Ruth Connor

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Started this discussion. Last reply by Sharon Panozzo Mar 22. 3 Replies

Its been sometime since I have posted anything into the Hat Academy, but I thought you might be interested in my creation using Spider Tissue and Indian Silk Paper.I have called this tilt hat…Continue

Tags: paper., Lens, silk, Indian, tissue.

to up-style or not to up-style

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ruth Connor Jul 29, 2015. 4 Replies

What is the opinion of up-styling older hats?I love to take a poor thing from the op-shop and turn its life around. What's everybody else's opinion on this?Continue

Weird or what?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sharon Panozzo Jul 25, 2015. 1 Reply

Having just come back from my (very hot) visit to the UK, I would like to share a very strange thing that happened on my train journey to visit my millinery friend Marion Lowe.I was halfway through…Continue

GST?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ruth Connor Oct 24, 2014. 2 Replies

Hi Ladies!Having now entered the market and sold my first three hats and had two commissions, the question I should have asked before is - should I be charging GST?Continue

 

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FANCY ROSE replied to Ruth Connor's discussion sewing machines?
"Thank you."
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FANCY ROSE replied to Ruth Connor's discussion sewing machines?
"Thank you.  If you're looking for a straw braid machine, check e-bay.  Be sure that you ask for a demonstration of how the machine sews and look for this in the machine.  There are different type of straw braid machines."
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Sep 19
Ruth Connor replied to Ruth Connor's discussion sewing machines?
"Cant help you there, I'm sure you would need a specialist machine for top Hats. Perhaps Elaine can help you?"
Sep 19
Ruth Connor replied to Ruth Connor's discussion sewing machines?
"there are specific machines for making hats, Roberta, and the Bernina won't do that, but I do use it for hemming, embroidery, joining fabric, seams etc. I also hand sew my hats."
Sep 19
Roberta Simpson Millinery replied to Ruth Connor's discussion sewing machines?
"Hi Ruth Thanks so much for letting me know. I actually have a bernina, I should use it more. I mostly hand sew everything. I'm a bit scared of machine sewing. I actually thought there was a specific machine for sewing hat, something I need to…"
Sep 17

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About Me
love to create and design. Love to work with my hands. My past is garden designer, and more recently, massage therapist. Never thought I'd enjoy sewing, but the creativity is what does it for me......
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www.fascinatorhatsbyruth.com
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Elaine Mergard said…

Wonderful you found our website Ruth. 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.

To make the most of Hat Academy remember to read through the Welcome Page - Read here

Enjoy, Elaine

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