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What is this material called?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lesley Wall May 10. 4 Replies

Just wondering what the loosely woven material on the outer layer of the brim of this hat is called and where you can purchase it. Thanks. Continue

Attaching boaters

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lesley Wall May 13, 2018. 4 Replies

I am in the process of making a boater style hat. The crown does not fit on the head, but is smaller. How do most people make these to attach to the head...headband, elastic? Thanks!Continue

Hat block for Boater

Started this discussion. Last reply by Stephanie McCutcheon May 24, 2018. 3 Replies

Hi. Could someone suggest an appropriate hat block for the crown of boater?Thanks!Continue

Millinery supplies Brisbane

Started this discussion. Last reply by Elaine Mergard Oct 11, 2016. 1 Reply

Hi. I am heading to Brisbane next week and was wondering if there are any millinery supply shops there or nearby.

 

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Lesley Wall replied to Lesley Wall's discussion Hat block for Boater
"Thanks Elaine. This is a great help! I will try turning the dome upside down."
Mar 18, 2017
Elaine Mergard replied to Lesley Wall's discussion Hat block for Boater
"It depends on whether you want the hat crown to actually fit on the head or as small percher. Full size crown means you can tip a dome up side down to block but stabilise in cake tin with bubble wrap while blocking if making crown and brim separate…"
Mar 18, 2017
Lesley Wall posted a discussion

Hat block for Boater

Hi. Could someone suggest an appropriate hat block for the crown of boater?Thanks!See More
Mar 15, 2017
Elaine Mergard replied to Lesley Wall's discussion Millinery supplies Brisbane
"Hi Lesley, Suppliers are listed under Essentials on top banner    http://hatacademy.com/millinery-suppliers   The Brisbane supplier listed is LilyM hats http://www.lilymmilsupplies.com You need to connect with Lynda to find store…"
Oct 11, 2016
Lesley Wall posted a discussion

Millinery supplies Brisbane

Hi. I am heading to Brisbane next week and was wondering if there are any millinery supply shops there or nearby.
Oct 10, 2016
Elaine Mergard replied to Lesley Wall's discussion Hat Block
"This is a Percher style taught in Rebecca's Percher Course http://shop.hatacademy.com/collections/lesson-bundles/products/percher-hats  The block is in the 'Rebecca Share Series' from Hat Blocks Australia under the…"
Aug 11, 2016
Lesley Wall posted a discussion

Hat Block

Hi. What block/s would you use for this shape?See More
Aug 11, 2016
Lesley Wall replied to Kristy lyons's discussion blocks for sale - 37 blocks in total - ipswich brisbane area - wish to sell all at once preferred and pick up from home
"Would you sell 1-5 together and how much?"
Dec 14, 2015
Sharon Panozzo replied to Lesley Wall's discussion Millinery Blocks
"Darryll is absolutely right on all counts."
Oct 1, 2015
Darryll Osborne replied to Lesley Wall's discussion Millinery Blocks
"Hi Lesley Best blocks to start with really depends on what you want to make... A full dome is the number one basic block for making a range of hats and head fitting items. These blocks come in any size you want but the most common is 57cm…"
Sep 26, 2015
Lesley Wall posted a discussion

Millinery Blocks

Hi, I am new to millinery and was wondering what the best block to start off with would be. I want to block headpieces. Are there different size blocks for this or a standard size?See More
Sep 25, 2015

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Elaine Mergard said…

Welcome to Hat Academy Lesley. 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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