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how to remove foundation make up from a hat

Started this discussion. Last reply by Desry GERMAIN Jun 29, 2017. 7 Replies

Hi EveryoneStill learning loads! would…Continue

Buckram for a Cocktail Hat

Started this discussion. Last reply by Victoria Regina Mar 31, 2016. 2 Replies

Hi Everyone,I am going to purchase some Buckram as I want to make a cocktail hat.  However, I am confused regarding the different types - think I need double sided buckram but am not sure if one side…Continue

Key colour and style trends for spring/summer 2016?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sophie Allport Feb 9, 2016. 4 Replies

What are the key colours and style trends for Spring Summer 2016.  Many thanksContinue

Small insects on feather pads

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Desry GERMAIN replied to ciara sweeney's discussion how to remove foundation make up from a hat
"thks to all ,all these informations was helpfull"
Jun 29, 2017
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Aug 15, 2016
Dianne Graham replied to ciara sweeney's discussion how to remove foundation make up from a hat
"I am also a nurse. as a nurse we have plenty of opportunity to get blood on our uniforms. we have always used hydrogen peroxide to get the blood out, it works great. so now when I prick my finger while sewing a grab the Peroxide.  I have also…"
May 7, 2016
Evelyne Wheeler replied to ciara sweeney's discussion how to remove foundation make up from a hat
"May I add another cleaning tip Elaine, to remove lipstick use eucalyptus oil by dabbing it on the mark. Air the hat after until the smell of the oil goes. Only use on fabric not leather or suede. Just hopes this can be of use to you all. Keep up the…"
Apr 30, 2016
ciara sweeney replied to ciara sweeney's discussion how to remove foundation make up from a hat
"Hi Elaine, many thanks for all your advice - never thought of white spirits or Vilene strip, will try and see how I get on.  Kind Regards Ciara"
Apr 30, 2016
Elaine Mergard replied to ciara sweeney's discussion how to remove foundation make up from a hat
"Baby wipes were used years ago with great success but in Australia they no longer contain alcohol but rather lanolin for baby which is great for babe! Some hand wipes (small pack you may have in car to clean hands) have alcohol in them as this is…"
Apr 28, 2016
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how to remove foundation make up from a hat

Hi EveryoneStill learning loads! would appreciate if you could please advise some tips on removing foundation makeup from a cream hat without making it worse!  was thinking of maybe using baby wipes but not sure if this is the best thing to use?many thanksCiaraSee More
Apr 28, 2016
ciara sweeney replied to ciara sweeney's discussion how to remove foundation make up from a hat
"Many thanks Marie, I will try this however the make up is not fresh! fingers crossed.  Kind regards Ciara"
Apr 27, 2016
marie halewood replied to ciara sweeney's discussion how to remove foundation make up from a hat
"Hi Ciara I would recommend fragrance free baby wipes. They were recommended to me by a theatrical milliner. I work for a designer who hires hats and we find many hats come back with make up on.  We have found baby wipes are…"
Apr 26, 2016
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how to remove foundation make up from a hat

Hi EveryoneStill learning loads! would appreciate if you could please advise some tips on removing foundation makeup from a cream hat without making it worse!  was thinking of maybe using baby wipes but not sure if this is the best thing to use?many thanksCiaraSee More
Apr 22, 2016
Victoria Regina replied to ciara sweeney's discussion Buckram for a Cocktail Hat
"Hi Ciara, Just to add to what Bridget said. I use buckram a lot & its very simple to use. I can see where there can be confusion because it can be called out by the count or the ply.  One-ply is the standard and it comes in light, medium or…"
Mar 31, 2016
Bridget Early replied to ciara sweeney's discussion Buckram for a Cocktail Hat
"Millinery buckram is an open weave cotton fabric that is coated with stiffener. It is generally purchased by the yard, off of a roll.  When it is moist, it can then be stretched and formed on a block.  It is then left to dry, so that it…"
Mar 25, 2016
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Buckram for a Cocktail Hat

Hi Everyone,I am going to purchase some Buckram as I want to make a cocktail hat.  However, I am confused regarding the different types - think I need double sided buckram but am not sure if one side should be adhesive, both sides adhesive or no adhesive? would appreciate some advice.  Many thanks Ciara Sweeney.See More
Mar 22, 2016
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Mar 17, 2016
ciara sweeney posted a discussion

Buckram for a Cocktail Hat

Hi Everyone,I am going to purchase some Buckram as I want to make a cocktail hat.  However, I am confused regarding the different types - think I need double sided buckram but am not sure if one side should be adhesive, both sides adhesive or no adhesive? would appreciate some advice.  Many thanks Ciara Sweeney.See More
Mar 17, 2016

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Elaine Mergard said…

Wonderful you found our website Ciara. So pleased you have joined me in Hat Academy and hope you find it inspiring. I am committed to helping you add to your skills.

I set this up to help Beginners -once you learn the basic techniques you will be surprised how creative you can be. Millinery is a creative art & in huge demand currently. Any questions do message me here.

To make the most of Hat Academy remember to read through the Welcome Page - Read here

Enjoy, Elaine

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