Millinery Operations

Explore the wonderful world of hatmaking with our Millinery Operations column – exclusive to Mr X Stitch!

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Joyful Hat-Wearing: Met Gala and Royal Wedding

It’s like Christmas for hat-lovers! Wedged between the Kentucky Derby and Royal Ascot, we have…

Red felt cocktail hat with hand embroidery.
Signature Millinery Styles and Favorite “Millinery Operations” Topics?

I feel a bit directionless at the moment — both in terms of my millinery…

Let’s Talk about Custom Hats!

Custom hats are on my brain for two reasons: 1. I recently finished two custom-order…

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Book Review: “Millinery – The Art of Hat-Making”

Several months back, I wrote about how to learn millinery and mentioned two of my favorite…

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Millinery Instagram Accounts – 2017 Edition

Happy December! It’s become a holiday tradition for me to skip a wordy, philosophical post…