Has anyone had experience of how silk abaca trims react if they are worn in the rain? I mean drizzle or a shower but not heavy downpours? Having used the spray on it after the bows are in place it…Continue
Meet 'LUSCIOUS LIME' - a stunning headpiece for the Races?...Cheltenham Races coming up soon in March in the UK. This is made from silk abaca so it shouldn't lose its shape if its a damp day. Made by HATS by Emelle…
Website now re-vamped and up-dated. Just a taster of some of the HATS by Emelle. View many more on www.getdressy.co.uk Buy or hire. Bespoke and ready to wear hats.Now I can get back to designing and making…
'SERENA' - black and white hat modelled by the lovely Emily. Hand made hat by Marion Lowe of HATS by Emelle. www.getdressy.co.uk Photograph by Meyrick Griffith-Jones and jewellery from Honour Jewellery.
I love wearing them, and even more making them. I enjoy experimenting with materials - conventional and all sorts of media not usually associated with hat making. Just wish I had time for more hat making and more opportunities to wear them.
I am just somebody who loves life and all its opportunities; loves colour and texture; delights in encouraging others especially young people starting off on the mystery trip of...." what shall I do for a career"!
I don't believe in retirement only in changing direction and tuning the next adventure to fit a different pace of life. Make the most of every opportunity and ALWAYS think 'outside the box'!
Hi Marion, I have spoken to Cindy from Millinery Online and she sends coloured silk abaca world wide, freight is not expensive there are no import problems and usually you get within 5 days www.millineryonline.com.au
hope this helps until we can get the custom colouring lesson up x
Wonderful you found our website Marion. 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.
I set this up to help Beginners -once you learn the basic techniques you will be surprised how creative you can be. Millinery is a creative art & in huge demand currently. Any questions do message me here.
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