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FELT HATMAKING FOR BEGINNERS – 4 day Introduction to Millinery and the Wonders of Felt

August 27 - August 30

Immersion is the only way to learn. Let Lina Stein take you by the hand and walk you into the wondrous world of felt hats. From simple pill boxes to sumptuous swirls to the structured hat – you will learn it all.

Topics Covered
 working with millinery felt to make a pillbox, felt swirl and structured hat
 blocking the hats over wooden blocks,learn about stiffening, cutting, wiring methods
 work with steam to hand mould the felt into a swirl/curve.
 Assembling the hat pieces and attach petersham sweatbands
 learning special felt wiring stitches and a variety of brim edge finishes
 trimming using petersham ribbon
 finish with a vintage –style hat lining
Suitable for BEGINNERS

Details

Start:
August 27
End:
August 30
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Organizer

Lina Stein
Phone:
00353 87 9268401
Email:
linasteinhats@eircom.net
Website:
http://www.linasteinmillinery.com/

Venue

Lina Stein
Westport, Co Mayo Ireland + Google Map
Phone:
00353 87 9268401
Website:
http://www.linasteinmillinery.com/