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WIRE WORK, CRINOLINE AND COUTURE LACES – SEDUCTION BY DAY,SEDUCTION BY NIGHT
April 10 - April 12
Dive into 19th Century Millinery techniques and create a light and airy hat using Millinery wire, Crinoline and Guipure laces. The hat can be of a vintage design or very modern. It can be large or small, exotic or classical. It will have the appearance of the night sky as you fly through it with the Guipure Lace floating elegantly and creating silhouettes. In addition to being beautiful, your brim will also have an extra rigidity that will make your work to follow much easier.
Lina will guide you through the measurements, calculations and skills needed to create wire-frame support structure.
Your crinoline brim will no longer be dull, limp and old fashioned… it will be structured and supported by a wire-frame
Block and cover a buckram foundation
Complete the crinoline Brim and learn a variety of attachment method
Prepare and sculpt Guipure lace and arrange on hat as trimming
Learn about wire-prong attachment mechanisms on the head
Line with a vintage style lining