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.
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