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May 2017

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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Buckram Bonnet Making

February 23 - April 12
Albert Hall, 100 Commonwealth Avenue
Yarralumla , ACT 2600 Australia
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Lynne Cook, Milliner from Adelaide, Australia is running a 1-day buckram bonnet making workshop at Jane Austen Festival Australia. Information at http://www.janeaustenfestival.com.au or by contacting Aylwen Gardiner-Garden (Director) on registration@janeaustenfestival.com.au

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March 2018

Working with Fabric

March 10 - March 11
Jane Stoddart, 12 Macleay Street
Potts Point, Sydney, NSW 2011 Australia
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Explore old school couture techniques for covering a blocked base with glorious silks, satins, wools or cottons. Bring a challenging shape! We will work with pattern, add piping and all sorts of other tricks 😉 Don’t neglect the abundance of lovely dressmaking fabrics available
 perfect for a timeless and trans-seasonal look. Explore the art of fabric draping with the look of the moment, and create a sensational draped fabric TURBAN!

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SCULPTED BUNTAL STRAW MATS

March 23 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Jane Stoddart – Perth, Perth, Western Australia Australia + Google Map

Learn expert tips and techniques for working with the springy fibre and loosely woven construction of these hard working and versatile straws. Exercise your creativity and designers eye as you create your own one off hand sculpted creation! Perfect the art of finishing the edges neatly and professionally. You will be amazed how quickly you can create a stunning racewear piece! Taught at Hats Off to Brisbane 2015 and many studio sessions. Cost $120/student. Materials not included.

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CLASSIC STIFFENED LACE HATS

March 24 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Jane Stoddart – Perth, Perth, Western Australia Australia + Google Map

My signature class! Learn how to design with pattern using one of millinerys most glamorous materials - guipure lace! The range of exquisite laces is endless, and creating beautiful millinery pieces with drifts of seductive lace is an essential technique to add to your millinery repertoire. Perfect for evening, bridal and racewear fashion pieces. This technique can be used for trims and so many other millinery embellishments. I have been perfecting and teaching these techniques since 2005 at many Australian conventions and…

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April 2018

OPEN CROWN’ PRECISION FELT HATS!

April 21 - April 22
Jane Stoddart, 12 Macleay Street
Potts Point, Sydney, NSW 2011 Australia
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Tutor: Lina Stein Felt is one of the oldest and most traditional of hat making materials and offers us countless possibilities to create wonderful hats! Using just one basic crown block, a flat wooden surface along with a steam iron and plenty of elbow grease. You will learn to create a simple hat shape that has a voice and a charm that will captivate all around!! The look can be cool as a Trilby, suave as a Fedora, dapper as a Homburg…

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