Featured Blog Posts – December 2016 Archive (4)

Milliner: Sophie Cooke

For Milliner Sophie Cooke, 2016 has been a big year. Public speaking events, Pop Up Shops, Made in Sheffield Exhibitions and organising a craft themed market with up to 50 stallholders, all whilst working outside of her millinery world too. It seems that being a part of communities is what truely drives Sophie's millinery and has lead to many opportunities she never thought might have been possible.

We absolutely love this navy boater…

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Andrea Blohm Interview

Working by day as an automotive safety seat engineer where strict rules and guidelines are in place, there is little room left for creativity in the workplace. Milliner Andrea Blohm is able to find a contrast of peace and happiness in the hours outside of work, doing what she loves, creating beautiful things. Andrea loves the freedom and creativity which comes from crafting hats, the subtle characters in the materials and the combinations…


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Ribbonwork expert Helen Gibb takes you through a myriad of ribbon work techniques reminiscent of century old skills used by milliners and dressmakers to adorn hats and garments. Be Inspired by the past and apply these aesthetic floral trims to your millinery creations.
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Milliner: Tanith Kovari

Old photos, movies, catalogues and vintage hats have been the leading inspiration for milliner Tanith Kovari's work over the last couple of years. Tanith credits her accumulation of skills to a number of different areas from books and millinery workshops to online lessons and experimentation. She has discovered her love of materials and the rewards of shaping, draping and…


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