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crown heights
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Hi everybody!i was wondering if there is a common trend in the height of the crowns or if it really just personal taste?is there a height that is most commonly appreciated by clients?thank you for…Continue

Tags: clients, height, sizing, crown

Started this discussion. Last reply by cla Apr 22.

contract for commissions and copyrighting work
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Hi milliners! do you use a contract for your commissions? and how do you make sure your hat designs are not being reproduced en masse?I am dealing for the first time with a fashion designer that has…Continue

Tags: fashion, designer, reproduction, copyright, commission

Started this discussion. Last reply by Elaine Mergard Mar 20.

 

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cla replied to cla's discussion crown heights
"fantastic, thank you! "
Apr 22
Victoria Regina replied to cla's discussion crown heights
"If its a custom hat, I always go with the clients face proportions. The measurement between the eye & the jaw line. Otherwise I don't go over 4 inches ....unless its my intention to go with a high crown:)  Anyone with more…"
Apr 22
cla posted a discussion

crown heights

Hi everybody!i was wondering if there is a common trend in the height of the crowns or if it really just personal taste?is there a height that is most commonly appreciated by clients?thank you for your help!bestClariceSee More
Apr 15
Elaine Mergard replied to cla's discussion contract for commissions and copyrighting work
"Yes Clarice you will need a contract & will need to be set up with a COMMERCIAL lawyer to ensure you get your rightful share of a royalty. Your designer lacks the technical skills to bring his idea to fruition and is using you to do this so if…"
Mar 20
cla posted a discussion

contract for commissions and copyrighting work

Hi milliners! do you use a contract for your commissions? and how do you make sure your hat designs are not being reproduced en masse?I am dealing for the first time with a fashion designer that has given me a "rough shape", a piece of calico roughly pinned to resemble the shape of the hat wanted. I am guessing he is the designer and I am the maker, but he is thinking to factory reproduce the hat. Do i have any right on the product? and how do you make sure that your name appears with the hat…See More
Mar 19
cla replied to Susan Fage's discussion Listen while you sew!!
"i have been listening to millinery podcast. do you know about  http://millinery.info/resource/interviews/ it s on spotify too. I find listening to an interesting podcasts keeps me from having the need to call and chat with people!"
Mar 19
cla commented on Tara Kay's photo
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Fabric covered crown on sinamay boater with hand made feather flowers.

"love the brim bias binding! such lovely detail"
Oct 4, 2019

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I Love Hats Because?
It is a beautiful form of adornment and I think they should go back in fashion.there are so many styles to choose from, everybody could find the hat to suit them.
About Me
I like making mostly headdresses and headpieces and I would love to learn everything related to head adornment.
I am currently developing flamboyant pieces for performers.
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Posted on March 30, 2018 at 5:00pm

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Elaine Mergard said…

Wonderful you found our website CLA. 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.

I set this up to help Beginners and support milliners -once you learn the basic techniques you will be surprised how creative you can be. Millinery is a creative art & in huge demand currently. Any questions do message me here.

To make the most of Hat Academy remember to read through the Welcome Page - Read here

Enjoy, Elaine

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