Synopses & Reviews
This collection of 25 projects will have anglophiles everywhere making fascinators and floral crowns in no time. Fascinators add flair and whimsy to the most basic little black dress without the full-on commitment of a hat.
Even brides are tossing aside the tired birdcage and cathedral veils for hip little fascinators perched on top of their heads. Tackle any one of 25 beautiful projects for fascinators and crowns, plus variations to customize the project to your outfits. For far less than the price of a boutique or Etsy purchase, a handmade fascinator is an instant heirloom and addictive craft.
A fascinator is a chic little adornment, not quite a traditional hat but more than a headband, that suits any occasion and any time of day. Style mavens in England are credited with setting off an international fascination with fascinators; this smashing headwear now appears everywhere, donning the heads of celebrities and A-listers on the red carpet to today's fashionable brides, who are tossing aside their traditional veils for fascinators bedazzled with crystals and feathers. This is the first craft book of its kind with how-tos for fascinators, floral crowns, tiaras, and more: 25 in all, plus variations on each projectthere are even sweet projects suitable for little girls. Fascinators range from dressy professional to black-tie elegant.
About the Author
Hannah Scheidig is the founder and creative director of www.arabellabridal.com and www.madebycraftparties.com. Her bridal millinery business was recommended by Vogue UK in 2013 and both businesses have featured in a number of top bridal magazines. She has over the last four years taught hundreds of students the art of fascinator-making. She lives in Edinburgh, Scotland.