Stitched Berets Live Lesson

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Regular price $27.00

Create a chic beret with your favourite fabric and custom finish. Master this versatile technique as you learn from tutor Elaine Mergard. A set of patterns and stitch templates is included to complete your beret with a touch of style.

With over 50 years of hat making experience and decades of teaching millinery, Elaine Mergard’s mission is to help create the next generation of milliners by teaching techniques enabling each student to develop their unique creativity.

At the 2017 Hats Off to Adelaide Millinery Conference, Elaine was honoured by her peers and was inducted into the Millinery Association of Australia ‘Hall of Fame’ for her contribution to millinery in Australia and beyond. 

MaterialsSilk or wool fabric Vliesofix Webbing White Acrylic Toy FeltCottons in colour of choice4 ply wool
ToolsSewing kit Thread Clippers Sewing MachineSteam Iron Turner or hairpin


Curated video tutorial
• Live tutor Q&A replay
• Hat patterns & templates
• 2 hours tuition
• Pattern Prep & Head Size Adjustments
• Stitching Pattern Designs
• Piping & Combining Panels
• Band, Lining & Stem Finish


"I just wanted to tell you how much I'm enjoying your course, and how thrilled I am with my new skills." Isobel

"Was challenging but I’m so glad your tutorials were very well formatted for beginners like me 😁 thank you." Hayley

"Wow, you have given such a lot in your courses and are such a good teacher."


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