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July 2019

2 Day Fabric Covered Hat

July 18 - July 19
Judy Bentinck, Studio E2H, Cockpit Arts, Northington Street
London, WC1N 2NP United Kingdom
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With Judy Bentinck

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Silk Lilies

July 18 - July 21
West Dean College West Dean, PO18 0QZ United Kingdom + Google Map

Tutor: Anne Tomlin Learn to make couture millinery lilies. You will experiment with traditional French and Japanese heated tools to manipulate the fabric and shape the petals, create authentic colours with dyes, make stamens, bond silk layers, disguise wire and bind stems. Study the construction of your flowers by observation and drawing.

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2 Day Straw Workshop

July 18 - July 19
elena shvab, 401 1/2 Wandsworth Rd
London, SW8 2JP United Kingdom
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On this two-day Straw Hat course you will learn how to block, shape and manipulate sinamay straw. You can choose to block a brim hat such as Fedora or Trilby or you can chose to block a smaller hat such as a pillbox, beret or fascinator. You will also learn how to wire a hat to ensure it holds its shape, how to curve a petersham ribbon and invisibly stitch into your hat. After blocking a hat you will proceed onto learning trimming and…

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Fabulous Fascinator Day

July 20
Judy Bentinck, Studio E2H, Cockpit Arts, Northington Street
London, WC1N 2NP United Kingdom
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Contemporary Millinery from Flat Patterns

July 20 - July 21
Lomax & Skinner, Sun Studios, 2 Mount Place
Lewes, East Sussex BN7 1YH United Kingdom
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There is an exciting range of hats styles that can be made using flat patterns. And the techniques needed to make them are extremely useful to have when developing your own designs, especially when you have limited access to wooden blocks. On this two-day small group course we will be drawing inspiration from the small percher styles popular in the 40’s. Working with buckram and fabric you will learn a range of specialized construction and detailing techniques whilst producing a contemporary hat…

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ADVANCED one-to-one day FLOWER MAKING WORKSHOP

July 20
PresentPerfect Creations Norwich, Norfolk United Kingdom + Google Map

Level: advanced*** Along with the range of our photo and video tutorials PresentPerfect Creations offer an opportunity to book individual flower making workshops with Svetlana Faulkner, the designer/maker behind PresentPerfect Creations for a day on a flower of your choice, leather or fabric. Fabric flower making classes take place in the fine city of Norwich (https://www.visitnorwich.co.uk/) where Svetlana lives and creates her flower pieces. Come and learn to create a wide range of stunning flowers from silk flower brooches to bridal hairpieces to millinery flowers. Price includes all…

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It’s Sinamazing! Workshop

July 25 - July 27
Judith M, 104 S Detroit Street
LaGrange, IN 46761 United States
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What rolls, drapes, blocks and dyes? Comes in both prints and solids? And never leaves you wasting an inch? Meet Sinamay! This charming chameleon of the straw world is so much more then you see on the bolt. Layer it and the colors deepen. Insert in those layers and watch your own patterns appear. And once you start dying it you won’t be able to stop. Put on some comfy clothes and prepare to get messy. Join me for a…

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2 Day Straw Workshop

July 25 - July 26
elena shvab, 401 1/2 Wandsworth Rd
London, SW8 2JP United Kingdom
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On this two-day Straw Hat course you will learn how to block, shape and manipulate sinamay straw. You can choose to block a brim hat such as Fedora or Trilby or you can chose to block a smaller hat such as a pillbox, beret or fascinator. You will also learn how to wire a hat to ensure it holds its shape, how to curve a petersham ribbon and invisibly stitch into your hat. After blocking a hat you will proceed onto learning trimming and…

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Everything Buntal!

July 27 - July 28
Jane Stoddart, 12 Macleay Street
Potts Point, Sydney, NSW 2011 Australia
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You’ll be amazed what you can achieve with some creative free shaping with these versatile buntal straws! Learn how to achieve a professional finish, and attach securely to your head. Instant hat for the races.

