Projects By Material

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Projects By Material2019-01-23T19:27:46+00:00

Feather Projects

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Feather Peonies

These gorgeous goose nagoire feather flowers are quick to make and don’t require any specialist equipment.

Bias Strip Fascinator

A simple fascinator made with sinamay bias strips and feathers - perfect for a summer wedding or race meeting.

Felt Projects

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Restoring Hat Grooves

A simple and inexpensive trick for using rice bags to repair damaged grooves, dimples and valleys on an old blocked hat.

Hand-Draped Felt Cloche

Use freeform draping and pleating techniques to create a 1920s style felt cloche with an assymetrical brim.

Blocking Projects

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Felt Hat Blocking Tip

A simple, time-saving trick to help you achieve a perfectly smooth finish when you block a felt crown.

Restoring Hat Grooves

A simple and inexpensive trick for using rice bags to repair damaged grooves, dimples and valleys on an old blocked hat.

Jinsin Projects

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Jinsin Saucer Hat

The pleated jinsin Diorabella saucer hat is a great millinery project for beginners - no hat block required!

Lace Projects

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Retro Daisy Bridal Veil

Make your own vintage style bridal blusher veil and finish off the 1960s look with Guipure lace daisies.

Lace Butterfly Fascinator

This pretty lace butterfly fascinator, complete with matching hair band, is the perfect headpiece for a flower girl.

Leather Projects

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Leather Camellia

This stunning leather camellia can be worn as a brooch, a headpiece or used as a decoration on a hat.

Leather Rose

Petals and leaves shaped with heated flower making tools give this leather rose a beautifully realistic look.

Ribbon Projects

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Covering a Headband

Give a simple plastic headband a makeover by covering it with ribbon to match your millinery creations.

Curving a Hat Band

Learn how to curve Petersham to create professional looking hat bands which lie flat when sewn around the crown of a hat.

Silk Projects

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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 make quite a few roses.

Shoulder Length Veil

This classic, two-tiered, shoulder length, silk organza veil that you can make at home is finished with a lovely fluted edge.

Silk Abaca Projects

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Silk Abaca Leaves

Use flower making tools to create realistic leaves, calyxes and stems to add to your handmade flowers.

Silk Abaca Rose

Step-by-step instructions for making a beautiful silk abaca rose from scratch, including painting and shaping the petals.

Sinamay Projects

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Straw and Sinamay Hat

Block and sew a wide brimmed straw and sinamay hat - a classic choice for the Kentucky Derby or Royal Ascot.

Opposing Triangles

A pair of fused sinamay triangle shapes are sewn together, bound and added to a hair band to create an upswept fascinator.

Straw Projects

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Straw and Sinamay Hat

Block and sew a wide brimmed straw and sinamay hat - a classic choice for the Kentucky Derby or Royal Ascot.

Thermoplastics Projects

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EVA Foam Orchid

Step-by-step instructions for making a stunning and realistic Cattleya orchid using the thermoplastic EVA Foam.

Wonderflex Spirals

Create modern and versatile thermoplastic spirals out of Wonderflex to trim your hats and fascinators.

Veiling Projects

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Tulle Flower

Pretty enough for a flower girl, knotted biot feathers add sophistication to this delicate tulle flower fascinator.

Shoulder Length Veil

This classic, two-tiered, shoulder length, silk organza veil that you can make at home is finished with a lovely fluted edge.

Bead Projects

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Beaded Flower Stamens

Use Rigilene boning to make curled and beaded stamens for finishing off your handmade flowers.   

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 make quite a few roses.

Fabric Projects

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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 make quite a few roses.

Vegan Fabric Feather

These easy fabric feathers are eco-friendly and vegan - a sustainable alternative to using real feathers in millinery.

Wire Projects

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Sinamay Saucer

You can create a whole range of unique headpieces by trimming this simple fascinator base with different decorations.

Straw and Sinamay Hat

Block and sew a wide brimmed straw and sinamay hat - a classic choice for the Kentucky Derby or Royal Ascot.

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