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Making Hats

Author : Alison Hart
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Hats finish an outfit; they make a statement, provide panache and lift your spirits. This book explains how to make your own hats, using traditional construction methods with both specialist millinery foundation materials and a range of fabrics and trimmings. It showcases twenty-six hats and headpieces, each with step-by-step photographs and instructions, some using ready-made elements, others that are made from scratch. Celebrating the versatility of hats, it introduces the wide range of styles and shapes that modern millinery has embraced. Explains the anatomy of the hat and how to fit a hat, and gives general millinery tips. Suggests sources of inspiration and design ideas. Introduces a range of hats and hat styles, from small, fun and fast headpieces to special occasion hats. Superbly illustrated with 534 colour step-by-step photographs.

Designing and Making Hats and Headpieces

Author : Judy Bentinck
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Designing and Making Hats and Headpieces is an inspiring instructional guide to the art of millinery. It explains how to go about designing a hat, what equipment and materials you will need, and the techniques required to get started. It divides the projects into three types of hat - blocked, headpieces and fascinators, and cut and sewn - and thereby describes how to make fourteen different designs. It goes on to suggest ways of finishing the hats with embellishments such as bows, felt, veiling and flowers. Drawing on her rich experience, the author generously shares her ideas and her advice so that you can achieve a professional finish and make a design that flatters the wearer and completes an outfit. With beautiful photographs and clear instructions, this book is an essential guide for anyone who wants to design and make a hat for a daily outing, a special occasion or a costume. The comprehensive coverage introduces stitching, shaping and sewing techniques - the essential skills of millinery; advises on design, where to find inspiration and fitting hats; covers blocked hats - five styles explained with different materials and trimming ideas; includes headpieces and fascinators - seven designs, including a bridal suggestion with lace, feathers and flowers; and cut and sewn hats - making the beret and bandeau using dressmaking techniques. With further ideas for trimmings, including advice on how to use bows, additional felt, veiling, flowers and much more, this is an inspirational book aimed at everyone interested in hats, millinery and fashion. Over 400 stunning colour photographs support the step-by-step instructions and illustrate the beauty of these hats.

How to Make Hats at Home

Author : Irene Sutton
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How to Make Turban Hats A Milliner s Guide

Author : Various Authors
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This book contains a comprehensive, step-by-step guide to designing and making a turban. Easy to digest and aimed at the beginner, this guide is perfect for the amateur milliner and constitutes a must-read for anyone intent on handcrafting turbans. The information contained herein is primarily for the creation of soft crowned and blocked Turbans. Styles for draping the front are also given, but many other arrangements are possible, according to the taste and skill of the milliner. This antique book has been elected for modern republication due to its instructional value, and is proudly republished here complete with a new introduction to the subject.

How to Make Hats with Fancy and Draped Crowns A Milliner s Guide

Author : Anon.
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This classic text offers insights into the different elements of the practice of millinery – the design, manufacture and sale of hats. Extensively illustrated, it would make a wonderful addition to the library of any millinery student or enthusiast. Contents include: Millinery; Fancy and Draped Crowns; introduction; Fancy Crowns; Draped Crowns; Linings for Crowns. Many early books are becoming extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing this classic work, which has been carefully selected for its interest and relevance to a modern audience, in a high quality and affordable edition. It comes complete with a newly written introduction and features reproductions of the illustrations and diagrams featured in the original.

How to Make Special Purpose Hats A Milliner s Guide to Veils Sports Hats Garden Hats Breakfast Caps and Many Others

Author : Anon.
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This antique text comprises a comprehensive guide to various styles of hats, their purposes, advantages, disadvantages, and construction methods contemporary with the time of this book's original publication. An interesting and insightful text sure to appeal to those with an interest in antiquated fashion and hatmaking, this text makes for a great addition to any collection of millinery literature. Chapters contained herein are: 'Nature and Importance', 'Veils', 'Hats and Related Millinery', 'Caps', and 'Ornamental Headdress'. This text has been chosen for modern republication because of its educational value, and is proudly republished here with a new introduction to the subject.

How to Make Berets A Milliner s Guide to Sewing French Hats

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Beret-like headwear has been worn across Europe since pre-Roman times. Mass production began in 19th century France, Spain and Italy, countries with which it remains associated. This classic work contains all of the information you will require to make and finish a beret of your own.

How to Make Hats and Accessories

Author : Vee Walker Powell
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How to Make Hats

Author : Rosalind Weiss
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It s Fun to Make a Hat

Author : Helene Garnell
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This delightful book contains a number of detailed step by step guides to various styles of hatmaking. A great text for both the amateur and seasoned milliner alike, this antique text is an accessible and comprehensive guide that not only provides instructions for hatmaking, but also offers an insightful glimpse into the mores and fashions contemporary with the time of its original publication. Chapters contained herein include: 'Your Hat and You', 'Fitting the Hat to Face and Figure', 'The Home Millinery Workroom', 'The ABC's of Hats', 'Materials and Accessories', 'Foundations and Blocking', 'How to make a Basic Sailor Hat', 'Variations of the Sailor', 'How to make a Calot and Its Variations', 'How to Copy Another Hat', 'How to Work with Straw', and many more. We are proud to republish this text here with a new introduction to the art of millinery.

