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How to Make Hair Bands the Couture Way by Prudence Millinery

Normal Price  £ 27 - Promotional Price £ 17

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Unique Couture method to create beautiful Hair Bands:

  • Learn how to make amazing Couture Hair Bands made to measure, in the fabric of your choice.
  • This 105 page illustrated tutorial will teach you all the skills needed to make your own Couture handmade Hair band.
  • This method contains all the secrets of traditional Couture Hair band Making!
  • More than 200 colour photographs with step-by-step easy to follow instructions to take you through all of the steps to design your Couture Hair band
  • Create your very own Couture Hair Band, for yourself & others
  • Perfect to create Alice bands & wedding tiaras (when ornamented with silk roses created with our Couture Fabric and Silk Roses tutorial

You will find in this unique method:

  • What you need
  • Drawing the patterns
  • Cutting the patterns
  • Transferring the pattern on your canvas
  • Cutting your canvas and Stayflex
  • Binding canvas and Stayflex
  • Trimming down your Stayflex
  • Getting your hair band ready for wiring
  • Getting the wire ready
  • Wiring the hair band
  • Sewing the wire onto your hair band
  • Pinning the ice wool on your hair band
  • Sewing your ice wool on your hair band
  • Cutting your fabric
  • Sewing the fabric onto your hair band
  • Lining your hair band
  • Sewing your lining
  • Finishing your hair band

About our unique method

How to Make Hair Bands the Couture Way
This French traditional "haute couture" method teaches you how to create amazing Couture Hair Bands like the one on the picture above.
This method has been adapted and modified by Prudence Millinery, made accessible to everyone.
This method is not taught anywhere else.

About Prudence:

Prudence is one of the three leading British milliners based in London. Her reputation is well established all over the fashion world. She has been creating Couture Hats for Vivienne Westwood - men and women - for the last 25 years. She has also designed and made hats and caps for Yves Saint Laurent, Gucci, Balenciaga, Tom Ford, Stefano Pilati, Lacoste, Julien MacDonald and many other renowned worldwide fashion designers. Her private clientele includes celebrities such as Diana Princess of Wales and Lady Snowden, Jerry Hall, Mick Jagger, Raquel Welch, Shirley Bassey, Pete Burns, The Sex Pistols, Pharrell Williams and many others… As you can see you are in good hands !

You can view her work on her official website,

About our Couture Tutorials:

Our tutorials, like " How to Make Fabric and Silk Roses the Couture Way " and " How to Make Hair Bands the Couture Way " are designed especially for those willing to enhance their design skills or for those who are just looking for something new and fun to try, while creating beautiful couture accessories.  All of our tutorials are easy to follow and show step-by-step clear colour photographs to take you through the process needed to create fabric roses, hair bands, etc...   

You do not need to acquire specialised tools or equipment, master any particular sewing technique or any other skills.  

In fact, our tutorials are made very simple, so anyone with basic sewing skill can do it.

(c) 2007 (c) revised 2016 Prudence Millinery

Customer Reviews (All genuine and verified customers)

Five Stars
By E. H. 
Great tutorial.

Excellent Tutorial!
By Linda P. 
It's a beauty! Very clear instructions and step by step pictures.

Easy and fun
By Karyn B.
The pictures were clear.
Each step was broken down so that anyone could learn this method lots of steps but the end result is beautiful

Great tutorial
By J E T.
A good quality tutorial with pictures that can be enlarged with ease.
Good illustrations and easy to follow instructions. 

I was very pleased 
By M.
I liked the level of detail in the explanations and pictures to achieve a really authentic result.

Clear and concise instructions
By Toby L.
The pictures were clear and the instructions very easy to follow.
Would definitely recommend to a friend.

Inspiring and beautiful
By Baby B.
Totally inspiring and beautiful! You can see why couture costs so much!!

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