Swiss Straw Fundamentals
Swiss Straw Course • 1h 39m
Using Swiss braids to create headwear whether contemporary or vintage styled is a much loved technique from a bygone era and is taught in detail in this lesson. Master the weaving technique to give a smooth surface with a rosette finish and complete a classic pillbox.
LESSON PLAN: Swiss Braid Basics | Estimating Braid Required | Weaving Pill Box | Weaving Crown | Stiffening Braid
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Start with a cocktail hat where you learn to wire and line after stiffening. Your tutor explains in detail how to taper the braid to weave perfectly flat. Learn to make a picture hat brim, boater hat with low crown and a Dior brim completed with a buckram crown.
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Swiss Straw Contemporary Designs
We create exciting Hatinators, Fascinator plus Boater and Cloche styles in this lesson. By sculpturing and adding extra components to our Swiss braid creations we give our designs contemporary styling.
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