Sweet steaming setup!
But I, couldn't help notice that the three hat blocks have three different surface treatments. One looks like it was coated with a polyurethane or varnish, another looks like it has no sealant or coating at all, and the third looks like it has an oil...
Love it! Looks very sharp.
I have been doing something similar. I have a small stack of printed silk tie panels from way back when I was in the necktie business. Can't remember why I salvaged them or why I held onto them for so long, but I am glad that I did. I ordered some pug hooks and have...
Why a chain stitch as opposed to a lockstitch?
Was wondering if someone could help me understand why I’ve only seen reeded sweatbands sewn in using a chain stitch.
Anyone here using a machine use a lockstitch?
Hat block question…
I understand the purpose of the center hole on the underside of a hat block. However, I don’t understand the purpose for the deep circular trough.
Is it to make the block lighter? Maker it easier hold onto? Is there equipment that needs to be attached to the underside that...
In the very short amount of time I have taken an interest in making hats, I too have noticed the availability dwindling.
Unfortunately, I didn’t get interested early enough.
If I remember correctly, Morse Brown only goes up to 38mm.
I’m hoping demand is such that Morse or...