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Spring Racing Recovery?

Australian Spring Racing season is over and it’s time to recharge. I have seen the clock at midnight over too many nights with last minute…

Started by Elaine MergardLatest Reply

Do you name your hats?

When starting out in business I was receiving orders for particular styles based on the blocks I had, so I decided to make it easy for myse…

Started by Elaine MergardLatest Reply

hat steamer ideas?

Hello Everyone!, I want to get started on my Beginners Course, but cannot afford a hat steamer right now......does anyone have any suggest…

Started by Annette ThompsonLatest Reply

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photographing bridal millinery

Hi fellow milliners and I hope this finds you well. I am looking for ways to photograph bridal millinery creations, other than on the white…

Started by Hats by Felicity

1 14 hours ago
Reply by Julie Powell

A QUESTION REGARDING BUCKRAM

Hey Milliners! After much googling, I have found this website. I've been reading around, and I have a question that perhaps you can help me…

Started by Geoff T

2 Nov 25
Reply by Geoff T

Do you name your hats?

When starting out in business I was receiving orders for particular styles based on the blocks I had, so I decided to make it easy for myse…

Started by Elaine Mergard

7 Nov 18
Reply by Diana Thakur

Elastic buckram

Hello lovelies, does anyone know where I may find elastic buckram ? It also goes by the names "flexie" or "flexible buckram" .

Started by Marie Dantoni

2 Nov 11
Reply by Marie Dantoni

Spring Racing Recovery?

Australian Spring Racing season is over and it’s time to recharge. I have seen the clock at midnight over too many nights with last minute…

Started by Elaine Mergard

5 Nov 7
Reply by Felicia Kaminski

How to make VERY flat brim on Fedora? Help.

This is my first time posting.  I have purchased some fur felt hat bodies (beaver/ rabbit) on discount to make fedoras with 3.25-4'brims/ 3…

Started by Tara Bass

1 Nov 5
Reply by Mandy Pan

Best affordable vintage Singer sewing machine for felt hats

Hi everyone. Please share your wisdom for this newbie hat maker but long time felter for what vintage affordable Singer sewing machine migh…

Started by Sara Lee Chubb

2 Nov 2
Reply by sweetkristy

Do most hats need a band on the inside?

Hello, I am branching out in my hatmaking and getting more serious about it. I used to just make crochet beanies and fabric scrub caps. Now…

Started by Jen Schaper

1 Sep 29
Reply by Elaine Mergard

Hat Wire Question -- washable?

I've recently been sewing some fabric hats -- pretty typical sunhats with extra-large brims.  They have that floppy look.  I'm considering…

Started by Cynthia G Peacock

4 Sep 23
Reply by MHYRR

Ombré dye technique

Could anyone tell me how to ombre dye a  parasisal straw please? Anyone recommend dyes too for small work like this please? Many thanks cat…

Started by Catherine Ward

0 Aug 24

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