Millinery Hat Making and Design - The Millinery Shop


Author: Various Authors
Publisher: Read Books Ltd
ISBN: 1447497996
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 48
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The classic ‘Millinery Hat Making and Design’ texts offer insights into the different elements of the practice of millinery – the design, manufacture and sale of hats. ‘The Milliner’s Shop’ provides advice for the prospective milliner on how to manage the business, from financial matters to employees, and includes a set of examination questions at the end. Contents of this volume include: Preliminary Considerations - Financial and Other Business Matters - Conducting The Business - Workroom Employees - Miscellaneous information - Examination Questions. We are republishing this vintage text in a high quality, affordable edition, complete with a new introduction and reproductions of the illustrations and diagrams featured in the original.

Millinery Hat Making and Design - Mourning Millinery


Author: Various Authors
Publisher: Read Books Ltd
ISBN: 147335207X
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 52
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Whereas 'hatmaking' refers to the manufacturing of hats and headwear, 'millinery' refers to both the designing and making of hats. This antique text contains a comprehensive guide to the designing and manufacturing of women's hats, specifically as an accompaniment to mourning attire. A wonderful guide complete with detailed diagrams and photographs, this text is sure to appeal to modern milliners and anyone with an interest in antiquated fashion and clothing. Chapters comprising this text include: 'Veils', 'Hemming and Bordering Veils', 'Hats and Toques', and more. This antique text has been chosen for modern republication due to its historical and educational value, and we are proud to republish it now complete with a new introduction to the topic.

Millinery Hat Making and Design - Novelty Trimmings


Author: Various Authors
Publisher: Read Books Ltd
ISBN: 1447483278
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 50
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The ‘Millinery Hat Making and Design’ texts offer insights into the different elements of the practice of millinery – the design, manufacture and sale of hats. ‘Novelty Trimmings’ is a detailed guide to the handmade ornaments traditionally used in millinery practice. Well-illustrated, it also contains a set of examination questions at the end for the avid millinery student. Contents of this volume include: Hand-Made Novelties - Flowers and Fruit - Bands and Rosettes - Wings and Quills - Buckles and Beads - Cabochons - Ornaments - Embroidered Novelties - Novelty Trimmings. This vintage text is being republished in a high quality, affordable edition, complete with a new introduction and reproductions of the illustrations and diagrams featured in the original.

Millinery Hat Making and Design - Fancy and Draped Crowns and Special-Purpose Millinery


Author: Various Authors
Publisher: Read Books Ltd
ISBN: 1447484150
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 70
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This classic book contains a wealth of information on fancy and draped crowns in the craft of millinery, making this an excellent addition to the bookshelf of anyone with an interest in the subject. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing many of these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

Millinery Hat Making And Design - Flowers And Feathers


Author: Various Authors
Publisher: Read Books Ltd
ISBN: 1447498003
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 52
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The classic ‘Millinery Hat Making and Design’ texts offer insights into the different elements of the practice of millinery – the design, manufacture and sale of hats. ‘Flowers and Feathers’ explains the types and appropriate use of decorative ornaments in millinery practice. Well-illustrated, it also features a set of examination questions at the end for the avid millinery student. Contents of this volume include: Artificial Flowers - Natural and Man-Made Feathers - Wings - Quills - Miscellaneous Feather Trimmings - Examination Questions. We are republishing this vintage text in a high quality, affordable edition, complete with a new introduction and reproductions of the illustrations and diagrams featured in the original.

Designing and Making Hats and Headpieces


Author: Judy Bentinck
Publisher: Crowood
ISBN: 1847978231
Category: Design
Page: 128
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Designing and Making Hats and Headpieces is an inspiring instructional guide to the art of millinery. It explains how to go about designing a hat, what equipment and materials you will need, and the techniques required to get started. It divides the projects into three types of hat - blocked, headpieces and fascinators, and cut and sewn - and thereby describes how to make fourteen different designs. It goes on to suggest ways of finishing the hats with embellishments such as bows, felt, veiling and flowers. 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. The comprehensive coverage introduces stitching, shaping and sewing techniques - the essential skills of millinery; advises on design, where to find inspiration and fitting hats; covers blocked hats - five styles explained with different materials and trimming ideas; includes headpieces and fascinators - seven designs, including a bridal suggestion with lace, feathers and flowers; and cut and sewn hats - making the beret and bandeau using dressmaking techniques. With further ideas for trimmings, including advice on how to use bows, additional felt, veiling, flowers and much more, this is an inspirational book aimed at everyone interested in hats, millinery and fashion. Over 400 stunning colour photographs support the step-by-step instructions and illustrate the beauty of these hats.

