Discovering Parisisal

Discovering Parisisal

Discover the creative possibilities of Parisisal straw, an essential material in the world of millinery.

Discovering Parisisal
  • Travel Hat Live Lesson

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    Join acclaimed milliner Diana Cavagnaro in this step-by-step tutorial, where she reveals a simple yet effective method to turn an unblocked straw hood or capeline into a versatile and easily packable travel hat. Discover the joy of creating this practical accessory for your next vacation. Replay ...

  • Parisisal Introduction

    The bias weave of the lightweight fine Parisisal Straw allows it to shape onto a block readily. Learn how to ensure a smooth finish that has strength and stability.

    LESSON PLAN: Block crown and Brim separately or all in one | Techniques to finish the brim edge

  • Cocktail Hats

    Block foundation straw and cover a button shape with silk and other fabrics or use sinamay and sculpture with parisisal creating a different appeal.

    LESSON PLAN: Cocktail Foundation | Wire and cover | Trimming and Lining | Sculpturing

  • Tinting Straws

    Straws no longer need to be plain as you learn to tint and pattern to all straws whether parisisal, silk abaca, panamas or sinamay.

  • Straw Flowers

    Women love the floral touch to hats and headwear as they give such a feminine look. Learn to use sinamay straw or parisisal straw to create eight different styled flower trims. Each flower will give your hat or fascinator an individual personality.

  • 20% Off Rendezvous With Hats Course

    Master milliner and fashion journalist Diana Cavagnaro, is excited to share all her hands on methods to create a variety of different styles of headwear. Use the code from the video above to save on your next order. A Rendezvous With Hats Course

  • Save 10% - All Deluxe Courses

    Make creative headwear for your next millinery collection with Deluxe Courses that include Lifetime Access. Save on your next order with the check out code from the above video.