All Discussions Tagged 'hat' (22)

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Straw for summer hat

I've made a few boater hats and perching boaters out of parasisal straw which is great for races etc. I want to make myself a summer boater…

Started by Laura

2 Apr 18, 2017
Reply by Laura

Sourcing high density polystyrene foam for block making

I have seen some classes including from Judith M. using a special kind of foam for making hat blocks. Does anyone know where to buy the rig…

Started by Corina Haywood

14 May 18, 2016
Reply by Kylie McLean

Where to buy hat display head?

Hello!  I'm looking for hat display head made of fiberglass, has anyone of you have one for sale?  Or maybe you know where to buy?  Desirab…

Started by Modystka La dame

8 Oct 21, 2015
Reply by Kylie McLean

sewing on outside ribbon

How do you sew on ribbon that goes where brim & crown meet. Do you stitch all the way around or just tack? Do you use the same type rib…

Started by stephanie lawrence

8 Feb 1, 2015
Reply by stephanie lawrence

sweat band

Very new to this...Making my first hat. Do you match the groisgrain ribbon for inside hat  to hat color or always use black?

Started by stephanie lawrence

3 Jan 3, 2015
Reply by stephanie lawrence

Cocktail Hat using cocktail hat lesson

Hello Hat Friends- I wanted to share this cocktail hat that my lovely friend Kim ordered for her Mary Kay Cosmetics seminar that took place…

Started by Marianne Lewis

3 Jul 24, 2014
Reply by carena28

millinery cane wire

Hi Does anyone out there use really old fashioned hat blocking techniques?  I trawled the internet to see if there's any instruction on ho…

Started by edith f

3 Mar 1, 2014
Reply by edith f

Satin Ribbon Hat Making

Hello! I am looking for satin ribbon that you use to make satin ribbon hats with. It's the same construction as a straw braided hat. I don'…

Started by J.E. Johnson

5 Feb 16, 2014
Reply by Amy Eliason

What about mannequin head displays?

Hello, I happen to be a hat LOVER first and a hat MAKER occasionally.  I have been enjoying HAT ACADEMY for a few months, and am wondering…

Started by Margaret Crunkleton

2 May 31, 2013
Reply by Margaret Crunkleton

Using different block sizes

Does anyone have any advise on using a crown and a brim block of different sizes? I'm new to this. I've acquired a few crowns and brims but…

Started by Sandra Stewart

4 Apr 17, 2013
Reply by Sandra Stewart


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