3 DAY COUTURE BRIDAL MILLINERY RETREAT – DELICATE BRIDAL HEADWEAR
October 4 - October 6
Advance your millinery skills to a higher level and discover the joys of bridal headwear. In the 3 days you shall start and complete 3
different styles of bridal millinery- from basic silk covered head dresses, to feathered/flowered and laced wire-crowns, to veiling and
crinoline. Even silk flower making is featured. Lina Stein will share her wealth of traditional millinery knowledge with you.
You will begin with learning how to block with the
foundation material BUCKRAM and block a few different shapes ( BUTTON & CROWN )
How to complete the foundation and then learn a variety of covering methods : flat covering, draping,& pleating
You will create a wire-framed crown and how to work GUIPURE LACE to make a bridal head dress
You will learn about Crinoline and Veiling -how to use and apply properly.
You will learn how to see which hats suit which type of people
How to trim, and line with a couture lining
You will learn about FRENCH FLOWER MAKING ( silk flowers using specialist tools)
You will learn a selection of ways to attach hats/headpieces to the head ( very important!) headbands/elastic/combs, prong