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how to remove foundation make up from a hat

Hi Everyone Still learning loads! would appreciate if you could please advise some tips on removing foundation makeup from a cream hat wit…

Started by ciara sweeneyLatest Reply

Blocking conical hat

I would love advice for blocking on a wooden cone. My vision is to use Sinamay or Parasisal as seamlessly as possible for a light, airy hat…

Started by Laurie BerlinerLatest Reply

Model or Mannequin??

Hi all, Looking through some of the fabulous photos on here and on various websites. I think I have come to the conclusion a model to show…

Started by Susan FageLatest Reply

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Athletic scally cap?

Hi all, So my gf recently made me a scally cap and I love it so much.  I have been running a lot lately and we were talking about making a…

Started by Joseph Gels

1 Apr 22
Reply by Elaine Mergard

How to use straw braid machines and missing parts

Hi Millinery friends, I hope someone can help me. A friend gave me two straw braid machines, Anita B and Dresdensia B made by Grossmann. Th…

Started by Ninni Salomonson

5 Apr 5
Reply by Ninni Salomonson

sewing machines?

As a complete beginner, and someone who's hand stitching leaves a lot to be desired, what sewing machine is recommended by all you experien…

Started by Ruth Connor

93 Mar 29
Reply by Franklin Mounce

hexagon hat boxes

Hello, Does anyone know where I can purchase hexagon hat boxes that would ship to the US? Thanks

Started by Michael James Pollard

1 Mar 3
Reply by Formé Millinery

help please

I have crocheted a lovely ladies' hat.  It has a split back and bow.  How can I put the wire in without joining it????

Started by Dianne Crawley

1 Feb 26
Reply by Elaine Mergard

Used Hat Blocks

For some beginners affording and sourcing the needed hat blocks can prove challenging. What are some creative ways of getting around this i…

Started by Deniese Dennis

58 Feb 13
Reply by Patricia Standard

Blocking conical hat

I would love advice for blocking on a wooden cone. My vision is to use Sinamay or Parasisal as seamlessly as possible for a light, airy hat…

Started by Laurie Berliner

2 Jan 24
Reply by Laurie Berliner

Sewing machine for felt hats?

Hi! My name is Maria and I'm new in this site. Thank you all! I would like to know what kind of sewing machine I should buy to make felt h…

Started by Ma Eugenia Fernández

13 Dec 10, 2021
Reply by Elaine Mergard

Model or Mannequin??

Hi all, Looking through some of the fabulous photos on here and on various websites. I think I have come to the conclusion a model to show…

Started by Susan Fage

49 Dec 3, 2021
Reply by Jon Busby

felt outer brim edge finish

Hey there you'll, Not sure this is the right place, correct me if I'm wrong, newbie:) I have a client that ordered a felt hat with a downwa…

Started by Judith Lehthaus

0 Nov 13, 2021

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