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Hat block for Boater

Hi. Could someone suggest an appropriate hat block for the crown of boater? Thanks!

Started by Lesley Wall in HAT CHAT

2 Mar 18
Reply by Lesley Wall

Straw and Felt Stiffener

Hi As I live in New Zealand and have to import all Millinery supplies I can't seem to get the stiffeners sent to me as they are flammable.…

Started by Janet Bramham in MILLINERY SUPPLIES

0 Mar 18

Floppy brim from Sinamay

Any tips on how to create a floppy brim from Sinamay? I know that I would have to use a bias strip sewn together and folded in half. Where…

Started by Kenyatta Johnson in HAT CHAT

0 Mar 17

Hats Public Interest Growth?

An article from The New Your Times - Hats: ‘The New Tattoo’, talks about how Paris is gaining new millinery businesses, and reflecting that…

Started by Elaine Mergard in HAT CHAT

3 Mar 16
Reply by Sharon Panozzo

Window Sinamay

Hi All, I'd really like to make a brim of a hat using window sinamay, does anyone have any tips or are there any lessons that cover this?  …

Started by Nicola Horton in ASK A MILLINER

0 Mar 13

Difference between goos feathers and goose nagoire feathers?

Hi everyone Silly question but just wondering if anyone can clear up the difference between normal goose feathers and goose nagoire feathe…

Started by Rachael Jayne in HAT CHAT

0 Mar 13

Australia gauge wire to uk

Hi I was wondering if someone can help me I am doing percher hats but the wire in lesson says gauge size 14 -19 is that Australian size if…

Started by Jayne in HAT CHAT

5 Mar 13
Reply by Charmaine Mitchell

Abaca Tinalak Straw Fabric

Hello, everyone! I was just checking out this this product on House of Adorn's website, and I have a few questions. Has anyone worked with…

Started by Britt Von Decker in HAT CHAT

4 Mar 3
Reply by Britt Von Decker

Hints or tips for blocking curved sides?!

Hi everyone, I have a beautiful midi topper crown block that I am keen to have a go with. I love the shape, but I have never blocked anythi…

Started by Rachel Warrillow in HAT CHAT

2 Mar 2
Reply by Rachel Warrillow

Custom Order Forms for head pieces

 Hello Pros! I pray this finds you all well.  I am in the process of creating an Order Form from which my customers can order their head pi…

Started by Janet Andoh in HAT CHAT

1 Feb 23
Reply by Elaine Mergard


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