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Beret blocks

Started this discussion. Last reply by Elaine Mergard Oct 12. 2 Replies

I was wondering how to use a beret block to make an old-fashioned simple winter wool felt beret. Can you use it without having to felt it yourself?

 

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Elaine Mergard replied to AGG87's discussion Beret blocks
"Flat Pattern solution for beret This might be helpful for you.    http://beautyandbedlam.com/this-years-fashion-berets-and-a-simple-diy-craft/"
Oct 12
Elaine Mergard replied to AGG87's discussion Beret blocks
"Blocking a felt cone onto a 5 piece beret block is hard work as you need to expand it to outer rim them shape back into the collar/headsize. No one wants carpel tunnel for overworking our wrists. Commercially they use male/female blocking with…"
Oct 9
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Beret blocks

I was wondering how to use a beret block to make an old-fashioned simple winter wool felt beret. Can you use it without having to felt it yourself?
Sep 19

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I wear them, make them and teach others how to make them.
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I'm a dressmaker, milliner.

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Elaine Mergard said…

Welcome to Hat Academy AG. We hope you find the community inspiring, millinery is a wonderful creative art and in huge demand currently. We are committed to helping you add to your skills and any questions please message me.

To make the most of Hat Academy remember to read through the Welcome Page.

Enjoy, Elaine.

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