy Cane Witch Hat with Heart Frame
 
 
 
Underside of Mushroom with Polka Dot Hoot
 
 
 
Bandleader Cap with Fireworks & Mushroom
 
 
 
Slice of Lime Beret
 
 
 
Four Leaf Clover for Luck
 
 
 
Long and Winding Road Competition Hat with a hairpin turn road.
 
 
 
Pillbox with mossy ground collage
 
 
 
Mermaid Cloche under the sea
 
 
 
Emerald Green Beret with Snake for Slytherin
 
 
 
Cypress Trees with Yellow Bucket Hat
 
 
 
Oak Tree Inspired Hat with Picnic
 
 
 
Turquoise Fjords of Norway with Fedora
 
 
 
Iridescent Blue Cloche with Morphos Butterfly
 
 
 
Eggplant Beret with Easter Eggs
 
 
 
Prince Tribute Collage with Raspberry Bandleader Hat
 
 
 
Earth Day 2020 Wizard Hat Collage
 
 
 
Purple Rain meets Purple Unicorn Wizard Hat
 
 
 
Impressionist Cloche in Monet's GIverny with Waldo/Wally
 
 
 
Day Glo Cloche inspired by O.o.h.baby a fellow maker in Pittsburgh
 
 
 
Amidst the poppies and pea vines - yellow fedora.
 
 
 
 May Day Collage with Russian Constructivist Posters in background.
 
 
 
Nunofelted Hat in Turquoise against English sea defences.
 
 
 
 Yellow Sunflower Cloche.
 
 
 
Over to the Shop to see  Pastel Unicorn Style Felted Hat which is SOLD.
 
 
 
White Surrealistic Brain Hat
 
 
 
 
Red and White Mushroom Top Hat in a mushroom inspired collage.
 
 
 
Vegas Creamsicle Hat with a collage of lilly stamens.
 
 
 
Black Felted Pagoda Hat with Curlicue on Top with Op Art Collage AND Audrey Hepburn from 'My Fair Lady.'
 
 
 
Another collage of the Black Pagoda Hat with Black and White cookies and the Manhattan Skyline.
 
 
 
Beret in Ivory with Handpainted Brown Spots collaged with a leopard.
 
 
 
Architectural White Hat with Purple Drawing with Harold and the Purple Crayon and flying Birds of Happiness
 
 
 
Cat Hat Collage with Kiwi and Pickes (my cats)..
 
 
 
Tumeric Yellow Felted Beret with Sculptural Pod against Collage of Moroccan Spices in Retro Kitchen.
 
 
 
Light Blue Beret with Fishtail collaged against a bathtub full of waves.
 
 
 
Orange Colored Beret with Felted Seed Pod set in a bedroom of Tulips.
 
 
 
Purple Jester Fantasy Headdress with Tassels set against a vintage swingset.
 
 
 
Blue Pilgrim Top Hat with Striped Brim set against a field of marbelized cotton fabric and glass marbles, with a backdrop of the famouse Earthrise photo behind me.
Tall Black Top Hat with Felted Decorations
Turquoise Blue Felted Hat with Mermaid Tail
Pink Green Echinachea Collage with Bee
Mackeral Sky Collage with Blue Chevron Felted Hat
 
 
More Digital Hat Collages continues HERE.