First Steps • 1h 23m
Traditional millinery blocking methods are taught using wooden millinery blocks to create a sinamay crown and brim. You will learn several ways to bind edge of brims and design bands to complete your first hats.
LESSON PLAN: Block crown and brim | Wire edge | Binding options | Connecting crown to brim | Completing with a variety of decorative bands
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