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Fedora and Bowler
August 26, 2017 - August 27, 2017
“Blocking the shape and draping the pinch”
In this 2-day workshop students will learn to block a felt into a classic fedora or bowler shape using a 2 part hat block and customizing the hat with the hand draping method to create the crown shape of choice. Exploring many options for traditional trimming, students will learn to finish the fedora with grosgrain ribbon and hand and machine sewing techniques. This workshop is appropriate for first time students and continuing students who would like to learn more about shaping the crown by hand and furthering hat trimming skills. If you would like to work with a color other than black please make your request when sending the registration form.
Space is limited to 4 students.
No prior sewing skills are needed to enroll, novice + advanced students are welcome.
Registration deposit of $200 reserves your space in the workshop with remaining balance due first day