I have seen some classes including from Judith M. using a special kind of foam for making hat blocks. Does anyone know where to buy the right kind of foam for this type of project? When I search…Continue
"I will have to google it again, Kylie, as I didn't follow it up. I can tell you, that they only sell it in 8' long sheets. If you are in Mel, maybe you would like to buy a sheet and split the cost? I will google it today!"
I have seen some classes including from Judith M. using a special kind of foam for making hat blocks. Does anyone know where to buy the right kind of foam for this type of project? When I search online I get a little confused between foam used by builders as insulation and foam for model making by architechts (which is pricier)- but maybe even smoother and easier to work with? If anyone has experience sourcing or working with either type, I would appreciate the information.Thanks!Corina HaywoodSee More
"My milliner friend has given me some of the high density foam her husband makes her blocks from. It is blue and about 2" thick. He advised me to stick layers on top of each other to get to the height required for making deep…"
"I got my roofer to leave me the insulation foam he had over when he did my flat roof, and have experimented with that. I have a thiner one and a thicker one, just about the right size for a crown.
I got a knife from DIY to cut plaster board, I found…"
"Go to Wicks in the UK and you will get it! You will be spoilt for choice there high density foam come in all colours but its firm to the touch! Do not take the soft thin slightly bouncy type price starts from £6 for a long thick…"