Christmas Gift Guide

Whether you are looking for Secret Santa, stocking fillers or your personal wish list—here’s our guide to gifts available from the boutique and online. If you are a sewer, a milliner or a hat lover we have just the thing!

Paper mate
With over 60 different designs on each, these vintage styled cards make a great source of inspiration for makers. They are blank inside so perfect for any occasion. Two designs in a pack of 6 for £12 or £3 each.

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Postcards from the elegant edge
Attractive and practical, these vintage styled postcards come with original 1920s French feather pads. From a selection online and in store £4 – £6.

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Pinteresting gifts
We love this cute silver plated bird pin cushion £25—an ornament to any sewing kit! Or what about some hat pins attached to a vintage style postcard £5 each from a selection in store.

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Mad hatters
If you missed the screening at London Hat Week of the film Mad About Hats, why not buy the DVD for £22 in store? It is the only film documentary to look at the history of the felt hat. It includes interviews with milliners Stephen Jones and Philip Treacy.

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If you or a loved one have a favourite hat that needs some care and attention why not book it in with us to get restored to it’s former glory or revamped? We offer cleaning, reblocking and repairs services. Prices start at £20 for a minor repair, check our repairs page online or call for a quote. Pictured above synthetic hat brush £9.

Jack of all trades
If you are a hat maker or wearer don’t be without a hat jack—this nifty gadget means you can stretch your hats at home up to one size. The hat jack comes in an attractive drawstring bag with instructions and can be purchased online for £25.
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Classic cuts
We think these scissors make the perfect stocking filler, £8 and £10 from a selection online and in store. Red plier set below £5.50 for the pair.

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Tools of the trade
Great for wire work, be it hats or jewellery making the mini plier set has everything you need in one case for £15. Or keeping with a purple theme these standard size flat nose pliers and wire cutters (pictured centre £2.50 and £3.00). Good enough to eat, these candy coloured chalk pens dispense chalk powder through a fine tip for precision marking on your hat or sewing project £9 each.
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On point
All milliners have a favourite needle they love to use—maybe its extra fine or maybe you’ve bent it into the perfect curve! Never lose it again with these magnetic needle minders, £7 and £10 from a selection in store and online.

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All wrapped up
Not just for hats this wired ombre ribbon is just gorgeous—great for making ribbon flowers or adding a finishing touch to your gift wrapping.

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We have classes scheduled for January and February next year including Fast Fascinator and Introduction to Millinery, if you or a loved one is looking to learn a new skill for 2017 a course could be the perfect gift. Keep an eye on our course pages  or follow us on Social Media for new dates. Happy Shopping!