Hat Academy's Blog Posts Tagged 'millinery' (83)

French Flower Making Course

Flowers are a favoured trim for headwear. This set of techniques will teach you how to tool silk and create your own French Flowers. All patterns are included in this course plus a detailed lesson on fabric stiffening. Now included with Hat Academy Studio subscription.

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Elisabeth Koch Interview

Elisabeth Koch chats about pursuing a millinery business in China and the challenges involved.

What do you love most about Millinery?

How visible this art form is.

How did you get into Millinery?

I always loved making things from as far back as I can remember. Clothes, furniture, houses for my Barbie dolls, to a…

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Milliner: Amy Fowler

Amy Fowler's success as a milliner and US Millinery Supplier, "Humbold Haberdashery” has stood her in good stead as an eCommerce Business mentor in her region of McKinleyville, California. Receiving her 'Certificate of Completion' through Hat Academy gave her added skills to venture further with the art of millinery. The originality of her work has astounded many with entries in international competitions. “I…

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Lauren Ritchie Interview

Lauren Ritchie has been privileged to train in house under leading Melbourne Milliner and International Tutor, Louise Macdonald. Lauren's striking styling always has a touch of the dramatic, having made headwear for ABC “Miss Fischer Murder Mysteries” along with stage and opera productions. 

What do you love most about Millinery?

I love the process of…

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Behind The Hat: Christopher Julian Garner

Be inspired by the astounding creativity and technical skills of UK Milliner, Chris Garner. Chris takes us into his enchanted world of ‘Wild Garden’ which was chosen for the X Terrace display, during London Hat Week '19.

The title of your headpiece is ‘Wild Garden.’ How did you develop your idea?

Wild Garden actually came to me…

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Charmaine Mitchell Interview

What do you love most about millinery?

I like how hats and headpieces evolve during the making. When I am making them I will often have ideas that can change and improve the original idea.

How did you get into millinery?

I decided I wanted to make my own hat for Royal Ascot. My first DIY hat was quite nice, but I realised that I couldn’t execute my…

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Milliner: Katrina Dare

On an isolated cattle station in North Western Queensland, the managers wife of the 'Lord Cattle' Station has discovered her true passion - Millinery. Fashion on the Field at country race meets inspired Katrina Dare to start creating her own headwear. Discovering millinery courses online with Hat Academy has enabled her to…

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Kelly Hill Interview

Mastering a perfect finish is essential for Milliner, Kelly Hill even when she allows the artist within to sculpture and reconfigure the straws, crinoline and feathers. Marketing under her Label "Kelly Louise Designs” she works from her studio in Cairns, North Queensland with her headwear in demand locally and beyond.



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Victoria Jane Interview

Victoria Jane of Melbourne may be extremely busy preparing headwear for the upcoming Melbourne Cup Season but it is the uniqueness and elegance of each piece that sustains her passion. She can’t wait to see the smile of gratitude on her clients face as her special headpiece or hat gives the simplest of outfits a fresh sparkle this Spring. 

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Milliner: Sara Gadd

While studying contemporary applied arts in 2002, Sara fell in love with making hats and decided it was truly what she wanted to pursue for her career. Sarah was enchanted by hats and what they could do for the wearer, “No other accessory has the ability to alter its wearers look in quite the same way as a hat!”. Her background in textiles has provided Sarah with a solid foundation in the…

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MICHAELA TEMPERLI INTERVIEW

Imagine living and working as a milliner just down the road from the Tressa Swiss braid factory and a Swiss Silk weaving mill. Michaela Temperli simply drives half an hour to select product she needs for her beautiful array of headwear she offers to her clients. The Swiss Alps are alive with beautiful chapeau she is creating in her county retreat! 

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Velma Owusu-Bempah Interview

Velma Owusu-Bempah from Accra, Ghana certainly knows how to 'turn the dream into reality' and her millinery journey is so inspiring as she convinces her local clients to embrace elegance, glam and sophistication. Discover what drives her exceptional workmanship quality and design-ability.

What do you love most about millinery?

Personally I see millinery as that…

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Agnes Fizzano Interview

It was a trip to Australia that first sparked an interest in millinery for Dutch creative Agnes Fizzano and the rest, as they say is history. Agnes has always been a big lover of accessories and of course millinery being no exception. Although millinery is not particularly popular in the Netherlands, Agnes has made her mark in the bridal industry and has found her true passion. Read on to find out all…

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MAGIC MILLIONS MILLINERY

Summer Fashion is all about bright colours with a hint of subtle pastels. Magic Millions fashion topped the Australian FOTF Calendar this month and the winner was wearing the ever popular boater! Enjoy this collection of innovative Australian millinery and magnificent fashion. Photo:…

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NEW FISH LEATHER COURSE

Learn to use this beautifully textured and coloured fish leather in your millinery styling.
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Fashionary Headwear Sketchbook

Being such a niche industry, it is rare to find something that is truly made for the milliner in mind. Fashion, design and accessories books are in abundance everywhere we look but rarely is there much specific to millinery. Luckily Fashionary has developed a specially designed book tailored to the headwear designer which is an essential guidebook for any milliner looking to add to her armoury…

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BRENDA LUI INTERVIEW

Living in a small regional town is not a limitation for Mackay Milliner, Brenda Lui. Asked to compile a collection for the local Artspace Gallery was another chance to present the best of her brand ‘Crazy Teapot.’ The layout and styles will amaze you. We applaud you Brenda! Photo: @wendellt

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Milliner: Kimberley Smith

For Kimberly Smith, millinery is an art form for which one can truly show their creativity and personality. Kimberly sells her hats under the name Reuben and Rose and works as a duo creating pieces with Karl Reuben from Australian's millinery Capital, Melbourne. A perfect example of her stunning work can be seen in this Devine Royal blue sinamay hat. This hat features navy Blue flowers with…

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Thermoplastic Millinery Course

Thermoplastics will change the way you create headwear. Explore new possibilities in millinery!
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NEW VEILED CROWNS DELUXE COURSE

Award winning Milliner, Rebecca Share has mastered crinoline and teaches you how to add an exquisite appeal to your millinery design that will delight your customers. Learn to transform this millinery component and make a cost-effective addition to your millinery styling whether you add intriguing crinoline veils or dramatic crinoline…

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