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October 2020

Straw Workshop

October 5, 2020 - April 21, 2021
Elena Shvab, Hotel Elephant, 23 Harper Road
London, SE1 6AW 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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April 2021

The Diorabella: A Jinsin Masterpiece – Zoom

April 18
Online Essential Hat

We named this beautiful elegant shape after the Dior New Look. It could easily have been called Adiorable! It's a classic shape which needed some maths to develop. With the correct understanding you can take this beyond a simple hat. I will give you all the calculations (and the answers) you need to make this. You will gain the knowledge and understanding to take the design further and make it your own. Tutor: Catherine Ellen

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2 day Felt workshop

April 19 - April 20
Elena Shvab, Hotel Elephant, 23 Harper Road
London, SE1 6AW United Kingdom
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On this two-day Felt Hat course you will learn how to block, shape and manipulate wool felt. 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…

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Virtual Silk Peony

April 22
Jenny Roberts Millinery, Cold Bath Place
Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG2 0PQ United Kingdom
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Tutor: Jenny Roberts This course is aimed at: Those who want to expand their flower making skills.  This course is suitable for all levels The course will involve: How to manipulate the silk into petals How to put petals together to form the flowers and create the centre of the flower

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Virtual Introduction to Crin

April 23
Online Virtual Class

Online Class with Jenny Roberts Virtual Introduction to Crin -veils, flowers, fireworks, loops and distressed techniques. This hands-on workshop uncovers the mystery of ‘Crin’.

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Working with Crinoline

April 23
Elena Shvab, Hotel Elephant, 23 Harper Road
London, SE1 6AW United Kingdom
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Crinoline is one of the most popular and versatile modern materials so much loved by milliners for its light yet firm and graceful, floating-like appearance. This course is designed to let you discover tricks and techniques of shaping and manipulating crinoline to mount it on hats or to create trimming pieces and decors. You will learn how to work with this fascinating material to create eye-catching designs and give a unique personality to your headwear. - Learn properties of the…

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2 day Felt workshop

April 26 - April 27
Elena Shvab, Hotel Elephant, 23 Harper Road
London, SE1 6AW United Kingdom
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On this two-day Felt Hat course you will learn how to block, shape and manipulate wool felt. 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…

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Jinsin Swooper – Zoom

April 26
Online Essential Hat

Such an elegant shape that seems to suit everyone. Embellish this with feathers, flowers or whatever you think is appropriate. You will learn how to change the size, width and length depending on your available materials. Tutor: Catherine Ellen

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Straw Workshop

April 28 - April 29
Elena Shvab, Hotel Elephant, 23 Harper Road
London, SE1 6AW 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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Virtual Intermediate Crin Techniques

April 29
Online Virtual Class

Online Class with Jenny Roberts Virtual Intermediate Crin Techniques – crin brims, extensions, tubular crin techniques This hands-on workshop furthers your understanding and manipulation of ‘Crin’ It is advised to do the ‘Introduction to Crin’ prior to this course

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Online Advanced Freeform Velour Felt with Tracy Chaplin

April 29
Online Virtual Class

Online Advanced Freeform Velour Felt with Tracy Chaplin Date: Thursday, 29 April 2021  Time: 4.00pm - 6.30pm BST Cost: £60 Full course schedule and bookings www.tracychaplin.co.uk/book-online

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Virtual Silk Abaca Chrysanthemum

April 30
Jenny Roberts Millinery, Cold Bath Place
Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG2 0PQ United Kingdom

Online Class with Jenny Roberts This course is aimed at: Those who want to expand their flower making skills.  This course is suitable for all levels The course will involve: How to manipulate the silk into petals How to put petals together to form the flowers and create the centre of the flower

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Working with Crinoline

April 30
Elena Shvab, Hotel Elephant, 23 Harper Road
London, SE1 6AW United Kingdom
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Crinoline is one of the most popular and versatile modern materials so much loved by milliners for its light yet firm and graceful, floating-like appearance. This course is designed to let you discover tricks and techniques of shaping and manipulating crinoline to mount it on hats or to create trimming pieces and decors. You will learn how to work with this fascinating material to create eye-catching designs and give a unique personality to your headwear. - Learn properties of the…

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May 2021

Virtual Silk Abaca Turban Headband

May 1
Jenny Roberts Millinery, Cold Bath Place
Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG2 0PQ United Kingdom

Online Class with Jenny Roberts This course is aimed at: Those wanting to make a light versatile turban headband in this exciting fabric.

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2 day Felt workshop

May 3 - May 4
Elena Shvab, Hotel Elephant, 23 Harper Road
London, SE1 6AW United Kingdom
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On this two-day Felt Hat course you will learn how to block, shape and manipulate wool felt. 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…

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Cutting Shapes in Jinsin – Zoom

May 3
Online Essential Hat

Yes it is possible! By now you should have a good grasp of the properties of Jinsin and how it folds, twists and bends. This workshop will take you another step into creating your own shapes and designs. Tutor: Catherine Ellen

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Online Freeform Sinamay Techniques with Tracy Chaplin

May 4 - May 9
Online Virtual Class

Learn how to sculpt and manipulate Sinamay to create individual and innovative designs. Spread over 5 sessions of 3 hours with email support and video links. Dates: May 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 10th. Time: 4.30 - 7.30pm GMT each day with email support and video links. Price: £295   Bookings: http://www.millineryworkshops.com/

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Straw Workshop

May 5 - May 6
Elena Shvab, Hotel Elephant, 23 Harper Road
London, SE1 6AW 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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Fascinator Class

May 5
Maria Curcic online

Explore basic millinery techniques that will enable you to create a fascinator.  If you can sew on a button, you can make a fascinator and headpiece.  Understand the fundamentals of composition and balance as related to headpieces.  Discover millinery materials and techniques to manipulate fabrics and trims.  Create your own trims from feathers, fabrics and speciality millinery materials.  Work with hat elastics for this specific class. The BASIC Materials will be mailed out to you few weeks prior to the…

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Virtual Sinamay Trims Explored

May 7
Jenny Roberts Millinery, Cold Bath Place
Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG2 0PQ United Kingdom

Online Class with Jenny Roberts This course is aimed at: Beginners or those who want to further explore sinamay  

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