Hi there,I have been making quite a few perchers lately after doing a Rebecca Share course, but I was just wondering what people use to cover the wire frame? And also, how do you attach the elastic…Continue
"We recently moved into our new house and I have moved my millinery into a dedicated room, with a walk in robe behind. A lot of my storage is from Ikea and a little bit of DIY.
The table is actually 2 kitchen table tops one on top of the other with…"
"Hey Carena. It was made from sinamay. It's the cream and black lace percher... if you scroll down my photos you'll see it. I didn't find the comb slid in very well and no matter how much I tried to widen it the headband, it kept…"
"Hi Silpa, What did you use to make the percher? If you use leather or heavy leather flowers it can add weight to the head when wearing. I made a couple from sinamay and used sinamay leaves and a braid covered quill. The percher was very comfy to…"
"I've done the course on perchers as well... I made a disc hat with the percher headband which I wore to the races and I have to say (unfortunately), it was super uncomfortable. I tried loosening it off/widening it every time I went to the…"
Hi there,I have been making quite a few perchers lately after doing a Rebecca Share course, but I was just wondering what people use to cover the wire frame? And also, how do you attach the elastic to the wire frame so it looks nice, instead of just a knot.Thank you for all of your help!See More
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