Hat making/ Millinery: Cloche Block – CB123 is the hat block of the month for November by How2hats

The hatblock of the month, for November by How2hats is the Cloche Block – CB123.

Read the press statement below.

Every month we offer a discount on one of our popular designs and this month it is the Cloche Block CB123.

Like a number of our blocks, this one features a fully hollowed base. When the felt is folded and pinned into the hollow it creates an attractive double sided brim. The head band ribbon is sewn on right at the bottom of where the hollowing finishes.
It is the felt, at that point, that creates the correct size head fitting. Bear in mind, if you don’t block right into the hollow and instead trim the felt off closer to the bottom of the block, you will finish up with a hat that is approximately 3/4″ bigger in head size than if using the above method. This can be done intentionally if a bigger size is desired!
We love this cloche made by Dutch milliner Elly Stemerdink of Hats By Elly. Click on this link to see another shot of this hat clearly showing off the double sided feature and for another blocked example by Marge Iilane of Estonia
For the month of November you can enjoy 15% off the regular price of this block. That’s just£168.30 if you live in the European Union (inc VAT) or just £140.25 if you live elsewhere in the world!
To take us up on this great offer call Owen today on +44 (0)1380 859756 or hit reply and send an email to catherine@hatblocks.co.uk and we can get yours on the workbench for you.
For more information: http://www.hatblocks.co.uk/block-of-the-month-november-2016/

Photo credit: How2hats