Melissa Rath
  • Female
  • Forbes, New South Wales
  • Australia

Melissa Rath's Discussions

Removing mould from vintage felt hats

Started this discussion. Last reply by Elaine Mergard May 25, 2015. 2 Replies

Hi everyoneI have been asked by a lovely lady if it is possible to remove mould from 1920's felt hats. These hats are part of a wonderful history and the person is desperate to fix them but is…Continue

Blocking on styrofoam heads

Started this discussion. Last reply by Eleanor Flower Mar 2, 2014. 10 Replies

I'm still to use felt but had a thought today that I'd like to make my little girls winter felt hats and as they have smaller head sizes was wondering how well felt would block on a styrofoam head?…Continue

Hat prices

Started this discussion. Last reply by Suzanne Williams Apr 19. 30 Replies

As I'm new to…Continue


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I Love Hats Because?
Hats are beautiful, they can complete an outfit, they can be a creative expression.
About Me
I have been sewing for about 20 years, love couture dressmaking and tailoring and love learning new skills.
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Elaine Mergard said…

Welcome to Hat Academy Melissa. With your couture talent you will go well with Millinery as you have an eye for fine detail. Millinery is more creative than tailoring and there is no such thing as dead stock. I am here to help you achieve!
Feel free to share your hat or headpiece creations, join in or start a hatters discussion and add your info to the My Store panel above. Remember online help is a click away. To begin with Lessons check out our Get Started page. I am looking forward to sharing Millinery techniques, ideas and fashion news with you.

Enjoy, Elaine.

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