Ninni Salomonson

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How to use straw braid machines and missing parts

Hi Millinery friends,I hope someone can help me. A friend gave me two straw braid machines, Anita B and Dresdensia B made by Grossmann. The factory was taken over by nazis and it was wiped out 1945.…Continue

Started Oct 12

Making hats with hand arthritis?
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Hi Milliners,I just have to ask. Recently diagnosed with osteoarthritis in my hips and starting to feel the symptoms in my hands as well. I was looking forward to many, many years of millinery, but…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ninni Salomonson Feb 8, 2020.

 

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How to use straw braid machines and missing parts

Hi Millinery friends,I hope someone can help me. A friend gave me two straw braid machines, Anita B and Dresdensia B made by Grossmann. The factory was taken over by nazis and it was wiped out 1945. My friend was given them in her turn with no explanation how to use them. I have searched through the internet of course but need to know more. The blog Hatstruck about straw braid machines would have been very helpful but the pictures don´t show and the links don´t work either. Any tips on where to…See More
Oct 12
Ninni Salomonson replied to Ninni Salomonson's discussion Making hats with hand arthritis?
"Thank you for being encouraging! I also think you should not give up and to use  creativity to solve the problems that you run into.  Best wishes Ninni"
Feb 8, 2020
Carole Bowley replied to Ninni Salomonson's discussion Making hats with hand arthritis?
"Hi Ninni, Sorry to hear about your arthritis. I too,  now have arthritic hands. And my fingers are gradually bending inwards which makes it harder to hold a fine needle. But I think sheer determination has pushed me through so far, and I am…"
Feb 6, 2020
Ninni Salomonson posted a discussion

Making hats with hand arthritis?

Hi Milliners,I just have to ask. Recently diagnosed with osteoarthritis in my hips and starting to feel the symptoms in my hands as well. I was looking forward to many, many years of millinery, but can I still?. Are there  any of you  making hats with arthritis in your hands? What do you do to manage?  Best regards,NinniSee More
Feb 5, 2020
Ninni Salomonson replied to STEVEN ELLIOTT PLEASANT Sr.'s discussion Styles of hats
"Yes, I´d like that very much."
Jan 16, 2020

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Elaine Mergard said…

Welcome to Hat Academy Ninni. 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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