All Blog Posts Tagged 'millinery' (70)

PATCHWORK REVIVAL

Northern Hemisphere Spring & Summer 2012 saw a huge return to the homespun patchwork look with a combination of colours & textures which would normally have no partnership.  Accessories have followed the trend with…

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Curling feathers

Kerry has mastered the art of curling feathers. The swirl of these feather spines adds so much excitement to the style. Learn how to curl & shape feathers in Lesson 7 & even how to make your own feathers from fabric…

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MILLINERY COURSES - LOOPS

When designing a hat or headpiece there is often something missing to complete the overall impact and one of the best additions is a simple loop which adds life, energy and movement to the overall design. Loops are a great background to the trim focus which may be the flower or feather feature. 

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CINEMA VINTAGE HATS

The 1930's were the "Golden Age of Hollywood" as cinema moved from silent movies to colour and sound. The legacy of these old movies is a record of the fashion of that era, including hat styles.
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Cinema VINTAGE hats



The 1930's were the "Golden Age of Hollywood" as cinema moved from silent movies to colour and sound. Amazingly this transition was taking place during the Great depression of the early 30's.

Actresses such as Claudia Colbert, Vivien Leigh, Myrna Loy and Greer Garson all appeared on screen as glamorous ladies in a world far removed from the day to day realities of the early…

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Florals millinery return



When was the last time someone special in your life gave you a bunch of flowers? Women love flowers - guys if you want to conquer her heart this you need to know. What a better way to express your love of flowers but by wearing them.

Yes Florals are back- in fabric print, jewellery  and as embellishments for Hats and Headpieces. For almost a decade feathers &…

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FEDORA HOMECOMING



The Fedora hat first appeared in late 1880s and was worn as a symbol of wealth. In the 1940s, gangster movies featured in fedoras, & the hat took on a different meaning. The Fashion catwalks are embracing the fedora for women's wear but…

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VINTAGE BRAID MACHINES

Hat Academy member Rose gives us a look at her Vintage braid machines collection, made 100+ yrs ago and still in working order. Rose has also shared photos of her hats which are Buckram based and she certainly…

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THE QUEEN AND I

 

The Queen's Diamond Jubilee Celebration took place this week with an array of beautiful hats on display. The queens milliner, Rachel Trevor-Morgan, reveals the secret to designing the perfect hat for Her Majesty.

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NEW PINBOARD

Do you have a Pin Board where you can pin up the latest happenings at your place? We now have a pinboard on Hat Academy to keep you in the know on all the latest activity in Hat academy.

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