Saucer Blocks

FB6 – Saucer Block

£198.00

A well contoured medium size ‘saucer’ block with a nice upturn at one end and the bump flaring out to the other end. String groove is optional. 430mm long x 415mm wide.

Ex VAT £165

FB12 – Small Saucer Block

£179.00

A smaller version of the FB6 above. The dimple retains the same proportions in order to sit against the side of the head but the outline is reduced. A very stunning and nicely contoured saucer block. 310mm long x 290mm wide.

Ex VAT £149.17
With String groove – £188.00 (£156.67 Ex VAT)

FB40 Saucer Block

£186.00

A small saucer block with  nice upturn on the high side. 260mm diameter and string groove included.

Ex VAT £155

FB15 – Saucer Block

£229.00

A large down turned saucer block with a dome in the centre. Can be held in place with an alice band or a skull cap could be stiched inside. The block includes a simple presser to hold the sinamay/staw etc around the dome. Simply place some weights around the circumference to hold it in place while the fabric dries. 500mm diameter.

Ex VAT £190.83

I have received all of my blocks and would like to say THANK YOU! for being so wonderful and professional. They are exquisite, each and every one of them. They are beautiful pieces of art to me, I do not even know how am I going to bring myself to use them. :-))) Millions thank you your way. Anya Caliendo USA

FB9 – Saucer Block

£249.00

Working on the same principle as the FB7, 8 & 10 below, this is a bigger saucer block with a gentle downturn one side and an up turn on the opposite side. The block will produce a very smooth transition between the ‘brim’ and the bump in the middle which fits against the head. 450mm diameter.

Ex VAT £207.50

FB22 – Saucer Block

£196.00

A small saucer block with a central dome and a surrounding valley. The valley could be filled with an attractive band to further expand the profile. The valley is easliy created with the presser included and other possibilities could be created by using the presser as the block and the block as the presser…. Price includes the string groove and presser. 250mm diameter.

Ex VAT £163.33

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FB7

Saucer hat made on FB7 by Eibhilín Nic Ghiolla Bhuí.

FB7 – Saucer Block

£147.00

A block to make a smaller saucer style fascinator. The small dome part is placed upside down into the hole with fabric inbetween which is then pinned down the sides. The result could be cut at a nice angle from low to high or evenly all round – whatever takes your fancy. Also available with a string groove. 235mm diameter.

Ex VAT £122.50

FB8 – Saucer Block

£159.00

320mm diameter.

Ex VAT £132.50

FB10 – Saucer Block

£169.00

400 mm diameter.

Ex VAT £140.83

FB17 – Saucer Block

£260.00

A large saucer block with a dramatic up turn that sweeps down across from one side to the other – 500mm diameter. This block comes with the presser which rests over the central hole to create a seamless transition from dome to brim. String groove as standard.

Ex VAT £216.67

I just wanted to say thank you for the BEAUTIFUL hat blocks, which arrived a week or two ago. The craftsmanship is really outstanding, and I will definitely be ordering from you again! Audi Meyer – USA

FB21 – Saucer Block

£260.00

A smaller version of the FB17 above and this time a little oval – 430mm long x 415mm wide. String groove as standard.

Ex VAT £216.67

FB23 – Saucer Block

£170.00

A saucer block with central hole and circular presser. The bump flows smoothly into the ‘brim’ without a sharp corner. 380mm diameter.

Ex VAT  £141.67

FB24 – Saucer Block

£185.00

A saucer block with central hole and circular presser. The ‘brim’ comes out steeply from the generous central dome – this would work very well cut with an offset outline to produce one high side and one low. 456mm diameter.

Ex VAT  £154.17

The three blocks below (FB18, FB19 & FB20) are the same design but in different sizes. Pictured below is a hat we made on FB19 which gives you a good idea of how the three blocks can look.

Hat made on FB19

FB18 – Saucer Block

£147.00

Circular – 300mm diameter (presser – 220mm diameter). The presser can also be used as a block in it’s own right.

Ex VAT £122.50

FB19 – Saucer Block

£159.00

Circular – 420mm diameter (presser – 300mm diameter). The presser can also be used as a block in it’s own right.

