Block of the Month – August 2017

Head band style ‘hats’ have been quite popular this year and for a nice summery style we thought we would use our popular FB57. Having a block like this allows you to create a head band style that has a bit of volume to it rather than just being a flat layer of fabric. It can be blocked in many materials including leather. The length of the block is such that with one side just above the ear, the other will be slightly higher but if could also be placed centrally on the head. Two fantastic examples of what you can do with this block are show below and made by Jill Humphries of Millinery Jill.

 

FB57 – Fascinator Block

£68.00

A band shaped block that allows you to create a three dimensional shape by folding the material around and pinning underneath. Head block not included.

Ex VAT £56.66

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    Dedicated to providing you with the best hat blocks you can buy - here at Guy Morse-Brown, our focus is firmly on working with you to make your own personal creations.

    To make things with your hands is a fundamental part of human nature and whether it is the weaver, the felt maker, the block maker, or you the milliner, we are all part of a process that culminates in something that is more than just an object to admire - it is a statement, an expression that enriches the life of the wearer and creator alike.

    We feel that the parts of the process shouldn't be completely separated so we want to work with you to enable us both to share in it all. For that reason you won't find online ordering here on our website but you will find a huge range that shows that almost anything is possible. It's too simple to just add products to a cart; we want to keep alive the personal communication between block maker and milliner that used to be so essential. Get in touch with us and share your ideas, let us know what you want to make and we're ready to serve.

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