Cowboy Hat Making Fundamentals

Author : Scott Edward Goodwin
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This book will enable you to make your own fur felt hat with a minimum of tools. The mystery is removed with clear instructions and photos. The techniques discussed here apply to all felt halts, not only western.

How to Make Raffia Hats Bags Baskets

Author : Liz Doyle
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Step-by-step through the techniques of plaiting, starting and shaping crowns and brims for a variety of baskets and hats.

How to Make Hats at Home

Author : Irene Sutton
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Making Felt Hats

Author : Bobbi Heath
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Learn how to make and embellish six fabulous felt hats. A stunning felt hat is the perfect accessory for any occasion - from an everyday addition to your winter wardrobe to a head-turning statement piece for a special occasion. In this practical and informative guide, expert milliner Bobbi Heath shows you how to make felt hats in six different styles to perfectly complement any outfit, including a fabulous floppy hat, cloche, bucket, pill box, cap and button. Bobbi starts with the basics of how to measure your head, then talks you through the secrets of stiffening the felt, using steam to mould your fabric, and blocking. Learn invaluable stitching and edging techniques, then have fun experimenting with trimmings to make your hat unique. This practical book will appeal to all hat lovers and anyone looking for an easy introduction to the art of millinery.

It s Fun to Make a Hat

Author : Helene Garnell
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Hats Make Classic Hats and Headpieces in Fabric Felt and Straw

Author : Sarah Cant
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Innovative milliner Sarah Cant takes you step-by-step through the process of creating many types of hats. Starting with felted hats and two simple classic shapes, a cloche and a trilby, Sarah shows how to use them as the basis for creating a range of different designs just by altering the shape or width of the brim or the crown, or by using different trimmings. Next you learn how to make lightweight hats from popular types of straw like sinamay (from the banana plant) or parasisal (from the sisal plant), perfect for classic panama hats or garden party confections. The final section shows how to make fabric-based hats, using materials like velvet, tweed, or silk to create classic shapes such as a tafetta pillbox, a tweed trilby, or a stunning velvet coolie. With a final section on finishing techinques, making elegant headpieces and re-creating Sarah's trademark trimmings (incuding dyeing, shaping, arranging and attaching feathers, making fabric flowers, beaded and stitched embellishments and other trims) you will be able to finish your hat in style!

Period Reproduction Buckram Hats

Author : Crystal Grace Herman
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Whether you¿re in a professional or a community theatre, part of a historical re-enactment, or teaching costume construction, a well-made hat provides a much-needed finishing touch to a costume. Period Reproduction Buckram Hats: The Costumer¿s Guidebook is your one-stop resource for learning how to recreate historically accurate buckram hats. Each chapter is devoted to the construction of a particular hat, beginning with a historical image and followed by an list of the exact amount of fabric, tools, and materials needed and the estimated time to complete the construction. Every chapter contains a brief historical background on each hat, a pattern, step-by-step instructions, process photographs, and ideas for altering the pattern to fit your unique production. This book not only provides instruction for the exacting reproduction of historic hats, but it also guides and encourages you to alter patterns and techniques to create your own designs. The final chapters outline general millinery principles that can be applied to almost any hat, allowing you to customize your project.

Hats and how to Make Them

Author : Virginia C. Patty
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Crochet Hats and Beanies for Beginners

Author : Florence Schultz
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The one book you need to buy now if you want to learn the skill of crocheting Hats and Beanies. With easy to understand instructions and clear pictures. In her latest book, Crochet Hats and Beanies for Beginners; Learn How to Crochet and Make Hats and Beanies for the Entire Family, Florence Schultz teaches you all you need to know about crochet and crochet techniques to crochet hats and beanies. Hats and beanies are great beginner projects because they work up quickly and make great gifts for family and friends. Florence begins with an overview of hooks and yarn to get you started. Next she moves onto basic crochet stitches and techniques. In this informative book Florence teaches you the following skills: Chain Stitch Single Crochet Stitch Double Crochet Stitch Half Double Crochet Stitch Treble Stitch Back and Front Loops Stitches Back and Front Post Stitches Slip Stitch Color Changes How to Crochet in the Round How to weave in tails securely Florence also includes a tutorial on adjusting the size of a hat and beanie pattern. She provides an explanation of hat construction and how increases shape the crown of a hat. A table is also provided of hat sizes from infant to large adult sizes for your reference. Next she provides five creative and original patterns for you to try out your new skills. Each step is explained and the patterns are written for absolute beginners so you'll be sure to have success. The patterns include Baby's First Hat, Chunk Squishy Slouch Beanie, Men's Watch Cap, Lacy Slouch Hat, and Striped Hat with Turned Up Brim.Each one of these patterns highlights a skill you have learned in the book. Florence also gives you tips on how to size each pattern so that you can make any size you need, and gives you tips on using different yarn than the examples in the book. These patterns are easy to read and easy to understand like all of Florence's instructions. In the basic crochet section of the book each stitch and technique is explained in easy to understand terms with lots of large clear images.You don't want to miss out on Crochet Hats and Beanies for Beginners. This book is the perfect tutorial to learn how to crochet, and learn how to crochet hats and beanies. Written for beginners with easy to understand instructions you will be crocheting up hats and beanies for your entire family in no time. Get your copy today!Black and White Version**Buy It Now

Stylish Hats and how to Make Them

Author : Loie Hat Pattern Co. Inc
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