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September 2018

Mastering Millinery

September 22, 2018 - June 1, 2019
London College of Fashion, 20 John Prince's Street
London, W1G 0BJ United Kingdom
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London College of Fashion’s 30-week Mastering Millinery course takes place on Saturdays at their specialist Millinery studios in London, fitting 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 their understanding of millinery history and how millinery sits within the current fashion industry. The course includes a 1-day master class on starting…

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April 2019

Weekly Millinery Course

April 15 - June 17
Berry Rutjes, Noordeinde 182
The Hague, 2514 GR Netherlands
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Making hats is the prefect match between ‘art’ and ‘craft’. Learn in eight evenings de traditional techniques of this beautiful craft and get inspired by creativity. At the end of the course you have finished two perfect beautiful hats for yourself. How great is that! Of course you can use wooden shapes of my special course collection. And choose materials & accessories from a enormous stock in the atelier.

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Millinery Open Studio – weekly

April 20 - June 8
London College of Fashion, 20 John Prince's Street
London, W1G 0BJ United Kingdom
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Saturdays, over 8 weeks 40 Lime Grove, London W12 8EA £750 Come and develop your Millinery skills over 8 weeks while working on your own projects, under the close guidance of our experienced Millinery tutor. Further develop your own Millinery style, experiment with a variety of materials, make maquettes and prototypes for your final designs and receive one-to-one guidance from our specialist Millinery tutor, all while having full use of our well-equipped studio.   To find out more and book…

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CONTEMPORARY MILLINERY

April 24 - July 10
Morley college, 61 Westminster Bridge Road
London, SE1 7HT United Kingdom
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What you will learn Learn the techniques required to produce stylish and contemporary hats for both men and women. Each term will focus on different materials and methods: felt in the autumn, straw and woven materials in spring and in summer, the development of patterns for both soft and structured hats will be in focus. Each course will cover a wide range of techniques to enable you to produce beautiful modern hats with a professional finish. Attendance on all three…

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PROFESSIONAL HAT MAKING: BUCKRAM/PARIS NET FOUNDATION FABRIC HATS

April 26 - July 12
Morley college, 61 Westminster Bridge Road
London, SE1 7HT United Kingdom

Weekly What you will learn This course will encourage you to develop your own style whilst learning different techniques. You will be taught the various techniques necessary to create stunning headpieces. Using a variety of blocks, materials and finishes, learn professional techniques to bring your own ideas into reality. For high fashion or everyday hats for men and women, this course will introduce you to hat making at its very best. Beginners to the subject will be introduced to basic…

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May 2019

Free Form Sculpting in Sinamay and Parasisal Straw

May 20 - May 24
Tracy Chaplin, Route de Martres
Alan, 31420 France
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The workshop will cover free form blocking techniques in sinamay and parasisal straw. The focus will be on new and exciting techniques that I have developed to enable students to create unique and individual hats. The following techniques will be covered in detail. Preparing materials for blocking: stiffening straw, cutting on the bias, making templates for your design. Design and inspiration: The importance of a fluid design and how to achieve this. Manipulating and blocking techniques: shaping materials by hand…

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Freeform Hat Day

May 23
Judy Bentinck, Studio E2H, Cockpit Arts, Northington Street
London, WC1N 2NP United Kingdom
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with Judy Bentinck

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2 Day Straw Workshop

May 23 - May 24
elena shvab, 401 1/2 Wandsworth Rd
London, SW8 2JP United Kingdom
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On this two-day Straw Hat course you will learn how to block, shape and manipulate sinamay straw. You can choose to block a brim hat such as Fedora or Trilby or you can chose 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 onto learning trimming and…

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Advanced Open Blocking

May 24
Jenny Roberts Millinery, Cold Bath Place
Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG2 0PQ United Kingdom
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Advanced Open Blocking (1 day) £ 75 (excluding materials) – Level: Advanced This course is aimed at: Advanced students who would like to spend time in the studio exploring the 100’s of blocks and creating designs of their own. The course will involve: Use of the following facilities during the workshop Use of over 150 blocks Use of French Flower tools and presses. Use of 5 steam blocking and ironing stations Use of feather cutting and shaping utensils Extensive range…

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Working with Jinsin

May 27
New Brewery Arts, Brewery Court
Cirencester, GL7 1JH United Kingdom
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Tutor: Louise Pocock

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2 Day Straw Workshop

May 30 - May 31
elena shvab, 401 1/2 Wandsworth Rd
London, SW8 2JP United Kingdom
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On this two-day Straw Hat course you will learn how to block, shape and manipulate sinamay straw. You can choose to block a brim hat such as Fedora or Trilby or you can chose 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 onto learning trimming and…

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Fabulous Fascinator Day

May 31
Judy Bentinck, Studio E2H, Cockpit Arts, Northington Street
London, WC1N 2NP United Kingdom
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With Judy Bentinck

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June 2019

Everything Felt!

June 1 - June 2
Jane Stoddart, 12 Macleay Street
Potts Point, Sydney, NSW 2011 Australia
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Learn essential tips and techniques on how to work with this classic millinery material. Block a one piece design on a traditional wooden hat block(s), or you can attempt a two piece design if you’re coming both days. Boaters, cloches, berets and buttons... there are many options! Choose between luxurious fur felt, or practical wool. We will look at different stiffening techniques for both. Trim with traditional petersham ribbon. All set for Autumn racing!

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Sinamay Brim Extensions

June 1 - June 2
Louise Macdonald, Room 3, 8th floor, 37 Swanston Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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A sinamay brim extension is a light and delicate way to extend or finish a brim. Learn this technique with Louise Macdonald to complete a parisisal straw hat with a brim. Suitable for intermediate or advanced millinery students.

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Sculpted Felt, Felt Trims and Introduction to Inset Work!

June 2
Jane Stoddart, 12 Macleay Street
Potts Point, Sydney, NSW 2011 Australia
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Discover the delights of hand forming and sculpting pliable millinery felts into creative organic designs! Discover a variety of design ideas and techniques for using your leftover felt pieces to create stunning trims. Finish with a demonstration of felt inset work, or, try yourself if time permits!

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Felt & Nuno Felt Hats

June 5 - June 8
Sievers School of Fiber Arts Washington Island, WI United States + Google Map

Instructor: Dawn Edwards

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Winter school Rockhampton

June 6 - June 9

Tutor: Waltraud Reiner, Hatmobile

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Leather Blocking Workshop

June 6 - June 8
Judith M, 104 S Detroit Street
LaGrange, IN 46761 United States
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Eia has been the headwear design and embellishment professor at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago for over two decades. She received her millinery certification at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City and her BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC). At FIT Eia studied couture millinery design with Janine Galimard of Balenciaga. Eia Millinery Design opened in New York City in 1990, and subsequently moved to Chicago. Radosavljevic lectures, teaches…

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2 Day Straw Workshop

June 6 - June 7
elena shvab, 401 1/2 Wandsworth Rd
London, SW8 2JP United Kingdom
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On this two-day Straw Hat course you will learn how to block, shape and manipulate sinamay straw. You can choose to block a brim hat such as Fedora or Trilby or you can chose 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 onto learning trimming and…

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Felt & Straw Blocking Workshops

June 7 - June 9
Wayne Wicherne – Seattle, 902 NW 48th
Seattle, WA United States
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