Maureen Prairie
  • Female
  • Thunder Bay, Ontario
  • Canada

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  • Elaine Mergard

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Lining shaped domes
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Does anyone put a lining into their felt fedoras, trillbys, cowboy hats or any other felt hat that has a shape to the dome of the crown? I thought blocking the lining fabric but what would be used to…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kayi Rose Mivedor Mar 3, 2018.


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Maureen Prairie replied to Shania Fluit's discussion Felt hat stiffener?
"I find that it is cheaper for me ( as I have contact with a sheep and alpaca farm close by) to wet felt my own hoods from roving wool. There are plenty of videos on wetfelting hoods. In Canada, here, it is most difficult to obtain millinery supplies…"
Sep 27, 2017
Maureen Prairie replied to Melissa Barnes's discussion HAT BOXES - to box or not to box?
"I live in Canada and I, too have been researching hatboxes. If anyone knows of a good and somewhat inexpensive company that manufactures hatboxes, would you please share the links? I don't have an issue purchasing outside of Canada, but for…"
Sep 26, 2017
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Jul 25, 2017

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I Love Hats Because?
There is so much variety
About Me
I am a dressmaker/couturiere and have gotten interested in making hats.
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Elaine Mergard said…

Welcome to Hat Academy Maureen. We hope you find the community inspiring, millinery is a wonderful creative art and in huge demand currently. With your dressmaking skills you would find this quite easy. 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. ps packing suitcases for holiday in Canada -Rockies & Alaska trip :)

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