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Hat Classes: Insert leaves

Learn how to accomplish inserting decorative shapes in contrast colours into the straw brim. Unique additions to an otherwise plain piece will make your hat stand out in the crowd.
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Hat Classes: FABRIC COVERED FLAT CROWNS

The use of fabric due to huge variety available will give you a marketing edge. Learn how to make a template from your block to make the pattern for the foundation and fabric covering.
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Hat Classes: Felt Flowers

Be taught how to add elegance to your felt hat creations with these trim techniques. Due to the nature of felt with no weave it lends itself easily to reshaping & embellishing to make trims from scraps. Create flowers curled loops & bows even add stitching.
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MAKE YOUR OWN KENTUCKY DERBY HATS



With the Kentucky Derby at our heels, is your headwear ready? The Derby hat or Bowler hat is one of the most easily recognised hats with its turned up narrow brim. Brims are not meant to be boring but rather so creative to give the total hat a new exciting appeal. The Intermediate Level Bundle is stacked with concepts & techniques to give every brim a new dimension whether by…

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Approaching Photographers


Looking for photography for your millinery business but do not have the funds? Monika Neuhauser shares how she organised a photo shoot free of charge!
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Learn to bind with satin or silk

Binding your brim is the first stage to add design to your hat. Learn to bind with satin or silk. Next add a fine piping to add more style. Lets widen the bind but keep it so flat & even. Learn the how to achieve a fine finish in all these variations, with a perfect join in two different ways.
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Hat Classes: Fabric Feathers

Learn the technique in Lesson 9, Redesign Feathers, on how to make your own feathers from fabric to co-ordinate with a clients outfit or your
own styling.
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WIN A HAT BLOCK!

Post a photo of your most loved block & write why it is your favourite and win a Button Block!
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How to make fascinators

Fascinator and headpieces can be made in different shapes using different components. All the techniques are explained in detail plus tips to trim & line your headpiece will give a quality finish.
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Hat Classes: PATCHWORK

Overlaying your sinamay straw with extra colour & fabric will make your hat or headpiece a one off as you apply individual creativity. Learn how to give these extras the perfect finish with the use of braid petit purl or rayon braid.
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EYE CARE AS MILLINERS

It is essential to maintain good lighting conditions as we work closely with our hat creations especially when hand stitching darker colours. This Adjustable Bench Light is perfect as it has a bright, energy saving tricolour powder fluorescent tube.
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Hat Classes: Buckram & Fabric

Learn three different fabric covering techniques in this lesson. Buckram has been a favourite for milliners for decades but currently with fashion interest in vintage look dome crowns everyone wants to learn how to cover the crown using fabric.
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Hat Classes: Reshape Feathers

Learn how to transform biot feathers to add dimension and give style to a trim. Check out more feather techniques in Feather Trim Shaping lesson.
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Back to Basics: Crowns Simply

This skill is a must as it is the foundation of shaping headpieces for all styles of millinery. Learn how to steam & shape straw to mould around the block then finish off the crown edge to retain the sizing.
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HAT HINTS: BALANCING TEXTURE

Visual texture holds more interest for the eye than does a smooth, unrelieved surface. We need to add texture in the trim to keep the textural balance to please the observers eye.
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SURVIVING HAT MAKING DEADLINES?

How do you survive the deadline rush for hats a few weeks before Derby Day, Royal Ascot or Melbourne Cup?
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FAVOURITE MILLINERY MATERIAL?

Which is your favourite millinery material to work with & why do you love it?
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STORE: 10% DISCOUNT

To celebrate our new look and mobile Hat Academy Store, for this week only we are offering 10% discount on all items! Simply add the Discount code "ha03" on checkout!

Worldwide shipping. Offer ends 24/03/13

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DISCUSSION: PRESS IN MAGAZINES

Gemma asks "what is the best way to get good press?"
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HAT HINTS: BLOCKING FELT PREPARATION

Block preparation is essential to prevent any staining from wood plus ensures the felt hat has a perfectly smooth finish.
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