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April 2017

Millinery Advanced – mornings

April 22, 2017 @ 9:00 am - June 3, 2017 @ 12:00 pm
Sydney Community College, 2A Gordon Street
Rozelle, NSW 2039 Australia
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Course description All basic materials are provided for this class and included in the course fee. Agenda. The following topics will be covered during the course. It is desirable to have completed the Introduction to Millinery Workshop or to have had some previous millinery experience . Tools for millinery Safety Block Foundation for Cocktail hat Shape, wire and cover a Cocktail Hat Making Silk Bias Binding Begin wire work project Demonstrate Flower making techniques Flower making Techniques Stiffened lace demonstration…

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Leather Flower Making

April 29, 2017
Torb & Reiner, 101 Poath Road
Murrumbeena, Victoria 3163 Australia
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During this 6 hours class students will make one flower   with leaves from leather. They can choose to make various flowers, including: rose, chrysanthemum, poppy, clematis, hibiscus, orchid and peony. All these flowers are very distinct and in making them students have to use various elements of flower making technique. They will learn how to modify existing patterns and design your own flowers. It will be three main parts of this workshop. Preparing leather for flower-making. Shaping flower parts…

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EVA Foam Flower Making

April 30, 2017
Torb & Reiner, 101 Poath Road
Murrumbeena, Victoria 3163 Australia
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During the workshop you will get familiar with a new material EVA Foam and explore its advantages for flower making in Millinery. You will learn the techniques of making patterns, painting , shaping and assembling your creation. In this class you will complete a minimum of two different styles of flowers.   The cost of the class is $190 plus materials ($5-10).  The duration of the class is 6 hours. For further details and booking contact TORB & REINER

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May 2017

Sculpted Leather and Silk Abaca Turbans!

May 6, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - May 7, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
Alison Clark Studio, Bulimba, QLD Australia + Google Map

with Jane Stoddart Turbans are set to be all the rage! Learn some great skills in these NEW classes 🙂 SCULPTED LEATHER TURBAN As worn by my beautiful client Kash when she beat over 500 entrants to win Sydney's The Fashion Chute and a trip to Paris 😮 SILK ABACA TURBAN Perfect for Spring! Lots of new ideas 🙂

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Luxurious Leather Headpiece

May 13, 2017 - May 14, 2017
Embellish Atelier, 128 Victoria Rd
Rozelle, NSW 2039 Australia
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We have  been using leather in our hats and headpieces for over 10 years and won a coveted skills award at the Sydney Royal Easter Show in 2009 for a gorgeous piece. Since we have won a number of fashions on the fields awards.  Each new creation is eagerly snapped up by discerning clients. Join this class to discover the skills and techniques we have developed to create a beautiful leather headpiece and a leather flower, and leaf  or cut…

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Sculpted Leather Turbans!

May 21, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Jane Stoddart, 12 Macleay Street
Potts Point, Sydney, NSW 2011 Australia
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with Jane Stoddart Turbans are set to be all the rage! Learn some great skills in these NEW classes 🙂 SCULPTED LEATHER TURBAN As worn by my beautiful client Kash when she beat over 500 entrants to win Sydney's The Fashion Chute and a trip to Paris 😮 SILK ABACA TURBAN Perfect for Spring! Lots of new ideas 🙂

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The Language of Flowers

May 27, 2017
Embellish Atelier, 128 Victoria Rd
Rozelle, NSW 2039 Australia
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Flower Making Workshop Session  1.French Tooled Silk Flower   Create a silk flower using traditional brass flower tools – $95 includes materials. Session 2. A bunch of flowers. Explore a number of different flower making techniques used in millinery. Using silk, organdie,  organza, polyesters, and leather in this wonderful workshop inspired by millinery from the 1940’s and 1950’s. It is a  boot camp of trim ideas  – $95

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August 2017

Freeform Sparterie Blocks

August 13, 2017
Jane Stoddart, 12 Macleay Street
Potts Point, Sydney, NSW 2011 Australia
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If you haven’t worked with the magical millinery foundation known as sparterie, or esparterie, now is your chance! Create original and unique shapes for your blocked pieces like the masters by hand forming sparterie into your own signature blocks! As taught at the Millinery MeetUp Tennessee US in 2016.

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Hand Tooled Silk Flowers

August 26, 2017
Jane Stoddart, 12 Macleay Street
Potts Point, Sydney, NSW 2011 Australia
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Create your choice of rose, peony or daisy in beautiful silks and organzas with traditional brass tools.

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Wire Frame Halo Headband

August 27, 2017
Jane Stoddart, 12 Macleay Street
Potts Point, Sydney, NSW 2011 Australia
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The wire halo headband is set to be all the rage this spring! Learn some basic wire work skills and bind your halo with your choice of narrow straw braid, embroidery thread or thin cord, or tulle. Decorate with flowers made in yesterdays class, or BYO trims!

