March 2017 Blog Posts (6)

MILLINER: CHARMAINE MITCHELL

For millinery newcomer, Charmaine Mitchell, the interest of a hat is all in the details and the featured image here shows just that. Not only does this piece feature an abundance of delicately layered goose nagoire feathers in a circular swirl pattern, they are also laid on a beautifully woven sinamay brim. This level of detail is what makes the art of millinery so special, creating truly unique pieces that stand out against a crowd. This…

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HAT HINT - STUDIO TIDY TIP

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 …

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Sally Harper-Kenn Interview

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…

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NEW REBECCA SHARE HAT BLOCK

The Swirl hat block has just been released and is available to purchase in the 'Rebecca Share' series from Hat Blocks Australia. This versatile block is perfect for percher hat brims, dramatic …

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MILLINER: ANNETTE HIGGINS

Her father was a shoe designer and her mother, a women's clothing designer so it would be hard to imagine that milliner Annette Higgins wouldn't take the same path and follow in their creative footprint, and we are so glad she did! Annette found her passion like many milliners, when she couldn't find something to wear that was just right. She took matters into her own hands and as you can see she hasn't looked back since! Her pieces now adorn…
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New "My Lessons" Feature

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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