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September 2019

Mastering Millinery – weekly

September 28, 2019 - June 6, 2020
London College of Fashion, 20 John Prince's Street
London, W1G 0BJ United Kingdom
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Saturdays, 10.00 – 4.30 40 Lime Grove, London W12 8EA £4250 London College of Fashion’s 30-week Mastering Millinery course starts in September 2019. Taking place on Saturdays at LCF’s specialist Millinery studios in London, this course will easily fit around your commitments. Students will learn the art and craft of millinery and each term will focus on a new skill or technique, building to a collection of five hats. Students will also create a folder of couture techniques and develop…

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January 2020

Beginner’s Felt Hats

January 18 - February 14
The Millinery Studio, Radiant Works, Back Union Street
Huddersfield, HD1 6AL United Kingdom
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Saturday 18th January for 4 weeks Saturday mornings 10.00am – 12.30pm 4 week millinery class. Make a felt hat Suitable for all skill levels - materials and equipment will be provided. £95 tuition fee Places on this course are strictly limited to a maximum of 8 Please note Radiant Works is an old building and access to the studio is up one flight of stairs.

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Parisisal Straw Explored

January 21 - January 22
Jenny Roberts Millinery, Cold Bath Place
Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG2 0PQ United Kingdom
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Parisisal Straw Explored (2 day) £225 inc all materials This course is aimed at: Those who want to explore working with Parisisal straw and experiment with the many possibilities it brings. Previous experience of blocking sinamay is needed. The course will involve: Learning how to block Parisisal and its foundation materials using traditional techniques of steaming and pinning over a vast choice of wooden blocks. A tutorial in how to create a Parisisal brim. Learning how to wire and line…

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Wool Felt Pillbox Hat (2 days)

January 23 - January 24
Jenny Roberts Millinery, Cold Bath Place
Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG2 0PQ United Kingdom
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£195 (inc all materials) – Level: Intermediate This course is aimed at: Those wanting to understand felt and its application in creating an Auturn/Winter Pillbox. The course will involve: Blocking a small felt hat using the traditional methods of hand blocking with pins and steam. Learning how to wire and line the inside with a petersham edging . Creating various trims including felt; feathers, felt flowers, crinoline, bias strips, felt leaves, quills, felt or fabric bows. An understanding of design, proportion,…

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Metallic Foil in Millinery

January 24
elena shvab, 401 1/2 Wandsworth Rd
London, SW8 2JP United Kingdom
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A combination of traditional couture millinery and experimental trimming techniques, this workshop brings a new creative approach in hat decoration. Elena Shvab will teach you how to manipulate decorative metallic foil in order to create a standout couture hat decors and trimmings that can be mounted onto your fedora, trilby, headband, comb, etc. During this one day workshop, you will be guided through different creative ways od foil application and learn how to decorate a variety of surfaces such as…

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By-Request Weekend

January 25 - January 26
Deanna Gibbons Millinery, 1364 Florida Street
San Fransisco, CA 94110 United States
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“The first to sign up chooses the class!” Be the first to sign up and create a special workshop suited to your interests. Look at past workshops and let me know what type of hat making you are interested in. Once we finalize the details, I will send out another workshop announcement to the student list or if you have a group of friends, 6 students maximum can sign up and join. Workshop space is usually limited to 4 students unless other arrangements are made

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Buntal Mats Techniques Workshop

January 27
Jenny Roberts Millinery, Cold Bath Place
Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG2 0PQ United Kingdom
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This course is aimed at: Those wanting to explore this innovative material and push the boundaries of its capabilities to create a truly unique design. The course will involve: Learning how to block a buntal matt How to create a buntal brim How to edge a buntal brim How to create a gathered headpiece from your buntal mat You will leave with: Knowledge to create more designs using buntal mats

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2-day Felt Hat

January 27 - January 28
elena shvab, 401 1/2 Wandsworth Rd
London, SW8 2JP United Kingdom
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On this two-day Felt Hat course, you will learn how to block, shape and manipulate wool felt. You can choose to block a brimmed hat such as Fedora or Trilby or you can choose to block a smaller hat such as a pillbox, beret or fascinator. You will also learn how to wire a hat to ensure it holds its shape, how to curve a Petersham ribbon and invisibly stitch into your hat. After blocking a hat you will proceed…

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LEATHER ORCHIDS AND HEADBAND WITH BIRD CAGE VEIL

January 28
Jenny Roberts Millinery, Cold Bath Place
Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG2 0PQ United Kingdom
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NEW Leather Orchids and Healdbands with birdcage veil  (1 day) -£130 (inc all materials) – Level: Advanced To see more photos of our students work on this course, please link to the following facebook https://www.facebook.com/pg/jrmillineryschool/photos/?tab=album&album_id=329015184451295 This course is aimed at: Those wanting to explore a further flower technique and different foundation for a flat leather covered hairband. Students needs to have completed the silk and fabric flower making course The course will involve: Learning how to create a flat wide headband in leathers Creation of orchid…

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SILK PAINTED FLOWERS

January 29 - January 30
Jenny Roberts Millinery, Cold Bath Place
Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG2 0PQ United Kingdom
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NEW Silk Painted Flowers (2 day) –  £195 (inc all materials) – Level: All To see more photos of our students work on this course, please link to the following facebook page https://www.facebook.com/pg/jrmillineryschool/photos/?tab=album&album_id=410456932973786 This course is aimed at: Those wanting to take their flower making to the next level by learning how to paint silk for petals and leaves using a variety of techniques. The course will involve: Cutting. Painting and shaping silk into life like rose petals and leaves Assembling techniques…