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September 2017

Introduction to Sinamay *Great for Beginners*

September 9, 2017
Jane Stoddart, 12 Macleay Street
Potts Point, Sydney, NSW 2011 Australia
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My ever popular sinamay class 🙂 Learn all the millinery basics with this inexpensive and versatile millinery material! Take home a simple finished piece.

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Sinamay and Lace!

September 10, 2017
Jane Stoddart, 12 Macleay Street
Potts Point, Sydney, NSW 2011 Australia
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Combine sinamay and lace to create some beautiful and feminine dishes, discs, pillboxes and buttons, perfect for Spring racing!

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Intro to Thermoplastics and Creating with Ring Blocks

September 23, 2017 - September 24, 2017
Jane Stoddart, 12 Macleay Street
Potts Point, Sydney, NSW 2011 Australia
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With Rose Hudson learn the basics of using thermoplastics in millinery from someone who has used these materials in theatre millinery for many, many years. Learn when to use them, and when not to use them! Advantages and limitations do you own a ring block and wondered what to do with it? Learn how to use this very classic and versatile block to create a range of sophisticated turbanesque styles use Japanese paper sparterie to block your foundation. If you…

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January 2018

Block a hat, wire a bonnet &/or knit a beret!

January 8 - January 12
Aylwen Gardiner-Garden, Yarralumla, Canberra Australia + Google Map

Learn to block a hat, wire & cover a bonnet and knit a beret. In this historical millinery summer school intensive Aylwen will introduce you to blocked, patterned and knitted hats and bonnets. Most students should produce two hats during the course, depending on the chosen design and materials. Please leave time to do homework in the evenings. Places are limited to 6 - only when your registration is paid will your place be held. In order to fully participate in the practical…

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Block a hat, wire a bonnet &/or knit a beret!

January 15 - January 19
Aylwen Gardiner-Garden, Yarralumla, Canberra Australia + Google Map

Learn to block a hat, wire & cover a bonnet and knit a beret. In this historical millinery summer school intensive Aylwen will introduce you to blocked, patterned and knitted hats and bonnets. Most students should produce two hats during the course, depending on the chosen design and materials. Please leave time to do homework in the evenings. Places are limited to 6 - only when your registration is paid will your place be held. In order to fully participate in the practical…

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Block a hat, wire a bonnet &/or knit a beret!

January 22 - January 25
Aylwen Gardiner-Garden, Yarralumla, Canberra Australia + Google Map

Learn to block a hat, wire & cover a bonnet and knit a beret. In this historical millinery summer school intensive Aylwen will introduce you to blocked, patterned and knitted hats and bonnets. Most students should produce two hats during the course, depending on the chosen design and materials. Please leave time to do homework in the evenings. Places are limited to 6 - only when your registration is paid will your place be held. In order to fully participate in the practical…

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February 2018

Summery Straws & Beginners!

February 2 - February 5
Jane Stoddart, 12 Macleay Street
Potts Point, Sydney, NSW 2011 Australia
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4 days of summer straw fun including 2 *EVENING* classes… DIY Summer Straw hat, Strawcloth Turban Wrap, Sculpted Buntal Straws, or learn all the millinery basics with versatile sinamay strawcloth in our ever popular *BEGINNERS* Introduction to Sinamay class...

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Leather Flowers with Stephanie Spencer

February 17
Jane Stoddart, 12 Macleay Street
Potts Point, Sydney, NSW 2011 Australia
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Stephanie has made a name for herself with her beautiful and unique leather flowers, employing techniques such as gilding and lacquering, creating beautiful roses, orchids, freesias and hydrangeas… meet this dynamic young Melbourne milliner and share her secrets!

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STEPHANIE SPENCER! LEATHER FLOWERS!

February 17 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Jane Stoddart, 12 Macleay Street
Potts Point, Sydney, NSW 2011 Australia
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Don’t miss this opportunity to learn with one of Melbourne’s hottest young milliners! Nobody does flowers quite like Stephanie 😉   Stephanie Spencer is known for her modern and innovative approach to flower making and is headed to Sydney in February, to teach the techniques behind her signature block colour leather Orchids and and the florals in her hand-painted Oaks piece. The finished arrangement can be fastened to headband or used to trim an existing piece. Students will learn to…

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CrystoForm Flowers and Trims with Lindsay Whitehead

February 18
Jane Stoddart, 12 Macleay Street
Potts Point, Sydney, NSW 2011 Australia
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Have you been admiring all those beautiful transparent and hand coloured plastic flowers and trims popping up in Melbourne last season? Missed the Ian Bennett classes? Lindsay has worked extensively with Ian on Crystoform trims and is licensed to teach this class. You won’t want to miss this on trend technique and amazing new millinery material from the proud owner of Torb & Reiner!

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