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Veil disc

Hi, I need some help. I'm trying to make a veil disc, but i'm not able to join or fix the veil properly to be tight enough. Any idea? Thank…

Started by Zaré Graña in ASK A MILLINER

2 Oct 4, 2012
Reply by Zaré Graña

Block Rentals??

Is anyone aware of a business in the US that leases or rents blocks for short term? They are so expensive, It sounds like a good business i…

Started by Kathleen Gaffey in ASK A MILLINER

12 Oct 3, 2012
Reply by Megan Beverley

A fabric that is new to me...

I saw a pineapple fiber fabrics listed on a millinery supply website.  Has anyone heard of these fabrics?  Do you block them?  Do you sew t…

Started by Cynthia G Peacock in MILLINERY SUPPLIES

13 Sep 20, 2012
Reply by Cynthia G Peacock

What Stiffener to use ?

First of all I am so glad I have found a site for fellow Milliners being in rural Queensland its a blessing to have a site like this. Now w…

Started by Lauren in ASK A MILLINER

9 Sep 13, 2012
Reply by Aoife Kirwan

Dyeing Jinsin

I have sprayed jinsin, this worked really well and although I am happy with the result I was wondering if anyone can tell me what dye would…

Started by Bronnie G Millinery in MILLINERY SUPPLIES

0 Sep 13, 2012

Hat Ethics

I'm very new to hat making.  In fact, it would be presumptuous for me to call myself a milliner.  I will say I'm fairly adept at many hat m…

Started by Cynthia G Peacock in ASK A MILLINER

7 Aug 29, 2012
Reply by Cynthia G Peacock

CAN YOU USE FELT STIFFENER TO STIFFEN SINAMAY?

Urgent question...! Does anyone know if you can use Crodalac felt stiffener to stiffen sinamay? I've made a free-form sinamay wire brimmed…

Started by Vivienne Morgan Millinery in ASK A MILLINER

3 Aug 27, 2012
Reply by Vivienne Morgan Millinery

Blocking pins

Can anyone tell me how many pins I should buy to start with? And Where is the best place to buy them. Distinctive accessories do not stock…

Started by Bronnie G Millinery in ASK A MILLINER

13 Aug 25, 2012
Reply by Bronnie G Millinery

Making hats for people you know

I wanted to ask for some advice from you all about accepting commissions from people you know. Here is an example: someone I know contacted…

Started by Hannah in MILLINERY BIZ

3 Aug 20, 2012
Reply by Elaine Mergard

Silk Flowers

Is there anything you can spray on handmade silk flowers to stop them loosing their shape?  I think it might be from the humidity here but…

Started by Lynda Dwyer Ninness in ASK A MILLINER

21 Aug 19, 2012
Reply by Angelica Nave

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