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Metallic Foil in Millinery

January 31
elena shvab, 401 1/2 Wandsworth Rd
London, SW8 2JP United Kingdom
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A combination of traditional couture millinery and experimental trimming techniques, this workshop brings a new creative approach in hat decoration. Elena Shvab will teach you how to manipulate decorative metallic foil in order to create a standout couture hat decors and trimmings that can be mounted onto your fedora, trilby, headband, comb, etc. During this one day workshop, you will be guided through different creative ways od foil application and learn how to decorate a variety of surfaces such as…

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February 2020

Straw Fedora and Boater

February 1 - February 2
Deanna Gibbons Millinery, 1364 Florida Street
San Fransisco, CA 94110 United States
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“Blocking the shape and draping the pinch” In this 2-day workshop students will learn to block a straw hat into a classic fedora or boater shape using a 2 part hat block and customizing the hat with the hand draping method. Exploring many options for traditional trimming, students will learn to finish their hat with grosgrain ribbon and a variety of sewing techniques.

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Everything Feathers!

February 1 - February 2
Jane Stoddart, 12 Macleay Street
Potts Point, Sydney, NSW 2011 Australia
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Feather Basics: Cutting, Curling, Dying, Making Trims Get to grips with millinery’s most versatile and best loved decoration, feathers. We will cover feather types, cutting, curling and shaping, introduction to dying, how to make a feather mount or trim ready to attach to a hat or headband, and much more! Make a Feather Headpiece, Floating Feathers Use the skills you learned on Saturday to create a spectacular headpiece! Or wing it with a simpler approach if you’re just here for…

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2-day Felt Hat

February 3 - February 4
elena shvab, 401 1/2 Wandsworth Rd
London, SW8 2JP United Kingdom
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On this two-day Felt Hat course, you will learn how to block, shape and manipulate wool felt. You can choose to block a brimmed hat such as Fedora or Trilby or you can choose to block a smaller hat such as a pillbox, beret or fascinator. You will also learn how to wire a hat to ensure it holds its shape, how to curve a Petersham ribbon and invisibly stitch into your hat. After blocking a hat you will proceed…

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Fabric Pillbox Hat

February 4 - February 5
Jenny Roberts Millinery, Cold Bath Place
Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG2 0PQ United Kingdom
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Fabric Pillbox Hat (2 days) £195 inc all materials This course is aimed at: Those who want to expand their knowledge of millinery techniques and create headpieces using any fabrics. The course will involve: Learning how to block a hat base using buckram. Learning how to wire, line and cover with silk or fabric for a beautiful professional finish using 1 of the following options; Using bias pleats to cover a pillbox. Using a ruching technique to cover a pillbox.…

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Newsboy Cap

February 4 - February 6
MilliStarr Austin, TX United States + Google Map

By request ~ a workshop for the classic Newsboy Cap. This class is a fantastic introduction to the methods used to pattern, cut and sew fabric hats. It resembles garment construction much more than blocking. Students will choose from patterns for an 8 pc newsboy cap, make any needed alterations for fit, then cut, mark, machine stitch and assemble the outer cap, lining, and visor. Students will need to bring a sewing machine, fabrics for cap, interlining and lining, matching threads, and…

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LEATHER CAMELIA

February 6
Jenny Roberts Millinery, Cold Bath Place
Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG2 0PQ United Kingdom
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NEW Leather Camelia (1 day) –  £100 (inc all materials) – Level: All Thursday 6th February 2020 To see more photos of our students work on this course, please link to the following facebook page https://www.facebook.com/pg/jrmillineryschool/photos/?tab=album&album_id=410451466307666 This course is aimed at: Those wanting to extend their knowledge of leather flowers The course will involve: Using the pattern for the Camelia flower Creating the inner bud Using flower tools to shape the leather Assembling the flowers You will leave with: A pattern for creating a…

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SILK ALBACA CHRYSANTHEMUM

February 7
Jenny Roberts Millinery, Cold Bath Place
Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG2 0PQ United Kingdom
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NEW Silk Albaca Chrysanthemum (1 day) –  £100 (inc all materials) – Level: All Friday 7th February 2020 To see more photos of our students work on this course, please link to the following facebook page https://www.facebook.com/pg/jrmillineryschool/photos/?tab=album&album_id=410455426307270 This course is aimed at: Those wanting to extend their knowledge of silk albaca flowers The course will involve: Knowledge on how to stiffen and shape the petals Using the pattern for the Chrysanthemum flower Using flower tools to shape the albaca Assembling the flower You will leave…

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Metallic Foil in Millinery

February 7
elena shvab, 401 1/2 Wandsworth Rd
London, SW8 2JP United Kingdom
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A combination of traditional couture millinery and experimental trimming techniques, this workshop brings a new creative approach in hat decoration. Elena Shvab will teach you how to manipulate decorative metallic foil in order to create a standout couture hat decors and trimmings that can be mounted onto your fedora, trilby, headband, comb, etc. During this one day workshop, you will be guided through different creative ways od foil application and learn how to decorate a variety of surfaces such as…

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Thermoplastic Pillbox and Trims

February 8 - February 9
Jenny Roberts Millinery, Cold Bath Place
Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG2 0PQ United Kingdom
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This course is aimed at: Those wanting to explore Thermoplastic Materials and to understand their capabilities within millinery The course will involve: Learning how block using Thermoplastics Learning how to create molded flowers using this medium Learning how to create fabric, leather trims using Thermoplastics You will leave with: Knowledge of the different Thermoplastic materials and their capabilities A finished design using your new found skills

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