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Hat Blocks and where to start?

I have purchased my first dome and wide brim blocks.  They are a good start,  I am keen to grown my selection of blocks, does anyone have…

Started by Bronnie G Millinery in ASK A MILLINER

3 Aug 18, 2012
Reply by Elaine Mergard

Fedora return

The Fedora hat first appeared in late 1880s and was worn as a symbol of wealth. In the 1940s, gangster and detective movies featured men we…

Started by Hat Academy in HAT FASHION

23 Aug 18, 2012
Reply by Catherine Brocklebank

Fascinator Side?

On which side do  you wear a Fascinator or Headpiece  This Headpiece could be worn on either the right hand side or the left hand side. Whi…

Started by Elaine Mergard in HAT FASHION

16 Jul 30, 2012
Reply by Megan Beverley

Millinery Notions

I'm curious as to specifically what preferences any of you milliners have for types and strengths of thread for various tasks during the co…

Started by Renee Brown in ASK A MILLINER

19 Jul 26, 2012

Challenging Client Consultations

The ideal scenario for a consultation is a customer comes to you before they buy the outfit but nine times out of ten they arrive with a ne…

Started by Hat Academy in MILLINERY BIZ

3 Jul 26, 2012
Reply by Elaine Mergard


I have heard that some milliners use magnets instead of combs or clips on fascintors.  Can anyone tell me more about how that works?   Than…

Started by Dee in ASK A MILLINER

1 Jul 25, 2012
Reply by Elaine Mergard

Millinery Glossary

Beret  - Soft fabric or felt flat form which is worn tilted to one side. Often includes a Head band which sits firmly on head. Bias - The…

Started by Hat Academy in HELP DESK

0 Apr 25, 2012


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