Kristin Silverman
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Brims for caps

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tania Hansen Jun 26. 25 Replies

For those of you who make cut-and-sew hats (i.e. newsboys, flat caps, etc.), what do you use for the brim?I've previously used two-ply buckram or heavy-weight buckram combined with interfacing. I've…Continue

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Hats for Theatre

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kristin Silverman Oct 24, 2013. 2 Replies

Recently I created hats for a production of "The Pirates of Penzance." I blogged about the experience (with lots of lovely photos)... Part I: …Continue


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Tania Hansen replied to Kristin Silverman's discussion Brims for caps
"You may also want to see if there is a company in your area that deals just in plastics. I think I just googled plastic and my city and up came a wholesale company that specializes in plastic for many industries. I purchased 4x5 foot sheet I’m…"
Jun 26
Shauna M Caddy replied to Kristin Silverman's discussion Brims for caps
"I have used templastic, usually available through quilting shops and suppliers as they use it for templates for applique shapes and such,   hope that helps Shauna "
Dec 17, 2017

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I Love Hats Because?
They're gorgeous and fun. Wearing a hat is a great way to have vintage style without being costume-y. Just a change of hat can switch up your entire look. And they're so collectable.
About Me
In addition to being a milliner, I have also been a graphic designer and a makeup artist. I have loved hats for a long time. When I started making hats, things just "clicked" and I feel like I found my calling.
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Elaine Mergard said…

So pleased you have shared your hat pics with us Kristin. We will feature them in Newsletter soon. I hope you pick up new tips & techniques here & enjoy connection with other milliners.
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