Curling and painting quillsAny advice gratefully received please. I want to curl a couple of long quills and don't have the right colour. I shall need to paint them.1. Should I curl them first and…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Julie Herbert Apr 21, 2019.
I wonder if anyone can offer advice about using open weave lattice sinamay as a blocked shape. I am trying to make a particular design saucer headpiece where I only want a single thickness of…Continue
Started Apr 3, 2017
Has anyone had experience of how silk abaca trims react if they are worn in the rain? I mean drizzle or a shower but not heavy downpours? Having used the spray on it after the bows are in place it…Continue
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Started this discussion. Last reply by House of Adorn May 6, 2015.
Wonderful you found our website Marion. So pleased you have joined me in Hat Academy and hope you find it inspiring. I am committed to helping you add to your skills.
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Hi Marion, these are outstanding, well done. Keep making beautiful things and experiment always regards Amanda
Hi Marion, I have spoken to Cindy from Millinery Online and she sends coloured silk abaca world wide, freight is not expensive there are no import problems and usually you get within 5 days www.millineryonline.com.au
hope this helps until we can get the custom colouring lesson up x
Hi Marion, with your frangipani flower, can I suggest using more of a contrast with the colours, sometimes when the tones are very similar they do not stand out as well.