Aintree 2018

Aintree is fairly early on in the race calendar each year, & it’s nice to see the millinery styles that are worn.  Whilst it is not compulsory to wear a hat or fascinator a lot of ladies still do & this often gives us a nod as to what the fashions might be at Royal Ascot …

Tartan & Straw Large Abstract Fascinator – Autumn / Winter 2012

Ok, so I know this is a pretty unusual design.  I was going abstract….but actually it’s the technique that I love about this one! Ok, so the base of this is a red tartan fascinator base; and the design is then covered in straw spirals that vary in thickness.  This starts as a big reel of thin straw that I’ve then sewn …