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Hatters Millinery Heads to Wagga

  Hatters Millinery Supplies delights in Wagga Last Friday evening, the new Proprietor of Hatters Millinery Supplies, Catherine Kelly, closed the door of her Millinery Attelier in Rozelle, hopped into her wagon previously loaded with millinery goodies and slipped into the peak hour traffic, heading for Wagga. With little room to move in the crowded

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Millinery a la Neil

Neil’s expertise continues to thrill in Wagga. It was a pleasure to welcome Paddington Milliner, Neil Grigg to Wagga Wagga for the first of our workshops heading into 2018. His enthusiastic students spent the two days firstly, manipulating felt for fabulous headwear and sculptured bows….. Heads remained down as we focused on our trimming skills

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Millinery Update

  RMA Members Continue to Shine Our amazingly talented members have done so well this year. Congratulations Everyone!   Rebecca Carswell Commended RASV Masters of Millinery I have been entering the Master Millinery award at the Melbourne Show for a few years now and enjoy the challenge of pushing the creativity boundaries and being judged

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Karen Wins at Henty Fibre Fashion Awards

  Henty Machinery Field Days: Henty Natural Fibre Fashion Awards Karen has won the prestigious Henty Millinery Award for her Gold and Dove Grey Boater. http://www.dailyadvertiser.com.au/story/4943422/hats-off-to-wagga-woman-for-award-winning-design/ Excerpt: Ms Hyde has been a feature of the fibre fashion for the past three years and impressed the judges with her handmade design. “I’ve been lucky to be

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Ginetta Rositano Wins British Award

Ginetta Wins Award in The British School of Millinery Tiara Headdress Competition. I asked Ginetta about her experience.. “I had created this particular Wedding Crown for a client at the same time I received the August issue of HATalk Magazine. The invitation to enter the British School of Millinery Competition was to design and make

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Rebecca Hillis Wins Champion Exhibit

  Rebecca Hillis Wins Champion Exhibit at Wagga Wagga Show. I asked Rebecca about her Champion Feather Headpiece Entry. “It was one of two hats I made for Wagga Gold Cup and both won first prizes. The feathered one was made to go with my fur and leather option for Gold Cup and I wanted

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Travels With Jane

Milliner and Intrepid Traveller, Jane Stoddart, reports on Millinery in the USA and Canada. I asked her about her journey: “Delighted to report that I have recently returned from a wonderful month travelling/teaching across the USA and Canada, spending time renewing old millinery friendships, meeting and making many new friends.  I really recommend taking the

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“The Drowsy Chaperone”

Our Phillip Rhodes Retrospective continues with “The Drowsy Chaperone” Book by Bob Martin & Don McKellar Music and Lyrics by Lisa Lambert & Greg Morrison Melbourne Theatre Company, Playhouse, the Arts Centre, Melbourne. Director: Simon Phillips. Musical Director: Mathew Frank. Choreographer: Andrew Hallsworth. Set and Costume Designer: Dale Ferguson. Run date: 18 January to 27

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Congratulations, Rachael Henson!!

Runner up in the recent Millinery Association of Australia “Design Award” Rachael wins again with a gorgeous design in velvet and satin. Read all about her MAA design experience here. “For someone who claimed to not be much of a competition enterer I seem to be doing a lot of entering this year… To meet

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Sinamay and Straw

“Raising the Standard of Millinery in the Riverina” Beginners Certificate Course : Introduction to Sinamay and Straw Course outline: This particular course, which will run for six hrs each month for the next six months, will focus on traditional millinery techniques and standards with a set syllabus on the topic of “Handling Sinamay and Straw

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