love hats? connect with Louise:
Thursday Millinery Class; Face-to-face in Melbourne; Learn the essential millinery techniques (streaming, blocking, stitching and trimming) while creating hats of your own design
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About Louise

For almost 30 years, Melbourne milliner Louise Macdonald has created fashion hats that are considered the ultimate in beauty and style.

Louise's designs have stood out at Melbourne Cup (Spring Racing Carnival), Dubai World Cup, Royal Ascot and other events. Her hats are available at her Melbourne studio, unique boutiques in Australia and the United States, and this website.

Louise Macdonald's reputation is not only for fashion headwear, but for costume work. Hats and bonnets created by the milliner can be seen in movies and on TV productions, including BBC's Pride and Prejudice and Merchant Ivory's Howards End.

More about Louise Macdonald


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Learn millinery

Learn how to make your own hat! Louise Macdonald offers a variety of millinery courses:

Live streaming courses

Ribbon Halo (May 2021)

Ribbon Beret (May 2021)

Express your interest:

Freeform with Buntal Mats

Freeform Parisisal Sculpting

Ribbon Origami

Face-to-face courses (Melbourne, Australia)

Thursday Millinery Class
(June 2021)

Online courses
(available 24/7)

Sinamay Brim Extensions Deluxe Course NEW!

Buntal Trims Deluxe Course

Saucer Buntal Hats Course

Classic Buntal Brims Course

Contemporary Sinamay Course

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