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Millinery Workshop

July 29 - August 2
Central Saint Martins, Granary Building, 1 Granary Square
Kings Cross, London N1C 4AAUK United Kingdom
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Tutor: Judy Bentinck

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August 2019

2 Day Straw Workshop

August 1 - August 2
elena shvab, 401 1/2 Wandsworth Rd
London, SW8 2JP United Kingdom
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On this two-day Straw Hat course you will learn how to block, shape and manipulate sinamay straw. You can choose to block a brim hat such as Fedora or Trilby or you can chose to block a smaller hat such as a pillbox, beret or fascinator. You will also learn how to wire a hat to ensure it holds its shape, how to curve a petersham ribbon and invisibly stitch into your hat. After blocking a hat you will proceed onto learning trimming and…

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Period Shakos and Peaked Hats – Jane Smith

August 2 - August 4
Fullerton College, 321 East Chapman
Fullerton,, CA 92832 United States
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Using buckrum as the base & a leather visor, you will be taught both traditional millinery hand sewing techniques along with modern machine work, to create a shako hat from your choice of designs. You will also learn how to create a feather plume or pompom. All of your supplies to complete the shako, trimmings & feathered plume/pompom will be included along with lunch each day. A basic sewing kit will be needed.

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Pill Box Hat Class (Beginners)

August 2 - August 3
Sheila Dozier, 6417 Symmes Lane
Huber Heights, OH 45424 United States
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This is your chance to build a pillbox hat from scratch for only $155.00 per class (cost of kit is included)! My promise is that when you leave my class you will be able to wear your hat that Sunday and show it off to your friends. The student must purchase the kit. The kit contains everything needed to complete the frame for the pillbox hat. The student must also bring ½ yd of the material of their choice as…

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COUTURE RACE HAT – LARGER SUMMER, RACE-WEAR AND BRIDAL HATS

August 3 - August 4
Lina Stein Westport, Co Mayo Ireland + Google Map

Using Lina’s varied collection of old and new Millinery Blocks including ECLIPSE AND SAUCER shapes you are guaranteed to design and create a stunning hat to a professional finish. During this 2 day course we will go through the basics of Couture Millinery incl. blocking, trimming and finishing .You will discover the different materials and techniques necessary for creating your hat, and you will have the opportunity to create a trimming unique and  suitable for the occasion. Suitable for Beginners…

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CRINOLATION – BRINGING CRINOLINE TO LIFE

August 5
Lina Stein Westport, Co Mayo Ireland + Google Map

This is a great follow –on from MILLINERY ORIGAMI! Create brilliant crinoline headwear that is animated with texture and colour. Let Lina Stein personally share with you her internationally acclaimed technique taking the much loved millinery material CRINOLINE and fashioning it into and eye-catching brim that will be unique to you. Topics Covered  Lina shares her special techniques that will create a crinoline brim with added texture and colour  Learn how to make a pattern/take measurements for your…

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Classic Fedoras & Homburgs – Jane Smith

August 5 - August 7
Fullerton College, 321 East Chapman
Fullerton,, CA 92832 United States
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This class will cover how to stiffen and hand block traditional fur felt fedoras and homburgs using open crown blocks. We will create crown “creases” and “indents” by hand along with curled brims, clean cut brim edges and grosgrain edging by both hand and machine. A variety of hat band styles will also be explored. The class includes complete supplies for two fur felt hats along with your lunch each day. A basic sewing kit will be needed.

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4 day Millinery Workshop

August 6 - August 9
Judy Bentinck, Studio E2H, Cockpit Arts, Northington Street
London, WC1N 2NP United Kingdom
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with Judy Bentinck

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Straw Braid; Small Hats & Trimmings Workshop

August 8 - August 10
Judith M, 104 S Detroit Street
LaGrange, IN 46761 United States
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We all love the look of straw braid, but it can be frustrating to sew without special equipment. In this three-day class, Laura Whitlock will introduce students to other uses for straw braid, including patterned techniques and creating beautiful trims. We’ll also cover the basics of sewing braid by hand or with a home sewing machine in order to create small basic shapes. Instructor: Laura Whitlock

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2 Day Straw Workshop

August 8 - August 9
elena shvab, 401 1/2 Wandsworth Rd
London, SW8 2JP United Kingdom
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On this two-day Straw Hat course you will learn how to block, shape and manipulate sinamay straw. You can choose to block a brim hat such as Fedora or Trilby or you can chose to block a smaller hat such as a pillbox, beret or fascinator. You will also learn how to wire a hat to ensure it holds its shape, how to curve a petersham ribbon and invisibly stitch into your hat. After blocking a hat you will proceed onto learning trimming and…

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Felt & Straw Blocking Workshops

August 9 - August 11
Wayne Wicherne – Seattle, 902 NW 48th
Seattle, WA United States
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