Equipment, Tools and Stitches Needed to Make Hats - A Milliner's Guide


Author: Ethel Langridge
Publisher: Read Books Ltd
ISBN: 1473356008
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 24
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This book contains a detailed guide to the equipment and tools necessary for proper hatmaking. The tools and equipment described within this text are the basic requirements of the milliner, and other tools not mentioned herein can be adopted when and where necessary. A brilliant text for amateur milliners just starting out in the exciting world of hatmaking, this antique text is well deserving of a place in any collection of millinery literature and will prove invaluable for the hatmaking neophyte. This book has been elected for modern republication in the hope that it shall continue to be of value for generations to come, and we are proud to republish 'Equipment, Tools and Stitches Needed to Make Hats - A Milliner's Guide' here complete with a new introduction to the subject.

The Making of a Milliner

Hat-Making Projects
Author: Jenny Pfanenstiel
Publisher: Courier Dover Publications
ISBN: 0486808998
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 144
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"A great introduction for those interested in millinery, with easy to understand instructions and a variety of patterns for constructing different types of hats." — Jefferson-Madison Regional Library System Design the hat of your dreams with the guidance of an expert milliner. Jenny Pfanenstiel presents beautifully rendered, full-color tutorials that explain the basics of hat-making, from material selection to stitching and finishing. Seven designs, suitable for beginners as well as experienced hat makers, include cloche, cowboy, and straw-brimmed hats, as well as a variety of fascinators. Helpful suggestions range from how to measure your head and how to choose the style that best complements your face, to selecting feather flowers, hat pins, and other embellishments. Other tips cover setting up your work area and taking care of your hat. Loaded with hat trivia and anecdotes, The Making of a Milliner is also an excellent gift for craft enthusiasts, who are certain to delight in the process, tools, and fabrics of hat making. Jenny Pfanenstiel founded her company, Louisville, Kentucky's Formé Millinery, in 2007, and has designed hats for Oprah Winfrey, Michelle Obama, Barbara Corcoran, and Regina Taylor. Jenny's work has been featured in Vogue, Tatler, Country Living, Vigore, and Belle Armoire. She is the winner of the 2012 FGI Rising Star and both the 2009 and 2012 Hatty Awards.

Fashion Hats


Author: Karen Henriksen
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 071368738X
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 144
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Make your own fabulous fashionable hats with guidance and inspiration from an expert!

Basic Millinery for the Stage


Author: Tim Dial
Publisher: Heinemann Drama
ISBN: 9780325003368
Category: Performing Arts
Page: 118
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Whether a beret or brimmed, straw, felt, or cloth, a pillbox or cone-hats can define a time and place, be it on the street or on stage. In this practical workbook, Tim Dial takes readers through the process of design and construction of hats, using specific exercises to create basic kinds of headwear that can easily be adapted to different historic periods. Learn about measuring and patterning, using tools, and achieving apparently contradictory goals-hats that are theatrically appropriate, but also strong, durable, and efficient to build. Tim's book incorporates these special features essential to hat making: a modern-day perspective highlighting contemporary tools and skills clear instructions and safety notes for use in or out of the classroom progressive exercises that make it easy to explore and expand on techniques a focus on working with buckram, straw, and cloth-staples of the milliner's art plentiful high-quality photos that guide readers through each project. Take advantage of Tim's tips, techniques, and philosophies-some traditional, some familiar but improved, many totally new, all very doable. Then explore your own artistry.

A Selection of Articles on Making Hats from Straw - A Milliner's Guide


Author: Various Authors
Publisher: Read Books Ltd
ISBN: 1473390486
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 76
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This little book contains a selection of articles on how to make hats from straw. Contains information on different types of braiding and plaiting, different types of hat and their origins, methods of working with straw and step-by-step instructions for making many different hats from straw including the pill-box, the picture hat, a sailor hat and others.

The Chronicle of Hats in Enjoyable Quotes

History of Fashion Accessories Series
Author: Ida Tomshinsky
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1479799092
Category: Design
Page: 60
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This is a standard reference for anyone who is interested in the history of essential fashion accessory – the hat. The hats always were used to protect, to express identity, to express identity, and to attract or to influence others. Main developments in the timeline of hats from ancient past to modern present, including the phenomenon of the must-have accessory covering the top of the head.

How to Make Turban Hats - A Milliner's Guide


Author: Various Authors
Publisher: Read Books Ltd
ISBN: 1473356024
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 36
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This book contains a comprehensive, step-by-step guide to designing and making a turban. Easy to digest and aimed at the beginner, this guide is perfect for the amateur milliner and constitutes a must-read for anyone intent on handcrafting turbans. The information contained herein is primarily for the creation of soft crowned and blocked Turbans. Styles for draping the front are also given, but many other arrangements are possible, according to the taste and skill of the milliner. This antique book has been elected for modern republication due to its instructional value, and is proudly republished here complete with a new introduction to the subject.

Hollywood Before Glamour

Fashion in American Silent Film
Author: M. Tolini Finamore
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 023038949X
Category: Performing Arts
Page: 246
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This exploration of fashion in American silent film offers fresh perspectives on the era preceding the studio system, and the evolution of Hollywood's distinctive brand of glamour. By the 1910s, the moving image was an integral part of everyday life and communicated fascinating, but as yet un-investigated, ideas and ideals about fashionable dress.