August 2012 Blog Posts (56)

Fashion Festival Fascinators

Some hat eye candy at this weeks Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival Brisbane from local boutique The Hat Box. The show included big 'n bold colours, brims and trims and even an Eiffel Tower to charm the audience.

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Top Tilt

Tilt to the right or left? No matter which way you tilt the brim you will appear taller and more elegant. Budding Milliner Melissa Glim has created this two toned felt hat with flower and feather trim to add glamour touch to any outfit.

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Stop Press

Blue fur felt handcrafted hat 'Carmen', with macaw feathers by Aoife Kirwan Millinery featured in the Irish Independent Weekend magazine in an article about Heidi Higgins new Autumn/Winter 2012 collection.

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Sculptured Creations

Hand moulding felt hoods and capelines is an art on its own. Karina Salazar exhibits her ability with felt sculpturing adding her own exquisite hand designed felt flowers. Check out the pretty pink felt orchid Karina has created to complete the black cloche seen in her Gallery.…

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THAT'S A PRETTY HAT

Kathleen Lisson is a hat lover dedicated to showing women that hats can be worn with confidence and style on special occasions and in everyday life. She invites us to join her for a day at the races and shares an insight into her blog.…

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MASTER MILLINER FOCUS

Californian Master Milliner Wayne Wichern has mastered felt creations with trims that attract you to each piece. This Turquoise velour felt with wired felt feathers is topped off with a smashing brooch trim.



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Fabulous Fur

The quality of this fur felt may cause you to ask ,"Is it Felt or fabric covered?" It is soon recognised as felt with the inserted felt bows which is a technique that can be used with felt successfully. This curvette shape, which UK Milliner Rosa Nunn has used is so yesteryear and looks outstanding on…

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HEADDRESSES EXHIBITION

Diana blogs about The Mingei Museum presenting an incredible exhibit on Hats & Headdresses from their Permanent Collection.These selections make up donations and purchases from the past 34 years.

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INTERVIEW WITH ELAINE

When Hat Academy's mentor Elaine Mergard is not working on filming new lessons or making hats, she teaches hands on at millinery workshops. Check out this interview with Elaine elaborating on her teaching process.

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Gatsby Gal

The block used to make Leeanne Goodwins gorgeous felt hat with the Gatsby appeal would have to be an all in one crown and brim Vintage block. Add the ostrich feathers favoured in the 1920s and she is quite a flapper!

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WATER WIGS

Although the project is called "Water Wigs", hat lovers may perceive these fantastic liquid creations by TimTadder as an inspiration for a cloche or headpiece.

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ONLINE LEARNING BENEFITS

Convenience, access from a computer or ipad. It's self paced, so you can study at your own pace. Study at any time of the day. Don't have to worry about your location, transport. Fit your study commitments around your…

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Testing the waters

Although called "Water Wigs", hat lovers may perceive these fantastic liquid creations by TimTadder as an inspiration for a cloche or headpiece. Which is your favourite? Comment below.

METHOD BEHIND THE MADNESS

"We just finished shooting a new project…

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Faces of Caulfield Finals

Melbourne Racing Club have been searching for a Face of Caulfield to help bring the Carnival’s racing and fashion activities to life. The competitors frocked and suited up before parading for onlookers and a panel of judges including fashion milliner Richard Nylon.

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Style Cut

No this is not about the latest Hair style but a fascinator style that is a cut above the rest! Corina Haywood uses scissors daily in her LA studio - we all need to look within our work studio for inspiration around us. 

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Hats & Headdresses

The Mingei Museum is presenting an incredible exhibit on Hats & Headdresses from their Permanent Collection. These selections make up donations and purchases from the past 34 years.  There are a wide variety of cultures and countries from around the world in this exhibition.  The hats are used for a…

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WEDDING BELLS

Susanne adores making wedding head pieces. "The air that surrounds the world of weddings makes it kind of magical, I love to know that I´m an ever so small part, of a very special day."

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SPOTS AND STRIPES

Calling all Creatives - here is a challenge with spots & stripes maybe an outfit with hat/headpiece to match!! Great worldwide competition from Tessuti Fabrics to win International flights for 2 valued at $5,000. Closes 19/9/12

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FEATHER TECHNIQUE

In lesson 9 "Customised Feathers" we learn how to redesign feathers through a variety of techniques. Miss Lauren has applied a diamond cut feather method to this Black & White Derby Day inspired fascinator.

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SPRING INTO COLOUR

Melbourne Cup 2012 Spring Summer collections will be a beautiful range of dramatic hats and headpieces created in vibrant colours to complement outfits with strong, bold & confident styling. Leading milliner Serena Lindeman is currently preparing her Spring Collection which exhibits her love of colour & clean contemporary…

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