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Race Day Gloves

Co-ordinating our fashion accessories were essential in the 1950s and 60s. Handbags matched our shoes and gloves matched the hat. Field F…

Started by Elaine Mergard in HAT CHATLatest Reply

TYPES OF MILLINERY STRAW BRAID SEWING MACHINES

When purchasing a Straw Braid Machine, always ask for a demonstration of how it works.  Sometimes the vendor will show you the pic. and not…

Started by FANCY ROSE in HAT CHATLatest Reply

Thimbles...

'Thimbles: Always tricky, I remember being in the swing of using one at one stage, then completely forgot how they 'should' be used.  In t…

Started by Roz Willmott-Dalton in ASK A MILLINERLatest Reply

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Abaca without silk?

Hi there, I love working with silk abaca since following the course with Hat Academy, but I was wondering if there is a vegan alternative t…

Started by Rachel Warrillow in MILLINERY SUPPLIES

0 yesterday

Kentucky Derby

How do you get a spot at the Kentucky Derby to sell your hats? Also, how do you get invited to be a vendor at some of the festivities given…

Started by Sheila L. Dozier in MILLINERY BIZ

6 on Friday
Reply by Sheila L. Dozier

hat steamer ideas?

Hello Everyone!, I want to get started on my Beginners Course, but cannot afford a hat steamer right now......does anyone have any suggesti…

Started by Annette Thompson in HAT CHAT

24 on Thursday
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Race Day Gloves

Co-ordinating our fashion accessories were essential in the 1950s and 60s. Handbags matched our shoes and gloves matched the hat. Field F…

Started by Elaine Mergard in HAT CHAT

2 Jan 15
Reply by Sharon Panozzo

Parasisal Help?

Hi everybody, I recently mad a hat out of Black Parasisal for a friend and in her feedback she mentioned that the top of the hat went white…

Started by Susan Nash in HAT CHAT

2 Jan 14
Reply by Lee Williamson

Millinery tools

Hi All ! I am looking for a supplier/maker of wooden hat making tools. I am specifically after a Hat Brim Rounding Jack and Hat Brim Curlin…

Started by Courtney Cameron in MILLINERY SUPPLIES

5 Jan 13
Reply by Courtney Cameron

Bow carder Help needed

Appealing to my felting Hatter friends. Does anyone know of anyone who uses and has experience with a bow carder for hat making? Lady in UK…

Started by Elaine Mergard in HAT CHAT

0 Jan 10

Tangle Tuft

Hi I purchased some and aside from placing it over a sold sinamay any and all ideas to use it would be appreciated. Thank you

Started by Coreen "Coco" Lyons in HAT CHAT

5 Jan 8
Reply by Sheila L. Dozier

Saucer blocks

Hello! Is anyone able to provide any hints, tips or photos of how headpieces blocked on saucer blocks are attached to the head? Would you u…

Started by Silpa Parmar in ASK A MILLINER

4 Jan 7
Reply by Evelyne Wheeler

Thimbles...

'Thimbles: Always tricky, I remember being in the swing of using one at one stage, then completely forgot how they 'should' be used.  In t…

Started by Roz Willmott-Dalton in ASK A MILLINER

13 Jan 3
Reply by Chantelle Westlake

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