HATalk Millinery Projects

We’ve put together a library of step-by-step millinery projects, tutorials and useful hints and tips to help you along on your hat making journey. If you’re already a HATalk Subscriber, make sure that you log-in to enjoy full access to all of them. Otherwise, you can sign up for a free trial HERE. We’ll be adding more projects regularly, so be sure to check back often to find new things to make.

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Flower Making
Hints and Tips

Windowpane Sinamay Brim

In this tutorial, multi-award winning American milliner and millinery tutor Laura Del Villaggio will show you how to make a gorgeous bias-blocked sinamay hat brim with a hidden wired edge.

Edwardian Style Hatpin

Hatpins are decorative metal pins which were popular between 1850-1950 as a means of securing a hat to a woman’s hair. Typically around 6-8 inches long, antique hatpins can be valuable collectible items.

Organza Tea Roses

These simple tea roses are a great starter project for those new to millinery flower making. They can be made without any special tools and only require a small amount of silk organza. If you have off-cuts from another project, like the Shoulder Length Veil, you will have more than enough to

Sinamay Lily

These lovely lilies can be made from a single square of sinamay in the size of your choice and used in all kinds of creative ways.