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VINTAGE STYLED COCKTAIL HATS AND COUTURE SILK FLOWER-MAKING – WORKING WITH BUCKRAM AND FABRIC

June 27 - June 28

Ideal for those of you already skilled in making hats and headpieces, this workshop will guide you through the process of blocking a simple yet very fashionable “Vintage styled Cocktail hat” and covering it flawlessly with a fabric. Then, under Lina guidance begin creating a complimentary silk flower and finally learning the variety of ideal ways to fix the small show-piece hat to the head (hat elastic, wire prongs, bandeau etc..)

Suitable for beginners/ intermediate/advanced

16 Hours of tuition
Buckram for 1 headpiece (fabrics to be supplied by student)
Customised notes
Certificate
Post workshop access to tutor classes
Lunches and refreshments

Topics Covered

 Learning the art of shaping and covering, then falling in love with the skill of making Silk Flower using Lina’s traditional tools.

 You learn how to use buckram and block your foundation shape then learn the flawless Lina Stein fabric covering method

 You learn about making a pattern for your flower, about stiffening and shaping your petals with the heated tools.

 The flower and the hat will be brought together harmoniously!

 You can then proceed to trim your little darling using your already present skills or let Lina show you a few more tricks to add your basket of Millinery know-how.

 Vintage style linings along with head attachment options ( hat elastic/prongs/band)

Details

Start:
June 27
End:
June 28
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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/