Shandana De La Rivière
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Curling Ostrich Quills

Started Jan 5 0 Replies

Hello Milliner Friends. Happy New Year!I have a problem curling Ostrich quills, without feathers. I want to put neat big curls in them like in the photo. I have tried steaming, soaking the quills in…Continue

Blocking Pins

Started this discussion. Last reply by AGG87 Aug 21, 2017. 3 Replies

Which blocking pins do you use and where do you get them from in the UK?Continue

 

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Curling Ostrich Quills

Hello Milliner Friends. Happy New Year!I have a problem curling Ostrich quills, without feathers. I want to put neat big curls in them like in the photo. I have tried steaming, soaking the quills in water, etc. But nothing gives me clean big curls. The hair curling wand works but only for small curls. I have seen Ian Bennett on Hat Academy using scissors to indent the spine of feathers. I tried that but my quill ended up looking very tortured and could hardly get the curl. Please share the…See More
Jan 5

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They make you look elegant and dramatic at the same time.
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I am a fashion designer and art consultant. Have been working mostly with print design focusing on art and literature.

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Elaine Mergard said…

Welcome to Hat Academy Shandana. We hope you find the community inspiring, millinery is a wonderful creative art and in huge demand currently. We are committed to helping you add to your skills and any questions please message me.

To make the most of Hat Academy remember to read through the Welcome Page.

Enjoy, Elaine.

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