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ADVANCED MILLINERY FELT RETREAT – 3 DAYS

August 28 - August 30

Advance your millinery skills to a higher level and uncover more joys of using millinery fur felt. In the 3 days you shall start and complete 2 different hats using 2 different types of felt: Melusine & Velour. Much will be covered from using free-hand forming to block adaptations to polishing and refining your brim-edge finishes Lina Stein will share her wealth of traditional millinery knowledge with you!

Topics Covered
 You will begin with looking at adapting your blocks creatively and learning how to block with the different felts
 How to hand mould the brim or crown and complete the brim edge to a high standard. You will learn to do a rolled edge’ and a Petersham bound brim-edge.
 You will learn about assembling the hat to use the special invisible felt stitches..
 You will learn how to see which hats suit which type of people
 How to attach a leather sweat band and a petersham headband make a couture lining.
 You will learn a selection of ways to trim your felt hat using petersham and discover the multitude of unique options this presents to you, from cockades to folded stars.

Details

Start:
August 28
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/