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February 2019

EVERYTHING FELT!

February 23 - February 24
Jane Stoddart, 12 Macleay Street
Potts Point, Sydney, NSW 2011 Australia
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Sat 23 Feb: Classic Blocked Felt Hat Sun 24 Feb: Sculpted Felt, Felt Trims and Introduction to Inset Work

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LEATHER & SUEDE FLOWERS

February 24
Galina Kofod – Gold Coast Gold Coast, Australia + Google Map

WITH GALINA KOFOD At this leather flower workshop participants will go through all the stages of the process of creating flowers from the leather. This will include preparation of materials, making patterns, dying materials, assembling and finishing techniques. Students will learn how to work with a wide range of Japanese style flower making tools. Students , depending on their progress could choose to make various roses, including old English rose, chrysanthemum, poppy, clematis, dahlia, orchid, sunflower, , peony, magnolia and…

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March 2019

EVERYTHING FELT!

March 2 - March 3
Jane Stoddart, 12 Macleay Street
Potts Point, Sydney, NSW 2011 Australia
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2 March. Classic Blocked Felt Hat 3 March. Sculpted Felt, Felt Trims and Introduction to Inset Work.

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LEATHER ROSE & FLOWERS

March 30 - March 31
Foundations at Portland, 67 Williwa St
Portland, QLD 2847 Australia
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WITH GALINA KOFOD Participants will go through all the stages of the process of creating a rose and a flower of your choice from the leather. This will include the preparation of materials, making patterns, dying materials, assembling and finishing techniques. During this class students will learn in detail how to make a beautiful realistic looking rose from leather.  In addition, students will learn how to work with a wide range of Japanese style flower making tools.  From this class you will…

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May 2019

Dior Brims from Buntal Mats

May 11
Louise Macdonald, Room 3, 8th floor, 37 Swanston Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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Create a structured "Dior" style brimmed hat from a buntal mat without the use of blocks. When you first venture into the world of millinery, compiling a collection of good blocks happens over time. In the absence of an extensive block collection, the ability to make and create a diverse range of hat shapes is a bonus. In this one-day workshop you will learn techniques that enable you to create a hat with structured large down turned brim without blocks,…

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Structured Hats with Buntal Mats

May 18 - May 19
Hatters Millinery Supplies, 128 Victoria Road
Rozelle, NSW 2039 Australia
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Create two different hats from buntal mats without the use of blocks. When you first venture into the world of millinery, compiling a collection of good blocks happens over time. In the absence of an extensive block collection, the ability to make and create a diverse range of hat shapes is a bonus. In this workshop you will learn techniques that enable you to create two shapes ready for trimming, giving you skills to create your own unique shapes.

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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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Winter school Rockhampton

June 6 - June 9

Tutor: Waltraud Reiner, Hatmobile

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Millinery Classes Brisbane

June 11 - June 12

Tutor: Waltraud Reiner, Hatmobile

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Everything Straw Braid!

June 15 - June 16
Jane Stoddart, 12 Macleay Street
Potts Point, Sydney, NSW 2011 Australia
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Learn how to form piece and shape beautiful Swiss straw braids over a blocked base to make a hat. Create stripes, bands and sections for a stunning effect! You will love this glossy textured millinery material for your hats!

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Straw Braid Bow, Bandeau, Turban, Trims

June 16
Jane Stoddart, 12 Macleay Street
Potts Point, Sydney, NSW 2011 Australia
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Discover the delights of luscious glossy Racello braid as we weave together colours and forms to create some striking headwear! Choose between a Delpozo inspired Bow bandeau or turban or possibly a bit of both! We will experiment! Add stripes or blocks of colour!

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July 2019

Everything Buntal!

July 27 - July 28
Jane Stoddart, 12 Macleay Street
Potts Point, Sydney, NSW 2011 Australia
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You’ll be amazed what you can achieve with some creative free shaping with these versatile buntal straws! Learn how to achieve a professional finish, and attach securely to your head. Instant hat for the races.

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August 2019

Introduction to Sinamay

August 10
Jane Stoddart, 12 Macleay Street
Potts Point, Sydney, NSW 2011 Australia
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My classic beginners class! You will learn ALL the millinery basics, including blocking, wiring, finishing, a simple trim. Block and trim (decorate) a small hat to take home! Or attempt a bigger, more complex shape, and trim the next day!

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Sinamay Headpieces and Trims!

August 11
Jane Stoddart, 12 Macleay Street
Potts Point, Sydney, NSW 2011 Australia
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Learn clever tricks and techniques for manipulating sinamay into some beautifully effective leaves, flowers, bows, curls, and sculpted headpieces. Arrange on a hat, base or headband for a stunning Spring piece! Get the most out of this versatile and inexpensive millinery material...

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Twist and Shape Sinamay Manipulation

August 17 - August 18
Louise Macdonald, Room 3, 8th floor, 37 Swanston Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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Understanding the bias weave and how it can be manipulated to create 3D shapes is one of the keys to using traditional millinery materials. In this weekend workshop you will come with a pre blocked base and make several trims including a double-sided sculpted trim. You will also be shown how to create a sinamay brim without blocks.

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Blocked Silk Abaca Base with Sculpted Trim

August 31
Jane Stoddart, 12 Macleay Street
Potts Point, Sydney, NSW 2011 Australia
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Learn all the basics of how to block silk abaca straw cloth over a hat block with a base of sinamay and get a flawless finish. We will trim your piece with some elegantly scrolled and draped silk abaca. Take home a hat! Instant glamour!

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September 2019

Make A Silk Abaca Headpiece! Flowers, Bows and Turban Wraps

September 1
Jane Stoddart, 12 Macleay Street
Potts Point, Sydney, NSW 2011 Australia
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Create some amazing trims... beautiful flowers with layered and wired silk abaca petals; vibrant silky bows; draped and twisted turban wraps and knots! Add these to a hat (if you came on Saturday!) and/or arrange them on a headband for an instant FOTF piece you will love!

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Spring school New Zealand

September 19 - September 21

Tutor: Waltraud Reiner, Hatmobile

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