• Written by Master Milliner Jenny Pfanenstiel, this book includes 9 detailed hat making projects.  Follow along with the full color tutorials that explain the basics of hat making from material selection, to stitching and finishing. Suitable for beginners as well as experienced hat makers. Makes a perfect gift. Published by Dover Publications
  • A Millinery Handbook, an excellent guide for beginners, and still, there are things for the advanced milliner to learn. NOTE: My apologies for the price increase. This will always have a floating price because of converting from Euros to Dollars. I keep a slim markup on this book. The higher price reflects our current exchange rate.
  • Author: Brett Ours Drager. 1992. soft cover, 40 pp Reg. Basic millinery information on flat pattern hats and 28 pull-out patterns. Mix and match the crown and brim patterns to create your own sweet versions.
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    By Tim Dial. 2003. 128pgs. Whether a beret or brimmed hat, in straw, felt, or cloth. Hats can define a time and place, be it on the street or on stage. An all around excellent beginner's book.
  • Covers a wide variety of styles and fabrics with detailed instructions for the design and construction of millinery creations.
  • By Stella Remiasz. 1992. soft, 9x11 inch, 75pgs. Advanced lessons for professional bridal headwear and dressy millinery.
  • In depth tutorial on the art of handmade silk roses and gardenias.
    In depth tutorial on the art of handmade silk roses and gardenias. In depth tutorial on the art of handmade silk roses and gardenias. An opportunity to learn the secret techniques of a designer with 25 years experience in hatmaking and design. Learn this lost art form, and recreate real silk roses and gardenias reminiscent of flowers made by couture designers in times gone by. Two Hours of instruction in 2 DVD set.
  • Fascinators, One of a series of instructional DVDs from Diana Cavagnaro.
    One of a series of instructional DVDs from Diana Cavagnaro. • Begin with a buckram frame for a fascinator, bridal headpiece, or cocktail hat. • Covering the buckram frame with an interlining • Applying fabric • Applying trim • Finishing the interior with a lining • Applying a braid • A variety of ways to anchor the hat to the head • Stitches most commonly used in Millinery
  • One of a series of instructional DVDs from Diana Cavagnaro.
    One of a series of instructional DVDs from Diana Cavagnaro. • How to take an accurate head measurement • Flat pattern: a pillbox or sailor hat • Construct a buckram frame • Cover it with fabric • Make a tailored lining • Apply a sweat band • Stitches most commonly used in Millinery
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    In depth instructional dvd on the art of hatmaking by Davyne Dial. An opportunity to learn all the secret techniques of hatmaking from a designer of 25 years.
    In depth instructional dvd on the art of hatmaking by Davyne Dial. An opportunity to learn all the secret techniques of hatmaking from a designer of 30 years.
  • Straw Hat Class, by Diana L. Cavagnaro. 2000. 55 minutes. Well presented instructions for making a straw hat including blocking and trim techniques. The first in her series of instructional DVDs.
    Straw Hat Class, by Diana L. Cavagnaro. 2000. 55 minutes.Well presented instructions for making a straw hat including blocking and trim techniques.
    • How to dye, block and size straw
    • Decorating and trimming
    • Making a lining
    • Sew in a sweat band
    • How to edge the brim
    • Making a pancake travel hat
  • One of a series of instructional DVDs from Diana Cavagnaro. This one about how to block buckram foundations.
    One of a series of instructional DVDs from Diana Cavagnaro. In this DVD you will: • Learn about wooden blocks • Block a buckram crown and flat pattern a curved brim • How to cover the frame with an interlining and a fabric • Edge bindings for the brim such as: • Petersham or millinery grosgrain • Bias strip of fabric • Corded edge • Flat Pattern a fitted lining • Applying a sweatband • Stitches most commonly used in Millinery
  • Felt - One of a series of instructional DVDs from Diana Cavagnaro.
    One of a series of instructional DVDs from Diana Cavagnaro. • Learn about different types of felt • Wool felt • Fur Felt • Beaver Felt • Foundation Felt • History of felt • How felt is made • Felt hoods or capelines • How to block, & size felt. • A variety of edge bindings for the brim • Make a lining • Applying a sweatband • Stitches most commonly used in Millinery

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