Brexit shipping changes
As of January 1st 2021 the UK left the EU. This means anyone outside the UK will be responsible for any applicable customs duty/import tax.
Each country has a different set of rules, please refer to your relevant government website or embassy for further information.
We are continuing to work as normal however we only dong one drop off to the Post Office per week.
Dispatch time is approx 5 weeks at present.
(Dom& Hazel) work from home where they are not in contact with anyone making itsafe to carry on.
We know many of you want to be creative & build up new collections during these difficult circumstances so we will try to move things along as quickly as we can.
We will keep you updated as much as possible so that we work together and support each other, in the meantime Stay Safe.
If you have any question’s, please contact us.
OUR HAT BLOCKS
Our Hat Blocks are hand carved from Extruded Polystyrene blue & HBCD Free grey coloured XPS Board
They are used in the same way as traditional wooden blocks and offer the same durability and strength but have the added advantage of being lighter and much easier to work with.
June 2020 we introduced a new range of Eco Hat Blocks which are 100% environmentally friendly and 100% biodegradable.
All our Hat Blocks are hand carved without the use of power tools.
Learn more about our blocks our Info page.
Please read our reviews to see what our fabulous customer's say about our products and service.
Shipment Available Worldwide
To receive the best price on Overseas Shipping Medium & Large Parcels please contact us.
Our aim is to get the best price and service for you depending on Parcel Size and Location.
Split Payment Option
BLOCK ORDERS OVER £100.00
Pay half your order at time of ordering & 7 Days prior to dispatch pay the balance + shipping.
Just ask Hazel and she will arrange this all for you.
Jeanette of Seahorse Millinery based in Portsmouth asked us to create Bespoke Eco Blocks, sending in her drawings and dimensions we got to work on her designs.
Featuring this stunning Hat, Jeanette blocked the downturned brim and her sculptured crown in fabulous soft felt and trimmed with a great mix of feathers making this a unique piece by Seahorse Millinery.
These are some of the fabulous designs created using various Hat Blocks by m.o.d. designs.
Moira O'Toole - Milliner & Image Consultant based in Kilkenny, Ireland designs Ready to Wear & Bespoke Hats, Fascinators & beautiful Jewelled Collar Pieces.
Top left - Hat created using our Hat Block HHB228 a truly magnificent design.
Bottom Right - A truly fabulous design in stunning black and white material complimented by luxurious red feathers created from our Halo Block HHB208.
Find more details on these pieces and many more designs by visiting her Instagram page.
Luby Jay Millinery
An incredible design by Luby Jay Millinery, Blocked in soft black felt, hand sewn gold lace flowers & leaves and added embelishments of swarovski pearls. using our Halo Block HHB220. Truly a stunning statement piece.
Learn tips and techniques from Lorraine by Purchasing our Courses today!
This shows the innovative side to our milliners, Lynn designed this fabulous Fedora using our simple dome Hat Block HHB131 creating the indents and valleys herself.
Blocked using luxurious Australian merino wool felt, hand stitched in gorgeous burgundy colour with a tonal trim, Great piece for so many ocassions.
Susannah Greenman Millinery
Many of our customers have chosen to purchase the very popular Halo Blocks.
Susannah created this fabulous piece using Halo Block HHB194, perfectly placing each feather individually to capture the many natural shades and colours.