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Titivate : The Art of Hat-Making (Hardcover) (Hilary Peach)
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How do you make hats? Where do you start? Hilary Peach, who taught millinery (hat-making) for thirty years in colleges in and around the Hampshire area, is the ideal person to tell you!Titivate begins with an introduction telling how the author became interested in millinery. This includes the successes of some of her students and many diagrams and photographs to illustrate the wonderful hats created.The main part of the book is a comprehensive but easy-to-follow guide to the world of millinery, with instructions for making a soft sculptured hat, a gentleman's cap and blocked hats for special occasions.Hat-making can be fun and exciting when you learn all the processes!