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My debaters also needed powdered wigs.  This is based on a great post by tandemonimom.  I took a few short cuts by using low-temp hot glue to attach the batting to the cap and the curls to the side of the wigs.  Everything else was from her post:

My debaters also needed powdered wigs. This is based on a great post by tandemonimom. I took a few short cuts by using low-temp hot glue to attach the batting to the cap and the curls to the side of the wigs.

Typical colonial men wore an oversized linen shirt underneath a waistcoat (vest) and a coat made of wool or linen (with wealthier men sporting coats of silk or cotton), with a pair of knee-lenght pants called breeches or knickers. They accessorized with a casual neck kerchief or formal lace jabot; leather shoes, usually black and fastened with buckles; a wig made of human or horse hair; and a hat turned up on two or three sides, with the three-sided tricorne hat being the most fashionable.

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Tricorn hats have three points to them.

How to Make a Tricorn Hat Out of Felt

A Dearybury Of A Day: Powdered Wig. Take an old ball cap and cover with cotton balls.

A Dearybury Of A Day: Powdered Wig. Take an old ball cap and cover with cotton balls. Sounds easy enough!

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Cotton ball wig - ascot out of a cheap kitchen towel and left over doilies, epaulettes - and voila - George Washington!

Make a George Washington wig by simply gluing cotton balls to a paper bag. Easy Peesy!

Make a George Washington wig by simply gluing cotton balls to a paper bag.

Crafting, Cooking & Cocktails - Crafting, Cooking and Cocktails by Angela Daniels - DIY Colonial-style Wig Made from Paper

Crafting, Cooking & Cocktails - Crafting, Cooking and Cocktails by Angela Daniels - DIY Colonial-style Wig Made from Paper (Diy Costume For Boys)

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