When you look at your studio at the end of the day one way to justify the shambles is to remember, “Where there is mess there is progress!” The reality is the mess can get underfoot and it is frustrating to find time to clean up when so busy. This tip from tutor Carole Maher is worth noting especially for …Continue
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If there is one thing that one can observe from looking over UK milliner, Sally Harper-Kenn hats, it is that: the bigger and bolder the better! Sally relishes in the delight that free form millinery can provide to both herself and her customers, allowing their hats to become an extension of themselves whilst making a bold statement. Sally has found her passion in making hats for racegoers and has enjoyed the success of her customers in many…Continue
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You can now find a list of your purchased lessons in numerical order to access video lessons directly. Simply click “My Lessons” in the profile box located at the top right of the site or via profile page on mobile, then select your desired lesson to preview.
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For milliner Ilana Meilak, her ever enduring love affair with hats started from a very young age. Ilana's father was in the business of antiques and for Ilana, growing up around vintage clothing and accessories was always fascinating, however, it was hats that really captivated her young mind. She was so intrigued by the mystery behind them, pondering who the owner might have been and…Continue
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House Of Adorn has compiled a kit that contains all the specialised materials you will need to use whilst learning from the Signature Feather Flower Course. Including hand selected Goose Nagoire feathers and quality components, House Of Adorn are offering this…Continue
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For outback milliner Melisa Elliott, it seems that isolation and distance are no obstacles for her passion for fashion and creativity. Melissa had always been creative, working on machine embroidery and fabric painting, selling her designs and winning prestigious design awards. After relocating to Winton, a remote outback town in northern Australia, Mellisa found herself purchasing a local boutique, a way to support her family and pursue her…Continue
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UK Milliner Ian Bennett was applauded by milliners, racegoers and the judges as his headpiece “Fireworks" took out the Millinery Award on Oaks Day, during the 2016 Spring Racing Carnival at Flemington, Melbourne, Australia.
Congratulations on your sensational multicoloured headpiece, ‘Fireworks’ which took out the Millinery Design Award…Continue
Valentine’s Day is the perfect time of year to share a little love. A special Valentines gift from Hat Academy tutor and UK Milliner, Ian Bennett will be shipped to you with a purchase of his Bespoke Feathers Course this week. Ian has…Continue
Carole Maher is a well established and award winning millinery designer with her own purpose built millinery cottage and atelier in Sydney, Australia. She is currently an international millinery tutor and lecturer who is passionate about innovation and development in millinery.
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If you could only use only one word to describe Maria Marcus's designs, it would be wow. This featured image is a colourful sorbet-toned feast for the eyes. Using line, texture, shape and colour, Maria has created an incredibly stylish hat, much like all of her other creations. We love how the simplicity of the design is contrasted with more complex elements, this is a feature of a lot of…Continue
Learn how to make a variety of visually stunning feather flowers from international tutor and milliner Carole Maher. Whether you aspire to create a colourful statement, a simple bridal piece or complete hat, Carole teaches all her proven techniques.
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With a flare for design and a love of all things antique, milliner Rita McVinnie from Scotland has been able to combine her lifelong passions to create beautiful things. Each piece Rita makes is truly unique, made from bits and pieces she has collected over time. Using vintage materials ensures that each piece creates a sense of uniqueness for each wearer.
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The tropical summer sun beamed down brightly last Saturday at Magic Millions on the Gold Coast. The fashion, the hats and the fun made this a most memorable event for thousands who attended. Check out the hat highlights.
Bright and bold mixed with feminine tones, Magic Millions brings out the character in each entrant.…
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Sometimes when creating art of any form it is hard to know when to stop, what to add and when to take away. It is important to consider, the materials, colour and texture and shape in order to create something of beauty, balance and lightness. By looking at this elegant amber cocktail hat, it seems as though milliner, Rose Collins has it just about perfected.
When we discovered this gorgeous headpiece we…Continue
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Unleash the creative within as you learn a variety of tinting techniques to add a fresh uniqueness to your millinery collection. Now save 30% on the total lesson price!
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Headwear by budding milliner, Silpa Parmar has progressed in leaps and bounds since she started just over a year ago. Silpa has taken a real shine to leather which is the hottest millinery material of the moment and it looks like it's here to stay. Silpa's creations go by the name of Scarlet and Red so we thought it was only fitting to…Continue
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For Milliner Sophie Cooke, 2016 has been a big year. Public speaking events, Pop Up Shops, Made in Sheffield Exhibitions and organising a craft themed market with up to 50 stallholders, all whilst working outside of her millinery world too. It seems that being a part of communities is what truely drives Sophie's millinery and has lead to many opportunities she never thought might have been possible.
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Working by day as an automotive safety seat engineer where strict rules and guidelines are in place, there is little room left for creativity in the workplace. Milliner Andrea Blohm is able to find a contrast of peace and happiness in the hours outside of work, doing what she loves, creating beautiful things. Andrea loves the freedom and creativity which comes from crafting hats, the subtle characters in the materials and the combinations…Continue