Block of the Month – March 2016

Every month we offer a discount on one of our popular designs and this month it is the saucer block FB41. This is a relatively new shape and we asked Ani Stafford-Townsend from the Milliners Guild in Bristol to create a hat using the block. She came up with two lovely shapes showing that it is a versatile block and even the presser can be used to make coolie style hats on it’s own. We love the way the hat hugs the side of the face coming right down almost to the chin.

You will receive 15% discount on the price below when you quote ‘Block of the Month’ during March 2016.

FB41 Saucer Block


A very striking saucer block featuring a wide up turned side that would be worn vertically on the side of the head. The presser creates a central pointed dome which will fit well against the side of the head. The presser itself includes a string groove so that it can be used on its own to make coolie style hats. The block measures 46cm diameter while the presser is 34.5cm diameter. String groove as standard.

Ex VAT £225

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