This year we have entered the HaTalk Magazines 2014 Competition.

The competition is considered one of the largest hat competitions in the world, with competitors from across the globe presenting their fabulous hats, fascinators and headpieces!

~ Remembering ~

This year marks the centenary of World War I and we join the world in remembering those, throughout history, who sacrificed their lives during times of conflict in order to protect others.

Building on the idea of remembrance, the 2014 HATalk Hat Making Competition will explore the theme of Remembering, in every sense of the word, through the art of hat making.

We are challenging you to create an original hat or headpiece using the concept of Remembering as the starting point for your design. You can be as creative as possible in your interpretation of this theme and there are no restrictions on the materials or techniques that you can use.

Four winners will be chosen by a panel of judges who will specifically be looking for originality of design and theme interpretation as well as quality of workmanship.

To download a pdf version of the 2014 HATalk Hat Making Competition details, click here.


1st Prize: 5-day Millinery Workshop at Chateau Dumas

2nd Prize: £250 voucher for Guy Morse-Brown Hat Blocks

3rd Prize: Finished Business e-commerce website

4th Prize: Selection of books from How2hats

I have entered with this lovely vibrant headpiece which I’ve cunningly named “Poppy” it’s vibrant, it’s fun and I’m crossing everything in the hope that it might win!!


Wish me luck!! I’ll keep you all posted