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Designing and Making Hats and Headpieces

By Judy Bentinck

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ISBN: 9781847978226
PUBLISHED (THIS EDITION): 17/11/2014
PAGES: 128
BINDING: Hardback
SIZE: 260x215 mm
INSIDE: 416 colour photographs

Making hats is an exciting and highly imaginative craft, with endless possibilities for creative flair and innovative design. This book leads you through the process, explaining the materials, tools and equipment, before introducing a variety of hat types. 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.


  • Introduces stitching, shaping and sewing techniques - the essential skills of millinery
  • Advises on design, where to find inspiration and fitting hats
  • Blocked hats - five styles explained with different materials and trimming ideas
  • Headpieces and fascinators - seven designs, including a bridal suggestion with lace, feathers and flowers
  • Cut and sewn hats - making the beret and bandeau using dressmaking techniques
  • Further ideas for trimmings, include advice on how to use bows, additional felt, veiling, flowers and much more

RRP: £19.95

Site Price: £15.96

E-Book Edition: £16.99 (incl. VAT)


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