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Make the crown the style feature of your hat as you learn several ways to cover with fabric including pleating or swathing.
LESSON PLAN: Buckram crowns | Double crowns | Fabric covering | Swathing
The trim gives your hat a unique personality. Learn how to redesign feathers, form loops and bows to give height and personality to your headwear.
LESSON PLAN: Feather shaping and redesign | Variety of bows and loops in fabric or straw
Learn how to block and stiffen felt hats in a variety of styles. Give the brim edge a perfect finish with options taught and complete by adorning with creative felt trims.
LESSON PLAN: Blocking and stiffening felt brim and crown | Wiring and binding or bevelling brim edge | Collection of trimm...
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