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SPECIAL 3/5 DAY COUTURE MILLINERY RETREAT… AN INTENSE MILLINERY INRODUCTION!
August 28 - September 1
Are you are interested in Millinery as a profession or simply want to completely immerse yourself in the world of hats? Then this intense 3/5
Day Workshop is for you! 2/3 areas of millinery are covered in detail.
Your rollercoaster ride into the HAT world will take off with making a SINAMAY HEAD PIECE then you get more technical and expand your
knowledge by designing and making a STRUCTURED SINAMAY HAT (crown and brim) that that would be suitable for any fancy wedding or
race meeting. The final piece of your course will be a COUTURE COCKTAIL HAT
Suitable for beginners
Sinamation 1 manipulated headpiece and swirled free-form disk
Design your own creation, and learn to shape and manipulate Sinamay on the Bias to create a
beautiful headpiece that can be embellished with colourful feathers and beads.
Sinamay Structured Race Hat
Design a basic shape of a hat shape sinamay by blocking over one of my many rare and amazing
wooden blocks using traditional Millinery methods taught for generations.
Follow old world steps of making a hat and your hat will come together .You will trim and finish it
Couture Cocktail Percher Hats
During this course you will go through the techniques of millinery to create beautiful and elegant cocktail percher hats
You will learn about working with the foundation material BUCKRAM, blocking and covering it with a fabric of your choice.
The workshop coverers a selection of couture trimmings and professional finishing of any hat.
Lina will also demonstrate the best way to secure a hat to the head and share her vintage hat linings