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Behind The Hat: Iliana Hristova

For Milliner Iliana Hristova, her Second Prize placing in the recent Mad Hatter 2022 Competition means everything. It has given her renewed confidence and inspiration to set new goals with her range of skills she has mastered in the last three years. Enjoy her journey in millinery.

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Leather Bows Live Lesson

Master the art of gravity defying leather bows that keep their shape and demand attention. In this live demonstration your Tutor Sophie Allport will show you how to work with leather to create a wired leather bow trim to wow your customers.

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Hat Chat: Noeleen Millinery

With a keen eye for design and a burning passion for headwear, Milliner Noeleen Kish embraces these times of change as she re-establishes her business to the other side of the world.



What do you love about being a Milliner?


As a creative person, I love how millinery enables me to be creative on a small scale with each individual project totally different…

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Behind The Hat: Chris Mullane

Although the prizes given in Millinery Competitions are always a draw card, the real gain for entering a competition is the challenge to extend your skills to define what you thought you could never achieve. Milliner Chris Mullane rose to this challenge for the Millinery Award 2021 taking inspiration from a recent holiday.

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Maree Starkey Interview

Creative expression in fashion can take many forms. For Maree Starkey, millinery was a natural progression after many years working in interior and couture bridal design. 



What sparked your interest in millinery?


After many years of Dressmaking and Interior Design I started making Bespoke Bridal and Evening wear. I decided to do a…

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New: Studio+

Make every day creative.

As a Studio+ member you'll receive online learning, a hat store, discounted supplies and more.

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Introducing Hatporium



Introducing Hatporium, a hat lovers destination for original headwear.


 

To help milliners grow their business we have developed Hatporium, a creative online store to buy and sell millinery. 

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Behind The Hat: Holly Barker



Congratulations to Holly Sansalone of West Australia on her third place win in the recent MIMC competition for her “Mother of the…

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Thank you!

Helen Gibb sends her gratitude.

"Oh my! I am humbled by the love and kindness. A big Thank You to all the very kind people who purchased my classes through Hat Academy. THANK YOU!" Helen…

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Support Fellow Artisian

Hat Academy Tutor and Author, Helen Gibb, has lost everything in recent Colarado firestorm. As a community of fellow artisans and milliners we are here to support Helen through this difficult time. “All is lost - my original ribbon art and samples, supplies, antique Ribbonwork…

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2021 Highlights

Explore all the 2021 highlights from Hat Academy and the millinery industry.
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MILLINERY AWARD FINALISTS 2021

Millinery masterpieces for the Millinery Award 2021 exhibit each milliner's creativity and precision in detail. Congratulations to all finalists in this astounding array of headwear for the Melbourne Cup Carnival this year.



Winner:…

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New Wirework Bretons Course

Learn from acclaimed Milliner and Tutor Sophie Allport, this contemporary interpretation of the classic Breton Hat adds height and elegance.

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Sherilee Honnery Interview

Living in an isolated small outback town in Queensland, Australia has not deterred Milliner Sherilee Honnery from forging ahead to create her own millinery design label. The pandemic certainly has not made it any easier but Sherilee has pursued her passion and love for leather to create stunning headwear. 

How did you come into Millinery?

I have a small head…

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Buntal Caps & Berets Course

Louise Macdonald's love for buntal straws led to developing innovative techniques to create stylish caps and berets for smart casual wear or a day at the races.

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Behind The Hat: My Tribe

Knowing and creatively expressing who are ”My Tribe” was the millinery challenge for the Student Design Competition organised by the Millinery Association of Australia. Runner up winner, Angie Jackman created a mandala, a circular design expressing…

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New Wirework Course

Become proficient in wirework as you learn to construct unique millinery with structural integrity and refined finish.
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Behind The Hat: Georgia Skelton

The Millinery Association of Australia Design Award for 2021 focused on the Theme - ‘ The 20’s - Past, Present, Future.’  With the judging criteria based on originality and creativity, relevance to the era, quality of work, degree of difficulty and wearability in terms of comfort and stability, milliners became…

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Behind the Hat: Anél Heyman

Beautifully handcrafted millinery created by New Zealand Milliner, Anel Heyman is celebrated again in 2021 with her recent first place award in the International HATalk Millinery Competition. Anel thrives on a challenge whether it be for a customer or a competition and shares with us what it takes to stay at the top.

With a background in art which basic design elements do…

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New Cockades Course

Discover how to tailor cockades for an innovative headpiece or unique headband with Louise Macdonald.

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