"Hello, try using Dharmatrading.com (Dharma) acid dyes and use malt vinegar instead of white vinegar. you can also use the jacquard acid dyes with Malt vinegar. And sometimes you may have to leave the feathers in a little longer to…"
"Love this class! I will post pictures of my work, when I'm done. Thank you Hat academy for bringing Louise Macdonald to this platform. I had the chance to meet her and she was my instructor for the Dior shape class at Millinery Meetup…"
"Hello, I personally think that you should do what the customer wants, then you will have a happy repeat customer. If you do what you want, not only is your customer unhappy, you could potentially lose a repeat client. Remember it is called…"
"thanks fancy rose. that helps. I assume I oil wherever there is a hole? correct. I use a knob to turn the wheel, I could be turning too slow. hopefully I will be able to get a motor one day. I haven't used the machine that…"
"thank you for this info about the straw braid machine. I have one that has been restored. I have learned how to thread it but wonder if I have the right needle install in it and I am not sure if I am using the correct thread also. I think I have the…"
"Hi Mrs. Elaine. thank you for the compliment. It means a lot. The Velvet is not Vintage. I purchased it at Joann's Fabrics Store a few years back. The colors are rich and much more beautiful in person. I went to MMU and…"
Hats have always captured my attention every since I was a little girl. I would be intrigued by how my gramdmother would wear her church hats on sunday morning, making her look like a queen.
I love to wear and make hats. I have a full time job and haven't had time to do what I love. But that's getting ready to change. I will spend my spare time honing in on my craft. Will be able to retire in three years and will be able to devote more time into making hats.