Shandana De La Rivière
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Curling Ostrich Quills
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Hello Milliner Friends. Happy New Year!I have a problem curling Ostrich quills, without feathers. I want to put neat big curls in them like in the photo. I have tried steaming, soaking the quills in…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Cassie Farr Oct 16, 2021.

Blocking Pins
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Which blocking pins do you use and where do you get them from in the UK?Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Aylwen Gardiner-Garden Aug 21, 2017.

 

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Cassie Farr replied to Shandana De La Rivière's discussion Curling Ostrich Quills
"I would love to hear other people’s answers as well! I have heard  of them being soaked in boiling water and then using a hair straightener instead of curling iron to control the size of the curl? Something to try anyway "
Oct 16, 2021
Shandana De La Rivière replied to Cassie Farr's discussion Hat Blocks
"The hat block course by Ian Bennet on the Hat Academy is really good if you want to learn block making. "
Dec 25, 2018
Aylwen Gardiner-Garden replied to Shandana De La Rivière's discussion Blocking Pins
"When I was in the UK I was using household pins for blocking but have just ordered special pins from http://www.hatblocks.co.uk/accessories/"
Aug 21, 2017
Alexandra Mustatea replied to Shandana De La Rivière's discussion Blocking Pins
"Hi, Shandana! I know only one type of blocking pins, that you can find on many UK websites. For example https://www.parkinfabrics.co.uk/"
Aug 20, 2017
Shandana De La Rivière posted a discussion

Blocking Pins

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Jul 17, 2017
Shandana De La Rivière commented on Hat Academy's video
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Royal Ascot 2017: The best of fashion from day one

"Spotted one of my hats there :) "
Jul 4, 2017
Shandana De La Rivière replied to Renee Brown's discussion Hat Labels and Linings
"Aoife Kirwan! Would love to see you giving us a few lessons on Hat Academy - linings and attachments (like your wire prongs)."
May 6, 2017
Shandana De La Rivière replied to Renee Brown's discussion Hat Labels and Linings
"Please do a lesson on different ways of lining hats. I don't think any of the current lessons cover the topic properly. Finishing and the interior of the hats are as important as the exterior. Also please do a separate lessons on millinery hair…"
May 6, 2017
Shandana De La Rivière replied to Rebecca Louise's discussion Problems with Large Disc Hats
"Hi Aoife I know it's an old topic but I am new to millinery. Can you please show how do you attach the prongs to the hats. E.g for cocktail styles? Do you sew the wire around the edge? And use binding to hide it?"
May 6, 2017

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I Love Hats Because?
They make you look elegant and dramatic at the same time.
About Me
I am a fashion designer and art consultant. Have been working mostly with print design focusing on art and literature.

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Elaine Mergard said…

Welcome to Hat Academy Shandana. We hope you find the community inspiring, millinery is a wonderful creative art and in huge demand currently. We are committed to helping you add to your skills and any questions please message me.

To make the most of Hat Academy remember to read through the Welcome Page.

Enjoy, Elaine.

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