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Australia gauge wire to uk

Started this discussion. Last reply by Charmaine Mitchell Mar 13. 5 Replies

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 so does anyone know what size I need for uk as I bought uk…Continue

 

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Charmaine Mitchell replied to Jayne's discussion Australia gauge wire to uk
"Hi Jayne. I use www.baxterhart.org.uk . They have a very stiff wire and a lighter one. Also Petershams have a range of wire in different weights. Hope this helps."
Mar 13
Jayne replied to Jayne's discussion Australia gauge wire to uk
"Yes they ship to uk but can work out to be quite exspensive so was hoping for someone in uk had some from uk but not strong enough thanks for reply"
Mar 12
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"Wow love that did you edge them or are the petal just cut it looks beautiful"
Mar 12
Janet Bramham replied to Jayne's discussion Australia gauge wire to uk
"Hi Jayne I found this when I was searching for wire, it says its 2mm wide like the 14 guage on House of Adorn. Probably best to contact them first, as I didn't order it. I have found finding wire not that easy if House of Adorn are sold out.…"
Mar 12
Jayne replied to Jayne's discussion Australia gauge wire to uk
"Thanks Tracey will give it a go"
Mar 11
Tracy Young replied to Jayne's discussion Australia gauge wire to uk
"Parkin Fabrics in the UK has millinery wire.  I've used 16 gauge wire for the percher hat and it was fine.  Not sure if there is a difference between Australian wire and UK wire.  I'm American.  Here's the link to…"
Mar 11
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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 so does anyone know what size I need for uk as I bought uk 16 gauge cotton covered copper wire for millnery and seems not very strong for a headband even when doubled does anyone have any ideas and if so where can I purchase wire from in the U.K. Please
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"Thanks Helen will give a try"
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"Hi Helen your hats are beautiful can I ask how did you do your loops when I do mine I put wire thro but the don't look as good as your do you have any tips please thank you jayne"
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"Oh wow Jayne, you must be so thrilled! They look absolutely fantastic, happy hatmaking x"
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At 6:47pm on September 8, 2014, Elaine Mergard said…

Wonderful you found our website  on you tube Jayne. So pleased you have joined me in Hat Academy and hope you find it inspiring. I am committed to helping you add to your skills.

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