All Blog Posts Tagged 'felt' (3)

FEATHER IN ONES HAT

Using two of the primary colours can be a design challenge but in nature it is everywhere. Blue and yellow macaw feathers were the inspiration for this beautiful hand moulded felt hat. Created by Irish Milliner, Aoife Kirwin it would not be missed in the crowd!

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BLOCKING FELT IN NEW YORK

In this video you will note some commercial methods of felt hat construction. The Milliner is using String instead of elastic – this was the system years ago before elastic was available. Vintage blocks often have a shallow gutter at base for this purpose.…

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Felt Facts

The Felt Hood in unblocked form has been pressed and manipulated in a centuries-old process using heat, water, and pressure to create the strongest, smoothest, most water-resistant natural fabric known.

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