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Hello!

I'm Katharina, I'm 29 and work as a freelance milliner. I create unique and sophisticated headpieces. For me a hat is a piece of art, much more than just a cover for the most important part of you -your head, your brain.

I love to use unexpected materials in my work -videotapes, CDs, an old deck of cards -whatever catches my fancy will be used for a hat! My studio is a bit like a cabinet of curiosities...
I also take great care not to waste materials or damage nature unnecessarily, that's why I dye and prepare most materials myself and prefer using feathers from native birds, sourced from farmers or hunters I know personally.

I live together with a flatmate in Vienna's 10th district, close to the historic city centre with it's beautiful buildings and museums. I love…

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  • Female
  • Born on March 4
  • Joined January 6, 2010

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feathers, felt, wood, bone

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About

Hello!

I'm Katharina, I'm 29 and work as a freelance milliner. I create unique and sophisticated headpieces. For me a hat is a piece of art, much more than just a cover for the most important part of you -your head, your brain.

I love to use unexpected materials in my work -videotapes, CDs, an old deck of cards -whatever catches my fancy will be used for a hat! My studio is a bit like a cabinet of curiosities...
I also take great care not to waste materials or damage nature unnecessarily, that's why I dye and prepare most materials myself and prefer using feathers from native birds, sourced from farmers or hunters I know personally.

I live together with a flatmate in Vienna's 10th district, close to the historic city centre with it's beautiful buildings and museums. I love everything British, Victorian, fashion history and the weird&macabre.

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