I used coat hanger wire as the base of the hennin and bent it into a
small V as the center forehead and built the hennin from that wire
frame. I covered the front V and dropped a pearl from it. That wire
frame, especially with the V, helped stead the cone on the head so it
didn't fall off easily.
> <snip>To complete my look, I would like to make a hennin. <snip>
> Just a comment, don't forget that little black loop that you see in a
> lot of the portraits. I took a class years ago and I've also heard it
> other places that it was conjectured that the black loop was actually
> a covered piece of wire that went up the length of the hennin and
> helped it stay on. So if you're having trouble with it leaning too far
> back, you might want to try that wire...
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