Ex VAT £132.50

FB20 – Saucer Block

£170.00

Circular – 500mm diameter (presser – 320mm diameter). The presser can also be used as a block in it’s own right.

Ex VAT £141.67

FB31 – Saucer Block

£208.00

An elegant small saucer block with a steep hollow upturn above and a gentle down turn below. String groove and presser included in the price. 245mm diameter.

Ex VAT £173.33

FB32 – Medium Saucer Block

£230.00

A larger version of the FB31, this time 320mm diameter. Presser and string groove included in the price.

Ex VAT £191.67

FB33 – Large Saucer Block

£263.00

An even larger version of FB31, this time 480mm diameter. Presser and string groove included in the price.

Ex VAT £219.17

FB39 Saucer Block

£218.00

A saucer block 400mm in diameter and with a central dome. The presser included creates a smooth transition between the dome and ‘brim’ so that there is not a sharp corner.

Ex VAT £181.67




FB53 – Saucer Block

£224.00

A 400mm diameter saucer block featuring a central dome with a tight valley running around it. This feature is easily created on the block using the presser included.

Ex VAT £186.67

FB41 Saucer Block

£252.00

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 £210

FB67 Saucer Block

£260.00

A large saucer block with presser included. The presser creates a smooth transition between the ‘crown’ and the ‘brim’. 535mm diameter.

Ex VAT £216.67

FB60 Saucer Block

£260.00

A large saucer block (440mm diameter) with presser included. This block has a big sweep up on the high side and a coolie style central dome. The presser can be used in it’s own right to make coolie style hats.

Ex VAT £216.66

FB54 Saucer Block

£249.00

A large saucer block (480mm diameter) with presser included. A feature of this block is that once blocked, the dome will not just be a round dome in the centre, but one that flares out right to the edge of the main block.

Ex VAT £207.50

The hat blocks have arrived safe and sound. I am so excited and impressed! They are incredible and exactly what I was hoping for. Actually, they are even better than I was expecting. I don’t know how you managed to make them so accurately. A huge thank you!! I can’t wait to use them. Maria Wright – New Zealand

FB48 – Saucer Block

£176.00

A large saucer style block which will sit against the side of the head leaving the wide side pointing almost vertically. 450mm diameter.

Ex VAT £146.67

FB49 – Saucer Block

£132.00

A medium saucer style block which will sit against the side of the head leaving the wide side pointing almost vertically. Shallower slope than FB48 below. 315mm diameter.

Ex VAT £110.00

FB50 – Saucer Block

£165.00

A medium saucer style block which will sit against the side of the head leaving the wide side pointing almost vertically. 375mm diameter.

Ex VAT £137.50

FB52 – Saucer Block

£250.00

A large sculptured saucer block (450mm diameter) with a well rounded up turn on one side and a straight sloping down turn on the other. Price includes the string groove and the presser to create the central dome.

Ex VAT £208.33

FB59 – Saucer Block

£152.00

A smaller saucer block at 280mm diameter. The block features an offset hole into which the included presser is placed to create a small dome to fit against the head. This style could be worn on the side or front of the head. String groove but not head block included.

Ex VAT £126.67

FB55 – Saucer Block

£230.00

A medium sculptured saucer block (350mm diameter) with a steep up turn on one side and a shorter straight sloping down turn on the other. Price includes the string groove and the presser to create the central dome.

Ex VAT £191.67

FB69 – Saucer Block

£336.00

A large saucer block that is made head sized and blocked with a separate domed crown block included in the price. 500mm diameter.

Ex AVT £280.00

FB74 Saucer Block

£230.00

A medium saucer block with presser.

Ex Vat £191.67

FB73 Saucer Block

£229.00

A saucer block with presser and string groove included. The presser for this block is a head sizes oval dome which means the centre of the hat will fit the head well rather than just perching like many others do. The small legs on the block allow room for the presser to sit inside without touching the work surface.

 

Ex VAT £190.83

 

FB76 – Small Saucer Block

£140.00

A small and neat saucer block with presser included. Both the main block and the presser have string grooves making it even easier to use the presser as a block in it’s own right. 230mm diameter (presser 170mm diameter).

Ex VAT £116.67

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