1.2mm Extra Firm Cotton Covered Millinery Wire
This extra firm 1.2mm wide (approx. 16 gauge) millinery wire is made from copper washed steel and is covered in cotton thread which is ideal for creating sturdy hat bases.
Sold by the metre, multiple metres purchased will arrive as one continuous length. Also available in a full roll (approx. 50m).
The Petershams Guide to Millinery Wire:
1.2mm- An extra firm all around useful wire for creating stiff hat structures
1.0mm- A firm wire which is suitable for hat structure, flower stems and lighter weight brims
0.8mm- Slightly firm wire great for lightweight structure details and trims
0.4mm- Almost thread like, this thin wire is excellent for securing trims and creating veining in flowers